Pat O'Briens at Universal Citywalk
  • Address:
    6000 Universal Boulevard
    Orlando, FL 32819
    Neighborhood:
    I Drive / Sand Lake
  • Cuisine:
    Creole / Cajun / Southern
    Price: $30 and under

Pat O'Briens at Universal Citywalk

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://patobriens.com/orlando
  • Phone: 4072243663x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner Nightly: 4:00pm - 2:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Creole / Cajun / Southern
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Wheelchair Access, Wine
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    Your next party will be an occasion to remember! Our account executives are happy to give you a tour of our facilities or provide you with any information you need.
    For your next event, remember that Pat O'Brien's offers quality catering services. Our Executive Chef will create the ideal gourmet meal. Pat O'Brien's provides an extensive beverage selection, complete with our trademark Specialty Drinks, including the Hurricane.
  • Private Party Facilities: Whether in our elegant Briars Suite, Pat O's Courtyard or our Piano Bar, your next party will be an occasion to remember! Our full time account executives are happy to give you a tour of our facilities or provide you with any information you need.
  • Private Party Contact: Eric Sorensen 407 224 2247x
  • Entertainment: Across the carriageway from the Main Bar is the ever-popular Piano Bar. The large room offers green cushioned chairs poised around copper-topped tables. The front stage boasts two copper-topped baby grand pianos. The dueling entertainers perform your favorite sing-alongs from requests written upon napkins passed up from the audience.
    The Piano Bar is a bar that has been imitated, but never replicated, because no one can capture the spirit and excitement that Pat O'Brien's creates!
    Our Piano Bar opens at 5pm daily and our dueling pianos entertain nightly.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Universal Boulevard & CityWalk
  • Public Transit: A large number of local hotels offer free shuttle service to and from Universal Orlando. Please check with where you are staying for further information.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Daily parking fees per vehicle: •Regular Parking $17.00*

    Florida Residents Free after 6:00 pm with proof of residency ◦Proof of Florida Residency: please provide one of the following: ◾Driver's License
    Florida State-issued ID card (must have Florida address)
    Restrictions apply, not valid during special events.

    ($5.00 between 6:00 pm and 10:00 pm.* - after 10:00 pm parking is free)
A word from Pat O'Briens at Universal Citywalk
It's Mardi Gras 365 days a year at this authentic reproduction of New Orleans' favorite watering hole. Pat O'Brien's is the home of the world-famous Hurricane drink and the "Flaming Fountain" patio, a picturesque courtyard that will have you believing you're in the middle of Bourbon Street.

Pat O'Brien's is also the home of dueling pianos, and in Pat O's Piano Bar you can sing along with two piano players performing nightly. There's also a popular Locals Bar perfect for friendly conversation and catching your favorite game on one of our TV's. Pat O's offers unique private parties with a huge balcony overlooking CityWalk and the patio. Sample Cajun style appetizers and entrees, raise your glass, and 'Have Fun!' as you enjoy a little bit of the Big Easy right in Orlando.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerLate Night Find
  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
Pat O'Briens at Universal Citywalk reviews from OpenTable diners
68 reviews since June 26, 2014
Overall Rating3.6
  • Food3.5
    Service3.8
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelEnergetic
65% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (33)vibrant bar scene (24)late-night find (23)great for outdoor dining (18)hot spot (17)special occasion (16)kid-friendly (13)fit for foodies (10)great for lunch (8)romantic (7)neighborhood gem (4)great for brunch (2)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Looks just like pat o's in nola
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    My only complaint was that after ordering a shrimp po boy the waiter came back to tell me they were out of shrimp. I had to choose something else. But the voodoo? Chicken sandwich was really good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Horrible Dining Expierence
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    We made reservations before our trip so that we could be sure of a table. The dualing pianos were GREAT, music was GREAT! Dining and service WAS HORRIBLE............we waited 15 minutes to even get a waiter........we ordered got our 1st drink and ordered dinner............an Hour and a 1/2 later we FINALLY got our FOOD, and yet ANOTHER 15 minutes after we got our food we FINALLY GOT OUR 2ND DRINK, yes that's right our 2ND drink. The food was NOT HOT, one in our party ordered the Jambalya............and her RICE WAS HARD............needless to say we sent our food back, and did NOT eat and left
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • laenfante
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    Staff was very accommodating, wait staff attentive and friendly.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great outdoor area in citywalk
    Liverpool
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    In a very vibrant and noisy area of the universal orlando resort this was a great place to be outside in a garden setting without a lot of noise. The food was good and the beignets were just like ones we had in New Orleans Cost was also very reasonable given the area
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome
    gsgdmd
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    Great food, great drinks and great service! Matty was a great waiter and really took care of us. The food was great and the drinks were huge and weren't lacking in alcohol! The piano payer was also great which made for a really fun evening!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pat O's food & service are horrible
    Jake
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    The only good thing about this experience was the dueling pianos. Food prices were ridiculously high, for small portions. And, for a place that's supposed to be New Orleans based, they screwed up both dishes we got - my Crawfish Etouffee had Andouille sausage in it (not supposed to be in there, and it changed the dish), the crawfish were "fishy", obviously frozen, and not cooked in the sauce as they should be - total failure. The miniscule amount of rice in the middle of the plate only added insult to injury. As for our Shrimp & Grits - again Andouille was incorrectly in the dish and there was more sausage than shrimp. The amount of grits served was shameful, especially for a dish called Shrimp & GRITS. The service was atrocious. STAY AWAY!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Place
    Jess
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    We loved the food. We had the shrimp and grits and the Cajun mac & cheese. They were both soooo delicious. We also had a couple of drinks that the waitress recommended. They don't skip on the alcohol portion of the drinks.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved the Live Music
    Annamo
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    I enjoyed the restaurant's atmosphere. The live music and audience request show was very fun. The food was good, but it is definitely the piano bar that would tempt me to return.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overpriced poorly made food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    On top of the very slow service the food tasted cheap but was expensive. We waited nearly an hour to be served which seems the case with many of the restaurants in City walk. I think they are betting on the alcohol tidding you over and If you looking for strong drinks the hurricane will surely do the trick.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fun Atmosphere
    Kathy
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    The night we were there for dinner there was a woman playing piano and involving the audience which was nice. Food was good, service fast and efficient. Would visit again
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome
    Red90
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Awesome food and service! I love the piano bar and the atmoshere! Watch how much alcohol you order it gets very pricey! But I would go back anytime!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Piano Bar
    LucyinHeels
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    We stayed for hours submitting requests and singing along. Single piano player until 8 pm. Then both pianos are playing. My husband and I had a great time! Kids above of the age of 10 would enjoy as well. The nachos are great. The service isn't the most attentive at coming by to check on you, but they were all super friendly.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Medicore Start, Awesome Finish
    txtravelers
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Made a reservation online. The hostess was a bit spacey, and the seating staff didn't really have control of the situation that night. It was a pretty important occasion, as the whole trip to Universal Orlando was a birthday gift. After traveling half way across the country and spending so much $$$$, you'd hope that the last thing on the list of worries would be service. Our server more than made up for the experience though by completely accommodating us and creating quite the enjoyable dining experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Frequent customer
    Neveragain
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We have frequented Pat O's many times in the past 10years. My son turned 21 and wanted to go. Made reservations on open table. Easy and probably the best part of the evening. Our waitress was pleasant and greeted us immediately and took our drink order, came back in about 15 mins for our food order. Over an hour to get our food! There was only 4 of us. The waitress stopped by frequently. The food was horrible. Jambalaya had very little flavor and was way to tomatoey. My black beans and rice must have been sitting under a warming lamp, because the rice was dried out and crunchy. The entertainers were the worst we ever saw there! We could barley recognize the songs they said they were singing! It will be a long time before we come back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • fun time
    kingreviews
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Great ambiance! Didnt like where we were sat so we had them move us but the service food and entertainment were amazing! Will definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Small food portions
    TRK1017
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Everything was great service atomsphere. But the food portions were very small for big price. Left us still hungry after a long day at park.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not Impressed
    JCW01
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    For it to be a New Orleans themed restaurant, the food leaves something to be desired. I have tasted better Cajun food out of a Zataran's box. The service was horrible, he waitress never came to refill our drinks, the waiter that brought our food spilled some of it on his shirt and had the nerve to serve it to us, as if I didnt see him spill it on his shirt, and the plate had sauce spilled over the side. I had to ask for a replacement and for refills. Stay away if you desire good service. By the way, the man at the piano bar was good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dueling Pianos
    JCRed
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Went for the food and drink, didn't realize it was a dueling pianos restaurant. Was pleasantly surprised and entertained. Food was good and service wasn't bad considering our server was shorthanded at the time. Either that or the pianos drew my attention away. Jumbalaya was good, and beware of the strong Hurricane drinks. Only gripe was that my $5 song request tip to the piano players was taken and then I never got to hear my song as a result of the piano player shift change. I made an Open Table reservation for 6 PM at 5:52 PM. For some reason the host was discouraging seating in the main room, but let my party right in after she saw I had a reservation. Open Table for the win.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, late-night find, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    The food was great but it was so loud we could not have a conversation. We ate quickly and left. It is great for party people, but for families, not so much
    Special Features:
    hot spot, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Super fun night
    MinnieVIP
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    We enjoyed dining with the Piano player taking song requests. I was delighted to have some beignets for dessert. Everything was top notch.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome, Awesome, Awesome!!!
    worldlyfoodie
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Wonderful service, food, music and ambiance!!! Great drink selections and food was outstanding! The music playing outside was great and the piano bar is a bonus for entertainment!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great atmosphere.
    BritsAbroad
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We came here last year and arranged to meet friends for dinner. Had great food & entertainment our friends absolutely loved it! Matt was our server & he was outstanding in looking after us & our kids.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Experience
    Haldir666
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    It was a great experience. Great food. Great service. Great entertainment.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Pat O' Brians restaurant vist
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    This I would have to say was one of my worst dining experiences on City Walk. The service was average but the atmosphere was way to much. The piano players/singers were so LOUD that we couldn't even have a conversation with the person sitting next to us.I was also very disappointed when I requested to have them say Happy Birthday to m daughter when the host said in order for the entertainment to do that we have to tip the. Umm ok. Also why would I automatically have to pay 18% tip on my bill when the server was not good. It shouldn't be mandatory period... Bad place won't go again and won't recommend either.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food, great music
    Abnormal
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    I was a bit confused as to whether this bar was meant to be Irish or deep-south themed, but maybe that's because I'm from the UK. Despite this, my wife and I had a really entertaining evening. We arrived at 7 so got to listen to a great solo pianist/singer while we ate, and then about 45 minutes of the duelling pianos while we stayed for a drink. The musicians were of a high standard, if not stellar, and got everyone involved as they played requests. The good was also of a high standard - we shared a jambalaya dish between us, then shared a portion of cheesecake, and felt very satisfied, if not stuffed (but that was the point of sharing). A really enjoyable evening, highly recommended if you'd like live music with your dinner.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • dissappointed
    groovygrub
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    The food did not taste like authentic Cajun fare. The beans were too dry with too much rice. The Crawfish Etouffee had too much sausage, not enough crawfish and the sauce was too thick.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food even BETTER SERVICE
    Barbara
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    We really enjoyed eating here while on vacation. The food and drinks were great! I would like to specifically say Thank You to Kara. She was a FANTASTIC server! She was always there getting anything you needed and so so friendly. After some less than stellar service we received at other universal restaurants, she was a breath of fresh air! Kara, Best of luck to you as you persue your masters degree! Your personality alone will take you far in life!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • vacation dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    My son and I had dinner there and it was wonderful. Brian our waiter was friendly and courteous. the piano man was great the atmosphere was great, thanks for making our vacation a memorable one.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Famous Hurricanes are GREAT!
    DLMAluv2eat
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Our dinner at Pat O'Briens was just like being at the original in New Orleans. Authentic Cajun choices - my jumbalaya was fantastic. All of our dinners were delicious. Drinks were great. Enjoyed singing along with the pianist. Would be great for groups.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • NYersinFL
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Really enjoyed the jambalaya, and the fish and chips. Nice job!
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pat Oh Boy!
    Paddilicious
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    This restaurant was average. The food wasn't great. The Piano Players were the show although one of the guys cannot sing. He was terrible! Good for a group of friends after work to get loud and care free. We enjoyed the Hurricane drink and the mac n cheese.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun night out
    savdog
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    We ate in the piano bar, but the outside garden looked great, too. It was a little loud, but very fun and entertaining. My daughter's mac and cheese dish was one of the best things I've every tasted! Hurricanes are a must, as are the beignets. Service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food
    Love2eat
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Great food friendly waiter and entertaining. Its just too small of a dining room to be that loud with 2 pianos. It would have been nice if they would have taken a short break while we were there so we could have maybe had 10-15 mins of some quiet.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great entertainment!
    Luv2eat
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    We are from New Orleans and the food should have been better. The shrimp and grits were excellent! The singers/pianists were awesome. This was a lot if fun!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointment
    Tinkerbell15113
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Was very disappointed in the atmosphere, not really Irish. Piano player doesn't play Irish music. We were so disappointed that we decided not to eat there & just finished the drinks we ordered. Speaking of drinks, any place I have ordered a special drink & the glass comes with it they always give me a clean wrapped glass. Here I was expected to take home a dirty glass & only given a thin box to put it in with no other protection. My husband's beer also tasted watered down. I also should have looked more closely at the online menu since there seemed to be more Cajun food offered than Irish for an "Irish Pub" name. We will not be back.
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  • Poor quality, low alcohol content
    Travelmuch
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    My wife and I were disappointed I'm the food and drinks. The ambiance was nice sitting outside in a courtyard, and the server Matty was attentive and pleasant. The Po Boy had tiny, Kroger style cheap breaded shrimp, a horrible grocery store roll instead of a baguette, and mediocre seasoned fries. The breading on the fish and chips was soggy and greasy and the fish was strong and not good. Both drinks had very. Little alcohol, a disappointment since we asked for premium calls at $10 each. Overall, a mediocre experience.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Experience.
    Anon092
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    My wife and I were dining to celebrate her birthday before going to see the Blue Man Group. As soon as we walked into the restaurant we were impressed with the theme of the place and were seated in the piano room. Our server Matty was extremely polite and even gave us a history of the restaurant. We ordered the Hurricane drink and we both loved it immediately. And the food was some of the best things I've ever had. We are already planning to go back sometime soon.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun time with New Orleans flair
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    Once we arrived we were asked if we wanted to sit inside or outside. We chose inside and were told the dueling piano ayers started at 5:15. Well actually it was one piano player. She played a variety of music all requested by the audience/diners. Food was delicious and served in a timely manner.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just average
    Stacey
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    We should have known when there were only 4 other tables in use that we weren't in for much. It was dark inside and we were escorted to a small table. There was a piano player who had personality but the singing was terrible. It did give us something to laugh about. The food was u. Fish and chips was good not too greasy. The best part of the meal was the Bag O’ Beignets served with chocolate sauce. We would not go back again though.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Betchaloveit
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Always love it Thank you. The best is the Open Table reservation. I have always been able to get in...We just went this July 4th.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.