China Grill - Fort Lauderdale
China Grill - Fort Lauderdale
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China Grill - Fort Lauderdale

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://chinagrillmgt.com/
  • Phone: 9547599950
  • Hours of Operation:
    Hours of Operation: Sun – Thurs: 6:00pm to 10:00pm

    Fri – Sat: 6:00pm to 11:00pm
    Special Events: SUNSET HAPPY HOUR
    HALF OFF SELECTED SUSHI & SPECIALTY COCKTAILS. MONDAYS-FRIDAYS 5PM-7PM AT THE BAR. OVER 50 SUSHI ITEMS & COCKTAILS & WINES BY THE GLASS TO CHOOSE FROM!
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Pan-Asian, Asian
  • Executive Chef: Keyvan Behnam
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Imagine receptions, dinners, lunches & breakfast from 10-500 guests while overlooking the beautiful views of the intracoastal waterway. China Grill Fort Lauderdale boasts 4 separate private dining rooms in addition to it's main dining room. Two fully enclosed rooms host 120 and 35 guests with the smaller room featuring a 58" plasma screen. One semi-private dining area with a communal sharing table and fireplace seats up to 50 along with a beautiful waterway view. China Grill Fort Lauderdale also features an Intercoastal waterway patio which seats up to 50 guests.
  • Private Party Facilities: China Grill Fort Lauderdale sits against the backdrop of the glorious Intracoastal waterway and can accommodate up to 468 diners once. There are four separate areas for private dining with seating accommodations for 120, 50, & 35 inside along with the patio overlooking the intracoastal.
  • Private Party Contact: Susan Tonkowich 9547599950x208
  • Special Events: Happy Hour Daily 5-7pm! 2 for 1 cocktails & 1/2 price sushi & appetizers, in the bar and the outdoor deck overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway! Can't beat it........

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Eisenhower Blvd./17th St Bridge
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Self parking lot in front of the restaurant, or there is a municipal metered lot across the street.
A word from China Grill - Fort Lauderdale
China Grill – famous for its locations in New York, Miami and Las Vegas – is a luxurious seaside sanctuary at the Ft. Lauderdale Hilton Marina - a vibrant waterfront bar, restaurant oasis & outdoor patio overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway. We offer innovative sushi as well as Asian-influenced world cuisine, dramatically presented and meant to be shared family style or smaller portions for smaller parties.
Start off with an AMAZING Happy Hour 5-7pm daily, 2-for-1 cocktails, wine & beer and 1/2 off sushi & appetizers!

Overlooking the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway, the restaurant’s interior reflects the natural beauty of its locale, with grand China Grill style design. Imagine legendary Asian-inspired world cuisine with tantalizing signature menu items such as Crackling Calamari Salad • Grilled Szechuan Beef • Grilled Garlic Shrimp • Dragon Sushi Roll • Char Sui Baby Back Pork Ribs • “Drunken” Chicken • Duck Two Ways & our famous Bananas in a Box.
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China Grill - Fort Lauderdale reviews from OpenTable diners
  • AMAZING!
    KristyK
    Dined on 5/18/2013
    One of the best meals of my life. I highly recommend the friend spinach... surprisingly my favorite thing that we ordered. The seschuan steak with matchstick potatoes was an amazing dish. Worth every bite!
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
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  • China Grill was always one
    MichyVIP
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    China Grill was always one of my favorite restaurants. We were there on Mother's day and were very unhappy with this place. No more valet parking outside (it looked like it was going to rain). The menu changed a bit. We waitied 10 minutes for drinks to arrive (for a party of 3). We ordered 2 skirt steaks and 1 miso noodle dinner and a clamari salad. The salad was the best part of the dinner. The lo mein noodles that came with the steak tasted awful. Waiter didnt really offer to do much about this. I couldn't wait to pay check and leave. Don't think I'll be returning here anytime soon. I think alot of the problems have to deal with the restaurant being affiliated with Hilton hotels.
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    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Alway awesome
    Bayne
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    I love eating at China Grill because the food is always awesome. I never have an issue with the food or staff, love this place.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, kid-friendly, romantic, great for lunch, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    I took my mother to the restaurant on Mother's Day, at first there was a girl who gave us our drinks was absolutely great and said was going to send out waiter to take the order. It took the waiter about 15 min to go to the table and that's because I told her that he had not been to our table yet, the place was pretty empty at the time it was around 6:30 and the waiter was in front of us the whole time and didn't even ask if we wanted any appetizers, I had to order with the girl and then later he finally came and I said we already ordered. After that I guess he realized that he wasn't giving us the attention we needed and was fine after. The food on the other hand was absolutely delicious as always.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food, Great Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/3/2013
    China Grill is the place where my family and I celebrate important events. The food is an explosion of flavors and the service is always great. The staff is wonderful and Martina does a fabulous job managing the place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, romantic, hot spot, special occasion
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  • China grill is a great place,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 4/16/2013
    China grill is a great place, but what I don't appreciate is when the server tries to sell you the most expensive food on the menu or the most expensive wine......and that happens every time we go. Also about the wine, Tuesday night at 50% off selected wine, that is not really true, we always get the B-Side which is 55$ but now on the 50% off list it is priced at 80$......... Food is good. Regards
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  • Great food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/14/2013
    The waiter was amazing, he was very attentive. The food was just amazing decent portions. We sat outside and was very quiet. Overall it was fantastic
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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  • What Happened?
    dfor50VIP
    Dined on 4/13/2013
    Boy... what happened this place went from excellent food to the pits. Everything has changed the food is not much better than garbage! I guess it's going the way of all over satisfied restaurants. Don't go, unless you just want to see beautiful mega yatchs.
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  • Amazing Food, Bad Service
    BrookeVIP
    Dined on 4/7/2013
    Unfortunately the restaurant has closed. It's one of my favoriates and the food is amazing but the service just leaves you stinging with questions as to why they are so miserable. Sad to see this place go, best sushi and salad!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great 1st time, won't be our last!
    PaulSVIP
    Dined on 4/5/2013
    Our 1st visit was really great. GREAT food & service & views. The beef dumplings are magic, to bad only 4 per serving. The pork ribs & slaw PERFECT. Very pricey & sadly very empty. Well worth a treat yourself experience.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
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  • Food was not served timely.
    Reviewer123
    Dined on 4/4/2013
    Food was not served timely. There was a lot going on at the bar and it took extra time to get our food. Not too much of a fan of crispy spinach even though it was a recommended dish, they were a little bitter to the palate. Other than that, my dish was delicious. I had Moroccan ossobuco lamb. I do recommend it.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • elizabeth taylor
    lizelaVIP
    Dined on 3/23/2013
    THe food is amazing plus the staff and mgr Martin always a pleasure!!!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food is good, location is better
    adeturk
    Dined on 3/17/2013
    Started with a couple of rolls which were very good. Nothing to rave about though. I did enjoy the entrees more - we had duck two ways and short ribs. I did think that the portions were small for the price. So, I think its funny that this is a "sharing" restaurant, because the portions were not really big enough for more than 2 people to share. We usually always have food to bring home and at this restaurant - no leftovers. So, we ordered desert because we were still hungry. Now, those were huge. The wall of china was large enough to feed 4 or 5 people - oh the irony!!! Service was good until the end of our meal. It took a while to get the waitress to bring our check.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We've never missed at the
    VIP2VIP
    Dined on 3/14/2013
    We've never missed at the China Grill and it continues to shine
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    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This was our third time eating
    4nichs
    Dined on 3/13/2013
    This was our third time eating here. It's the only restaurant at the Hilton. Our kids like it (they are 8 & 13) but I would like to see more attention to them. Kids menu & coloring sheets wouldn't hurt. There were a lot of children dining there when we were.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very Disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/9/2013
    My husband & I were excitd inviting our Huston relative to happy hour & dinner. The 4 Margaritas were not great& bartenders were not very professional or friendly nor even paying attention to our requests.We passed that & were looking forward to dinner. Server was very welcoming BUT dinner started by bringing our guest the wrong entree,fixing it took more than 45 minutes without MOD being aware of problem,meanwhile my husband took two bites from his lamb ribs & the rest were all bones- Manager apologized & replaced our platter by another steak entree(we paid for).By then my plate got so cold & couldn't eat.Imagine all that happening to us inspite of introducing myself as an X China Grill employee happy & proud to go there w/guest
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    great for brunch, great for lunch
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  • The food was excellent, and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/1/2013
    The food was excellent, and the service was exceptional. Our server was attentive, friendly, and professional. Ordered the complete meal for two ($69 per person), excellent variety, very tasty, and plenty for two. Bring your "A" game appetite.
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    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Tasty Asian food with a different
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 2/22/2013
    Tasty Asian food with a different twist.....great salads! Miso cod delicious . Large groups could easily get a table there....very spacious dining area.
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  • Near your hotel room, food is good
    HappygirlVIP
    Dined on 2/22/2013
    Menu has changed but the meal was very good. Have been here many times. It's proximity to your room at the Hilton Marina is a huge plus. Never have been disappointed here.
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    great for outdoor dining
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  • China grill has a great menu
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 2/16/2013
    China grill has a great menu full of Asian inspired food that is unique and different. Service is great! Desserts are all so yummy! Definitely would recommend!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • STAY AWAY! HORRIBLE VALENTINES
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/15/2013
    STAY AWAY! HORRIBLE VALENTINES DAY EXPERIENCE. Went to China Grill last night for Valentines Day and it RUINED our night. The server took 20 minutes to greet us, he poured our waters and spilled ice all over the table with no clean up, no apology.. the drinks took another 10 minutes to get (it wasn't busy either - it was 9pm). We ordered China Grill's r "valentines day pre fixe menu" and the server didn't give us the options he was supposed to then we waited an hour and 30 minutes for our food to finally come out, cold! Our meal took a few hours & we realized that he didnt even give us all of the food we were supposed to have that was one the pre fixe menu, he skipped two of the food apps!
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  • NOT GOOD AT ALL!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    I wait like 30min to be seated when I had a reservation! On top of that I order drinks to start and some sushi...they took forever!!! My waitress Natalie was Exelent!! it was not her fault...she just could not do anything about it! When it was time for the main course wich took a long time also,The Food runner just brought one dish Living my girlfriend without food so I had to share with her ,after we finish with my we got her's That is how long it took to get the second dish..!! And the restaurant was not full at all. Also my girlfriend and I had to witness how the table next to us were complaining to the manager and not only that But living the restaurat because they got tired to wait! NOT GOOD AT ALL!
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  • The service was poor. My
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    The service was poor. My girlfriend and I left after 20 minutes because no one came to our table and offered us a drink or a menu. My girlfriend asked for service and still no one came. I don't know if they were overwhelmed due to Valentine's Day... The food maybe good, but customer service needs attention. I am certain that I am not the only person that feels this way.
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    good for groups
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  • The service started out slow,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    The service started out slow, but our waiter quickly changed and all was very acceptable and he was pleasant. It took a very long time for our cocktails to arrive (the appetizers had already come before they brought the drinks)but otherwise service was good. The food was very good and while overall experience was good, I am not certain it was worth the $200+ price for two for dinner. That said, I would still reccomnend with a disclaimer. Phillip Morris
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    fit for foodies, scenic view
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  • Disaster!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    Food was mediocore, table so close you could be part of neigbours conversation and we were. app's came out after mains, could not get wine service, a disaster. ambiance bad, food ok- wow, far cry from south beach!
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  • Worst service - EVER
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 2/2/2013
    The food was delicious with a wide range of selections. The service was the worst I have ever experienced and the restuarant was not near capacity. The waitstaff ignores the dinner guests and makes every attempt to avoid eye contact. We had to pour our own wine and ordered a second bottle (due to the slow service the first bottle was gone prior to any food coming to the table). Needless to say, the second bottle was never brought to the table. The poor service ruined the meal despite the fact that the food itself was enjoyable.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups
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  • The restaurant was approximately
    rmacVIP
    Dined on 1/25/2013
    The restaurant was approximately half full...clearly the restaurant was completely under staffed...apparently taken by surprise with the turnout! The reasons given for the poor service were: We are attached to a hotel and we are really never sure how many people are going to come for dinner, thus the staff issue. No locals come to this restaurant location... We loved the China Grill in Soth Beach ( Miami) so we assumed that this location would deliver the same great results....but no! As side note the server was actually extremely professional and was very frustrated with her ability to provide the servide that she was capable of delivering. Clearly a management issue in my estimation.
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  • Good food but over priced/slow serv
    DiningJeanneVIP
    Dined on 1/19/2013
    Food was very good but over-priced. Server was not very attentive and in fact forgot to get our sushi from sushi chef do it came to the table last. Lighting was dark and made it sullen.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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  • I'm a working class guy just
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 1/18/2013
    I'm a working class guy just trying to offer and experience a nice night out to a highly recommended place. My questions to the waiter / server were simply but I was talked down to and was made to feel that if I had these types of questions that maybe I shouldn't be there. Eyes rolled... and turning his head away was quite rude. Wasn't a very good experience.
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  • ELIZABETH TAYLOR
    lizelaVIP
    Dined on 1/13/2013
    WE ALWAYS ENJOY OUR GREAT HOST MARTIN, AND FOOD AND SERVICE ! HAPPY AND HEALTHY NEW YEAR TO ALL !
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    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
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  • My only negative comment on
    eydieVIP
    Dined on 1/12/2013
    My only negative comment on the dining experience was the food just kept coming out to too fastIt should have been a slower dining experience
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  • Been going routinely for quite
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 1/10/2013
    Been going routinely for quite some time...food still unique and flavor full, but somehow experience was disappointing
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  • The waitress talked too much
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 1/7/2013
    The waitress talked too much and not made sure we understood what she was talking about. This led us to ask for a dish wrong for our little son that ended up costing more than the other dishes. wanted a pasta which appeared on the menu as the market price and she said it cost about 10 dollars. what came was a chicken dish with vegetables for $ 30. Caesar salad that had formerly much cashews now only had a couple. and the waitress advised us to order more food than necessary.
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    vibrant bar scene, romantic, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A little disappointed. I've
    Tjay
    Dined on 1/7/2013
    A little disappointed. I've been to a few China Grills and this time I did not find the food as good as I expected based on previous experiences at other locations.
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    good for groups, special occasion
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  • We came in with a reservation
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 1/3/2013
    We came in with a reservation of 13. We asked to put adults at a table of 8 and the 5 children (age 28 To 25) to another since we had a long rectangular table. We were told every thing was reserved. As it turned out, half the tables stayed empty all evening. We asked to split the bills specifically: 5 for a group, 3 for another, 4 for the last. We ordered to make sure it was easy for the waiter. One person said he would pay for all the wines. We ended up with the total bill divided in 13. Also, it took a long long time to get the bill. In conclusion the food is great but the service was so bad that we all said we did not want to come back.
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  • We went for New Year's Eve
    msw1VIP
    Dined on 12/31/2012
    We went for New Year's Eve in 2011, other than a huge yacht ruining the view, everything from the table to the service to the food was excellent. So we decided go back again this New Year's Eve. The experience could not have been more different. 20 minutes to get a drink in the bar area, our table was in a seldom used room, the special menu was ok but served in a haphazard way, wines (only 2) came well after the courses and the dessert was mediocre. At one point I went to get a water pitcher myself after being ignored for what seemed like ten minutes. Having been to China Grill 5-6 times, I have to say this was a totally unexpected and terrible experience.
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  • Not A Happy New Year
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 12/31/2012
    Bitter dissapointment. We had family in from Washington DC (foodies), and thought that China Grille would be an excellent choice after reading the price fix menu that they had planned for December 31st (lobster pancakes and duck two ways). $75 + $35 for wine pairings x 4 people. It was a hefty sum for a wait staff who had no clue about food/wine parings as promied by the advertisements, and a pace that was so rapid it felt more like a fast food restaurant with 5 star pricing. Even with reservations, we were seated by a table full of kids under age 12, and were rushed right out the door prior to receiving our champagne toast or ringing in the new year. Will not be visiting again.
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  • One of the best dining experiences
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 12/31/2012
    One of the best dining experiences I have ever had. All of the staff was attentive and helpful. The food was outstanding. We plan on going back again
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    fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot
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  • Great food and very attentive
    Mark
    Dined on 12/31/2012
    Great food and very attentive service! We highly recommend this exceptional restaurant!
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
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  • Too expensive
    Vacationers
    Dined on 12/30/2012
    We dine out a lot as a family. I will admit, we were not that careful in ordering so it is partially our fault but this was one of the most expensive restaurants we have eaten at in a long time and we ordered NO ALCOHOL!!! The food was pretty good but the bill was crazy. The chicken was not good but the sushi and the beef were good. Our waiter was excellent but since he didn't warn us that we ordered too much, I must assume that the what we ordered was average.
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