Hondos
Hondos

Hondos

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.hondosprime.com/
  • Phone: 8049684323x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sunday Brunch Buffet:
    10:00am-2:00pm
    Lunch:
    Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:30pm
    Dinner:
    Monday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm
    Sunday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Paul Wielt
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cigar Room, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Four areas of the restaurant are available. Private areas include:
    The Board Room up to 16 people
    Occasion Room up to 30 people
    The Library Room A up 44 people
    The Library Room B up to 44 people
    Both Library Rooms can be combined to accommodate up to 88 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Toni Peebles 8049684323x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Broad St.
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Hondos
Hondos is Richmond's prime destination for great steak. Hondos features a variety of perfectly aged cuts, broiled to your request and served sizzling. The menu features three different cuts of filet mignon, a cowboy rib-eye, 24oz porterhouse, two cuts of strip sirloin including a popular Kansas City strip. Hondos also specializes in fresh seafood with such favorites as jumbo lump (absolutely no-filler) crabcakes, South African lobster tails and a daily "fresh catch" to name a few. Whether a romantic evening for two or a business dinner, Hondos is sure to surpass your highest expectations in food and unparalleled service. Why not join us tonight?
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSpecial Occasion
Hondos reviews from OpenTable diners
136 reviews since May 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
97% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (109)romantic (90)notable wine list (53)good for groups (47)fit for foodies (42)great for lunch (38)great for brunch (30)neighborhood gem (27)great for outdoor dining (15)vibrant bar scene (9)hot spot (7)scenic view (2)kid-friendly (2)Show More
  • Birthday dinner
    DateNight
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We had an 830 reservation on a Friday evening, were seated promptly. The waitstaff was helpful and knowledgable. Our appetizer was delivered promptly. The waiter waited, flashlight in hand, for hubby to check the temp of his steak. The waiter saw it was overdone before we could even say anything and promptly had the item re-fired! The ribeye was awesome.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    This was our 3rd year that we celebrated our wedding anniversary at Hondos! We had a wonderful evening & the food was outstanding! I would have appreciated our server, Amy, if she would have clean our table before she brought out our Anniversary cake. We had to help her move our dirty dishes for her to sit the cake on the table! Thanks for another Great evening!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great food, service and atmosphere
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Come to Hondos every year while attending the race at RIR, see you next year....
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Classiest place around
    Boscoe
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    The friendliest service, best atmosphere, and extraordinary food make for a terrific experience.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never A Dissapointment
    BoneIn
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    I Have been going to Hondo's for years. Great Steaks and wine! Be sure to ask for Jeff!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great steaks
    gastronomer
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    Hondos has only gotten better with time. The steaks were perfect and we really enjoyed our dinner here.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Favorite Restaurant
    NotFromBoston
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Hondo's has amazing food, the atmosphere is relaxing, the lighting is dim, but plenty bright enough to enjoy your dinner party, and the service is outstanding. This is my favorite restaurant by far. The price that you pay matches the quality of the food and service you receive. I would recommend Hondo's to anyone who is looking for a high class place to eat that is worth the money.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great
    Nayy
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    This was our first time here. We loved it. The waiter (Jamie) was very knowledgeable, the food was great. Atmosphere was awesome.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • MotaVIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    The perfect spot in Innsbrook for a quiet business lunch or a romantic evening. Beautiful restaurant with very attentive service. If you do want quiet, ask for a table or booth towards the rear of the restaurant . The front of the place tends to be a bit noisy.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not what I expected
    cbsouthside
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Having been to Hondos for dinner, I was expecting the same great service and food as before. However, the Sunday Brunch was very disappointing. They had only one "chef" attending the omelet station as well as trying to carve the prime rib and ham, while also trying to make belgium waffles which he burned several of them. He would only do one thing at a time and did not even acknowledge you when you were waiting there. The whole setup was awkward. The buffet portion was in the bar. The bar was near the entrance. So there were flies landing on the desserts and salad. The desserts were dried out from sitting there uncovered. I think it would have been much better if they set it up in one of the private rooms. Disappointing brunch.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Service, Great Food
    shady219
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Went to dinner for our Anniversary. Had the pan seared tuna for an appetizer, delicious, as was the bread and butter that was served. Husband had the 8 oz filet, au gratin potatoes, and a Caesar Salad. All was perfect. I had the seafood trio, grilled vegetables and a house salad with balsamic vinagarette. Everything was cooked perfectly and delicious. Bryan was our server and was very attentive. We also had drinks, husband had dirty martini and I had vodka and water with lemon. Everything was great!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Favorite Upscale Restaurant
    BP042014
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    A class act. Great place for business, family, or special events. Noise level is low so it is easy to carry on a conversation. Food, location, and service are excellent. The self playing piano sounds great and is a treat to look at for kids of all ages.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Dinner
    Itcinva
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Service and food were very good. Staff very knowledgable. I would definitely recommend dinner at Hondo's if your looking for a great dining experience
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food / service great as always !
    Lyle3
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Enjoyed my annual wedding anniversary dinner with my wife, Chris at Hondo's. Food was excellent, service was the best in Richmond, the only complaint I have is we were seated near some very noisy customers. If it had just been me, it would have been ok. Would have liked it a bit more quiet.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great place
    laxmon
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    This places is consistently excellent. The staff is professional and friendlt. I would highly recommend Hondos.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great service
    HelpinghandVAVIP
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Service was great. The steak was good not great. I would go back but the dinner was good but not exceptional. Service was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Sunday Brunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Enjoyed the background music during the Sunday Brunch. Server a bit over zealous with water refills. A bit unusual that patrons directed to tables by needing to walk by the front buffet bar and past the omelet station. Prime Rib - outstanding; beef ribs - great; Eggs Hondo - a bit "flat" in taste. Dessert offerings acceptable. Smoked salmon - EXCELLENT.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great lunch in the West End!
    diamondgroupVIP
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    This is one of our favorite special places to go for lunch! They have 'under $10' menu that is exceptional as well as a different menu as well. The food is always good and the wait staff is very professional. I LOVE the way the call you by name when you make an OpenTable reservation!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dining experience
    Westenddiner
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    This restaurant always pleases from the door to desert. Waitstaff personable, attentive and efficient. The filet....melt in your mouth. Vegetables of the day...pleasingly cooked with a light spice mix and a touch crisp. Creamed spinach ...a serious side dish, heavy and creamy and cheesy, probably enough for 3!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    kannloweVIP
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    The food was mediocre and over-priced; steaks cooked perfectly but the NY strip cut was very fatty/chewy. Our service was great, friendly, and attentive. We'll go back for drinks and app but not worth $200...
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A date-night favorite
    Inquisitor
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    My significant other and I love Hondos as a date-night option for special occasions or celebrations. It's a top contender for birthdays and anniversaries! I've always had a great dining experience at Hondos! Thanks for all the great work.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • GlutenFreeMidlo
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Twice in past two months, when I have ordered a gluten free salad, the salad either had a cracker tucked into the side, or a cracker and croutons. I specifically made the OpenTable reservation with a note that I was gluten free, asked for a gluten free menu, and specifically said gluten free salad when I ordered. The waitress offered to have salad remade, but I did not have time. My guests already had their food, and I did not want them to wait. I removed the top layer of my salad to try to remove any remnants of the crackers/croutons. I ended up with migraine later that day, which is my reaction to gluten. Very frustrating and disappointing.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    Caber
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    The bone in Filet is truly outstanding. Service with Chris was terrific. Hondo's is the best Steakhouse in a Richmond.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Saddle Up
    ismelltaters
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Fist time at this sister restaurtant to Schlesinger's in Newport News and Opus 9 in Williamsburg, both of which we have been going to since each opened. Hondo's beats them both. Better service (more upscale) and the food was somehow prepared and served just a little better. This place is not cheap, but in my view you get what you pay for. We don't get up to Richmond that often, but I can see this becoming our regular place when we do dine in the river city.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • FINE dining.
    BevnCary
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    I travel to Richmond about once a month and usually treat myself to Hondo's. The service is attentive but not oppressive or snooty. We started with the fried oyster appetizer and drinks. Love that they leave the martini shaker at your table. Our filet mignons were superb and they always check how it's cooked immediately when it is served. The scalloped gorgonzola potatoes are amazing. We ended with Bananas Foster that was a little soupy but very tasty. This is really an excellent restaurant where you eat in a library-like atmosphere with piano music to escape, relax and converse.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Poor
    MikeH
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    Our first visit a few months ago was much better due to the server, though the food was only fair. We arrived at brunch this visit near the end and food seemed to be out too long, everything (including ham and prime rib) were dry. Server was a young kid that left our glasses empty, dirty plates on the table, and brought our check half way through the meal. Won't be back anytime soon.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • ourdoxie
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    There were several large parties at Hondo's the night we celebrated our Anniversary. I had requested a booth, but because of the large number of people at the restaurant, we had to sit in a booth in the lounge. The lounge was very noisy and the booth was "tight" for two large patrons. My husband and I ordered our steaks well done and the top of my steak was very "burnt." I do not fault Hondo for this, because it was my request. Next time I will order medium done. We did not enjoy the food or ambience as much as on previous visits, but our waiter, Brian did provide exceptional table service.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best fried oysters
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    Once again Hondos delivered the best fried oysters around. Always a great luncheon spot.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Comfortable
    risteaklover
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Hondo's provides consistently good food - steaks - and a nice environment at a convenient (Cox Road) West End location.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Underperformed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    I understand that it was a holiday (4th of July), however we have been there on other holidays. The service was no where near what we have come to expect from this restaurant. We waited long time just to get water and place our drink orders. The waiter was overwhelmed by the tables he had to serve. Bussing and crumbing the table, which are the norm here were forgotten. We had to summon the waiter to place a drink refill order. The food was as usual outstanding, but the service was not up to what you should expect at a high-end steak house.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent as usual
    Foodie3020VIP
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Hondo's once again delivers a great meal...steak au poivre, French-pressed coffee and a wonderful creme brûlée. Had to ask for a bread basket, but other than that, the service was smooth and attentive. Just a nice, relaxing experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • cosmos7
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Hondos has a good feeling about it. My wife and I love the Lamb chops and the house salad. The wines were affordable.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellence in Dining
    eatoutalot
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    We have been to Hondo's on special occasions many times. It is a great spot for our anniversary, quiet and intimate. There is music in the background, but it is tranquil and relaxing. We enjoy it every time. The service is excellent, and the food never fails to be delicious. Their filets are my favorite and it is always a tender, juicy cut of meat.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great atmosphere & amazing food!
    ThePickyOne
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    Hondo's has a great ambiance to its atmosphere, cozy seating, upscale environment and clientele, and offers more privacy than most restaurant settings. Our service was extremely professional and not at all invasive, which we love. Plus the food is always amazing, down to the tiniest detail. We love Hondo's! Dinner, brunch... it's a perfect experience every time we go!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • frequentdinerVIP
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    We have often dined at this restaurant and are always pleased with the experience. On this particular night we were offered a free steak of the same type as ordered in celebration of our anniversary. We thought this was a very nice gesture and appreciated it. Perhaps the highlight of the evening was one of the best members of the wait staff - Amie. She was extremely pleasant and accommodating. Receiving this kind of excellent service makes any dining experience even better.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hondos
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Very disappointed in quality of food. Feeling shared by one other in my party (didn't ask everyone). We have eaten at Hondo's several times and have always really enjoyed the food but sadly not this time. Will probably try again but will grill the waiter on best choice (pun not intended). Service and atmosphere excellent.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Experience
    Lrpcrp
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Great service from the moment we stepped through the door! Exceptional food!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We Love Hondo's
    Carnivore
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    A truly great meal in a elegant, quiet, intimate atmosphere. A wonderful place to have a Fine Dining experience. The staff is attentive without hovering, and very knowledgeable about the menu. My second time there and it was as wonderful as the first. If you are looking to WOW someone- This Is The Place. The steaks are beef heaven and the lobster simply wonderful. The wine cellar is extensive and even the biggest wine snob is sure to be impressed, as mine is. I am sure to go back-Why eat out somewhere else when you can dine here?
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    We dined here for our anniversary and the service was great and the food was wonderful. Everything came out nice and hot! I would recommend this restaurant to friends and family!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Regina's 91st happy birthday lunch.
    love2eat
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    I take friend's to Hondo's as a treat frequently. This time I took my friend, Regina, to celebrate her 91st birthday at lunch. She is always impressed by the atmosphere and says it reminds her of places that her husband would take her. She had a beautiful shrimp cocktail and her lunch was on the specials list of the day. The waiter was divine, maybe the best we've ever had. However, the wait staff is always wonderful and the food is always way above average and cooked to perfection.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.