Dai Due

Dai Due

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.daidueaustin.com/
  • Phone: (512) 524-0688
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Tuesday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
    Breakfast & Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 8am-3pm (walk-in only)
    Breakfast & Lunch: Saturday & Sunday: 10am-5pm (walk-in only)
  • Payment Options:
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: Jesse Griffiths
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Cherrywood
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Dai Due
Dai Due Butcher Shop and Supper Club is located on Manor Road in East Austin. The team at Dai Due is committed to working with local farmers to provide the best of local ingredients to our guests. We accept reservations for dinner only - please walk in to join us at breakfast and lunch.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
Dai Due reviews from OpenTable diners
199 reviews since July 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.6
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (176)neighborhood gem (126)special occasion (87)hot spot (87)romantic (48)good for groups (40)notable wine list (34)late-night find (17)kid-friendly (13)great for lunch (11)great for brunch (8)vibrant bar scene (6)great for outdoor dining (5)scenic view (1)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/19/2014
    Delicious ingredients combined in perfection. The butcher case will inspire you in your own kitchen. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always good -- very innovative!
    Bill
    Dined on 11/19/2014
    We went for one of their special nights -- gulf oysters, sparkling wine from New Mexico, and slow roasted feral pig. Everything was quite good with excellent service. As indicated by "Butcher Shop" in their name, the emphasis here is not vegetarian options but they do have a few good sides (try the kale). Highly recommended -- a real neighborhood find on Manor Road in east Austin.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Meat Lover's Delight
    Cathy
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    We enjoyed our meal so much the first time, that we returned with another set of friends four days later to show off our foodie find. Our waiter was delightful and informative, appetizers were amazing, entrees were interesting and delicious, dessert capped off our dinner perfectly. We will be back ... maybe in four days.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    This place was amazing. Local everything, beef rib to DIE FOR! Off the chain, this place was.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Was just so-so
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    Was just so-so. Seemed understaffed. Took ages to get drink orders filled. Entered special notes on my reservation for my wife's birthday and was never acknowledged. Pork confit was delicious. Not sure about return visit.
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    romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • boom
    rogdigi
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    i'm spoiled. i was born in brooklyn and lived there for a decade. this place absolutely lives up to my best foodie memories and honestly it was 1/3rd the price that flatbush farm would have been.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding Wild Boar Ribs
    Bill
    Dined on 11/5/2014
    We went for a special night for "wild boar baby back ribs" with a wonderful molasses-based sauce. Ribs were delicious and good selection of local beer.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dai Due is the bomb
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    I am now a venison convert. We thought our meal was superb! Brought friends from Santa Fe, NM and they are very envious they don't have Dai Due in their neighborhood. The interior is well done with a Dutch vibe with nice warm woods. My favorite restaurant in town and it's in my hood which is amazing. Had breakfast today after eating dinner 2 nights ago and it was so delicious.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Simply great food
    eatout4fun
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    The overall message of this place is its strength... Fresh, local, sincerely delicious food, a passionate chef and staff, well priced. Consistently great meals.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for meat lovers
    Pibbers
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    The sharing meat board was beautiful. Share a main because they are huge and plenty for 2 with a side.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dai Due experience
    MmmFood
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    Great new restaurant! Went on Tuesday night and the $10 Ladies Steak was excellent if you are a rare meat lover! The service was really good...our waiter have great recommendations. Prices are reasonable and the food was excellent. It's very outside the box and is great for people wanting to try new things...and delicious things! I can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • All around great place
    snoonan08VIP
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    I had been to the food trailer in the farmers market a few times so I was very excited to go to the restaurant. The goat tartar was excellent, the bruschetta was delicious, the cheese was so good. Kale gratin great, mushrooms good, avocado side was not worth it-I can cut up an avocado and sprinkle salt and onions on it any day. We went for the ladies steak night. The steak was a bit cold when it got to us but the char on the outside was delicious, a bit under cooked. I would like to see an improvement to the wine list. A lot of TX wine or $60 for other wine. More economical choices. A lot of Merlot.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing date night dinner
    kelly
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    My husband and I came here for our anniversary and both agreed it was one of the top 5 best meals we have ever eaten. We will absolutely recommend this to everyone and anyone! Cant wait to go back : )
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Neighborhood Gem
    Cita
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Lovely little place. Wonderful service. Delicious pork confit and fried chicken. The queso was very good. The apple strudel was way below average and could have come out of a grocery store box. Would go again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 2nd time still a charm !
    freestyling
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    My expectations were not as high as the 1st outing at this restaurant but my wife and I were pleasantly surprised. The service was outstanding. Waitstaff knew the menu inside/out and were very attentive without "hovering". The food was fantastic. If in season and available you must order the grilled mushroom w/ bacon and duck egg appetizer and of course the flaming cheese / sausage plate. My wife ordered the main course dish of Pompano and said it was grilled perfect and quite delicious. The 2 roasted quail stuffed w/ chorizo and other spices were cooked properly and quite good as well. Not overly spicy at all. Looking forward to our next visit already. Hoping they will offer a "special" Thanksgiving meal :).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Vying for best in Austin
    number1snob
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    I must be among the worst dinner companions in town because I am never satisfied. Wait. Make that rarely with a capitol r. Ladies' Steak Night at Dai Due hit every spot. Impeccably curated fresh local ingredients and imaginative, note-perfect flavor combinations graced every dish. And the stellar Texas wine list is brilliant. This latest iteration from these "walk-the-walk" leaders is a true inspiration and must not be missed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A New Favorite
    jubileeblue
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    A meat based menu with interesting twists on classic foods. The pork with apples and persimmons was great but the queso flameado with chorizo and green chiles was outstanding. I also enjoyed the grilled sourdough with lard butter but make sure to that early in the meal. The fresh corn brulee was an interesting end to the meal,
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great addition to the neighborhood
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Dai Due met all of our expectations. Our waiter was excellent. Food was great. We did not care for green bean salad or the olives (too vinegary for us) but thought the quail, pork confit and Sunday fried chicken supper club entrees were all superb. We had a bit of confusion re whether the dessert was included w/the supper club price and it was not, but $30 was still a good deal for a very large portion of chicken and sides. Squash pie dessert was our favorite sweet item.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not impressed
    Foodfan
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Had the fried chicken, salad, bean salad and 2 desserts. Servings were spare, salads were tasteless, desserts were barely a spoonful to allow us just a taste. High priced. We came home and made a sandwich.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Yajnho
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    The restaurant was small and the 2 person tables were squeezed in so tightly that we may as well have been at a picnic table with our neighbors. The server was friendly, but was not knowledgeable and smelled of patchouli (fine at the record store, but not leaning over me with my food). The food came out slowly. The tartare and bone marrow were both really good. The main course was fried chicken, which was also very good, but the greens were a bit bitter and under seasoned. The watermelon rinds and pickled jalapeños on the plate kind of stole the show. Overall the food was better at Barley Swine and everything but the price was better at Qui.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Exceeded my Expectations
    Oliveyou
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    It's been a long time since I've had a meal as memorable as our dinner at Dai Due. I consider myself a foodie, I spent 17 years in San Francisco, I love to cook myself, I am a tough critic. However, the staff at Dai Due puts so much thought and care into what they do that I was blown away. The food is rustic, simple but excellent. When I say simple I mean the ingredients are the star of the show, they don't do fussy presentation or elaborate sauces, just quality ingredients and preparation. The local wine that our waiter suggested was delightful and well priced. I cannot say enough good things about this restaurant, I hope Austin has lots of other foodies who will appreciate Dai Due and keep them in business for many many years!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent Birthday Dinner...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    Had a great birthday meal at Dai Due. The food was outstanding as always and our waiter was on point!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great service, awesome meal
    Jenn
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    Wednesday night was busy, but there were counter seats available. The atmosphere was lively and our server was very knowledgeable about the drinks and menu. We had the beef tartare, cold meat board and tomato salad to start. The beef tartare was excellent and a had a little kick. The cold meat board was a good serving with 6 different meats including a chicken liver mousse that I couldn't stop eating. The tomato salad was vibrant and a good balance to all the meat we ordered. We had the rabbit as our entree which was served family style, enough for 2 - 3 ppl depending on how many apps you have. The rabbit was juicy and tender; no knife needed here. Overall a great experience, will definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Concept and Good Food
    TSATX
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    The food was very good. Not amazing but will definitely be back again for the ever-changing Texas-sourced menu. The cost value was surprisingly good for the quality of food. Service was prompt but could have used more info on what was being served. Pretty loud little space, but the aesthetic is really cool. Definitely the place to be in this neighborhood. Excited to return once the restaurant has had more time to be open.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Date
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Our appetizers (we ordered the venison ceviche and the olives) were very good, but they were not quite on the level of the rest of the meal. I really would give our experience 4 1/2 stars because the entrees (fried chicken and rabbit) and dessert (pear bread pudding with salted caramel ice cream) were amazing, the restaurant was very pretty, and our server Cory was very helpful and attentive.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great time had by all
    Cheryl
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    The food was great, and of course we had to provision up at the butcher shop. This was our second visit; the first was on the second night they were opened. We enjoyed ourselves again, and will be back!
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Local Gem
    MeatBallHead
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Food was amazing (and all of it sourced locally). Service was outstanding (friendly and knowledgeable). Will definitely be back.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Get there!
    SKSloan
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    The food was amazing. We had the Niçoise salad --so fresh and the Fireman's Four mustard dressing was divine. The desserts were great too. Gingerbread ice cream sandwich an zuchinni cake. Run don't walk there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Noise level "energetic?"
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    I think your noise level indicator should include a choice for "way to loud" I would have checked this box had it been an alternative.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Mashed potatoes and -----
    Moneyfinger
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    You're thinking "GRAVY" right? So was I! No gravy. Grrr. Chef just didn't make gravy for the Sunday Night Fried chicken dinner. Wtf.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • had high hopes
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    The food at Dai Dui (fried chicken on Sunday) was really great. Some of the best fried chicken I've had and the green beans were crispy and delicious. The pickled jalepenos were a great punch of flavor in the mashed potatoes. We started with the queso and that was yum, although way too small for 4 people. The bar was meh. They could stand to work on their cocktails (there are only 3 of them). Service was awful. For the 4 of us, we ordered 2 of the supper club specials to share-a $30 meal that comes with a dessert. Our server must have been confused, because she brought us 4, adding an extra $60 to our final bill. It took 15 minutes to get a beer. She was unaccommodating and rude when we wanted to sub a (cheaper) drink for the dessert.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Quality Food + Friendly Service
    LoLo
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    You can order from the set "Supper Menu" or order a la carte, which we did. We enjoyed the salad, which was a combination of very tart and almost spicy greens. The charcuterie board, although listed as an appetizer on the menu, was ordered as an entree. The board was attractively arranged and served with bread. There was a good variety, but the pate, which was particularly rich and creamy, was the standout. The pork tenderloin was a nice, thick slab, with good marbling and fat. It was moist and flavorful. The green beens were grilled and served with small chunks of bacon and garlic. The beet "shrub" (non-alcoholic) drink was very tasty and is highly recommended. The service was very friendly, helpful, and professional.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Quintessential Farm-to-Table Dining in Austin, TX
    pbillings512
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Mesquite Grilled Sourdough bread with Pear Whipped Lard was a hit with our German friend. Gulf Squid Salad with Avocado, Mint, Jalepeno, Radish, & Fried Shallot was also a crowd pleaser.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I'd go back!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Great space, nice people and good good. Went for a date night with my husband and would go back!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Incredible selection of fresh meats
    EmilieB
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    I went back two days later for more, what else can I say?
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    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Interesting and delicious
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    Quality food, thoughtfully prepared. Definitely one to try - again and again.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best Restaurant in Austin
    austin
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    This is by far my favorite restaurant in Austin. What great food, decor, and atmosphere. We were a group of 4 and shared all the entrees: pork confit, porkchop, stuffed quail, and fried chicken. Every single bite was amazing! I can't wait to come back again.
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    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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  • pleasurable adventure
    johnbuchan
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    The food is honest and delicious - every single course and side dish. Even green beans, for example -- how can they be so good? There is no fancy sauce on them. Understated enthusiasm for the restaurant permeates the place. It was an uplifting experience to have dinner there. I want to go back and back and work my way through their offerings.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best. Chicken. Ever.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Two of our four ordered the Supper Club Menu with achiote rubbed grilled chicken, avocado salad and key limes, and a green chile rice casserole. Oh my, this was soooo delicious. The chicken was cooked perfectly, moist, tender and tasty. Green chile rice was amazing. The limes were a wonderful touch, rounding out the flavors with a zing squeezed over this main set of dishes. The rest of our party ordered the pork belly and a variety of other sides. Everything was stellar (but the hot padron peppers were too spicy for most of us.) The Supper Club Menu is a lot of food, but it's served so sharing is easy, and we did so to great effect. The Cafe de Olla - a superb cup of coffee - and lemony lemony sorbet topped it off. Outstanding.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun date night
    sweep613VIP
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    We live in the neighborhood and we're excited they opened a brick and mortar. Service was really friendly and knowledgeable. Food was solid and interesting. Didn't absolutely blow my mind but still very good. I would go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.