Brix Restaurant & Wine Bar
Brix Restaurant & Wine Bar

Brix Restaurant & Wine Bar

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.brixvancouver.com/
  • Phone: 6049159463
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 1:30am
  • Payment Options:
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, Northwest
  • Executive Chef: Chris Bisaro
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Brix offers buyouts with the following minimum spends: Sunday - Tuesday - $8,000 Wed - Thursday - $10,000 Friday / Saturday - $15,000 All prices are exclusive of tax and 17% gratuity.
  • Private Party Contact: David Hannay 6049159463
  • Entertainment: Live music Mondays. Guitarist and vocals from 9pm - 1am. All bottles of wine under $100 are 30% off!!!
  • Special Events: Brix hosts 50+ weddings each year. Please email Jennifer at events@brixvancouver.com for more information.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Davie Street
  • Public Transit: Skytrain - Canada Line Yaletown stop is 1/2 block from Brix
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Street parking on Homer. Valet on Homer Street Friday & Saturday only. Valet parking on Hamilton Street at George Lounge Monday - Saturday.
A word from Brix Restaurant & Wine Bar
Brix Restaurant and Wine Bar was one of the first restaurants in the development of Vancouver’s historic Yaletown quarter as a destination for casual fine dining.

Opening in April 1999 in a turn-of-the-century heritage building on Homer Street it quickly became known for its innovative food, an extensive, well priced wine list, and its warm and inviting atmosphere amid the high-beamed ceilings and original exposed-brick walls.

A unique glass covered key hole courtyard is one of the city's top restaurant patios and is the only Yaletown outdoor dining space opened past 11pm.

An elegant dinner features a wide range of seafood, game, meat and poultry dishes and close proximity to the theatre district makes the light early dining menu a perfect pairing. Brix is also a favourite for the late-night crowd, too, offering great late-night dining into the wee hours.

Vancouver's top cocktail lounge, George, is only a flight of stairs away down on Hamilton Street.

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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNorthwest
Brix Restaurant & Wine Bar reviews from OpenTable diners
71 reviews since June 28, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
91% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
romantic (44)fit for foodies (44)special occasion (38)neighborhood gem (36)great for outdoor dining (29)notable wine list (28)good for groups (18)late-night find (12)hot spot (7)great for lunch (4)great for brunch (2)kid-friendly (2)vibrant bar scene (2)scenic view (1)Show More
  • will return.
    eateateat
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    It was our first time and we'll definitely return. The service was great and the food was delicious. I had the lamb bacon salad, duck confit, and flourless chocolate cake, all very delicious dishes. My husband ordered the squash puree soup, duck confit, and vanilla panne cotta. We loved it all.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Taste of Yaletown left a bad taste
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    Unfortunately this was a let down due to the poor food quality. My squash soup had no flair, tasted like it came out of a box. The lingcod wa a bit tough/overlooked, at least it came in a nice sauce. The duck was too chewy. At least the chocolate cake was a big hit, but the panna cotta was left untouched after the 1st bite. The wine selection from our server was good but overall the food was a big disappointment compared to previous experiences. Also, after our dessert, our server must have one on break or something, because we were forgotten about and had to track down some other wait staff to get the bill. If it weren't for the romantic courtyard, I wouldn't come back again! Maybe just stick to wine & dessert next time...
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A special place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    We had an early birthday supper for my wife and my daughter before the Sarah Maclachlan concert. Great food and outstanding service. My daughter particularly the cocktail which was fancy pisco sour. Will visit Brix again and recommend to friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Birthday party favorite
    GoGo
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Very European. Great food. Waiters know when to leave you alone.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome Night Out!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Last minute reservation at Brix booked on Opentable for 3 friends. Everything was perfect from the moment we arrived. We sat at a beautiful table in the center of the patio under a gorgeous chandelier. Service was prompt and friendly, but not over the top. Food was lovely and the dessert was divine. It has been too long since I've dined at Brix and I will be back much sooner this time!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Spot in Yaletown
    JimLockardVIP
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    My wife and I went to Brix by mistake (never mind), and were amazed at this beautifully laid-out gem. The menu of small plates and entrees is very enticing and fit for foodies. My wife has a few allergies, and the staff was amazingly cooperative - which was possible since everything is made from scratch. We shared four "small plates", which was more than enough food for two. Everything was delicious. The wine list is eclectic, combining BC wines with others from around the world. We had two flights, one of white and one of red BC wines, then a 1/2 liter of Sancerre with our dinner. I have absolutely nothing but raves for Brix.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Charming place to keep returning to
    FrenchCultureLover
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    I really like this Yaletown gem: the European courtyard setting is what mainly keeps drawing me back, followed closely by the delicious food. Typically, I remember the service being fine, although not remarkable; however, on our last visit, the server and the owner made the experience seem very cheap when we requested some changes to their offered menu items. With some humour, we made the best of the service and enjoyed our evening regardless. As for my next return visit, I feel somewhat apprehensive about the mood of the serving staff that I may encounter. Given the favourable ambiance and food quality, I may just give the Brix another chance, but probably not two.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good, but not great
    lovesfood
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    My party of 6 enjoyed our time at Brix, but I wouldn't say anything was amazing. Our service was friendly, but there were numerous errors that required extended wait times. Our food was good, but nothing I couldn't create at home. The wine selection was extensive and the setting was beautiful, but overall I was expecting more.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful date night
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Really great place to go on a date... very interesting place with great food, service and atmosphere. Overall loved the experience and food, just wish the menu had a few more options. Live music was fantastic... perfect night, all in all.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • ROMANTIC AND REAL HOT SPOT
    KONAMARIE
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    MY HUSBAND AND I HAVE RECENTLY FOUND "BRIX" AND IT IS A NEIGHBORHOOD GEM INDEED... GREAT SERVICE, LOVELY OWNER PATRICK THAT WELCOMES EVERYONE AND GIVES THEM HIS PERSONAL TOUCH... THE FOOD IS AMAZING AND THE WINE LIST IS IMPRESSIVE...
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of our favourites
    McMiguel
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    As usual, food ranged from excellent to very good. Service was good as the server was attentive and helpful with suggestions. A definite repeat for us. If you can, get a table in the courtyard for a beautiful and romantic dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Avoid - Horrible Service.
    irtkidVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Food was ok, but perhaps the worst service we've had in months eating out in Vancouver. Went in starving, and 20 minutes after ordering they come back and tell us their point of sale went down and they need to get our order again. Took an hour to get food, took forever to have someone come by our table any time we needed something, and just an all around horrible experience. Mistakes happen, but you can tell how good a restaurant is by how they deal with it, and this place does not have a clue. The steak was ok, but food average at best as well. Should have gone to Chambar.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • May be worth a try
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Interesting menu, charming ambiance, ample wine selection, but our experience was dampened by a waiter who was more interested in the potential gratuity offered by the large party he was also serving ... resulting in lack of attentiveness to preference requests and empty wine glasses.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Yaletown
    mrkpenny
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Looked this place up and didn't disappoint, has a great covered courtyard even in cool weather. Service was on point, will go back again
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Continues to impress me!
    MaggieJaneVIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We go to Brix over and over because the food and service are great and reliable! They have an excellent wine list......added bonus!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Best Meal in Vancouver
    ChrisVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    We had a great meal here with our 2 teenage children. The service was outstanding and every course was delicious. Our waiter gave us great suggestions and was very patient with the kids.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • An amazing setting
    Tamara
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Brix was one of the prettiest restaurants I have ever been to. I am from Chicago and eat out all over the world so this is saying a lot. The outdoor setting was magical. Patrick, one of the owners, so kindly moved our table from just inside the entrance to a more central position when a reserved table was cancelled. Good for him! The food was delicious, especially the papadelle pasta dish. I can't wait to go to Vancouver again to go back to Brix.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Predictably good
    bmarieVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Brix is a great go to restaurant in Yaletown. It has a nice ambiance, good service, and the good is tasty. We'll be back.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our Favourite Vancouver Restaurant
    Van123VIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Brix is always a delight. From the minute we walk through the beautiful garden patio and are greeted like old friends, to the delicious desserts at the end of a glorious meal, we feel special. My husband even thinks the coffee tastes better at Brix! We love the food, the environment, the servers - basically everything about Brix.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Romantic Dinner
    TeeSquare
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    We had spectacular food and service for our romantic dinner. We both had items from the specials which were incredibly yummy! The waitress was great about recommending complimentary wines, and arranged for samples of wines we were considering. A must for romance while in Vancouver!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    I will make this short...Food was awesome, service was great, and our table setting was ideal. We had a perfect dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Always the best! The food is excellent, the patio beautiful and the service from Kari is the very best!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Will Be My Favorite
    Nadia
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    I can not believe that I have lived in Vancouver for so long and have not been to Brix before. I think this will be one of my favorite places to dine in the city. The food was awesome, service great, wine list fantastic; great choices by the glass as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Lovely evening at The Brix
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Six of us enjoyed everything about our evening at The Brix. The ambience, food and service were great.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • FABULOUS!
    Wedding2015
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    We absolutely LOVED our first experience at BRIX and look forward to coming back again and again! We booked our wedding for 2015 just based on the ambience of their website and without even dining first... and we are so happy we did! We were sad to see Il Giardino close it's doors as that was our main DT restaurant to go too... however, we aren't anymore!! LOVE our new found gem - the ambiance is fabulous, the staff is wonderful (genuine & fun but they also leave you to your experience) and the food is remarkable! I would definitely encourage people - those who live here or are just visiting our fine city - to go!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Brix Never disappoints
    North49981
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    Ok, so I have only been to this Yaletown gem twice, but it really is one of the best restaurants in downtown Vancouver. They have a great and ever changing menu, and a lengthy wine list. The best part about the wine list is that it is not outrageous from an expense side. We happened to dine on a Monday and they offer a 30% off bottles less than $100. The choices were great. We received fabulous service and of course the food was outstanding. It is a must visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • What a gem!
    Fishmonster5
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    While visiting Vancouver with our 4-year old son, we looked forward to a nice dinner out. Brix delivered! The food was well prepared, I opted for the cornish game hen and they prepared it special for me as I have a dairy allergy. My husband enjoyed the halibut. Our son enjoyed sharing both dishes with us. Our server was great and so accommodating for our son honoring all his little requests. I wish I would have got his name as he was great. Next time we are in Vancouver we will be back for sure!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Favourite
    soccermama
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    We return regularly. We love the food, the service is excellent, and the staff knowledgeable and helpful. Ambience is relaxing and pleasing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 43 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 28, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.4
    • Ambiance4.6
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 661 reviews are from the Brix Restaurant & Wine Bar reviews archive.
  • Terrific place
    RestaurantRob
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    Outstanding food. It has a nice courtyard, which isn't exactly "outdoors" since it's covered, but very nice to sit in. The wait staff were very friendly and helpful especially about the wine list. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Another nice evening at Brix
    bmarieVIP
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    I have dined at Brix several times and always had nice experiences. I love the ambiance in the courtyard. The food and service has always been great too. I'll be back!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice freindly service.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    very nice ambience, great service, we had the salmon and the rockfish dishes were prepared to per fection.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food and wine
    foodlover
    Dined on 6/9/2014
    We enjoyed a great evening here with a group of friends. We were promptly seated in their beautiful courtyard. The food was excellent. Everything from appetizer, main course to dessert were delicious and beautifully presented. Their wine list was extensive and very reasonably priced. Service was attentive without being overwhelming. There was even live music playing quietly in the background. Everyone in our group had a great experience. Overall, it was a fine dining experience without being pretentious. Will definitely come back and highly recommend it for a great evening out!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious
    randj
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    The food was all wonderful. The hostess seated us at a lovely table with a street view. Would definitely recommend this place, and plan to return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful
    Rusty
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    I Have been to Brix twice n the last month and had gorgeous meals both times. My app was a prawn carpaccio with all sorts of bits around it. Glorious! Next I had the crab cake. Very boring words for a gorgeous course. Thick and mostly crab with fried sides. The wine was lovely - Pinot Gris by glass. I had several. The service was lovely with our waitress actually knowing everything she was talking about! Unfortunately we could not sit in the courtyard but the inside of the restaurant is lovely. They don't take bookings for the courtyard which is a shame. Not cheap but definitely worth going to.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great neighbourhood gem
    FrenchCultureLover
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    The ambiance is fantastic! I particularly enjoy dining in the courtyard. Not too noisy, even when busy. Delicious food, and visually appealing (good for photographing).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great appetizer
    hopedforbetter
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    Terrific seared scallops appetizer. Main dish of sockeye salmon was overcooked. The game hen was ok, but not up to the standard expected by the scallops. Service was pleasant and good. Nice wine list. We did have a pleasant evening.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • wonderful food and ambience
    tenzinkVIP
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    Like a European vacation in the middle of yaletown, this little gem is perfect for celebrating a special occasion or romantic night out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • 5 star experience not to be missed!
    frequentdiner
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    From stepping through the New Orleans like entrance to the last sip of coffee Brix is a singular delight. All the staff that attended us were personable and helpful without being intrusive. The food was superb both in flavor and presentation. When I made the reservation I noted we were celebrating an anniversary and when we arrived we were shown to one of the two extra large premium tables in the front windows. . My mouth was doing a happy dance from start to finish! Thank you for making this anniversary a very memorable one!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First sitting
    R2D2
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    On your way to the theatre or an early show downtown and want a delicious full course meal at a reasonable price..? Brix is the place to go ! The food was fabulous, the service was very attentive and we were wined and dined in time to sit back and enjoy Hugh Laurie and the Copperbottom Band at the Orpheum. The meal was an auspicious start to a wonderful evening and we would go back to Brix in a heartbeat! Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    Sat at bar ...was good. Bad tender attentive and took our food order
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall