Latitude 43
Latitude 43

Latitude 43

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.latfortythree.com/
  • Phone: (978) 281-0223
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm; Limited Menu available in the Tavern until 11 every night
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Seafood, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Zack Sears
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Latitude 43 offers off-site catering for a variety of different events and special occasions. We offer full service event planning as well as simple food delivery for catered functions. Whether you are looking to host a clam bake on the beach, a sophisticated sit down 5 course dinner, or a family style buffet for a casual event, our event planner can work with you to meet your individual needs.
  • Private Party Facilities: Latitude 43 offers private dining in the main dining room that can accommodate parties of up to 50 people. The room is separated from the main dining area with a heavy floor to ceiling curtain and offers views of Gloucester harbor.
  • Private Party Contact: Zach Sears 9782810223x
  • Entertainment: "The Stage" at Latitude 43, located in our laid back tavern, features live music Wednesday through Saturday evenings from 9:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Please see our website for this week"s musicians.
    If you are looking for a mellower experience, visit our main dining room every Thursday evening for our weekly Jazz Dinner with Mark Early and Friends.

Getting there

  • Public Transit: Latitude 43 is a short 7 min walk from the commuter rail on Railroad Ave in downtown Gloucester. Walk east on Railroad Ave toward Pearl St. & turn right on School St, walk .2 miles & turn left at Middle St, walk 43 ft & turn right at Center St, walk 243 ft & right at Main St, walk 92 ft then turn left at Center St & turn left at Rogers St.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: There is a parking lot at Latitude 43 which can accommodate up to 30 vehicles with 2 handicapped spaces closest to the building. There is also plenty of on street parking as well as a larger public parking lot at Fisherman"s Wharf, which is only a short 1 minute walk to the restaurant.
A word from Latitude 43
Latitude 43 Restaurant and Sushi Bar is a contemporary seafood restaurant on the harbor featuring coastal cuisine and creative sushi. The beautifully constructed restaurant is a delight to the senses, featuring green architecture, museum worthy sculptures, beautiful water views, and a sushi bar lowered into the floor for an authentic sushi experience. The restaurant also houses a cozy living room with a granite fireplace and a casual tavern with a pub style menu and regular live entertainment. In the summer, dine outside on our oceanfront patio and indulge in one of our many culinary delights while sipping on a creative cocktail. In the winter, relax by the warmth of our fire with a glass of wine and a tasty appetizer.
Latitude 43 is more than a restaurant, it is a truly unique aesthetic
experience.
Reservations are accepted for the main dining room only.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
Latitude 43 reviews from OpenTable diners
56 reviews since July 29, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4
    Service4
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
88% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (37)great for outdoor dining (33)neighborhood gem (16)good for groups (16)great for lunch (15)special occasion (14)fit for foodies (13)romantic (10)vibrant bar scene (8)late-night find (5)kid-friendly (4)notable wine list (4)hot spot (3)great for brunch (2)Show More
  • Loved the variation of items offered on the menu
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    Our meal was fantastic. Server was very attentive. We loved the Sushi and both of our main meals were very good. Desert was delicious. We had the flourless chocolate cake, best we have every had. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Almost a good time
    Almostfun1
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    My grilled beef entree was room temperature (the nightly special). Ingredients were very good but the cold food ruined the experience. I was with a business associate and so I did not send back to the kitchen. She loved the sushi and I did not want to be a downer.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not good
    Tony
    Dined on 11/18/2014
    It was my 50th bday and the service and food were not good. The restaurant was empty yet server took forever. She couldn't remember what I ordered twice. The calamari was salty and boringly placed in a bowl with no lemon or anything. The Brussels sprouts were burned and dry. I love this place but it ruined my 50th bday. Sorry
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great escape from Boston dining scene
    Chris
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    Thoroughly enjoyable dining experience from start to finish. Appetizer of calamari was delicious and set the stage for entrees. Dining room was relatively quiet despite a large party in center of room. Decorations in dining room (octopus sculpture over central sushi-bar along with a toasty warm ornate fireplace conversation area) made for great ambience.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Michael
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    love the relaxed feel of this place. I definitely would return to try more dishes. The Aroncini was amazing. The Rib-eye Steak was tender and juicy. Service was well-timed and friendly,
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good service & waterfront location
    Andrew
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Good food and excellent service. It was a bit pricier than expected ($75 total for 2 with no drinks, no apps, no lobster and 1 shared dessert), but the good menu variety and very good service was worth it.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 5 Star Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    We enjoyed our entire experience at Latitude 43. We ate sushi in the "sushi pit." Service was outstanding on every level. Food was great. We had the Glazed Mushroom Salad with arugula, and it was the best salad I have ever had. It went very well with sushi. If you can't find something to enjoy about this restaurant, well, it is you. It is a casual restaurant overlooking the water with friendly service and fair prices. The thematic decor is cool and unique. There is a small bar area, and a "living room" style lobby with a fireplace and couches. If you can grab a seat there, it is ideal for a pre or post dinner cocktail. There is also a separate tavern out front that's a cool place to grab a drink. We will absolutely return.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Vibrant and Fun
    duggib
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Sushi bar, live music, pretty view, excellent food
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Something for everyone
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    A waterfront, seafood restaurant with all the local favorites, along with fine seafood selections. An exceptional and extensive sushi bar. Gluten free and vegetarian selections in every category. On a warm sunny day, the outdoor dining, under umbrellas, overlooking the water is the perfect spot. The sushi "pit" in the center of the restaurant is open but private. Well done art and sculpture by local artists decorate the open restaurant and kitchen. Servers are friendly and helpful. A restaurant to return to for any occasion.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent dining experience
    HBREVIP
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    We love Latitude 43 and will return soon. The sushi bar was fantastic- very fresh fish and interesting creations.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Expected better
    homecooking
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    I had read good reviews, so we were expecting a good meal with good view. The deck was closed and the food was nothing to write home about. The clam chowder was a notch above the typical landlocked rendition, but the corn fritters were both tasteless and way too greasy, and the Cobb salad was just ok in that chain-restaurant way of compensating for mediocrity with an excess of cheese and bacon bits. On the plus side, the drinks were better than average. I might stop by for a quick lunch if I was in Gloucester and the deck was open, but I wouldn't go out of my way to return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • putting bar stools up way too early
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We arrived at 9...dining room stopped seating at 10. The only bad part was that the side bar put the stools up on the bar about fifteen feet away when they closed. There were at least ten tables in the dining room still waiting entrees. It made me feel rushed to leave. It seems like it would take only a few minutes to stack stools and should not be done until all patrons are out of the area. Otherwise, the place was great.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great find in Gloucester
    BusinessdinerVIP
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    We went to Latitude based on Open Table reviews and it was wonderful. The food was delicious, including the sushi. There were gluten free options that were great. The service was excellent. The view is mainly of the outdoor dining area but you can see the harbor too. We plan to return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This place only gets better
    YogaenthusiastVIP
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    We've eaten at Latitude 43 several times, and are truly pleased by the effort to keep improving. The food selections are imaginative and well executed. And the sushi bar is one of the best in the Boston area - really fresh and delicious combinations. The staff is friendly and helpful. I do not hesitate to recommend Latitude 43 for foodies, and if you've got a disparity of food preferences in your party. You will find something for every diner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Sushi yeah?
    BobLVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Great sushi and terrific fish. I am never disappointed which is not as true for those who order than fish.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Inexplicably bad food for everyone
    JtheGourmetVIP
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Appalling food each for all four of us. Fried food looks like something from a frozen food package. Not a single dish was even good. Hard to understand how a group with at least four restaurants on the N. Shore cannot manage to cook even at the level of an airplane meal. There is nothing to recommend this place except the decor is nice - so have a drink but eat elsewhere.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Bad experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Recommended by our hotel but such a bad experience never again. The quality of the food was poor and waitress was an uninterested host.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wanted to like it...
    localfoodie
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    But the food was disappointing. Ordered scallops with asparagus. Asparagus was very, very woody and an hour later let's say I had an upset stomach, so I'm thinking something not right with the scallops. For the money I would expect more. Nice location on the water though.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful dinner
    FoodForThought
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    I went with 3 girlfriends, all of us from out of town. We sat outside (August). The food, waitstaff, view were all awesome. I highly recommend it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OK Dining on the Water
    MarsVIP
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    A very nice, scenic spot on the water. Food was average to good, but not a "foodie" location. Nice looking sushi bar, but did not sample any of the sushi offerings.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Enjoyed a very good dinner here
    HibarVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Seafood aromas greet your entry. We had a good view of the sushi "pit" and also of open kitchen. Very friendly and attentive service. Shared an amazing lobster sushi roll as appetizer – breaded and fried, with a hoisin & ginger sauce. The wine and cocktails were generously served and very good. Entrees: an overflowing basket of the best fried clams I've had in recent memory, beautifully battered, served on a bed of french fries, with a dill-speckled tartar sauce that was just right; and scallops with a truffled mushroom cream sauce, delicious, except that the accompanying asparagus and potatoes were overdone. We ended with a strawberry rhubarb dessert in a walnut crust, served with ice cream, great ending to a memorable meal. We'll be back.
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  • old New England for the modern age
    travelingdiner26
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    my girlfriend and I took a chance on this place after her favorite restaurant closed for reservations. we were not disappointed. the menu was small and simple yet with exquisite variety and many items featured local fare (since this is coastal New England, local fish was obviously a large contributor to the menu). we arrived a few minutes early and they still accommodated us quickly. our server was very attentive and took care of us very well. the fish fry and broiled scallops were both perfectly cooked and delicious to boot. my girlfriends mango cocktail was also made perfectly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • French dîner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Very good dîner, very good place for a causal dîner for two. Table by the see...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, late-night find, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GourmetGalsoftheNS
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We met at Latitude 43 as a group of 3 friends celebrating a birthday. Having the 11:30 Saturday reservation gave us a good selection of seating possibilities. Two members of our party preferred to dine indoors, but our booth near the window gave an excellent view of the harbor, and breezes from the open windows helped us to feel connected with the beautiful weather outdoors. The food was excellent, and our server was congenial and very helpful. The entrees were delicious, and the desserts of the best quality! An excellent experience overall!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Waterfront dining
    Michelle
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    The food and the service were great! Made something special for me that was not on the menu and was sensitive to my food allergy. Highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sail into Supper
    Sensei01913
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Best Haddock ever - fresh and local; Salmon a bit dry, but good - yummy mashed potatoes and nicely prepared asparagus. On the water - friendly family kind of place.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Overrated
    SweetbizkitVIP
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    With all the good reviews on TripAdvisor I expected more or this place. The food is OK and not too expensive but it has the location and potential to be great.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good food, great setting
    DapperDanVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Dining outside or inside, with great views of Gloucester harbor. We primarily eat seafood, which is well prepared. Excellent menu and great service.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lat 43 always delivers
    icarusicarus
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    For over 7 years, Latitude 43 has dependably offered a menu of depth and breath with a menu that has something for everyone. A full sushi program offers selections for th re novice and veteran alike. Local seafood prepared in classic New England recipes shine alongside more unique offerings such as the park kushiaki and the corn zeppolis. Service is attentive, informative and warm. What's not to love?
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 27 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 29, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food4.1
    • Ambiance4.2
    • Service4.2
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 528 reviews are from the Latitude 43 reviews archive.
  • Some great - some not so great.
    Hawkeye
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    We started with oysters (from New York) on the half shell. The oysters were mediocre. The main course was excellent - seared scallops and broiled swordfish. Although the table was nice - harbor view from a window table - it was crowded in between two other tables in a very tight squeeze.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Okay
    NorthshoreVisitor
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    The food was good, but not spectacular. Since the restaurant is a 20 min. drive from where I live, I wouldn't make a point of coming back. I'll try out the rest of Gloucester's restaurant offerings first. The decor is worth seeing, though. Overall, I and the rest of my party had a good meal and experience; it wasn't enough to make this a destination restaurant.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food - will be back
    Redsoxfan1964VIP
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We have been before and we will be back. Nice spot outside on the water (workign sea-port, not scenic ocean) but outside. Service was a little slow but the food more than made up for it. We will go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OK
    LauraVIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Disappointed. Given the reviews we expected much more from the food and Service. Service was pretty bad and Food was just good but not memorable. More traditional dishes than anything new and fresh and modern. The restaurant has a lovely location right on the water but it doesn't really compensate for amateur service. Noise level a bit much to enjoy a relaxing evening and the ambiance left something to be desired. Might be a better spot for lunch. In the height of the summer, on a saturday evening the restaurant had avaiablity which is somewhat teilling.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good Service
    goodtogo
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    Overall our family had a good night out. Food was good and atmosphere was lively and fun.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Great classic German pub! We hit it on World Cup Finals Sunday which was amazing. Terrific variety of German (and other) beers on tap, and a great menu which includes German classics as well as other fun bar food. A happy step back in time. We'll be back. Particularly, before/after theatre!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good choice
    NellVIP
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    We were going to the Rockport Music Festival and this was one of the only Open Table restaurants offering seating in the area. We were not disappointed. The menu offered substantial choices so my two vegetarian friends could find dishes. We shared a roasted artichoke appetizer and a flourless chocolate dessert. Delicious!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Beyond expectations.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Although not a 'Gloucester' menu we expected (lunch) each of us was extremely pleased with our choices. Service were beyond what we expected. Our waiter, John B, was knowledgeable, friendly, and polite. We were two hours early for our reservation but were seated immediately. Noise was moderate because we were outside on the deck and this is a working pier. This should be expected.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gloucester's top seafood and sushi
    LovetohikeVIP
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    There is a lot to like about Lat43. They treat their regulars very well - so of course we keep coming back. They have exceptional wait staff - John, and for a short while, Ginger. Food quality has been getting better and better. My wife reports that her fried clams and tuna tartare were excellent. I had the black bean soup with tacos and avocado which was very tasty and an exceptionally good vegetarian risotto with grapes and fennel. The addition of the grapes gave it a sweet taste and some texture. Let's not forget the ambience. How many places in Gloucester can you have Great food and be outside? This is the only one. Other places, we have tried, are seasonal and just can't compete for a foodie's attention.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Unfriendly
    travelgirl
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    We made a reservation on Open Table for Latitude 43, and arrived 15 minutes early. We were given a beeper that was to vibrate and light up when our table was ready. The hostesses were very flat, no smiles, unwelcoming. After waiting on a bench for 55 minutes, and seeing others come in and be seated almost immediately, I went up to the hostess station and asked when our table would be ready. The hostess grabbed the beeper and looked and said they tried to reach us two times. I said it had not lit up or vibrated she insisted it must have. Remember we were sitting right in front of the hostess station. She tried to make it vibrate, no lights or vibration occurred. She said "It must be broken"no "I'm sorry" or "We can seat you now"we then left.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Capri
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Great food, great service, our go to place for birthdays with kids and grand kids. When friends come to town.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic