Solbar - Solage Calistoga
Solbar - Solage Calistoga

Solbar - Solage Calistoga

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.solagecalistoga.com/
  • Phone: 7072260850
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Monday - Sunday 7:00am - 11:30am

    Lunch: Monday - Saturday 11:45am - 3:00pm

    Sunday Brunch 11:45am - 3:00pm

    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday 5:30pm - 9:00pm

    Dinner: Friday - Saturday 5:30pm - 9:30pm

    Lounge Service featuring our Grill Menu Daily 11:00am - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Californian
  • Executive Chef: Brandon Sharp
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Brannan Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet parking
A word from Solbar - Solage Calistoga
Solbar, our casual yet sophisticated restaurant, is part of Solage Calistoga, Napa Valley’s most innovative resort and spa. Relax in the bar with a custom cocktail and a panoramic view of the Palisades Mountains or sit on the patio to enjoy a local wine and take in the scene at our 130-foot swimming pool.

In the Solbar kitchen, we are pleased to offer you a choice of lighter dishes to enjoy guilt-free as well as more decadent ones in which you can truly indulge. We go to great lengths to involve local producers whenever possible and to let the California seasons dictate our menu.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
  • Diners' Choice WinnerCalifornian
Solbar - Solage Calistoga reviews from OpenTable diners
214 reviews since May 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
91% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (184)fit for foodies (153)special occasion (116)great for lunch (89)notable wine list (85)romantic (84)great for brunch (73)scenic view (57)good for groups (55)hot spot (41)neighborhood gem (31)kid-friendly (29)vibrant bar scene (22)late-night find (13)Show More
  • Very much enjoyed our meal
    MickerJ
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    This was a celebration dinner and our waitress made it very special. The food, service and ambiance were all impeccable. Loved the squash blossom dish so many awesome flavors.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We always love Sol Bar
    mickey
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    but this lunch, for my Mom's birthday, reallly sucked. We waited over 10 minutes for a table to be set up for 6 people. There were plenty of tables and should have been ready for us. Our waitress took drink orders / didn't come back for 15 minutes - without the entire drink order. Those without drinks waited another 20 minutes and I had to finally go inside to see what the hell was going on. No tableware set ups and had to ask and wait for sugar for tea, salt/ pepper, water/ice, we made 8-10 requests for basics. Lunches were good (chicken) & really weak (chicken sandwich) I asked for birthday dessert, I had to chase down the waitress to get it going - and ask for the check b/c we didn't want to wait another 30 minutes for it.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Idyllic setting in Napa
    JAMsGems
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Delicious and creative menu with opportunities for heartier or lighter meals. Service was attentive but a bit pretentious. A stand-out place to go for breakfast. The donut specialty was out of this world!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious food , seating
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Delicious -- outdoor option great (until the flies come)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing lucky pig
    MarjoSF
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    We got there for brunch on a Sunday. All the food was absolutely delicious and the cocktails were so good, probably the best cocktails I had ever. We got the tasty beet salad to share as a start and got the Lucky Pig for two. I don't like much pork but I was curious to try it and I am glad I did. It was so tender and so tasty with all the. For cocktails we tried: blushing bubble, spicy flamenco, summer mint meadow; there were all perfectly done-great amount of everything. The service was really good too. Great experience.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Never fails!
    MarinKK
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    My husband and I have dined here about 6 times and every time has been just as good as the last. Eating outside is so lovely. Food is absolutely incredible. Last night I had my sights set on lamb, and the server convinced me to go vegetarian with a squash blossom/mushroom mix and it was out of this world! Can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Must if You're in Napa!!
    FoodieChick
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Solbar was an incredible experience after spending all day touring vineyards! The service was exceptional and the food was phenomenal! Every dish they served was incredible and made with top notch ingredients! I cannot wait to go back the next time I'm in Napa!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always great for lunch
    Lovingretirement
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    There were five in our party and we all really loved the food. The service was outstanding and thoughtful. It was a great day.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing Food, Amazing Spa
    MichelinStarHunterVIP
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Solbar continues to be one of my all time favorite restaurants. The gorgeous backdrop of a spa (seems as if it's in the middle of a desert) provides the most relaxing atmosphere in the Napa Valley. For breakfast I always go for the lemon ricotta pancakes with berry sauce. Perfect, perfect, and perfect. And the service is first class!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The Best
    Bibbins1
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    This is our favorite UpValley restaurant - everything is always remarkable.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • My least favorite near Calistoga.
    Mimi
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    I was very disappointed in our dining experience. I had roasted chicken that was undercooked. The fish my husband had was nice but very small portion. Flies were a real problem. I have had several excellent meals for less in this area.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Sophisticated and Delicious
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    The BEST service: efficient, considerate and responsive, friendly wait staff; delicious food plated and presented in an artful manner. Reservations are a must but the staff is flexible if your plans need adjusting.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Uncomfortable
    OpenTable Diner Since 2002
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Way too noisy. Couldn't hear myself think. Service was too attentive for the wrong reasons. Options of food ver limited. Portions very very small for the value. Couldn't wait to leave.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great food & ambience, poor service
    CherylVIP
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    My husband and I thought the food and wine were outstanding. We also loved eating outside on the patio. Although, the food was perfect, the service was poor, especially for such an upscale restaurant and resort. Once we received our entree, we rarely saw our server. It took over 40 minutes to order and receive dessert and coffee. I would go back since I think the problem was specific to our server.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A star that shines
    Alex
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    I had my eyes on this place since we planned our trip to Napa. As it is quite busy we were able to make a reservation for an early dinner (sun was still on the sky) - I guess it would have been far more scenic in the evening light. The dollarhide ranch brittany lane peaches with prosciutto san daniele, parmigiano mousse charred onions, lavender honey vinaigrette was amazing. For the main courses we had house made ricotta and herb agnolotti and seared loin and confit shoulder of sonoma lamb - both exceeded our expectations. Service was very good, professional and made our experience even better with the wine suggestions. Would definitely love to return for more!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious
    MERC
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    The layers of flavours excite the palate but I don't feel guilt because of a healthy prep and portion size. The cold and velvety corn soup is always a hit on a hot day.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great as always
    Lovecalistoga
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    We have dined here several times and it is always a treat. The food is creative and well prepared. If it's a nice evening sitting outside is preferable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • MratingsVIP
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    Great ambiance and food. Lead server was good but staff neglected to provide amuse bouche which was disappointing as diners to our left and right received theirs
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food - not heavy
    Lynn
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    Everyone in our group is pretty gluten-free and sugar-free. The menu was perfect for us. Fabulous salads and appetizers. We really liked our waiter Russell; casual, approachable and professional.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Sat Lunch
    KyleVIP
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Julian tk exclnt care of us. It was a toss-up of whether to sit in or out & I made the choice to sit out. Having been in the cool car driving from SF for 2 hours, the outside initially felt good.When we came to dessert, we asked if we could move inside and Julian was very accommodating and with pleasure. Once we sat down, we realized nobody was really hungry for dessert but we ordered a few to share about and all were happy. The concern once inside, however, were the aggressive houseflies. So, after all, having lunch outside was the right choice...just under the trees may have been better the canopy/awning. In the end, Julian was willing to work with us for whatever our needs (even if that mean pool-side guac being brought to the tbl).
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food presentation always wonderful
    DianeSail
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Solbar not only has very good food no mater when you wish to dine, but the presentation is always wonderful. We find ourselves coming back again and again when we are in Napa.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Solage is a best bet in Calistoga!
    LizzyL
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    The food and overall service was fantastic. The waitstaff was helpful with the menu and offered reccomendations at our request. The wine list is very approachable, highlighting local wineries and several price ranges. We never felt rushed and our food was perfectly timed for a relaxing evening under the moon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good for a drink
    Respect
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    In past food was good, had touches of molecular technique and looked like art on the plate. Now it's chunks of healthy and uninteresting food on plate. Go elsewhere.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • diane
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    It was lovely.............except.............I ordered decaf and it didn't come and I had to ask for it. Later, I realized that they gave me regular coffee and I was awake all night. Not too happy! Also, the coffee really wasn't very tasty. Given the price ($5) and rest of the food, I think they can do a LOT better in that department. Also, it had grounds in it and had to be sent back to be strained. The waiter was very knowledgeble and friendly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always amazing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    One of the best restaurants in the Napa Valley ~ incredible ambiance, excellent service... it's elegantly casual and perfect for a nice family meal or a romantic dining experience.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pool-side dining
    Lovechowder
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    Food is fresh and delicious. Presented beautifully. Choices are divided between Hearty and Healthy. Starters were especially delicious, but all of the food was wonderful. They were able to accommodate gluten-free for my daughter who has celiac disease. We sat outside by the pool, but probably should have sat inside as it was a very hot day. The outside setting is very pretty.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Brunch
    DDavid
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    My fiancee and I recently had brunch here before heading out to do some wine tasting and I would have to say that it was such a good recommendation from a friend. The ambiance outside (close to the pool) was quite and peaceful in the morning. The food was excellent especially the crab dish that was served to me (I apologize for forgetting the name of the dish). The restaurant serves freshly squeezed orange juice, which is always a plus. Lastly, the service was outstanding making us feel welcome and the staff was very accommodating.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Lunch in the Wine Country
    Balboalass
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Great resort in the Calistoga Area. Good for families. Close to wineries and the town. Cozy feel with a great California vibe. Great cocktails and lunch menu. Service was good for our large party and no rushing the patrons out the door. It does have a limited menu so the picky eater might not be as happy as the foodies.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food Good. Service Terrible.
    blainebVIP
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    Dinner at Solage was terrible. Service was horrible. Took 1/2 hourto get anyone to take our drink order. Then more than 15 minutes before they brought the champagne. Had to remind them we had an 8:00 reservation. And find a hostess to seat us. 2 1/2 hours for dinner--not spaced out for our enjoyment. Lots of people working there but clearly no one in charge. A host brought us the champagne and glasses. The sommelier cleared our dinner dishes-when have you ever seen that. Very disappointing choice to celebrate an anniversary. We heard anecdotally the next day from masseuse that Will Smith had got so disgusted with service he walked out. Over and over again someone would take an order or request & disappear for 15 or 20 minutes. Too strange.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • amazing lunchtime in the valley
    MaxwellDone
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    my girlfriend has a 6th sense for nice places. we had heard of Solage and sol bar and seen it as we drove by but we stopped for lunch and found a new favorite spot. we are surely coming back for a weekend to stay and definitely dine here again. The chilled corn soup was to die for, the lemon aoli with the seasoned fries was delish ( I asked for more!) and the tuna sandwich with kimchi was particularly taisty. and I have had quite a few seared tuna sandos. Cant wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great food nice atmosphere
    alexVIP
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    The food was excellent. Service was great. Wine list is extensive and even comprises several flights. This is an affordable place to dine if you are visiting the wine country or for a birthday celebration.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great, as usual
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Our "go to" in Calistoga! Found the wine pour this year to be a tad "light". Had bigger pours at the "tastings" we had at two other wineries.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • So So for Solbar
    kimkim
    Dined on 6/17/2014
    Apparently Solbar has difficulties with receiving Open Table reservations; they are either lost in the ether world or they come in for a different time. Even though i showed them my confirmation number and time, they had it down as a different time. At least they had it. We sat outside. Pretty but loud. Our waiter was so so, not attending to us in a timely manner. The food was extremely pricey - $40 for fried chicken! My truffle pasta was verrrrrry truffly. My quinoa starter was on a bed of avacado cream which was extremely salty. It's a pretty setting with lovely bocce courts.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • mensch1
    Dined on 6/17/2014
    service was very attentive. waiter was particular helpful in recommending an appetizer and special entree for the evening. When he discovered that it was my wife's birthday a duo of waiters brought out my wife's bread pudding dessert with a lit birthday candle which was a nice touch. Given that it was a warm summer evening it was a perfect night for sitting outside in their patio with a nice breeze flowing through. all dishes were fresh and exquisitely prepared, especially appetizers. Would definitely return for special occasions.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely and pricey
    GdokVIP
    Dined on 6/17/2014
    Solage is an expensive place. It's really beautiful, but there comes a point when it's egregious. I've been to the spa a handful of times, but this is the first time I went to Solbar. The food is lovely and refined. It is; however, incredibly expensive for what you get. Lunch for 2 was $80, and there was very little actual food. It was a good thing I had a massive scone on my way up there, or I would have been very hungry after lunch.
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  • Inconsistant, I wanted to love it..
    JenRecommendsVIP
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    The service was excellent, that is the high point. MY meal was delicious: roasted peach appy & my ribeye was Prime cut & cooked to perfection. The problem was, my husband ordered the exact same entree. His was completely different. If mine cut was prime, his was only choice cut. At best.Not only were the cuts COMPLETELy different looking (even the waiter looked a little surprised), they tasted completely different, which is unacceptable in a restaurant of this quality, especially with 2 same entrees being served at the same table. We shared mine, he left 1/2 on the plate. Also, the music choice at 8pm? Awful, felt like they were still in afternoon bar mode. Sorry guys, but consistancy is key in the restaurant biz.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Relaxing Father's Day
    BirthdaygirlVIP
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    The outdoor seating was perfect for lunch on Fathers Day. The Petrale fish tacos were yummy. Ahi burger and chicken paillard also excellent. Kids menu has a lot of choices. My 6 yr old loves this restaurant. Never disappoints.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superb!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Father's Day lunch. Seated immediately on lovely patio. Waiter made appreciated suggestions. Creative food combinations, excellently prepared. Great for flexitarians (semi-vegetarian) A favorite place for celebrations.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beautiful Setting
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Lovely place for a nice dinner - especially outside.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Courtyard setting, fine food
    Jamie13
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    Nice hotel setting, outside dining; limited menu but very nice choices. Salad was really wonderful. Highly recommend. Wine was expensive.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.