Great food and serviceI went out with girlfriends Thursday night to Restaurant IPO. We tried several dishes, chargrilled oysters, scallops, mini tacos, corn and crab bisque, and the shrimp and grits. It was ALL delicious. I liked it so much, I went back on Friday night with my husband! We ordered salads, which were very good. And, we ordered two entrees...the duck with grits and the Gulf Andouille. Both dishes were amazing. Then, topped off the meal with the fried cheesecake!!!! I liked it so much, I made reservations (using Open Table) for a friend's birthday dinner before I left. It's my new favorite place to eat!5/2/2013 12:00:00 AMI've been here twice and bothI've been here twice and both the food and the service has been outstanding both times. A very creative menu with lots of options...a foodies paradise. It's very very loud, though. We found each other shouting at each other the entire meal. I'd recommend going on off-nights rather than the weekend when it it is much quieter.4/26/2013 12:00:00 AMDelicious, well-thought outDelicious, well-thought out dishes filled with flavor. Nice presentations. Good selection of local beers, craft drinks, and wine. Trendy atmosphere without being uppity. Will come back with friends to try all the different tapas.4/26/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat menu options! I loveGreat menu options! I love they are using local farms to provide food for their menu.4/24/2013 12:00:00 AMService was good, food wasService was good, food was good, great Tarpas selection. Will return again.4/19/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat place. Nice atmosphereGreat place. Nice atmosphere and decor. Very good and interesting food choices. Staff was friendly4/19/2013 12:00:00 AMWhat it lacks in comfort isWhat it lacks in comfort is made up by imaginative, well executed and delicious creations from the kitchen. Menu selections are just varied enough to satisfy any palate, not just foodies'. Days later, I vividly recall the flavors of the fire roasted corn and crab soup; spectacular taste profile--spicy, tempered by rich, creamy broth. Look forward to returning.4/15/2013 12:00:00 AMVery much enjoyed it! I'llVery much enjoyed it! I'll definitely make this one of my regular dining spots.4/10/2013 12:00:00 AMWe really enjoyed our mealWe really enjoyed our meal at Restaurant IPO and was sad that it was not more crowded; although it was a Wednesday night. Be careful when ordering a side of asparagus, mine was huge!4/10/2013 12:00:00 AMTapas the bestWe sampled all of the Tapas items and each one of them was outstanding.4/5/2013 12:00:00 AMGood food. Not great. TapasGood food. Not great. Tapas were interesting and creative. Cool space.3/28/2013 12:00:00 AMFood was excellent and serviceFood was excellent and service was outstanding. Will definitely return!!!3/26/2013 12:00:00 AMAll the tapas we tried wereAll the tapas we tried were fabulous. The shrimp and grits were delicious. The bread pudding was great even though we were full.
They have a good selection of local beers on tap.3/21/2013 12:00:00 AMPer usual, another fine mealPer usual, another fine meal well presented. See my other reviews.3/15/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat new restaurant usingGreat new restaurant using fresh, local ingredients. Try the Maytag Blue Cheese frites but ask for the goat cheese instead. Sublime!3/14/2013 12:00:00 AMOutstanding local cuisine.Outstanding local cuisine. Our visitors were very impressed.3/11/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat little tapas restaurantGreat little tapas restaurant with a Louisiana flair. Cajun deviled eggs and the oysters were great. Duck crepe was interesting, but there was too much crepe and was a difficult dish to share. This place is good and fills up. You should plan to get reservations if eating dinner on a Friday or Saturday.3/8/2013 12:00:00 AM