David Burke Fromagerie
David Burke Fromagerie

David Burke Fromagerie

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.fromagerierestaurant.com/
  • Phone: (732) 842-8088
  • Hours of Operation:
    Brunch: Sunday 10:00-3:00
    Dinner: Tuesday-Thursday 5:00-10:00, Friday & Saturday 5:00-11:00, Sunday 3:00-9:00
    Happy Hour: Tuesday-Friday 5:00-6:30

    TUESDAY BURGER NIGHT! Enjoy a salad, burger & glass of wine or beer for only $29.00 - live music in the bar!

  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: David Burke
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Catering: 2011 "Best Caterer" - Best of Monmouth Reader's Choice Awards. Bring our award winning cuisine and service to any venue ranging from small scale receptions to large galas. Contact melissa@davidburke.com to learn more.
  • Entertainment: Live music every Tuesday (Burger Night!) and Friday night in the bar!
  • Special Events: David Burke Fromagerie has hosted a variety of distinguished and stylish events. Whether a catered event at your venue or booking at Fromagerie, our event planners will work with you to create a customized event that meets your every wish. Contact melissa@davidburke.com to learn more.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Avenue of Two Rivers
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: On site parking lot available.Valet is also available most evenings.
A word from David Burke Fromagerie
Upscale yet whimsical is the best description for David Burke Fromagerie, an American restaurant in Rumson, NJ featuring celebrity chef, David Burke. With this well-known epicurean master at the helm, the menu is rife with modern American cuisine sure to please the most distinguished of palates. Located in a historical Victorian home, the unique decor which includes toys suspended from the ceiling in the "attic,” creates a non-stuffy, yet upscale dining atmosphere. Add to any meal with a selection of fine wine from the cellar, which is also available for private parties and tastings.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSpecial Occasion
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
David Burke Fromagerie reviews from OpenTable diners
114 reviews since July 31, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
86% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (88)fit for foodies (71)romantic (70)notable wine list (44)neighborhood gem (31)great for brunch (24)good for groups (22)hot spot (16)vibrant bar scene (13)great for lunch (5)kid-friendly (3)scenic view (3)late-night find (1)Show More
  • $37 for a kid's grilled cheese and 2 sodas!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/25/2014
    I went on Tuesday for Burger Night.... for $29 one gets a burger, salad and glass of wine or a beer. I took my friend and his 14 year old vegetarian daughter. Unfortunately, they no longer had a veggie burger on the burger night menu... but the kitchen "agreed" to make her a grilled cheese sandwich. When the bill arrived I was charged $29 for a salad and grilled cheese with fries + another $8 for two 12 ounce sodas. Yes, it ended up costing me $37 for a grill cheese meal. When I suggested to the waiter that we had been mischarged because she did not a glass of wine or beer and was also charged $8 for soda. He claimed, no, the bill was correct and that $29 pricing only covers a glass of wine or beer, not non alcoholic beverages. Quite ridiculous to annoy a customer over 2 sodas, when the price of a grilled cheese should have been less than a burger in the first place. And when my burger arrived, the bottom english muffin was soggy and fell apart on my first couple of bites. Next time I'll save myself the AGGRAVATION and substantial money and go to Bobby's Burger Palace for a burger and some fries.
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fantastic!
    Foodlover
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    Food was amazing! We waited a little too long for our table and they gave us a complimentary Lobster appetizer which was unbelievable. The executive chef shaved truffles at the table and the food was perfect! Will definitely go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect Birthday Celebration
    lovestheater
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    From the time we received our confirmation phone call, and asked about any food allergies or aversions, we knew this was going to be an awesome experience. Not only were we asked these questions ahead of time, but our server knew everything ahead of time, customizing everything appropriately without discussion. We were warmly welcomed upon arrival. The service was spectacular, and the food (as usual) was amazing. Everyone who we dealt with was professional and friendly. The food was served beautifully, and no one left a morsel on their plates. There were many extra surprise touches that were lovely. The amount of effort that you witness in the Fromagerie, both in the food preparation and the staff, is very hard to find elsewhere. This is a winner, and we can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Night Out for Two
    GeorgeH
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    Took my wife to dinner there for here birthday. The service was excellent, with the somliere being of great help in choosing a good bottle of wine for the meal. The food was also very good. I had the wild boar, which was a special, and it was fantastic. My wife had the open faced ravioli, with crab and she enjoyed it. As an appetizer we had white truffle risotto, which was also a special. The presentation was fun, as they grated the truffle onto the risotto at the table. The coconut cake was a great dessert. I would go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good But Pricey
    Dino
    Dined on 11/19/2014
    The food was very good. The service was good. The ambiance was excellent. However the prices are very high and we can get good food, service and ambiance at other less expensive restaurants.
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food and Service but...
    Allaboutthefood
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    Very expensive wine list, with no choices for occasional wine enthusiasts.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Once again one of the best dinners in New Jersey.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    I always enjoy going, it is one of the best restaurants in New Jersey. Very expensive but worth every penny, go for special occasion. Food and Service outstanding. I had Tuna cooked to perfection and the short ribs feel off the bone.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • first time and i am hooked excellent
    rosario
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    first time and i am hooked excellent service was great the chef came out to great us was awesome i would recommend to everyone
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome
    Paddie
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Fantastic dinner the other night ! We had gone for Restaurant Week and the specials were to die for ! I had the Tuna which was out of this world and my wife had the cavetelli with beef. The service was fantastic and the location superb and dessert out of this world .
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fromagerie
    Nonna
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Excellent service, the food was superb and our server Michael made mus feel like we were regulars at the restaurant. The whole staff treated us like we were royalty and we really enjoyed every minute we were there. The cocktails were delicious too!!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fromagerie a great disappointment
    coco
    Dined on 11/12/2014
    We went for the restaurant week meal. We were a few minutes late but kept waiting for a table for 25 minutes. More importantly: the clam ravioli appetizer was terrible, with the pasta the consistency and taste of cardboard. Of the four entrees, a very limited selection even for this kind of menu, one had a supplementary charge of $25., basically bait and switch. Two of the party liked their entree, the tuna option, but the other two did not. The chicken was dry. Two of the party were enthusiastic about their desserts, two thought they were mediocre at best. Our server was very helpful.
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  • i always look forward to dining at Fromagerie.
    janet
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    Good vibe, good food, good service. Very reliable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    Rickie
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    We arrived and were escorted to an upstairs room,with a long flight of difficult stairs. I am 87 years old! We were seated, it took the waiter 10 minutes to come over with the menu. We ordered wine, which took a half hour to get. We had already been served the chef's tidbit. VERY UNCOORDINATED SERVICE, RIGHT THRU THE MEAL. The food was very good, but my main course was served lukewarm. We have a B and B in the area and were anticipating a new recommendation for our clients. i
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  • very disappointing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    5 of us went on a Tuesday for burger night. It also happened to be restaurant week as well. The service was just okay, but the waiter was not that knowledgeable about the food. The salad that came with the burgers was sandy and had no flavor. The burgers were overcooked, instead of medium rare, they were medium well. The deserts that the kids ordered were very disappointing, since the waiter didn't describe very well what the kids would be getting, and they didn't want them. The price was ridiculous, and not worth it at all!!
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  • Disappointed
    MiddletownManVIP
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    The problem(s) started when the waiter asked if we wanted to order a bottle of wine, and we told him we did but wanted to wait until we decided what we were eating. He said he'd send the sommelier - who never showed up. So halfway through our appetizer we anxiously flagged our waiter down and told him we didn't need the sommelier and put our order in. One of our appetizers was the cheese plate, so it would have been nice to enjoy that with some wine, but by the time the bottle arrived it was too late. As for the food, my wife ordered the truffle risotto (which was good) and I had the scallops, which were a little fishy and overwhelmed by the bitterness of the Brussels Sprouts. Overall this was a disappointing visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    I picked Fromagerie for my wife's birthday and since this restaurant was participating in Jersey Shore Restaurant Week. The food was great and the portion were not small. We have a great time
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous
    Irenelf
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    We came for a restaurant week dinner. Great menu, outstanding cuisine.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • TomTerrific
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    From start to finish it was an outstanding night. I was 1/2 hour late for reservation and called them and no problem. We were seated promptly and had a fabulous dinner from a Taste of the Jersey Shore Special Menu. The whole night was special.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our Special Place
    gvbemeVIP
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Since it is an hours drive from our home, Fromagerie is saved for special occasions and we consider the trip well worth the fine food and excellent service. Our server, Karen, made us welcome like old friends and made recommendations on the cocktails, food and wine. She was also helpful in pair a perfect cheese tray for our post dinner enjoyment. Being the only restaurant that we know of that has a cheese course, we usually order one each time we come.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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  • Very enjoyable experience
    TravelingmanVIP
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Food was excellent, quiet room upstairs, JS Restaurant week menu was a nice selection and great food
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wife's birthday dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Took the wife out for her birthday dinner. We had a 8 pm reservation which I did not think it was that late. I was very disappointed that they ran out of the Lobster dinner. I was looking forward to having that all day. Otherwise the rest of the dinner was very good. I ended up having Ribeye. Portion are good and quality was excellant. The waiter was very attentative and knowledgeable of the menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Exceptional!
    LindaBVIP
    Dined on 10/30/2014
    We chose Fromagerie for a quick getaway from NYC for our 27th wedding anniversary. Dinner at the restaurant and an overnight stay in Red Bank at a local inn. Upon our arrival, our server asked if we were celebrating anything special, soon after we received a complementary champagne toast. Our meal, the lobster Louie Thursday special, was spectacular!! I had the lobster salad, my husband enjoyed lobster with chanterelle succotash. For the main course we had Kung pao lobster, incredibly succulent! We each had the assortments of gelato and sorbetto, and we're surprised again with a special dessert from the pastry chef with a "happy anniversary" message in chocolate. The staff went over the top to make our 27th special. THANK YOU!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BobandPoopsieBaby
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    Went for Burger night. Fun, lively crowd as usual. The musician was absolutely terrible, really wished he would stop playing most of the time. My burger was overdone, probably close to medium well but I ordered medium rare. French fries somewhat limp, probably sat too long and suffered from their own steam. Should be able to get that right, especially when thats the focus of the bar menu on Tuesdays. Been to burger night number of times and this night was very much off for you.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Perfect for our Anniversary.
    johnjm
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We had been to Fromagerie about 7 years ago and were looking for a place to celebrate our 12 year Anniversary. This was the perfect place. The wait staff (especially John) were wonderful and the food melted in your mouth. This is not for the budget friendly but definitely for spending a nice quiet evening with your significant other enjoying their company and amazing food. Our only suggestion is to skip the angry lobster but absolutely get the braised short rib over cavatelli pasta. It was so tender no knife was required. Hopefully we will be back sooner than 7 years.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good for a special night
    BColby
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Due to the high price, I only come to this restaurant once every few years. Waitstaff are well trained and know their menu well, and they take care to inquire about any celebrations and any food allergies. Their wine list is intimidating. I ordered the least expensive bottle at $80, not expecting much since it was a bargain price-but it was great. The sommelier and server both commented that I picked an excellent wine, which they must say to everyone since it was the cheapest on the list. The food is creative, but most entrees are expensive and small. Example: at $46, the lamb special consisted of 2 tiny morsels...hardly enough to satisfy, even after we each had an appetizer. It's a special evening, but be prepared to spend a lot of $.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • jackiebVIP
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    As always the restaurant was superb. Our waitress Karen was one of the best we've ever had. Would absolutely recommend. Have been here many times and will continue to do so.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    Delice
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    We were there for a very special occasion and planned on having a very special meal. The Ceasar Salad thst is supposed to be prepared table side was only tossed and served at the table. All the ingredients were already in the bowl. Shame on you. The cowboy ribeye that was very costly was tasteless. The chocolate soufflé was the best part of the meal. I would think twice before eating there again.
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  • Best dinner experience in NJ
    Henderson1
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    I've eaten at fancy restaurants of this quality a few times in NY, but never in NJ. The food was great, and the staff was even better (the chef even came out to introduce himself). Our waitor Michael was perfect, always around when we needed him, but never seemed intrusive. And to top it off, being our anniversary they offered us complimentary champagne.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    I had the lobster price fixed. The corn bisque was nice. The lobster was of poor quality, overcooked, I needed a knife to cut the tail. I was disappointed as I have had lots better in many places. The dessert was good but nothing was great or warranted the exorbitant prices.
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  • Special night
    JimGraz
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    If you are looking for a special night out, or a one of a kind burger, this place is for you.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bobs
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Always a great experience. We are lucky to have it close to us. The Dover sole is fantastic. It is never in any other restaurants in my area. The food is elegant and high quality with a touch of whimsy I.e the donuts and cotton candy for dessert
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A must
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    From the minute we opened the door to go in to the moment we opened the door to leave, everything was stellar. The ambiance, service, food. Great experience m.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not worth it
    foodieNJVIP
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    This place has ok quality food but not at the level of high end restaurants (the way it is priced). Way overpriced for the quality. We often go to other restaurants of this price point but at least we get to have an experience every time, not here...
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  • Terrific
    MeeMee3VIP
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    We've been patrons for years and they never disappoint. Everything is always creatively delicious and wonderfully presented.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    I dined here with my wife and 1 year old son this past Sunday and had a truly amazing time, the appetizers were unique and delicious, corn bisque, chicken confit , we ordered a ribeye wich was cooked perfectly had great amount of fat and full of flavor, the service was very accommodating for my child's needs, it's great to have such a well renowned restaurant close to home with amazing cocktails and wines, great service, and outstanding food! Don't let other reviews on price and quality distract you! Must go!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • MIkeD
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    outstanding service and attention to detail- we absolutley love this place!
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • David Burke Fromagerie
    Leeyann
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Interesting and varied menu choices, service superb, very enjoyable dinner.
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    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great meal
    LuvGdFd
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    A great evening. They hit all the marks.service, food and ambiance. I will be back.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    Ellinj
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Our dining experience was beyond our expectations. For starters, our server, Asia, was fantastic. She was attentive to our needs and superb. We didn't feel rushed at all and her timing was perfect. The food was phenomenal and a true culinary experience. The amuse bouche truly got our taste buds tingling. Short ribs with cavatelli were delicious. Our desserts (with a preview of the chef's talents with fresh sorbet---wow!) were out of this world. We went for our anniversary and this was truly a special dining experience!
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    romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointment
    Tomsriverotto
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Waiter forgot our cheeseboard appetizer then tried to cover it up saying he thought we wanted it after our salad. Table next to us was a bunch of loud drunks dressed like slobs. We went for our wedding anniversary. We'll never go back.
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall