Las Canarias - Omni La Mansion
Las Canarias - Omni La Mansion

Las Canarias - Omni La Mansion

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.omnihotels.com/FindAHotel/SanAntonioLaMansionDelRio/Dining.aspx
  • Phone: 2105181063x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Daily: 6:30am - 11:30am; Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 2:30pm; Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: John Brand
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: Classical Spanish Flamenco guitar player, Chris Arispe.
  • Special Events: At Las Canarias we are committed to each and every one of our guests and their dining experience. We take great pride in hosting both small and large groups, whether they are meeting for business or pleasure we are here to make your event a success! Call 210.518.1177 for more information.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: St. Mary's Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet Parking is complimentary at the Omni Hotel when you dine with us in the restaurant.
A word from Las Canarias - Omni La Mansion
Las Canarias is known for its romantic and relaxing atmosphere. Featuring award winning refined American cuisine with an inventive Texas twist, continuing to delight new and returning guests alike. Whether you are joining us for an intimate dinner for two or dinner event for a large group, we are dedicated to the very best in food, wine and service.

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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
Las Canarias - Omni La Mansion reviews from OpenTable diners
74 reviews since May 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.3
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
89% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
romantic (43)special occasion (42)scenic view (32)great for brunch (26)fit for foodies (26)great for outdoor dining (24)notable wine list (13)good for groups (10)neighborhood gem (7)great for lunch (5)hot spot (4)kid-friendly (3)late-night find (3)Show More
  • GrandFather of all Buffets
    deryenomVIP
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    We actually saw YELP reviews about this place and thought - sure let's give it a try. We were in for a real scrumptious treat. Their roast beef was top notch. It was tender, juicy and meaty. By the way, this review is for the Sunday Brunch. The eggs benedict was cooked so good the yoke was runny. Delicious!!! They have omelet station and a sweet station cooking caramelized banana with vanilla ice cream. We enjoyed our $50 brunch with mimosa drink. The service is over-the-top. Constantly refilling drinks. They have great service hands down. We ended our San Antonio Riverwalk trip with a bang!!! Thanks to Las Canarias!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Sunday breakfast
    Winegeek03VIP
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Food was average from a buffet. Seating along river was very nice. Eggs, meat and potatoes for $18 is a bit pricey even along the river.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Tasting menu
    Winegeek03VIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We both had the tasting menu. I enjoyed the excellent smoked then chicken fried quail and a broiled salmon with enoki mushrooms. My wife loved the roasted strawberry spinach salad and the braised beef main course. Wine pairings were good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Really, really good margaritas.
    Texas
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Service was excellent. We first had drinks (margaritas) at the El Colegio bar and they were excellent. They should win the best SA Margarita award. We both had the prix fixe dinner. I had the deviled eggs, salmon and sticky toffee pudding. The deviled eggs were tasty but were too salty. Almost to the point of being inedible. The salmon was perfectly cooked and seasoned but I thought that mushrooms and salmon were a weird combination. My husband had quail, braised beef and sticky pudding. He was pleased with his dinner but said that the quail was overcooked. Might eat here again. Nice live music. Flamenco guitar. Be sure and reserve a table that overlooks the river walk.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A major miss ...
    foodie4ever
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We dined at Las Canarias on a Friday evening, seated at 6:30 p.m. The restaurant was not crowded, so we were seated immediately. The service was outstanding, and the ambiance you can't beat. We had an inside table next to the window, overlooking the Riverwalk, so we got the view without the noise. The food was TERRIBLE!! We ordered the quail appetizer, which turned out to be fried, and we didn't recall that being spelled out in the menu. The quail was old, dry and shriveled, and most of the fried crust was burnt. The entrees (duck breast and redfish) suffered from the same problems -- overcooked and poorly presented. We're huge Las Canarias fans, so this dinner was EXTREMELY disappointing. We left and had dessert at another place!
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Best Dining on Riverwalk
    AlanVIP
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    This is the third or fourth visit to Las Canarias over the years. By far, the experience is one of fine dining vs. a tourist restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • brunch
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    great food and excellent enviorment. great please to take friends and family.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unexpected
    ChrisPBacon
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The food, wine list, and service were fantastic. The live music was tasteful and simply added to the evening. I will definitely return next time I'm in San Antonio.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Poor Management+Service, Good Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    I have been to IHOP's with better Service. Two greeters and a manager at the front yet we had a single, well intentioned but untrained waiter racing between a dozen tables while a dedicated bread server and a bus person did nothing. So much labor cost for so little result. It is a shame because the food is very good. If I was the chef, I would be angry at the front of house staff ruining my product. This is my third visit and it is always this way.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent as always
    Epicurian
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Las Canarias is one of a rare breed of restaurants where you can have high cuisine, attentive service, and converse without needless noise or distractions! We keep returning for special events. There are no tv screens to distract, no thumping music forcing you to half-shout. No, this is a restaurant for people who can hold an adult conversation while enjoying thoughtful dishes; how refreshing! It is perfect for a romantic night out. The lighting is appropriately dim, there is a live orchid on the table, and a calm flamenco guitar track plays in the background...perfect! I recommend the 3 course meal, it's a great way to get a sampling of the range of tastes this restaurant can offer.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Best Meal Ever!
    SAkane
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    This was, without any exaggeration, the best meal i have ever had in my life. The Chateaubriand for two was absolutely phenomenal.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Would not go back
    ChicagoGirl
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Highly overrated. Food was just OK and the service was unbelievably slow in spite of the restaurant being nearly empty. The saving grace is that it is beautiful and quiet.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Top notch service, great new chef
    GoodEater
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Looking forward to returning and trying more dishes. The kitchen recovered nicely from a misstep and left everyone happy. Great job. We are lucky to have this level of dining on our River Walk - our visitors should discover it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Reliable Treat
    Playaman
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Las Canarias is one of those restaurants that can be depended upon: always good service, always good (and sometimes excellent) food, and a creative spark that rockets through from time to time. It's a bit pricey for San Antonio but that's a consequence of its location Downtown and on the Riverwalk. All in all, a good choice ...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Magical
    TRPMark
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    A magical place for a romantic first date or any other special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Simply Wonderful
    Foodie
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    My wife and I both had their 3 course meal option with wine pairings for each course. The first and second course gave 3 options and the dessert was their signature sticky pudding. The service was outstanding and the food was, as stated in the title, simply wonderful. Looking forward to a return visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • CoffeePleaseVIP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    We went there for brunch. What a great place to close out our weekend in San Antonio. We all had the buffet. Everything was fresh and delicious. I especially like the prime rib and roast turkey. The kids liked the dessert bar. Service was great! Definitely worth returning.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • What happened
    KordVIP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    We used to frequent this place for brunch, but hadn't for a while, went back and I was really surprised at the quality of the food, the service and the restaurant itself. In my opinion, the food options were extremely limited and not really excellent, the restaurant needs to be renovated and the service left much to be desired.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very enjoyable evening
    LuvRetirementVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We enjoyed our evening at Las Canarias very much. The service was excellent (thanks to Uyllises), the food was prepared just as requested and not rushed, and the surroundings were beautiful. A spanish guitarist was playing but did not stop us from having a pleasant conversation - it was definitely background music, but lovely. We split our meal and our salads and steaks were prepared perfectly. Will return again. Our previous dinner here was outside, which was also wonderful - but August is just too hot to dine outside.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • You won't be disappointed.
    Rinty
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Had a wonderful experience. The food, service and hostess were outstanding. The dining room is comfortable and romantic. We'll be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Best Chateau Brianne
    daCOB
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Strongly recommended for business or pleasure. Very nice ambience. Service is impeccable and the food is great. I recommend making reservations at least a few days in advance. Staff is very responsive to early requests for window seats or other requests. Food is phenomenal and served perfectly.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Elegant dining pre-theater
    FiveForks
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    We had an early dinner in an almost empty space. The air conditioning was on full blast on a hot humid day and we were uncomfortably cold. We requested an adjustment but were told it was not possible to change the A/C settings. Be forewarned to bring an extra layer if you have dinner here. The menu was rather limited but our party of 4 had no problem finding delicious choices. The bread was fantastic!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Disapointing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Seasonal menu OUT of season. House was at less then half capacity and service was lacking in speed and courtesy. Gave the air of "Your lucky to be here." Not recommended for the $$.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great place before the theater
    Billde
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    We have season tickets to the Majestic, been looking for different places to go for dinner before the show. We had not been to Las Canarias in quite a while. We felt very welcomed when we got there, they had gluten free bread for me, which is always appreciated. The dinner was very good and we came back after the show for dessert to let the traffic die down. Our waiter, Brahim, remembered us and took very good care. Dinner was very good, wine was good, overall a great place to go. We will definitely be back, if not just for a night at the theater, another night when we want a great dining experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing Food
    keithb
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    This was our second visit here and the food was amazing again. The drinks were also amazing. We love different selection of entrees and the atmosphere. Cannot wait to return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Classy
    Doug
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Las Canarias is a classic classy place. Everything was as it should be with a classic restaurant. The food and service was exceptional. Made for a great birthday for my wife.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Marcus
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    I chose this restaurant to propose to my girlfriend. They did a great job of all my requests by picking a secluded area and the waiter was awesome. He gave us they space we needed at the right times. Very Romantic, the lighting is just right. As far as food is concerned you will not be let down. I and salmon and she had Duck. Cooked perfectly. I might add that some reviews I have read were disappointed in the serving sizes. I would like you to keep in mind that this is not Chili's/Applebees. If you want to overeat like Americans do chose an American restaurant. If you want a romantic evening w/ amazing food choose this place. They did there best when it came to my requests and made absolutely sure the night was special. An amazing place.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Anniversary dinner
    DeeDee
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    When we made our reservation we were told that a window table wasn't available, but when we arrived they had one for us. They went out of their way to make everything perfect. We even asked for a salad that wasn't on the menu and they had no problem providing it for us. The food was delicious and the service great.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Perfect for Anniversary Dinners
    RodLali
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    My wife and I celebrated our 23rd wedding anniversary at Las Canarias and were very happy with the overall experience. The wait staff especially "Rydick" our waiter and his intern from Romania were exceptionally friendly and professional. We will certainly visit Las Canarias upon our next visit to San Antonio.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    Made my reservation for 4 for outdoor seating at least 5 days in advance of the Sunday brunch. After receivng a confirmation, imagine my disapppointment when I arrive at the restaurant to be told that outside seating was for only 2. I made my displeasure known. The young lady then placed me at a table that was at the foot of a guitar player....of course the table was empty...who wants to seat where a guitar is sitting at your back? Finally, a very polite young lady saw the situation and provided an excellent table. IF YOU ONLY SEAT 2 PEOPLE ON THE BALCONY....WHY WOULD YOU ACCEPT A RESERVATION FOR 4??? Other than this situation, our waiter Hector made for a truly enjoyable experience. But the restaurant should correct this problem!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The Best Brunch on the Riverwalk
    Peteroo820VIP
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    An elegant setting with a fabulous array of breakfast and lunch items and complimentary Mimosas. Desserts are wonderful too! What a way to start your Sunday. Service is exceptional.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • as always, a wonderful dinner!
    llbreadyVIP
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    my husband and I have a light dinner at Las Canarias before the symphony and other performances at the Majestic Theater. great food, carefully prepared, with impeccable service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Romantic anniversary
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    We celebrated our anniversary at Las Canarias. We were treated with service that was exceptional! Our waiter was so attentive and even decided that a small wine tasting would help us choose the perfect choice to pair with our entrees. The food was excellent and I especially enjoyed the quail which was prepared very well and was as good as a quail dish I recently had at Brennan's
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 41 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 22, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.5
    • Food4.5
    • Ambiance4.7
    • Service4.6
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 834 reviews are from the Las Canarias - Omni La Mansion reviews archive.
  • Great ambience and food!
    mggmdVIP
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    My wife and I have dined at Las Canarias on several occassions and have never been disappointed. Great food and service! Our waiter, Ulysees, was outstanding, along with his support staff.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • xxxx
    Dined on 5/21/2014
    The squash bisque was especially good, with tiny cinnamon flavored croutons. I was pleased that they actually had the wines on the wine list. The service was excellent, as usual.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Sunday brunch!
    luv2dine2
    Dined on 5/18/2014
    We went to Las Canarias for Sunday brunch and it was delightful! The service and hospitality was fantastic and the food was delicious. Couldn't be happier with our experience there.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Pre-Symphony Dinner
    OwlGalSA
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    We were under somewhat tight time constraints, but Kevin, our very pleasant and helpful waiter cheerfully got us out on time. Every dish was beautifully presented (fennel salad minus the fennel) and salmon with a unique and fabulous mushroom accompaniment. Alas no time for dessert. Attentive, but not intrusive staff. Proved once again that Las Canarias is a fine dining venue suited for conversation and peaceful, refined dining. Has valet parking for restaurant diners who are also attending the symphony.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • tahoedox
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    A very quiet, elegant setting coupled with well prepared food makes this restaurant ideal for a pre theatre meal.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Seafood cut-backs/Sunday Brunch
    JohnandSandeefromDallas
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    My wife and I go to Las Canarias every Mother's Day for Sunday Brunch. In the past couple of years, Las Canarias has had an outstanding selection of seafood and they spot-lighted the seafood buffet in the center of the restaurant. This past Mother's Day (2014), the seafood buffet lacked fresh oysters, oysters rockefeller, and stone crab claws which they had in past years. The buffet was in a bad location at the entrance to the restaurant and was on a small table. We spend approximately $175 for brunch and feel the seafood buffet should be outstanding rather than just ok.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Anniversary
    kathyVIP
    Dined on 5/5/2014
    We love to have our anniversary at Las Canarias staff was very attentive and went out their way to help us out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.