Roy's Rancho Mirage
Roy's Rancho Mirage

Roy's Rancho Mirage

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.roysrestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 7603409044
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
    Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm -10:00pm

    Aloha Hour: Daily 4:30pm - 6:30pm in the bar
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Asian, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Adam Palffy
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 44th Avenue
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet (complementary) & self park
A word from Roy's Rancho Mirage
Blending classic techniques with adventurous Pacific Rim flavors, culinary pioneer Roy Yamaguchi created an entirely new approach to fine dining. The first Roy's opened in Honolulu in 1988 and we've spread our warm hospitality and passion for innovative and creative cuisine around the world ever since. Indulge in one of our spectacular cocktails or choose a glass from our award-winning wine list while you discover the fresh ingredients and outstanding seafood, expertly prepared by our local chefs that made us famous.

We invite you to join us at Roy's Rancho Mirage located across Highway 111 from The River, featuring an exhibition kitchen with an inviting chef's counter and a spacious dining room with three private rooms to accommodate special events of any size.
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Roy's Rancho Mirage reviews from OpenTable diners
106 reviews since May 5, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (68)fit for foodies (64)romantic (31)neighborhood gem (27)good for groups (24)notable wine list (17)kid-friendly (11)vibrant bar scene (11)hot spot (9)great for outdoor dining (3)late-night find (3)great for lunch (3)great for brunch (2)Show More
  • Great experience--as expected
    WatchinDaBearsVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    In general, Roy's Restaurants have been, for us, a place where we know we can have a good experience--food that is well-prepared and unique, attentive service, and a friendly staff. Roy's at Rancho Mirage meets that expectation. The bar staff were friendly even while coping with a busy Saturday night crowd; wait staff were friendly and knowledgeable and remembered us from our last visit. And the food preparation was perfect. Chef Pfally's signature appetizer roll was wonderful and inventive, and the two fish dishes ordered by my wife and I were both as advertised. This location will continue to be a spot we will always dine whenever we visit the Palm Springs area.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Small Kids Birthday Parties
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We had a very large party next to us that had a child to parent ratio of 4/1 it was difficult to control the excitement and it spilled out away from their table. Which ever parent made the reservation should have been taken aside and casually mentioned the issue might be disturbing the other guests. Perhaps a more secluded section of the restaurant would have been better suited.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • noisy and pricey
    PSRodVIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We have been to Roy's several times. Usually because someone wants to go there, or in this case to use a gift card. We have always thought that Roy's was extremely noisy. If you are trying to carry on an casual conversation you will find it difficult to do so. Food is very good but not any better than several other restaurants that are a better value. If you can get seated in the smaller room in the front it is not as noisy there. It is very easy to soundproof a restaurant but I don't know why they don't do something. The wait staff was good. We didn't need anything that we didn't get promptly. The valet staff almost carried you into the restaurant. We brought wine, shared a desert, no salads and bill was over $200.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very good a bit pricey...
    suzq
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    This restaurant is one of the best in the desert. The food is exceptional (although a bit pricey) and the service superb. We had a group of 6 and the downsize of that is it was VERY noisy and difficult to communicate during dinner. We were seated at 5:00 so we did have about a half hour or so where is was really wonderful. I know its just the design of the place and no ones fault, but we all agreed that its not a "date" restaurant. Our food was exceptional, although a bit pricey but we now have a place to go for those "once in awhile" celebrations. I am looking forward to trying happy hour out...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Eat out alot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    WE had a special anniversary dinner out and Roy's was an excellent choice. Service was outstanding and they were all attentive and great. Food was also excellent. generous proportions plated beautifully and served hot! Overall experience was exceptional.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Roy's consistently offers great food and great service. If you make a reservation, the staff refer to you by name which is a very classy touch! The food is Pan-Asian/Hawaiian and is outstanding. Drinks are generous and there are several speciality cocktails that reflect Roy's Hawaiian roots. The seafood is fresh and cooked to perfection. The chocolate souffle is positively sinful, but I would recommend sharing this dessert as it is very rich. We are already planning a return visit!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently delicious!
    Mars9
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The food quality here never varies and it is always excellent. Every dish has unique and full flavors. Our server, Ray, was friendly, helpful and prompt - altogether just outstanding. Another great dining experience at this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OUTSTANDING experience
    Foody
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    I took my husband there for our anniversary. The service was OUTSTANDING. It was like a symphany of 3 servers for our table. The food was great. They went the extra mile. We ordered 2 desserts, and they presented it on a large platter, and wrote Happy Anniversary in chocolate. Also, they took our picture with the platter, and by the time we were done with dessert, they printed the picture and put it in a frame for us. I would HIGHLY recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • ElizaVIP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Disappointing to say the least. Over priced and not in line with description on open table. The service was outstanding, but the food was not.
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We are very happy with our visit
    edna0109
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    The food was excellent, the trio dish is wonderful although it is in my opinion is a little too pricy. The special Sunday dinner which I have is great and the price is right. the Calamari fried is soooooooo good. Yes, we will definitely go back to Roy's and bring some friend.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • John's Birthday dinner
    ronniem1971VIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    we had a lovely time at Roy's (always do!). We celebrated John's birthday and had an excellent dinner .. started w/lobster potstickers, absolutely delish! Our waiter Joe was friendly and accommodating. We both had seafood (scallops for John, a trio sampler for me .. butterfish, mac-nut mahi mahi and hibachi-grilled salmon). Presentation beautiful and food perfect. A nice birthday dessert treat was also appreciated!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hot August Roy's
    HollyP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We had been wanting to go to Roy's for months, but just hadn't gotten around to it. Finally everything clicked & we went. From the valet to the desk staff, to our seating hostess, first impressions were phenomenal. Our waiter, Ray, was awesome! Delfina & Cameron (managers) came by to check on us to make sure all was good. The food was incredible -- champagne, wedge salad, surf & turf, and spicy seafood hot pot -- flavor bursts, incredible seasonings, aromas that made you want more. Yum. An added plus -- August is no corkage fee & I had brought a 2002 Mayacamas Mt. Veeder to accompany our meal. Soft tones didn't conflict with the food. Can't wait to return!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary dinner
    Girl60
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    The staff was very nice. Our server Chris was great. Butterfish and short ribs were very tasty. I did not like that we where put in a room with 2 big parties though. I did love that they had placed a special personalized happy anniversary note in the front of each one our menus. They gave us a nice dessert also. Overall we had a very nice time.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place for seafood
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Met a friend for dinner the other night and had a great night. Started with mango mojitos - YUM! Our dinners were delicious - mine especially. Order the butter fish and you won't be disappointed!
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    kid-friendly
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  • not so good
    Mediocer
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    I would rather spend $10 more for a steak at Mastro's, the steak was nothing to write home about, quality not their and priced to high for the quality
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  • Great service and food
    Mimi
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Service was great! Good was also great!! All of the staff was wonderful they made us feel at home and were very attentive :) thank you for helping us celebrate our daughters birthday!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • phenomenal service
    welovetoeatVIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Not only was the food delicious..........the wedge salad was the best I have had and definitely an entree size.......but the service was beyond outstanding.........your glass was never half full.......it was like they could read your mind......HIGHLY RECOMMEND!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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  • Great food and service.
    wonderfulevening
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    My wife and I enjoyed a nice romantic evening at Roy's The service was exceptional. The short ribs were melt in your mouth delicious and the mahi mahi was terrific.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My Fave
    VLB1
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Roy's is my favorite place to eat. It is consistently good. It's where I always go to celebrate any special occasion. They know how to make a special occasion memorable with the food, the service and the special surprises. I wish that the many male guests would leave their jeans, shorts, t-shirts and flip flops for the appropriate occasion and show respect for the restaurant, staff and other guests who know how to dress appropriately. Google "Business Casual". Perhaps they could all be seated in another room and leave the main dining room for those of us that know better.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday celebration
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    There were 6 of us girls with 2 birthdays being celebrated and one of the diners was my 9 year old granddaughter. They made it very special for both birthday girls and kept the little one entertained and fed! Food was great, service was great and come here every time I'm in the area.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Manager Was Sweet
    Love2eat
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    The manager and waitress offered to allow us to select another appetizer after we stated that we were disappointed with our calamari dish. They even gave us free dessert as they were out of the carrot cake.
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    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always good
    beareVIP
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    Having just returned from Hawai'i, I was still in the mood for some good fish and so Roy's was the choice. I started with the Ahi Poke and was quite satisfied with the freshness and blend of flavors. My favorite fish on the menu, which I chose this time as well, is their Butterfish with a soy glaze. Crispy on the edges yet moist and sweet, this is a sure bet. Dessert was also my favorite, their Pineapple upside down cake - so delicious. And they make great Mai Tais also! Have to add that the service is splendid, from the hostess to the busser to the waitress/waiter. Even had a visit from the shift manager. Helped keep my Hawai'i buzz keep going! Mahalo. Roy's no ka oi (Hawai'ian for it's the best)!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary Celebration
    SpeshVIP
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    My partner and I were celebrating our second year anniversary and decided to go to Roy's to celebrate. Raymond the server and Santos his assistant provided amazing service that made us both feel very special. The food was superb. They provided us a beautiful desert tray with a special greeting on it and provided custom inserts in our menus to thank us for celebrating at Roy's. What a special time we had.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • They know how to do it!
    Rube
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Roy's is perfect for any occasion but if you're celebrating anything they treat you like a king or queen. They make you feel very special.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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  • ALWAYS WONDERFUL
    Lolly
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    My son and I celebrated his birthday at Roy's. He is a genuine "foodie" and I try to take him to places I know will meet with his approval. This dinner was as perfect as it could be. He knows Roy's in Los Angeles and Honolulu his way around the menu well. I always like a different opener and stay with one favorite entree that is always just right - Butterfish.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nothing to write home about
    HappyDiner
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    Service was attentive and professional, ambience was nice. The food unfortunately was just okay. I had the Roy's trio. Skip it and go for the butter fish. The other two fish were just okay. My daughter had the schezuan ribs which were tender and delicious. We had a large party and no one complained, but no one raved either.
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    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic!
    dosbobbies5
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    We went in for Happy Hour appetizers and drinks. Everything was wonderful.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lindy
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Great food, great service, always enjoyable there!
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    special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Butterfish is incredible
    Surfergirl
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    We always have the butterfish and the short ribs. Both are incredible. Do not try the lobster specials as they are not what you believe you will be getting. Very small and sliced in half. Impossible to get out of the shell. Otherwise fabulous restaurant!
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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  • Until you ask for your change
    Love2dine
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    The food was great. Waitress did a good job in the service area and seemed very sweet. We weren't crazy about her using the "we or us". What ruined it for us was when we received the bill and she failed to bring us the correct change. We tip very well and have no problem rewarding great service. It surprised me when we didn't get the "coin" change and I asked her why. She snapped back so fast and took 50 cents out of her pocket and said "here let me get that for you and I'll pay for it". It was a legitimate question, as it's illegal NOT to return all your change. Just a question, but what a snot. Unexpected/
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful evening!
    Hope
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    The special lobster filet dinner was out standing as were the lobster potstickers. The only disappointment was the chocolate soufflé it was dry and over baked But we will return to try other interesting dishes.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • MaggieVIP
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    Not my favorite Roy's. Had a steak and lobster special....asked for steak Medium rare more on the Rae side. It was cooked a little too long for my taste. Everyone at the table of six felt that way about their their meal. On the other hand, the server, Adrian, was great.
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  • Lost its Sizzle
    Gypsy
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    Warm welcome. Seated immediately. Server was efficient but brusque. I ordered my favorite dish, macadamia crusted halibut. The lobster sauce was diluted with water from the boiled potatoes underneath the fish. The edamame served was overcooked and soft. We had a couple of ok appetizers. This restaurant has lost its sizzle.
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  • Restaurant week in Palm Springs
    meiser
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    Great menu choices and wonderful staff and service.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding Service
    Chompy
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    Promptly greeted, which is very important to me. Remainder of service was outstanding. Water glass was always full, never had to wait long for anything, did not feel rushed. Food was fresh and very good. This was my first visit to a Roy's and it was during restaurant week. Wife did not care too much for her Roy's label cabernet wine, but other than that, it was a perfect dining experience.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent choice Restaurant Wk 2014
    NatnME
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    The lettuce wedge salad was the best we ever have had, John our server was friendly, knowledgeable and very helpful from the moment we arrived to the minutes we departed...Short Ribs, Macadamia Crusted Mahi, Mahi and Pineapple Upside Down Cake amongst the balance of our meal earned our compliments to the chef!!! John also mentioned upcoming special occasions we will come back for.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Service Lacking, Food Good
    MemberVIP
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    We had Ashley as our waitress and were underwhelmed with the customer service or professionalism. Luckily, the manager on duty, Delfina, made up for Ashley's lack of service. Ashley did not know what sides came with various dishes and we had to prod her to go ask the kitchen rather than just stick with her "I don't know" response. She was not able to make any vegetarian option substitutions on the Restaurant Week menu, even though we had been to Roy's in the past with no issues on this. Really made the dining experience not enjoyable. Roy's is great, but their service quality seems to be going downhill.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/2/2014
    Food was better than expected and our server, Shannon, was everything a server should be.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • New Yorker
    NewYorker
    Dined on 6/1/2014
    Very friendly staff.Restaurant week menu.Calamari.mahi mahi and ribs excellent,Desert also.Drinks Whisky sour $8.- not the $13.0 of Mastros. Staff topped up water regularly and were very attentive.Complimentary extra coffee as we hung out talking.No rush.Would go back for sure to try other of their dishes.
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    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesomely good food
    Manhattanbeach18th
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    The food was so tasty and Aaron our server couldn't have been better. Even the hostess was so attentive and informative. She said they even cure their own bacon, (pork belly) for their wedge salads. The bus boy was very attentive. Even the valet opened the door for us to enter. That restuarant couldn't have been any better as far as we were concerned.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic