Bull & Bear Steakhouse
Bull & Bear Steakhouse

Bull & Bear Steakhouse

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.bullandbearorlando.com/
  • Phone: (407) 597-5413
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Daily 6:00pm - 10:00 pm Reservations strongly preferred
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Carlos Pereira
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Lake Buena Vista Blvd and Chelonia Pkwy I-4 Exit 67
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: Valet parking is available for $5 with validation.
A word from Bull & Bear Steakhouse
Located in the beautiful Waldorf Astoria Orlando. A trend-setter, like the legendary New York City original, Bull & Bear Restaurant is the only restaurant in Florida to exclusively feature Prime grade Certified Angus Beef brand meat. Bull & Bear features upscale yet comfortable club-like warmth, personalized table-side preparations, exceptional seafood, signature salads and desserts, and a wine and spirit list from around the world. Our dining room overlooks our legendary golf course and signature swimming pool. Beyond the golf course, the nature preserve and natural flowing Bonnet Creek complete the visual horizon. Early diners will enjoy a beautiful sunset over the landscape. Private Dining Room with seating for up to 40 and Wine Room with seating for 14 available. At the bar, enjoy quality cocktails, high-end spirits and an extensive wine list.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Bull & Bear Steakhouse reviews from OpenTable diners
99 reviews since July 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.7
  • Food4.7
    Service4.8
  • Ambiance4.8
    Noise LevelModerate
98% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (84)romantic (63)notable wine list (54)fit for foodies (51)scenic view (30)good for groups (28)hot spot (10)neighborhood gem (6)vibrant bar scene (5)late-night find (3)kid-friendly (2)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • One of the best
    Bill
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    This is perhaps the best steak house around. The food is always excellent and the service outstanding. Hidden in the Waldorf, this place is busy, but has always found a way to get us seated for dinner. From start to finish this is a dinning experience you will remember and start planning your next visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    We went to this restaurant for an anniversary dinner - and it was AMAZING! The service was outstanding & the food was even better...would definitely come back again and again!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Outstanding service
    Hardtoimpress
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    Our waiter (Brian) exceeded our expectations. He was outstanding in everything he did thank you again. We will be back next week.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bull and Bear Bullseye Choice!
    gmazing
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    We made a reservation at Bull and Bear for a business dinner, while on holiday at Disney. The food was delicious, and the service was excellent. We had drinks in the bar before, some people were actually dining there also...If you had a small party that would work on a busy evening. The Bull and Bear is located in the amazing Waldorf Hotel at Bonnet Creek. It is a beautiful restaurant. The food was delicious and the desserts were really amazing. We recommend the Crème Brulee for sure. Also shared the Chateaubriand for two. ..plenty of food and well done. We will certainly return!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Top of the Line
    rhodaVIP
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Celebrated our anniversary at this wonderful steak house. What an elegant and delicious restaurant. Exceptional Caesar salad made table side. Had the tomahawk steak for two delish and very large. saw someone get the lobster tail it looked fab. Shrimp cocktail size of a lobster. Great dinner
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • just wow
    steakfan
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    I took my wife to bull and bear at the recommendation of a review on orlando steakhouses. let me just say; it in no way disappointed. The food was perfection, the service incredible, and the wine & scotch list was divine. it is pricey, but that goes without saying. if you have to ask, you can't afford it. If you are looking for an amazing experience for you and your loved one in the kissimmee area, this is it. also, valet parking is free for restaurant attendees.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Inconsistent
    Julie
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    The food was inconsistent...some items were delicious (corn soup) others mediocre (lamb). The service was not to the level you would expect from this type of restaurant. We had 4 waiters and noticed some tables getting all their attention, and others minimal (us). We were celebrating our anniversary and the staff did nothing to make it special. Expectations are going to be high when paying a few hundred dollars for dinner and Bull and Bear has inconsistent service and food and is not very special in any respect.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My favorite restaurant
    Irkamarie
    Dined on 11/3/2014
    Outstanding service, food is exquisite, great atmosphere. It's perfect.. I'll definitely recommend this restaurant to family and friends..
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Favorite Steakhouse
    MichViewsVIP
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Everything was perfect. I love this place! Our waiter was the best! He was friendly, informed, and prompt. We all thought the food was spectacular.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent
    sofull10
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    Arrived to a splendid arena for food. At one point closed my eyes and wa unable to tell whether we were at the old Le Bec Fin or Charlie Trotter for comparison. From the hairloom tomato or wedge salad to the chateaubrian(sp) with wilted spinach followed by the lemon it was all wonderful. The attentive service was greatly appreciated.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Best restaurant in Orlando!
    BEST
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    Everything you could ask for in a classy restaurant Bull & Bear is. Just Amazing will recommend to friends and family.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Perfect evening!
    love2dine
    Dined on 10/27/2014
    My husband and I went there for our anniversary. Everyone was very attentive and we had excellent service. The wine list and the food were absolutely delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Anniversary Dinner!
    Herrera
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    This restaurant is the best restaurant in Orlando.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Last Night tradition!
    AndyVIP
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    This was our 4th Visit and its now become our last night tradition as we leave Orlando for the UK. WE have a vacation home here in Orlando. As always the service was outstanding, the food out of this world and we were looked after impecably by the team as we have become a bit of a regular. We will be back in February, thank you so much for looking after Charlotte & I.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • FrancineVIP
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    Dining delight! We frequently travel 2 hours to dine here. Food is always excellent, the presentation to the taste. Steaks are the best. Service is wonderful especially Captain Tim P. who always makes it a special dining experience for us.
    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.
  • Wow!
    brunch4me
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    Incredible dinner! Family started with the tableside Caesar salad, and tuna appetizer w/sea salt sorbet; both were delish. We then had the Chilean sea bass, fried chicken, and tomahawk chop. All three were outstanding! For dessert we had the flaming creme brulee, The Lemon, the cheese platter, and the chocolate cigar -- which our son loved. Great donning experience. We can't wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Totally Outstanding
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    What an absolute gem. The second week of our two week stay in Orlando was spent at the Waldorf Astoria and eating here was one of our "must dos". We ate here twice in the end as it was so so good. We had the filet mignon on both nights and it was out of this world. The taste and texture were divine - never had steak like it. We had the Bull and Bear Fries too which were totally yummy and the walnut and fig bread was gorgeous. Service was amazing - everyone very friendly and professional. Highly recommend this outstanding restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • daughters engagement
    RDM1
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Special night with daughter and future husband. Good pacing no rush and comfy couch table. Steaks cooked to perfection, sides all excellent...mushrooms,mashed, asparagus. Champagne chocolate bar and sitting by fire pit the perfect end to a special evening.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, great service!
    HonestelVIP
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    We were expecting a regular high-end steak place, but this is much more than that. The food was outstanding, the menu was inspired, everything came out looking beautiful, and the service, although a little too ambitious re trying to place our order, was also outstanding. We will definitely return the next time we are in the area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing.
    Charss27
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    The food was phenomenal, the wine was fantastic, and the serving staff was attentive and had personality. The menu was a gear balance of traditional and innovative, and while B&B is known for their steak, there were lots of other options too. Like that Mac n cheese with applewood smoked bacon on it. Whoa.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary Dinner
    SouthportChris
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    The food was lovely and the staff very informative on where the food was sourced. The menu on an ipad was unique and was very helpful as you could view your choice rather than just reading about it. We did find the restaurant a bit dark, it was romantic, but felt the lighting could be a touch brighter.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a Can't Miss
    Steve
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Every time that we come to Florida, we always visit the Bull and Bear Steakhouse at the Waldorf. The Caesar Salad was excellent and the Chateau Briand was cooked to perfection. It is a great restaurant to visit for a special occasion. We will definitely be coming back on our next vacation to Florida.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Happy!
    Cristabel
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Great time at Bull and Bear! Would have liked the crème brulet without chocolate.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superb!
    LemdpogiVIP
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    we had a great time at Bull and Bear! The servers were so attentive and the food was so delicious! We love the Maine Lobster Salad and the Tomahawk steak! They even gave us a free creme brulee since they knew it was our first time and celebrating our anniversary in there! Such a great experience!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Exquisite Evening
    Greg
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    We had a wonderful experience there. The food is a bit pricey however worth it. Also, the Captain was exemplary along with the service in general.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent Celebration
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    We went to Bull & Bear to celebrate our 25th anniversary. The table location was perfect and the service outstanding. Definitely a perfect choice to celebrate our milestone!
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • FoodMatters
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Priced as a special occasion restaurant (i.e. expensive). Food was luscious and high quality - as you would expect for the price. Service prompt and non-intrusive albeit a bit stiff. Pleasant and comfortable ambiance with the exception of the many guests dressed in shorts and t-shirts. That put a real damper on the special occasion feel. More control by the management of the dress code would make it just about a perfect dining experience.
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Will definately return
    Luvtodine
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Took my girlfriend there for a romantic evening. We've eaten at Cristners Del Friscos, and love it, but in her words " this was the best steak I've ever had. The Bacon macaroni and cheese was awesome! She had the Wagyu Sirloin (special for the evening) and I had the Delmonico.....perfect! Atmosphere was very quiet, perfect for date night!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good not great .....
    Bugsi
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    As this is a top class resturant they should get it right first time ....... I ask for my steak well done when it came it was clearly medium, If you are paying the prices they charge this should have been right . This had to go back to the kitchen and be re cooked . On a better note the service was faultless ....the setting was relaxing and not rushed. The starter and desert (creme brulee) fantastic.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A must!
    AnaMikla
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Excellent stakehouse. Elegant and cosy at the same time Outstanding service.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding restaurant
    Curacao
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Great location, Fabulous food. Great service. Staff goes the extra mile to satisfy diners. Will be back for sure!!
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect for Celebrating!
    MichViewsVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    This restaurant was perfect for celebrating our anniversary and I would highly recommend it for dinner. The service was superb and food/wine was phenomenal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Everything exquisite !!
    SmilingdinerVIP
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    We had a couple of Bloody Mary's prior to dinner which had a bit of a kick but not over the edge. My husband had the ceaseR salad which was made table side and I had the lobster bisque. Bisque was great and the the salad---- off the charts! We then had the chateaubriand for 2 which comes with a potato (but done with charm) and their version of bernaise sauce---- absolutely fantastic! For dessert ( and I thought there was no way either of us had room for it) we shared the fruit soup--- which I couldn't give justice in describing it! If you're looking for a great place with attentive service, great food and a group of very professional servers... This is the place!
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    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Worth it!
    OpenTableDiner
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    We were looking for a steakhouse while we were vacationing in Orlando and this restaurant wasn't far from where we were staying. It's located in the Waldorf Astoria and free valet parking is included. From the moment we entered, the service was impeccable. Our server was warm and engaging, making us feel right at home. My wife started with the Escargot & Gnocchi and ordered the NY Sirloin. I had the Filet Mignon and we both agreed the food was outstanding! Save this restaurant for your special occasions as you'll pay dearly for the experience but it's worth every cent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dining experience
    Mike
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Starting with the menu with wine pairings, pictures of each dish, and description on your own private iPad, this was a great experience. The apps were gourmet in size and presentation, except the cheese plate is sufficient to share. What a great variety. Our table opted for the chatebriand sliced table side cooked a perfect medium rare and nicely seasoned. Our 3 servers took great care of us. Excellent for special occasions.
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    notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Disappointed....
    Tilly2014VIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    We expected an elegant fine dining experience with exceptional food. What we received was an average dining experience with frequent server interaction and less than exceptional food. We had a difficult time continuing our conversation because one of 4 different servers were interrupting us mid sentence. The $65 Delmonico steak was perfection. However, The gluten free muffins that were as hard as a rock and quite inedible. The famous fried chicken had a too salty flavor. The sauce on the salmon overwhelmed the flavor of the fish. The wine list is expensive yet we were told there was only one Riesling available. The martini was served in a dirty glass and had to be redone. That was especially disappointing as it was our first order.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Amazing
    Mal824
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    My wife and I went there for our 1 Year Anniversary. It couldn't have been more amazing. We were sat by the big windows facing the pool and golf course which I had also heard was great because you could see the Disney fireworks that went off. Starting off we were greeted by a very nice hostess and were approached by a nice waiter. They have us iPads so we could click in a menu item and see how the chefs prepare their items. Never seen that before it was pretty cool. They brought us a glass of sparkling wine for our Anniversary and then we ordered. My wife got the Fried chicken, which she says is the best she has ever had and I had the Filet 8oz amazing food. Then they made sure we were taken care of by bringing us a free dessert. We love it
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    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dessert with Fireworks anyone?
    KimAndGreggVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Alicia the waitress is incredible. She gives the food a different flavor with her descriptions. We started with the Deviled eggs and LOVED them. My wife and I love any table side service and had the caesar salad next. They have all of the ingredients and stir them together in a wooden bowl. It is a beautiful experience. A table next to us complained that the dressing did not taste like the bottled stuff from back home... no no i am not kidding. For our entree my wife had the fried chicken. It was Wow! I know the tenderloin is supposed to be tender but that is not always the case. The tenderloin that I had is one that need not need a knife. Then we watched the Disney fireworks from our window.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Special Night
    Humberto
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Excellent Food, Excellent Wine list, but the best part was the service!!
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    special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Meh
    bingoVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    My husband and I dined here while staying at the Waldorf Astoria for a work conference. The service was outstanding. I have food allergies (which we reported upon making the reservation) and the staff was very attentive to all of my needs. The food was good, but not great (especially for what they were charging). We found the general atmosphere snooty and the food underwhelming.
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