Andina
Andina

Andina

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.andinarestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 5032289535x4
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday-Sunday 11:30am-2:30pm Dinner: Sunday-Thursday 5:00pm-9:30pm, Friday-Saturday 5:00pm-10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Peruvian, Tapas / Small Plates
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Customized menus with a Peruvian flair are available for offsite catering.
  • Entertainment: Features live music with a Latin flavor every night in the bar. The music schedule can be viewed online at www.andinarestaurant.com.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 13th
  • Public Transit: Portland Streetcar: 10th/Glisan (Northbound to NW 23rd) and 11th/Glisan (Southbound to PSU)
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Ample street parking is available.
A word from Andina
Andina draws inspiration from the native culinary traditions of Peru, as well as from the contemporary cooking by some of Peru’s leading chefs. Owner Doris Rodriguez de Platt, collaborates with Andina’s kitchen team to develop a menu that celebrates her family’s Andean roots, interweaving the ideas and techniques of both Criollo and Novo-Andean cuisines. The kitchen sources native and local ingredients to create dishes at once traditionally rooted and personally inspired. Founded in 2003, Andina emerged as one of the region’s leading Peruvian restaurants and continues to generate wide appeal within the food communities in and around Portland, and much further afield.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Andina reviews from OpenTable diners
509 reviews since May 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.6
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelEnergetic
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (384)special occasion (307)hot spot (196)neighborhood gem (162)good for groups (137)romantic (134)vibrant bar scene (106)notable wine list (92)great for lunch (59)late-night find (33)kid-friendly (20)great for brunch (18)great for outdoor dining (7)scenic view (3)Show More
  • Romantic Evening of Shouting
    Matt
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The food, ambience, and service were wonderful (especially our waiter Rob) and made our anniversary amazing. However, it was WAY too loud. I found myself almost yelling for my partner to hear me. It was also a touch on the dark side.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2003
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Excellent food. Very busy and noisy. Service is quite good
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Andina is a Gem!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Never been and took my girl out on a whim, as they had good reviews and plethora of veggie and vegan selections! Our waiter Rob was outstanding! Friendly without being overbearing and extremely knowledgeable. We were waited by no less than 5 people as well as a lovely visit from the Matriarch of the family. The flavors of the food were surprising, new, delicious and fresh. We will be going back to Andina!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent!!
    GigsyandLJ
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    We were celebrating a 50th wedding anniversary. It was made special with decorated plates ... And a complimentary dessert that was amazing!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • EEO1
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Usually our favorite restaurant, but I was disappointed in the fresh fish, very dry and over cooked. Tables very close, bumped by servers.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Andina never fails
    Tigermama96VIP
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    This place has such a hip, energetic vibe! The food and drink menus have something for everyone!! The service is outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent as always
    Baseballdoc
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Great drinks, great menu, great experience. Nice mixture of traditional Peruvian and progressive dishes. Really nice flavors.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Deserves its great rating
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    We thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience here. Two of our guests had to cancel at the last minute, and two of our guests were stuck in traffic and arrived late. They were very accommodating and didn't hurry us. Unique and delicious food too!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food wasn't as exciting as hoped
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    We tried several dishes and I wasn't blown away. It's pretty pricey, so I expected to be. There was one appetizer that was very nice.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding Experience!
    Jose
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    We had dinner last sunday , It was impressive! food, people, staff, music, just beautiful and warm! Sean, our server was SUPER attentive and knew his food, drinks, and suggestions. We were impressed by all the amount of people dinning and serving; it felt like a celebration all over the place. Being from Peru, I am proud of this beautiful restaurant that serves the taste of Peru. Sean: Thanks a lot for all the attention to detail during our visit. Pd. We ordered The LUCUMA ice cream , but it tasted more like a combination of caramel and lucuma, it was great but there is nothing like a 100% creamy lucuma ice cream. Good excuse to visit you guys soon! THANKS A LOT ! Jose - Todd - Wayne -Danny www.lonesomeville.com
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    The Food here was great, but it's not really a good place to go if you want to have a conversation. The tables are so close together that you feel like you're sitting with strangers. The service is also really, really good. I'm not sure how the servers negotiate the space, but they do. They are fast, courteous, and very attentive to the needs of their guests. Thank you for a great evening, Andina!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Peruvian Tapas?! Yes Please!
    volleyballbetty
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Andina is a happening place! We had a 5:30 reservation for dinner because that was all that was available 2 weeks out for a Saturday night, but the place was packed and lively even then! Ended up sitting at the bar and had the most amazing Octopus with chimichurri sauce - divine! Drinks were strong, bartended was friendly and helpful, and really enjoyed our evening there. The happy hour is great too!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect Peruvian Portland
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We dined at Andina for lunch and it was fabulous. The best Mojito I have ever had and our entrees were full of flavor. My wife had a mushroom dish that was delicious and the service was great. We had never eaten Peruvian food and found it to be so good.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • lunch
    DarlaVIP
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    The yucca fries instead of bread was a nice treat. the portions were good, a little heavy on the salt for the entrees but the flavors were excellent. The Pisco Sour was very good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Top of its class
    MrfearlessVIP
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Another outstanding meal. Menu always changing but some meals impress every time. Specials are creative and made with fresh ingredients sourced locally. The fish is always seasonal and prepared in inventively clever and tasty ways. Bar does great job with standard cocktails, but has premium specials that are worth the trip alone. Pisco sours are not found everywhere, but are house specials at this pan-Latin, Peruvian-themed restaurant. Try it, you'll love all of the taste sensations. Modestly high noise levels, but not uncommon for trendy restaurants in the Pearl.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tasty but Loud
    copyjerk
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    The food was absolutely phenomenal, I just wish we would've been seated somewhere other than the middle of the room (very loud, no walls to block sound). If you're a party of two, you're apparently a target for the waiters to seat you in such a place, smack-dab next to ANOTHER couple. Yeah, it's not like I'm bringing a date and want just a little privacy... 10 stars for the food, though! Ask for a booth (wish I had)!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Really enjoyed everything Shared a lot if different dishes and all was good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Top notch food and service
    Ohiotravelers
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    My husband and I were celebrating our anniversary. We ordered several tapas and all were excellent. The chef sent out an additional lamb skewer we had not ordered. We ordered a dessert to share and were surprised when we saw they had written Happy Anniversary in chocolate syrup on the plate and did not charge us for the dessert.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 60th at Andina
    TommyT
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    I could have celebrated my 60th anywhere in Portland but I chose Andina. Our table for 8 in the bar was reserved for us and I had pre-ordered the menu for the evening earlier in the week. The group enjoyed cocktails until the food just started coming and we all just cruised along together enjoying the excellent service and fine presentation of all the dishes. Our 3 hours together was like a smorgasbord of Peruvian Cuisine. My 60th dinner party couldn't have gone any better! THANKS Andina!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Go Downstairs
    Jack
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Andina's is always great been dining there since 2002. Only complaint we have ever have is it can become a bit "energetic". This week we had the bottom table next to the men's room. A little discussion with the hostess and we discovered that they have a downstairs which is often less crowded. Even after 10 years of patronage we never new about this. We gladly went to the "Garden Court" and it was great. Intimate, quiet and just what we were looking for. If you like this kind of ambiance, ask for downstairs seating. Not always available.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Andina sparkles
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Interesting food beautifully prepared. Four tapas between two of us was plenty. Staff very knowledgeable and efficient. Huge space but still felt intimate.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Happy Anniversary indeed...
    HungryGuy
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    I went with my girlfriend for our first anniversary after a significant amount of research into restaurants in Portland. Andina shone in every list of reviews and recommendations I read and my local friend said it was excellent, so I walked in with high expectations. My expectations were more than met: Service was attentive and fluent in Spanish (I prefer ordering in Spanish when I can; it makes it feel more authentic) The restaurant was attractive and well-maintained. The food! We had six small plates and every single one of them was perfectly prepared, well-balanced, and interesting. Also, when the desserts came they had "Feliz Aniversario" written on the plate in chocolate. The desserts themselves were superb.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful dinner
    Love2travel
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    After two days of international dishes from the renowned food trucks in Portland, this was our first relaxing sit down dinner during our 4-day visit to Portland. We love to try different dishes so the tapas were perfect for us. It began with the special wild salmon sushi, followed by scrumptious crab avocado, scallops with carmellized onions, green mango cebiche, and topped off with the 3-pot creme brûlée dessert. What a fantastic meal! It's no wonder the whole restaurant was filled with happy and satiated diners! The waitstaff were all very personable, friendly and professional, especially our initial personal waiter.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent for special occasion
    Nicole
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    The quality is well worth the price. Everything we ordered was thoughtfully put together and extremely tasty. We particularly enjoyed the oysters, and the range of small to large plate offerings. It was easier to judge portions and enjoy the complex dishes without leaving feeling overly full or still hungry. It was also nice to be out among adults, in a childfree but lively space. This was our second visit and we will definitely return!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • LovechocolateVIP
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    First time in a Peruvian restaurant. The waiter was so nice, smiling and friendly but then somehow we waited for our food for approx 40 min. The people who arrived after us were eating way before us. Not a good start. What we ordered was good, I saw at the end that I missed out on yucca fries(bummer!) wish I knew.. The quinoa chocolate dessert was amazing!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    I would have liked to try everything on the menu. Make sure you make a reservation early in the week.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Yum!
    PortlandNewbie
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Lots of unique dishes, enjoyed reading the description for each menu item. Small plates is the way to go so you can try several items.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good but not quite up to the hype.
    evavita
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    in a city with so many great restaurants, Andina gets a lot of hype. Dined here the other night with some friends and we had a mixed experience. The cocktails were great (fantastic pisco sour, mohitos) and loved the appetizers (ceviche, fantastic empanadas). We were looking for a pinot noir from the northwest and were recommended a bottle after some discussion with us - we found it thin and not very pleasant at all. To be fair, she did exchange it for us after we all agreed it was unpleasant (at $70 a bottle). Her next recommendation was terrific and we really enjoyed the wine. The main courses were where we felt a little disappointed. Place was SUPER busy with a couple of small babies nearby-bill was close to $400. Spendy place for PDX
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    I had only been in once before and only had desert but this time when I went for a full dinner I was unable to finish my main course. I have celiac (gluten intolerance) and was very careful! Our waiter was great and double checked everything. He even took my dish back when there might have been a misunderstanding. I got the worst gluten reaction I can remember and had to leave the restaurant before my party was finished dining even! While everything was great, there must have been something that got lost in translation. I ordered the lamb rack and enjoyed all 10 minutes of it before I started to react! I might warn others with celiac or are sensitive who to steer clear of this dish.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    Overall very pleasant dining experience, food was outstanding, homey atmosphere. Very knowledgeable waiters, who cater to your needs.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special Occasion
    Paul
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    My wife and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary here. We were in Portland on holiday (our first visit to the city) and this dinner was one of the highlights of our trip. Fabulous food. Professional and delightful service. Two hours of culinary heaven.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • MargaretVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Fantastic restaurant - very interesting and delicious food. Great service
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food!
    GDO1
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Angina has GREAT food! Make sure and make a reservation as it's a popular restaurant.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not sure what the fuss is about
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Perhaps it is because we are from out of town (NYC) or perhaps we just lucked out with our other dining choices in the area, but this was a distant 4 out of 4 of the dinners we had in Portland despite being our 2nd most expensive meal. To be fair, we probably would have spent more if our waiter wasn't in such a hurry for us to leave (service was extremely rushed, and we got the sense that he was doing us a favor by giving us his 5 minutes of time). The food was delicious and classics were perfectly executed but we can't understand why this is such a popular place as there are many, many better options in town.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Food service was simply too slow to overlook. 3 people with salad and entrée only. The entire dinner took over 3.5 hours. Everything elese was excellent but the wait for wine, salad and entrée were too long.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overrated
    FoodieVIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    This was our second time and the second was no better than the first dining experience. There is nothing special about the food and I have concluded that it is highly rated because it is a different cuisine than is normally seen in the area.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Peruvian piece of heaven
    nwfoodie
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    This is one of our favorite spots in Portland. We make sure it fits in our plans every time we visit. The service is excellence and the food is a combination of simple perfections and creative deliciousness. The live spanish guitarist is a bonus on weekends. There is a reason this spot was busier than anyplace else we walked past in Pearl Friday evening. It is consistently satifying.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious!
    k8k8
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Andina is hard to get in if you don't plan in advance but it is well worth the wait. We don't live in Portland but when we visit we try to include a meal at Andina. We are vegetarians and they always have very tasty vegie choices. The flavors are amazing!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Second Time, Still Outstanding!
    barrelracerfoodie
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    We chose Andina to celebrate our anniversary and what a right choice this was! The food is creative & flavorful, the signature drink was out of this world. We received our desserts as a gift from the restaurant with a beautiful note in liquid chocolate to celebrate our anniversary, truly a surprise and so delicious. Many restaurants will comp a pre-determined dessert for an event, but Andina gifted us our choice, so generous. The owner stopped by our table and was so genuine and took a moment to bless our anniversary, she is a true gem. We will always choose Andina as one of our dining spots when visiting Portland.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food and service great!
    footlady
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Our waiters eyes lit up when explaining the menu. The selection and interesting foods were a foodies dream. However sitting a women in direct line of the men's washroom and a table that had a very busy, very narrow aisle way, with a loud group of cursing men made our experience less than desirable. Too bad. We won't be back or recommend it to anyone else especially when we made reservations several weeks prior. It seemed that they were oblivious to the tables obvious challenges.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic