Homefire Grill
Homefire Grill

Homefire Grill

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.homefiregrill.ca/
  • Phone: 7804898086
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm; Brunch: Sunday: 10:30am - 2:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Fusion / Eclectic, Comfort Food
  • Executive Chef: Bruce Wells
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Private Room, Weekend Brunch
  • Catering: Contact Daryl or Chef Bruce and we will design a menu to make any catered function a great success.
  • Private Party Facilities: Homefire Grill"s Private room is the perfect venue for a power business meeting complete with a built in LCD projector and screen, wireless Internet and secure privacy. Is there a special family birthday or event coming up? We would be happy to host your group or function in our Private Room. Seats 10-40 people in comfort and style.
  • Private Party Contact: Daryl 7804898086

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 184 St NW
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: We are in the same lot as Wingate Inn and the parking is plentiful and secure.
A word from Homefire Grill
Contemporary Canadian Fire Roasted Cooking. Experience the aroma of cooking on flames and the warmth of a central fireplace. Be surrounded by rich colours and natural elements of rock, wood and metal; and take in highlights of petroglyphs and artwork from ancient times. This is the feel of the Homefire Grill concept.

The Homefire Grill features an open kitchen concept with the best in rotisserie and fire-roasted oven equipment. The restaurant seats 120 people with plenty of booth seating and the lounge seats 60.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
Homefire Grill reviews from OpenTable diners
23 reviews since June 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.1
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
84% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (9)neighborhood gem (9)good for groups (9)great for brunch (8)special occasion (7)romantic (7)great for lunch (6)kid-friendly (6)notable wine list (1)hot spot (1)vibrant bar scene (1)Show More
  • Decent place for dinner
    Gabrielle
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The waiter was very attentive. The food was only ok. The bison spring rolls were great and the shrimp was good too. However, the bacon wrapped scallops were cold in the middle and had to be sent back. They reheated the remaining two and brought them back. (the remainders of the others that we couldn't eat were on our plates). The penne was ok - nothing stellar. The meatloaf was dry and very dense. The steak was not very good. Overall I would not recommend this place for a special occasion - only if you can't get in somewhere else.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great atmosphere, not so great food
    Cardo44
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    The ambiance of the restaurant was very nice. We split an appetizer which was good, but both of out entrees were cold when they arrived. After our entrees were done we did not ask for dessert as we were not satisfied with our entrees. Not sure if it was just a bad night for them but we would not go back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • worth the trip
    cgs3
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    A bit difficult to get to if you are not familiar with Edmonton as it sits on a one way street and is surrounded in the back by motels. Actually it seems like the location for a chain restaurant but it's much better than that. Shared the crab cakes for a starter and this was just right for two. Server brought two separate little plates without prompting. Main entrees were superb. Bison meatloaf was the best bison dish I've ever had. The pork tenderloin didn't sound so special but was delicious (high quality meat perfectly seared with a simple but complimentary sauce. Sides were not memorable except for the zucchini not being sufficiently cooked in the vegetable mix. Nice wines by the glass in various sizes. Warm atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Canadian cuisine with a twist
    asnider
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Homefire Grill takes traditional, European-style Canadian cuisine and puts an aboriginal twist on it. Whether it's a basket of bannock at the start of the meal or elk lasagna (served with garlic bannock toast instead of regular garlic bread), Homefire Grill takes the foods that many of us grew up with and makes them even better. The french onion soup (with, you guessed it, a bannock crouton) is among the best I've ever had. Unfortunately, it's not a regular menu item but if it happens to be the soup of the day when you visit, make sure to order it. The price is a tad high for the serving size, but it's so good that you won't care. Prices are good for the quality and the service is excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointing Father's Day Brunch
    4gdfood
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    We chose the Homefire Grill for a Father's Day brunch, since it had a 4 star Open Table rating. We were very disappointed. The Eggs Benedict were dry and tasteless, a cheese omelet was greasy and not of good taste, the selection of salads, deserts and fruit was very limited. I would rate this restaurant at no more than 2 star. However, the service was good and friendly.
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  • Always a positive experience.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    My family and friends have been dining at Homefire since they first opened a few years ago. We have never, not once, had a negative experience. Food is always good, service is great and out young children love it there too.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome Father's Day
    skyflierWendy
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Can't say enough about the wonderful service, selection of food, at the buffet and the attentive service. Was so happy, as first time visitors, to have chosen this restaurant. We were not disappointed. We will definitely be back to dine again!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    We went for Father's Day with our daughter and son-in-law. It was our first visit, and we were pleased with the set up, the variety of foods available and the friendliness of the staff. In particular we appreciated that food was regularly re-stocked, both the hot and cold areas. We are not big fans of booths however, and booths for four seemed to be the dominant choice of seating.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Father's Day brunch
    Jeni
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Excellent brunch selection, food was really great!! Service was great too. Went there for Mother's Day and Father's Day & will go back again too
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Kirsten
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    As usual, excellent! Great Father's Day buffet. Plenty of food, and choices, and they were very prompt about restocking the buffet table. Staff is very friendly and helpful.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Father's Day brunch
    Luv2brunch
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Brunch was very good as usual, we have eaten here for brunch on several different occasions and have never been disappointed. We will be back
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yikes...
    thefoodmonster
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    When we got to the Homefire Grill on a Saturday evening, we couldn't imagine why there were so few people inside. The inside was warm, clean and inviting. We soon learned why people may not return to this place. Our "shrimp and scallop in cream sauce" appetizer was like an oil soup. Our server, Adam, was the only redeeming quality to the restaurant and he graciously brought us a replacement appetizer. The wonton salad was clunky and unrefined, over-dressed and included chicken that was under-cooked. The oven-fired pizza, which we thought had to be fantastic due to their perfectly capable oven, was sadly overshadowed by the raw dough bottom. Conclusions? Much potential, but with inadequately trained, potentially apathetic cooking staff.
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    A unique dining experience within the greater Edmonton area. Food selection is different from the standard fare and at the same time enticing because of that difference. The service, from the hostess to the waiter, was warm and inviting. A definite plus to a diverse and exciting Edmoton food scene.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 10 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 3, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.7
    • Food4.8
    • Ambiance4.6
    • Service4.5
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 295 reviews are from the Homefire Grill reviews archive.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/1/2014
    We have never had a bad meal at The Homefire Grill - can't say that about any other restaurant we have been to in Edmonton. Service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good variety
    2kneeseatsout
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    We spent a wonderful evening at HomeFire. The food was great and there was a good variety of unusual foods for every palate. The Staff were friendly and our waiter in particular was efficient and we enjoyed his sense of humor. He was respectful and helpful, making sure that everyone in our party had what they required for an enjoyable eating experience. The food was well prepared and plated with care and an eye to the aesthetics of each selection.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great bannock & butters
    luv2dine99
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    The bannock with maple & garlic butters were delicious!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Service from both servers and restaurant manager was very disappointing. I would not go back.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Homefire Grilled
    FinerDiner
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Went in for Mothers Day brunch, i was quite embarassed to take my mom there, expecting more or as much as they boasted on the website . Upon being seated and waiting almost 10 minutes for the waitress to offer coffee, we just went and plated up. The food was overall the quality of 1st year NAIT students.No waffles or pancakes only french toast,the website stated carved turkey yet was only pork, the turkey was a processed roast in the steam table.Salmon tasted like it had been frozen. Aside from all the noise and busyness, all i heard repeatedly was the clicking of the high heels of the floozy in the striped dress, not appropriate attire for mothers day. A big disappointment having travelled 45 minutes to get there
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Kirsten
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Wonderful Mother's Day brunch, and what novelty to actually see a manager of an establishment wearing an apron and helping replenish the buffet, while still cheerfully taking the time to chat with the customers.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place for steak.
    jac1
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    We had the special, bacon wrapped filet and lobster tail, the filet was melt in your mouth delicious, I wished they had served butter with the lobster that's the way I always eat it and love it that way, this was the first time I went to a restaurant and butter wasn't served with lobster, we asked for some and they brought some, but we finished our lobster by the time the butter came. I wouldn't do the mashed potatoes again, we didn't care for them, but the red potatoes were good, the veggie were also well done, would have those next time, I think I will be going back, Becase the filet was so good, an just have something either than mashed.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • outstanding
    luvmorewine
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    Shared Great Food and Wine with Family Members at a restaruant which is one of my favorite's. After experiencing the Home Fire Grill for the 1st time, they were discussing their next visit before we even finished out meal.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Mother's Day dinner
    Grampa
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    Homefire was my wife's (and our daughter and grand daughter's)first choice as location for Mother's Day Dinner.The restaurant was very busy - people without reservations being turned away.But fortunately we had a reservation and were seated immediately.Our food was delicious - as we have come to expect.For the past ten years this has been one of our favorite spots -- great wine list and fabulous menu.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beyond Great!!!!
    HappyCustomer
    Dined on 4/23/2014
    Cannot say enough about the Manager. A group of 10 were out for lunch from work and once I mentioned that some folks had meetings to attend right after lunch the Manager personally took everyone's orders and then monitored the lunch progression and had the banking machine brought over before it had to be requested!!! Service like that is a rare find indeed...and greatly appreciated! On top of everything, the food was enjoyed by all 10 individuals with ample portions and prepared as expected. (April 23/14)
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, special occasion, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • table4all
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    A family Easter celebration that was beyond our expectations from greeting, through service & food. The buffet choices met the variety of our family preferences. The staff were friendly & helpful, always with a smile. Appreciated the organization of sittings. No need to feel rushed. As long time Homefire Grill supporters, we want to say thank you to all the staff including the great chefs. Better than at home!!!
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Kid-Friendly, Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, special occasion, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Easter
    99restaurants
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    Food was fresh,:our waitress was very good. The manager was very friendly as well.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Kid-Friendly, Good for Groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for Special Occasions
    Polarbear
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    We had been here once before for Mother's Day last year and were very impressed with the food and the service. There are not 101 items, but what is there is done very well and there is more than enough selection. The staff are very attentive and quick. If we didn't live out of town, we would come more often.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Kid-Friendly, Good for Groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A return trip is warrented
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    The food and service were excellent. As soon a we walked in we were met by a wonderful young lady full of smiles and energy. Our server was so attentive even though she had many tables that she was taking care of we never waited for water etc. The food came quickly but we did not feel rushed. A place that will we certainly go back to. I would highly recommend the Homefire Grill.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Quiet Romantic Dining
    birthdayboy
    Dined on 4/6/2014
    It was my 63rd birthday and my boss told me to try out Homefire Grill, so made a reservation for 5 PM on Sunday for my wife and myself. We arrived early and were seated promptly. We got to sit next to the indoor fire pit right under a ceiling light. Often we go to restaurants that are so dark it takes your eyes 10 minutes to adjust so you can read the menu. The waitress (Candice) was very attentive and even wished me a happy birthday. There were only about 8 other people in the restaurant ... one was a family with two children who were enjoying their pizza. My wife and I ordered the 8oz sirloin dinner, but now wish we had tried the bison burger. We toasted with a glass of Pinot Blanc which our waitress recommended ... very nice. ^_^
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Saturday Evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013VIP
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    I knew about this restaurant by going for lunch but had not taken my wife there. After talking her into it as we live on the south side away we went meeting sister and brother-in law there. We both order the mussels and my god they were delicious with the sauce that they were in was great with dipping bread. We all had different meal and all of us enjoyed them. Great food great restaurant will return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The Service
    rhk14
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    Our waiter was a gem!!! He was well versed in what was on the menu, what was really good and what he felt we might enjoy. He had a great sense of humour and tried to meet all our needs. Food was also great, especially the mussels, of which my 4 1/2 year old grand-daughter consumed the majority of them. Always have enjoyed going to Homefire and will return again. Thank you,
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mom's 60th Birthday
    happydiner
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    We had a fantastic time celebrating my mom's 60th birthday this past weekend. We were fortunate enough to have had the conference/dining room separate from the restaurant and it felt like home away from home without all the work of preparing and cleaning! The service was very friendly yet still keeping with the "classiness" of the evening. Our family had a great time and will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Over all great
    Foodlover
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    I had gone there with my 2 kids ages 13 and 7. They were fast and friendly. It was so peaceful with the fire and music. Relaxing experience. 10/10 in my books it was awesome. I will be going there again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fine dining ?
    Pampanewbie
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    I must say, the food was pretty tasty, but not up to what I expected from a previous visit. What really lost me as a customer was the fast food type in and out attitude the waiter put us through . The bill was over two hundred dollars and he insisted the desert menu be on our table when were only 1/2 way through our main course. Were there empty tables ? Absolutely. So , A special diner out turned into a high class fast food style delight ... Too bad :(
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    Great food, I had the elk lasagna and my girlfriend had the salmon. Both were very delicious as was the desserts we chose (sweet potato cheese cake and creme brûlée). Our waiter was very nice and helpful however never came back to check that our food was okay but otherwise was fairly quick clearing dishes and getting us drinks. Overall it was a nice experience and somewhere I would consider going back to.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    Jims
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    Back again at the homefire grill with my bride. We both love this restaurant because it has a nice atmosphere but also the food is great. We always look forward to the specials. Saturday night it was a sushi grade tuna for an appy Great
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful
    designrocks
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    A good mix of food on the menu very unique. Has great flavor and stays hot until the end of my meal. Service is friendly and quick. Good place to eat if you are in a hurray if not its a relaxing place not loud at all. Once of my new favorite places to eat for sure.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Saturday table for two
    Blissgirl2
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    Homefire Grill has been around for many years and we had never tried it. We made a reservation easily and when we arrived the place was humming with people. We were seated promptly and within seconds someone came to our table for drinks and told us the special. It has a Native American decor theme so we ordered Bannock, as an appetizer. The maple butter that comes with it was yummy but the bannock seemed a pasty white fire baked bread. Perhaps Bannock is typically this way and simply not my dish. They have a decent wine list but my Chardonnay arrived too warm. Dinner arrived without delay. I ordered the special - salmon wrapped in bacon with mussels and scallops in a delicious sauce over linguini. Very good and filling. Good food overall.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never disappointed
    UPPL
    Dined on 3/4/2014
    Always greeted with a smile and promptly seated. The menu has a good balance of choices to please any palette and appetite. This is my favourite place for lunch or dinner for business or pleasure. The wait staff is very attentive, friendly and professional.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food
    Wapoos
    Dined on 2/23/2014
    Being an aboriginal owned establishment we were a little disappointed on the wild life menu or lack of, was expecting a bit more of a choice than a burger or meat loaf but the rest was an really enjoyable experience. The food was great and the service extremely amicable. We will certainly recommend your restaurant to our family and friends. Even more if your menu includes a more open variety of wild life entrees.
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    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nice evening!
    Robert
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    For the price and the location it was a very nice evening, The food was tasty and priced fair. The service was excellent! It's nice to see some venison on more menus, thank you for that!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.