Maison Boulud
Maison Boulud

Maison Boulud

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.ritzmontreal.com/en/dining/maison-boulud/
  • Phone: 5148424224x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast

    Daily: 7:00am - 10:30am

    Lunch

    Daily: 12:00pm - 2:30pm

    Dinner

    Sunday - Thursday: 6:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 6:00pm - 12:00am

    Brunch

    Saturday:12:00am - 2:30pm
    Sunday: 12:00am - 2:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: French, Contemporary French, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Daniel Boulud
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Private Room, Smoking Area, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Parking: Valet
A word from Maison Boulud
Maison Boulud Montréal offers the cuisine of a chef steeped in French tradition, yet inspired by decades spent cooking in New York City.
Daniel Boulud's menu is driven by the seasons and bounty of Québec's local purveyors. The result: refined yet soulful contemporary French food, prepared here by Executive Chef Riccardo Bertolino.
While situated in the Ritz-Carlton, the restaurant, its bar & lounge and two private dining rooms have a vibrant identity all their own. Maison Boulud enjoys a view over the historic hotel garden and year round glass enclosed winter garden. Daniel Boulud's welcoming spirit, the casually elegant tone and glimpses of a partly open kitchen keep the focus on the cuisine, making this a daily gathering place for wonderful food.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
Maison Boulud reviews from OpenTable diners
169 reviews since May 20, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (129)fit for foodies (93)romantic (93)notable wine list (84)great for outdoor dining (83)great for brunch (50)great for lunch (42)scenic view (21)good for groups (20)neighborhood gem (17)hot spot (17)kid-friendly (4)vibrant bar scene (4)late-night find (3)Show More
  • Best fine dining in Montreal
    FoodiesVIP
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    If Daniel Boulud is putting his name on this restaurant with Chef-de-cuisine Riccardo Bertolini at the helm, I'm wondering what Boulud is conjuring up at his flagship restaurant Daniel in Manhattan. We will be going there next! The two of us did the 5-course tasting menu with wine pairing which was superb. Our sommelier Mylene was very knowledgable and took the time to explain every glass of wine we had. She even encouraged our questions and discussions about other wines. She asked us what other restaurants we had tried in Montreal. When we told her, she said we should try Toque because her boyfriend Carl works there. We told her we had lunch reservations at Toque the next day. (We met Carl the next day, but that's another review!)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Anniversary
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Great spot to celebrate our anniversary. The food was excellent and the service was exceptional. May become our spot to celebrate year after year.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellente gastronomie française.
    Carine
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Le service est impeccable, les produits aussi, le cadre est chic mais le lieu est pas snob et le service non plus, ce qui est très appréciable. Nous avions vu sur cette magnifique verrière et sur le jardin. Très joli! La cuisine est raffinée et classique. Pour le prix, on s'attendrait a un peu plus de créativité, de folie dans l'assiette. Très bonne adresse pour faire découvrir la gastronomie française, à condition d'en avoir les moyens.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Memorable Lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We had an amazing lunch here when we were visiting Montreal. Beautiful setting overlooking a garden oasis next to the Ritz Carlton. Barnacle fricassee (!) was served in oyster ramekin and was unique and delicious. Expecting something less than stellar in the pasta pesto, but was delighted with the home made pasta, and a silky, subtle and nuanced pesto sauce that was completely satisfying. World class dining.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Set the bar high !
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Nice personal approach - referred to us by name. Solicitous and alert service. Fabulous food and presentation. Tables a little wide for romantic conversation, but very nice ambiance regardless. Love the Garden.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Expérience
    LJPL
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Nous avons beaucoup apprécié cette soirée à tous les points de vue. De plus comme c'était l'anniversaire de ma conjointe, ils ont eu la délicate attention de lui offrir des madeleines chaudes. Merci Jean Pierre lavoie
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • good choice
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    where to have an excellent dinner with great wine selection and outstanding menu in a quiet comfortable and elegant atmosphere? this is my place and I will come back...
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    rlswjk
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    I anticipated this dining experience to place in my all-time Top 5. Not even close. Cucumber Gaspacho: 1 dimensional, made worse given the enormous serving. Nicely seared Swordfish: pale pink inside and well-seasoned. Fish overwhelmed by messy over-cooked vegetables and squid. Sockeye Salmon was tasteless and plated with another messy combination of vegetables. The pot of not sufficiently drained, under seasoned, steamed spinach was horrible. Manged 2 bites and the cheese. Highlight - Chocolate Coulant and Limoncello. Both lovely to look at & lovely on the palate. Terrace was uncomfortably hot given the sunny, humid day. Tables 7" too deep, inhibiting what should have been an intimate dinner. Service excellent. Wine pairings suitable.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food poor service
    RobLobo
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The menu had a Sicilian flare to it. The sardine caponata was good but the hand Made cappelliti w eggplant is outstanding The restaurant has a nice ambiance and would suggest a table near the modern fireplace
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding service
    PrudenceMVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Nothing about this restaurant is going to be surprising if you know Chef Bouloud's other restaurants, in keeping with expectations, the food was delicious and the service was so elaborate and kind on our special occasion.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Poor Reception
    Glo12
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Upon arrival there was no one to greet us. Walked back into Resturant to be met by very unpleasant hostess. Told had reservation requested seating on terrace. She rudely responded none available. We asked how long a wait. Rudely responded I don't know! We asked her to check, she walked away. Waiting for her to return, the maître d asked if he could help. We explained we wanted to sit on terrace , he very politely said weekends it was first come, we were fine with his explanation. He sat us at table near the window, The other hostess never returned. I ordered pancakes and was told none available. Maybe tomorrow ? Very disappointed and will not return.
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  • prix eleve -cuisine médiocre
    JJ2mtlVIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Pas terrible pour la prétention de cet établissement. Pour le 1/4 prix il existe au moins 10restaurants à montreal qui vont offrir une cuisine de qualité à la hauteur de l addition qui chez boulud est salée.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Trop peu, trop cher!
    Dania
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Quelle ne fut pas ma déception! Nous somme allées pour le déjeuner (68$ tout inclus). Le prix m'importe peu tant que j'en ai pour mon argent mais là...Que dire des deux larges assiettes dans lesquelles se noyaient deux œufs bien chagrin avec deux maigres saucisses pour ma part et avec deux tranches de jambon pour ma mère; sans oublier une petite pomme de terre coupée en deux ... Ensuite, nous avons eu droit à 4 fines tranches de pain! Pas même des fruits! Un verre de jus d'orange à peine rempli. Seul le café faisait bonne figure! Combien même les aliments étaient goûteux, il n'en demeure pas moins que nous sommes restées sur notre appétit dans tous les sens du mot! Je ne recommanderai pas cet endroit à mes proches, pas pour les déjeuners!
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  • Karen and Thomas M.
    Dinner42
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Fantabulous! Deeeelicious! Beautiful, amazing fresh innovative food. We ate every last scrap, enjoying each bite. Wonderful staff providing the kind of customer care that makes you feel truly special.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • MikeyGVIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Great reataurant even if service was a little slow.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • beautiful dining experience
    luvrestos
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Very impressed with the menu & table service. Seated in the garden created an enjoyable ambience which added to our experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Out of this world!!
    Foodie
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We went for supper to celebrate our wedding anniversary and we couldn't have chosen a better restaurant for a memorable night out. We were at first seated under the veranda, in the middle of the greenhouse. The square tables are a bit wide and we requested to get seated at a round table so that we could site nearer to each other and they were very accommodating. The noise level was a tad high, but when we got re-seated at the outer corner of the greenhouse, it was much quieter. That's the only "negative" thing I have to say. From the ambiance, the excellent, personable service, the cocktail, the food (beautiful presentation, taste: everything is so well balanced), the sommelier...everything to delight your senses. Can't go wrong.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Meeting with Boulud
    SashadogVIP
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    It was great to meet Mr Boulud at his Montreal restaurant this week. We had a great provencal dinner in a great setting and Mr Boulud was very charming.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delighted
    Cheery
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    My husband and I enjoyed a lovely lunch on our recent visit to Montreal. All was exceptional. It is very classy with thorough service and excellent food. We will definitely return again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good, a bit pricey
    jason78
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Dinner was very good. A little pricy -- not sure why this restaurant is more expensive than some more exclusive places like L.A.. Seared foie gras appetizer was incredible but the porcelet was a bit tough. Service was excellent.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hair on food
    Montrealer
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We found hair on one of my guest's food that was baked in the dough. It was sticking out and up and was very visible which meant the wait staff do not check the food before bringing it to the table. Very disappointed guests who I encouraged to dine with me. Staff was rightfully embarrassed. How can something so careless and gross happen to such an "establishment"? I don't expect or want to see hair on food at any restaurant let alone Boulud. Gross, unprofessional and careless.
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  • Terrific Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We ate dinner and brunch and decided that we could move into the Ritz Carlton and eat there everyday. All of our meals were very well prepared and delicious. I had pares an crusted scallops and they were very fresh and flavorful. They were cooked just right--not slippery and gooey , nor overdone. I also had the vitello tornado (sp) and the veal was tender and flavorful better than most veal that I have had. We had brunch, I had a green bean salad with a poached egg that was wonderful, and the pasta and eggs benedict at our table were all delicious and don't pass up the dessert. We travel internationally all of the time and this is one of the best restaurants where we have dined.
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    great for brunch, fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent restaurant!
    MarieJeanneVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Great food, beautiful decor, the service is excellent!!! Highly recommended!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • special for sure
    jdfj
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    What a great spot. Dropped a ton of cash on chef's menu with wine pairing for 2, but the food was amazing. Wine pairings were great as well. Service was attentive. Seating in the sun room was not what I expected, and felt a little low rent for the situation. Overall, very fine dining, indeed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Loved it!
    Carolilas
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    I wanted something special for my 50th birthday and decided to have brunch at Maison Boulud to celebrate. Everything was PERFECT! Perfect food, perfect setting, perfect service... We will be back!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Maison Boulud Always Delivers
    MontrealFineDinerVIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Went with my sweetie for lunch on the back terrasse. Fabulous meal, complemented by great service. One of our favourites in town, time and again.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Perfect
    Eater
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    From beginning to end, a wonderful meal. The ravioli was special, everything great! Would love to get back one day
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • In a different league
    foodieMtl
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    The food is refined, inventive, fresh and overall each course is an experience. The service is extremely attentive, the sommelier's recommendations are always well paired with the meals. Finishing, your meal with a coffee and some of the fresh baked madeleines are a must. It is quite pricey but sitting in the garden in the summer and enjoying the food and the service is an experience and worth the splurge.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Amazing, go again and again
    Travelingfoodie
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    I recommend the heirloom tomato salad- so light and refreshing. The pasta is freshly made, delicious.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hidden gem
    Izzy
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Already a restaurant I enjoyed, the dicovery of a terrasse in the summer is a must!!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • prices
    kersti
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    prices are slowly creeping up and do not correspond to what is given on Maison Bulud website , probably overpriced .
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Sublime
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    I invited my boyfriend for his birthday. Everything was perfect , I couldn"t have chosen a better place. The food was absolutely divine, the atmosphere was very professional and respectful of privacy. It"s by far the best restaurant in Montreal.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely
    Josette
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    This place could hardly be better along with a beautiful sunny day. The ducks and ducklings never get old. The food was marvellous.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The best in Montreal
    LouisvilleGil
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    This has to be one of the best dining experiences that I have ever had. Our waitstaff was quite helpful with the menu. Both my lamb and my wife"s seafood pasta dish were fabulous. We were never rushed with the dining experience the we had at Maison Boulud. All made for a comfortable and memorable experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • wonderful night...
    sam123
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    very good recommendations on the food and wine from waiter and sommelier. my girlfriend and I celebrated an anniversary together at the restaurant and were very pleased with the overall experience. as an added bonus, the waiter gave us a basket of complimentary fresh madeleins with a sweet "happy anniverary" note from the kitchen.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • wines123VIP
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Wow what a meal. I have eaten at MB a few times but this was by far the best meal we ever. The Sword fish was simply outstanding. The wine was once again delicious and perfected paired to our meal. Trust the sommelier they truly know their stuff. And don't forget to order the desserts.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Super expérience!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Nous avons passé une soirée exceptionnelle, la nourriture était incroyable et nous étions dans la cour intérieure avec le jardin. Toutefois, il y avait un mariage et la musique était un peu forte.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Elegant Dinning in Experience
    MarcBanksVIP
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    We were staying at the Montreal Ritz Carlton for a few days so we had breakfasts, lunches and cocktails at Maison Boulud. We even invited a group a 14 people for lunch in one of the private room. The food was excellent and the service was impeccable. We highly recommend. PS: We are also big fans of "Daniel" in New York City (his landmark restaurant).
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Anniversary dinner
    Melissa
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    The food was absolutely amazing...the ravioli and dessert did not disappoint. Everything was wonderful, lamb and beef perfection. Somewhat surprised that they did not offer something special since it was our 10 yr anniversary dinner. Nevertheless, it was wonderful and we will be going back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always perfect!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    Started with the baby Boston lettuce, fava beans, feta 'salad'; then the always scrumptious egg yolk raviolo with buffala, mushrooms and parmesan; then the absolutely delicious cappeletti with quail, asparagus, mushrooms. Yum yum yum. Concluded with tea, and hot madeleines. Service perfectly attentive, and offered birthday wishes, and a thoughtful surprise.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.