Lola Seattle
Lola Seattle

Lola Seattle

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.tomdouglas.com/restaurants/lola
  • Phone: 2064411430
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Monday-Friday 6:00am-1:00pm Brunch:
    Saturday-Sunday 7:00am-3:00pm;
    Lunch: Monday- Friday 11:00am-4:00pm;
    Dinner: Sunday-Thursday 4:00pm-11:00pm
    Friday and Saturday 4:00pm-12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek
  • Executive Chef: Liam Spence
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Lola at Hotel Andra Lola has a “Greek spirit.” Modern Mediterranean and north African riffs on the best local ingredients provide a delicious foray into new culinary territory. Celebrate that special holiday, birthday or business gathering with a menu that Chef Liam Spence has personally created with you.
  • Private Party Facilities: Ballroom Available for parties of 20 to 100 guests for a seated function or up to 150 for a standing reception. This unique two-tiered space is also perfect for all-day meetings with break-out space, full AV accommodations and flexible seating configurations to suite any presentation style. Galleri A more intimate space with abundant natural light for intimate all-day retreats or private meals for up to 36 guests. Living Room Loft A sexy perch overlooking the hotel’s lobby on the mezzanine level offers a relaxed urban vibe for an informal gathering over cocktails and appetizers for up to 25 guests. Monarch Suite Our presidential suite is the ultimate venue for corporate retreats for up to ten or cocktail parties for up to 25 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Jessica Prince (206)682-4142
  • Entertainment: Enjoy HAND CRAFTED COCKTAILS, a great glass of wine or a local microbrew in our upbeat bar or in the Hotel Andra lobby snuggled up to the fireplace. Come by for Happy Hour, Monday through Friday from 4pm to 6pm
  • Special Events: Breakfast: Monday-Friday 6:00am-1:00pm
    Brunch: Saturday-Sunday 7:00am-3:00pm;
    Lunch: Monday- Friday 11:00am-4:00pm;
    Dinner: Sunday-Thursday 4:00pm-11:00pm
    Friday and Saturday 4:00pm-12:00am

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Virginia Street
  • Public Transit: There are multiple transit stops just one block west on Third avenue and Virginia going North and South. For specific route numbers and times from your location visit transit.metrokc.gov
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Some street parking, but plenty of secure parking across 4th avenue in the Securities Builing garage. The Warwick Hotel, 1/2 block north of us, offers garage parking.
A word from Lola Seattle
Chef Liam Spence presents rustic Mediterranean cuisine at Lola, another in the Tom Douglas family of exceptional downtown restaurants. Don’t miss our ouzo sizzling kebabs, steaming savory tagines or our grilled to order pita bread, brought to us fresh from our own Dahlia bread bakery right across the street, twice daily. Located in the heart of the bustling Belltown neighborhood, Lola offers the perfect urban dining experience in it’s upbeat environment, just minutes from downtown shopping and theatre to the south and great music and night life to the north on fourth avenue. We’re committed to a green community, composting 75% of waste and supporting our local growers.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Lola Seattle reviews from OpenTable diners
205 reviews since May 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (133)great for brunch (97)neighborhood gem (79)great for lunch (63)special occasion (58)hot spot (48)good for groups (20)romantic (19)kid-friendly (16)vibrant bar scene (15)notable wine list (13)great for outdoor dining (11)late-night find (8)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Husband is Greek
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The food was bland, appetizer portions are small, just not real Greek
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  • Went back twice
    RutmanVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    I came here for breakfast and then back again for dinner. It was very, very good! The breakfast was phenomenal. Dinner was excellent, with the only weakness being the leg of lamb which was just a bit chewy. The lamb and the rather pricey cost of breakfast were the only reasons I didn't give them a 5 rating. Highly recommended!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tom's Big Dinner
    SkipShoe
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Looking at the menu my wife and I had some favorite dishes we wanted to try. The waiter recommended Tom's Big Dinner as it included almost everything that we wanted. The big surprise for me was the Spread Sampler! It consisted of 6 spreads and a grilled pita bread cut to enable a taste of all the spreads. The pita itself was amazing but, the real treat was in the variety of spreads...each amazing and unique. The tzatziki and cucumber yogurt spread was not like any tzatziki I have tried before...wonderful. It was fun trying all the spreads and trying to choose a favorite...we couldn't rank them as they were all delicious and unique. This restaurant lives up to the T. Douglas standard and is a wonderful date spot. Loved it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Love this place
    Fooodeeeeee
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    We had another excellent meal at Lola. Everytime we come to Seattle it's a must to go to Lola for atleast one meal.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lola never fails!
    meenrico
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Lola is a standard for me, but when an old high school friend said she was coming to town and asked where we should meet, I suggested Lola. We got in for a late lunch (2:30) and ordered just in time before the kitchen closed for dinner preparation. The food was delicious (as usual), and the service was great. They didn't make us feel rushed at all. In fact, our waitress was very precise about saying we should take our time and stay for dinner if we wanted to. Overall a great experience. My friend said she went again for breakfast to have the donuts before she took off to the airport for her morning flight.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great but Over Priced
    Foodluvers
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    This was the first time for us at Lola's. I had wanted to go for quite some time. The staff is wonderful at Lola's! Very attentive and answered all of our questions and gave us a great bottle of wine! The food was good but the amount you received for the price....$14 for 3 small Lamb skewers or my goodness $20 for 2 small pieces of bread, few tablespoons of spread, crudite, olives, and oysters - that were not that good. I am not sure we will return as there are so many other good Seattle restaurants to try first. But, if you've wanted to go, it is a good place, you have to go at least once - just be prepared for the price.
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  • AmyF
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Perfect festive birthday dinner food and service were amazing very fresh ingredients cooked perfectly and seasoned expertly vegetables tasted so crisp and barely cooked while fish was sauced and prepared with delicacy
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • pagFlorida
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    The calamari skewers were outstanding. The seafood tagine and eggplant imam were delicious and complemented each other perfectly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointment
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    The focus may be on the food, service was poor. I expected more interaction and knowledge. It was a Sunday morning so maybe people were just tired. Food is good but nothing that I would have to have again.
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  • Another delicious meal!
    JennVIP
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    I was happy to revisit Lola. I always enjoy this restaurant and this time was no exception. The food was delicious and service was excellent. I love the use of seasonal and local ingredients. The flavor combinations are interesting and well thought out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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  • The pancakes was to die for!!!
    CeciliaVIP
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    We first tried Lola for breakfast when we went on vacation in Seattle. We were in Seattle for 7 days. We ended up having brunch here for 5 days. Haha! My husband and I loved the pancakes. They were always cooked perfectly. It came with this amazing light vanilla mascarpone. Truly amazing. The maple sausage that came with it tasted great as well. Try their pancakes and you will get hooked too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food and atmosphere!
    jennandal
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    We definitely recommend Tom's Big Dinner. For the four of us (4 orders), this was plenty of food and not pretentious - simple, but tasty an satisfying. We were able to talk above the noise level, and everyone left happy. Service wasn't above average (no refills of waters, server didn't check on us often for drink orders) but was adequate.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • must visit when in Seattle
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Always try to stop here when I visit Seattle. This is my favorite Thomas Douglas restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Why make a reservation??
    Foodie
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We waited 15 minutes past our reservation for a table that was empty when we got there. The food was mediocre, over priced and very loud
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    hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • You've gotta love Lola's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    This place is great! Whether you came nibble or dine, Lola's can fit the bill. I love the pitas with fresh, house-made sauces, the kebabs, and the Greek salad with lots of fresh veggies, chunks of feta, and dressed just right.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Greek success!
    Kate
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    This dining experience is not for those who like a quiet setting. It is lively with the chefs yelling something when they flame up some dish. We ordered spreads, small plates and kebabs. The kalamata-fig spread served with house made warm pita bread was salty, but it blended well with the dolmades and the saganaki fried cheese with lemon marmalade and ouzo. This was my favorite part of the meal. We next tried a variety of kebabs - chicken, pork, beef, and lamb. We liked the lamb and pork the best.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great brunch
    hollyday
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Eggs Bennie are a must, as is the maple sausage!!! Great location walking distance to all the shops. A great find in Seattle!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful meal!
    SeaTimVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Our lunch at Lola was perfect! Our server was attentive, but not intrusive. The food was amazing--everything from the spreads to the kabobs was tasty. I would highly recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 1 extra = no problem
    12ChaCha
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We origionally had a reservation for 4 people at 9am on a Friday. When we arrived, our party was all there and we ended up with an extra person joining our group. The host and server quickly made adjustments to our table with an extra chair and setting like it was planned the entire time. Our server was Fun, Inviting, and very knowledgable about the entire menu. The place seemed giddy with excitement! The FOOD WAS OUTSTANDING!!! Even though it was breakfast this wasn't JUST BREAKFAST! Delicious! Hot! Portions were SPOT ON! We left Happy, Full, and Buzzing from the endless coffee! Thank you For such a great time! We will for sure be back often and soon! Highly recommend reservations to ensure a table and not to miss out!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Still great
    Eastsider
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    I've eaten a Lola a number of times and it's still one of my favorite lunch spots in downtown Seattle. The menu is heavily Greek, but that serves as the starting point for some imaginitive creations. This time, I had the cumin lamb shawarma. The lamb was done perfectly, with a little bit of crunch that didn't hide the spices. The tomato jam and yogurt dressing were nicely understated so as not to overwhelm the meat flavor. The place was quite busy, so if you go during the lunch hour on a weekday in the summer, make sure you have a reservation or be prepared to hang out in the bar.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fun Trendy Spot
    liborn
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    We came into Seattle for a cruise to Alaska. As foodies and New Yorkers, we are accustom to good restaurants, & good food. Lola came highly recommended thru our searches of restaurants in the area, most importantly thru Giada's favorite fried food from the show "The Best Thing I Ever ate", in which she recommended the fried donuts. The donuts were good, not the best, but a nice little reward after a decent good breakfast. The maple sausage was delicious, and I was much more impressed by the sausage then the cute donuts, though the Marscapone dip that came with the donuts was heavenly. Overall, Lola was a fun trendy spot, which reminded me very much of a Manhattan Bistro.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • amazing breakfast selection
    heclexVIP
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Tom's favorite is also our favorite; what a great combination of ingredients and herbs
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good not Great
    bwlf
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    The food was generally well prepared but the service was unpredictable with flaws that markedly diminished the overall experience. The initial portions of the service were fine. I ordered an entree called a Seafood Extravaganza (or similar title). It included clams, muscles and a crab leg. I was not provided with a dish for the shells or a cracker for the crab. Once the entrees were placed on the table the server disappeared and was never visible where we could get her attention. She did not return until we were done eating by which time I had placed shells anywhere I could stick them and the crab was ice cold. There was no apology for her oversight and no offer of any courtesy for the faux pas. This didn't seem to fit their image.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • fantastic place
    Kris
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    This is a terrific place. I've been here for brunch and have only good things to say.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • always fabulous
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Lola is a guaranteed win for a small plates sharing dinner. Servers are informed and helpful and each thing we ordered was delicious. I have been here a number of times and have yet to have a meal that is less than wonderful. Get the donuts for dessert even though they are not on the menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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  • Loved Lola
    MaryMac
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    We had a great dinner - loved the atmosphere, food, wine and drinks. Next time in Seattle, we will definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Convenient Location
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    My granddaughter and I enjoyed a wonderful dinner for her 13th Birthday. Staff was very accommodating and the food is very good.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delightful Dining
    Barbo258
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Dinner was delicious. We had the special and the lamb was chewy. Everything else was perfect so we left the lamb and enjoyed everything else. The waiter mentioned he would let them know so this shouldn't be an issue in the future.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hairofthedog
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Great for a hang-over breakfast! Over did it Friday night. Couldn't wait to get a Bloody Mary and enjoy the Eggs Benedict. Oh, the potatoes are to die for as well.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great as usual
    ezkz
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Like any Tom Douglas restaurants, Lola never disappoints. Our go-to place for a great meal.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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  • Great food as always
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    I always get the Eggs Benedict it is extraordinary here. Lots of good Mediterranean style eats. Love the kabobs and hummus to start!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Too busy
    TronVIP
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Brunch was delicious. I always look forward to the smashed potatoes and everyone in our party enjoyed their meal. Unfortunately, the front desk made the experience less enjoyable because instead of being friendly and courteous, they acted as if the customer was a nuisance. I checked in for my reservations and without telling me that they were running late (which I understand can happen), they sent me to the hotel lobby to wait. When I came back to check on my reservation 20 minutes later, they rudely informed me that they were already on their way to get me. We also left our credit card with them to give to the server because we didn't want our guests to pay and they failed to comply.
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    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a delicious meal every time!
    AnonymousVIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    I am partial to the brunch at Lola, but the kebabs are also delicious. And the fresh made doughnuts are a must!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Service and Very Good Food
    Lovegoodfood
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Truly enjoy the food and the service. The appetizer was delicious, and the lamb was perfect. The "goat cheese" cheesecake for dessert was lovely.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great brunch!
    summersurferVIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Solid menu, great atmosphere, wonderful and attentive service.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Vegetable
    Luv2eat
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    The braised kale and chicory was fabulous. Just enough vinegar to be tangy. Great texture.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    You often get quantity or quality. At LOLA, we received both. It was fantastic.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Greek restaurant
    Lessismore2
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    The Lola menu is essentially Greek/Middle Eastern food. The restaurant offers reasonably priced food in a comfortable atmosphere. Service was good and whilst the food isn't likely to win prizes, it's a reasonable place to go with friends.
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  • still my favorite breakfast!
    rusty
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    I've been eating breakfast in Seattle since I was a babe in arms, so that's almost five decades of experience. Tom's Big Breakfast remains a star, and Lola's Eggs Benedict puts all others to shame!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies
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  • Disappointing on all fronts
    DineAroundTom
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Cocktails watered down !! When brought up to the manager were told that the drinks are measured. I'm sure they are but she didn't mention that they were measured to maximize profit! Ordered steak and a quarter of it was gristle! Kitchen should have noticed it and not served it but then I guess this place is all about the bottom line! Too many other choices in the area check your options.
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