Seaview's Main Dining Room
Seaview's Main Dining Room

Seaview's Main Dining Room

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.dolce-seaview-hotel.com/
  • Phone: (609) 652-1800
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast- Every Day 7am - 10:00am Brunch-Every Sunday 1130am-2pm (Brunch is not offered in January and February)
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Continental, American
  • Executive Chef: Sean Kinoshita
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Please contact the restaurant for details.
  • Private Party Contact: Jennifer Hoffman 6097484310

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Route 9 & Jimmy Leeds Road
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Self parking also available in private lot.
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Seaview's Main Dining Room reviews from OpenTable diners
15 reviews since July 28, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.2
    Service4
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for brunch (13)special occasion (12)good for groups (9)fit for foodies (6)kid-friendly (6)romantic (5)great for lunch (4)scenic view (3)neighborhood gem (2)late-night find (1)notable wine list (1)Show More
  • Worth your long drive
    Auguststar
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    Champagne brunch worth driving over a hundred miles to! Well, actually, we visited my grand nephew who is a Stockton College freshman. Ahead of my comments about the food and service, I want to say it was a very thoughtful gesture to be given a 20% Stockton discount without us knowing about it and asking for it. Thank you Seaview! The brunch is a feast and it pretty much caters to everyone's desires: the usual full breakfast items, hot lunch, cold lunch, carver, and a long table of desserts to satisfy one's sweet tooth. I also like that the server was conscientious about whether the diners were all old enough to consume alcohol.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Seaview Abseccon NJ Review
    Lake
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    The brunch is great. The dining room is beautiful with a great view. Something out of the 1940's.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Timeless classic
    Tomr
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Beautiful setting for an amazing meal continuous mimosas excellent service deserts to die for One negative the front bar should be open the room is a great place to set a relax after a great meal
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dining room closed
    CapemaydinerVIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    This is the second time this has happened at Seaview's Main Dining Room. I book a reservation on Open Table, it gets confirmed and when I get there, the dining room is closed and the staff looks at me like I am crazy. This is a beautiful dining room and I have had wonderful meals there but long ago. Don't get it?!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • luvcawines
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    They do a great job for their Sunday champagne brunch. Atmosphere is pleasant and live piano music enhanced the mood. The service was exceptionally attentive and friendly. Most of the food was good, some items very good (carving station roast beef, omelette station, cocktail shrimp, pork loin with polenta). Only disappointment is for those of you who enjoy dessert! Unfortunately, the pastry chef apparently has a talent for creating very nice looking assorted selections that taste awful. But it's a great overall brunch experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful
    Mariela
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    One of the best brunch ever! The food, the service and the ambiance were perfect. We appreciated also the nice music played by the pianist.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 2 taste buds
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    We enjoyed the Sunday brunch recently. We were first happy to see a beautiful room... the appointments were elegant but comfortable. The Staff was professional and welcoming. BUT the food was much more than expected. The presentations were an elevated "brunch" setting. The desserts were set out to please both the eye and the palate. The main courses were very good quality foods... This was an all-round happy experience. We eat out often (high end). We will definitely return! DONT change a thing! Thank you for a wonderful experience. We will surely recommend to family and friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sunday brunch
    BillT
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    we have been to Seaview several times and enjoyed this place very much and will go again
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 7 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 28, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.4
    • Ambiance4.6
    • Service4.1
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 139 reviews are from the Seaview's Main Dining Room reviews archive.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    We have been coming to the area for several years as an owner of the Seaview Villa Resorts. This was one of the best meals at the hotel in years.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Seaview Brunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    Excellent! Great food and a affordable price. The atmosphere was beautiful and the service was great.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • wonderful
    greatVIP
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    I came with a group of friends everyone was very attentive and helpful the food was amazing . It was a very memorable birthday celebration
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • mothers day
    QutypyVIP
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    I thought it would be a nice lace to have a brunch for my family of 5 on Mothers day.. I actually felt like I was on cruise ship to nowhere.The tables were jammed in ..so tight, chairs from other table were right up against each other. My waiter was obviously exhausted and was a bit disheveled looking. No water refills, had to ask 3 times for a cup of tea, no coffee pot refill either. Never received the regular milk for coffee ( I hate cream ). Food was just ok. Not worth the chaos and I won't do again.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Mother's Day / Graduation
    Brunch
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    We went here for a Graduation Brunch (daughter was graduating from Stockton) and it also happened to be Mother's Day. We had a lovely brunch! Had a reservation for noon. We were seating immediately. As soon as we were seated, we received glasses of water, were greeted with "Happy Mother's Day (for the moms at the table), and immediately after that we received our Mimosa's! The the wide variety of food, fantastic service and beautiful atmosphere all made this a superb day!! Seaview was a great choice for our celebration. Would definitely go there again for another important celebration. Five Stars...
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Horrible Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    I had to ask for a high chair 3 times, I had to ask for a server, he never greeted us or offered something to drink. we were a group of 8 and dirty dishes piled up quickly and once again had to ask to get them cleared. one last note, desserts weren't labeled. i asked a chef and the initial response was he didn't know. over all horrible service for such an expensive meal. it's absolutely unacceptable.
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great Sunday Brunch
    luv2brunch
    Dined on 5/4/2014
    The food was excellent with plenty of options and the service was very attentive.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Kid-Friendly, Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sunday Brunch
    Mike
    Dined on 5/4/2014
    We attend the Sun.brunch alot. We had our daughters wedding in this room. The only criticism would be some dishes were out and had to wait a while to have them refilled.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Brunch with teenagers
    Winer
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    Aside from the fact I had requested a window table with my reservation, the table ended up next to to buffet table, although the distant view was pleasant. The hostess inquired to her superior regarding my reservation preference, but stated was unable to accommodate my window request for the six of us. The food was very varied and enjoyable. I did recommend to coworkers next day.Our servers were very friendly and eager to please. I have always liked Seaview for a visit with the past elegance of Sunday brunch.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Kid-Friendly, Good for Groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome champagne brunch
    Indiejay
    Dined on 3/23/2014
    Everything on the wide selection of brunch menu items was great! The waiters kept pouring on the mimosas. A coffee pot was on each table. And to top it all off, my wife got a birthday cake (not from the buffet even when the cakes were awesome too) from the waiters! The xylophonist played happy birthday while the cake was brought up.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion, kid-friendly
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant surprise
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 3/2/2014
    We hadn't been to this restaurant in a number of years. When we saw the newspaper advertisement we were surprised at the reasonable price for their Sunday brunch. The quality of the food was very good. The ambience was very nice with a very talented piano player playing background music. We will go back in the future.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wait staff
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 2/9/2014
    Our waiter needed some sleep. Other staff members were great, especially the person at the carving station. We will be back and bring more people.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • elegant get away
    Mary
    Dined on 1/26/2014
    The main dining room of the Dolce Seaview Hotel in Galloway Township NJ is a gem! Elegantly decorated and perfect for couples and groups as well, the Sunday breakfast buffet was delicious and satisfying for the meat eater and this vegetarian/seafood eater. The hostess and wait staff were attentive and pleasant and left me looking forward to my next visit to this historic golf resort & spa hotel not far from Atlantic City, the Noyes museum and Smithville!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding Sunday Brunch
    RichardVIP
    Dined on 1/19/2014
    We stopped here on the way back home from Atlantic City for Sunday Brunch. Everything was excellent. They had a carving station with ham and prime rib. They served mimosas and champagne. Their waffles were the best thing there. There was also an omelet station. There weren't any pancakes but really who wants those at a buffet. They don't really keep well on a steam table. They also had quite a choice of desserts which included bread pudding, peach cobbler, pumpkin pie, carrot cake, pecan tarts, among other things. I highly recommend this place if you're heading back home from A.C. as an alternative to the casino buffets. Plus the dining room is 100 times nicer and more elegant than the cafeteria vibe you get at the casinos.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great way to start the New Year
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    The New Years price fix menu was perfect! Service was a bit slow and groups seemed to have gotten preference. But, the slower pace was actually a blessing as the amount of food was awesome. The raw bar to start was one of the best! A bit loud but not to the point being unable to chat with friends. Will be back next year!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sunday Brunch
    ryamaguc
    Dined on 12/29/2013
    Just had a great brunch at Seaview. Great shrimp and calamari salad. Tilapia Francis and steamed clams were also excellent. Prime rib was tender and moist. Topped it off with a Baked Alaska. Thanks Shannon for a great meal.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Impressive
    James
    Dined on 12/29/2013
    SeaView's brunch is first class all the way. The food is excellent and the ambiance and service to.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Christmas Day brunch
    DeeDee
    Dined on 12/25/2013
    A wonderful holiday meal, staff excellent, food absolutely top notch.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    poor
    Dined on 12/24/2013
    Not enough choices,buffet was half the size as previous years. Soup was un-enable,Seafood was poor quality...Staff serving food at buffet line.were un-helpful. Will not return
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Everyone Enjoyed Seaview
    MaryAnn
    Dined on 12/1/2013
    For my husband's 65th birthday, I took him, our son and two little granddaughters to the Seaview for the Champagne Brunch. I was a bit concerned that the girls ( 2 and 3) would not last the outing but my concerns were not sustained. My husband enjoyed very much being grandpa, getting them tasty treats and helping them sip juice. The staff was very friendly and helpful and saw that our every need was met including lids on the juice cups. The food was wonderful, my son really enjoyed adult food that was not from a franchise. I would like to add that the coffee was terrific.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, romantic, scenic view, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Thanksgiving dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 11/28/2013
    We spent Thanksgiving with family and neighbors at the Seaview buffet. It was a wonderful meal. The choice of food was wonderful and the attention by the waitress was 'over the top"... Even though it was a buffet she was so attentive to us. The room was beautiful and festive and the food was delicious. The only disappointing thing was the crème brulee was gone by the time we went for dessert.. And that was the deciding factor for my choice of location.. We had the last seating. I will not do that again.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This was our first Thanksgiving
    Fink
    Dined on 11/28/2013
    This was our first Thanksgiving at Seaview, the buffet was outstanding. Would go again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Thanksgiving
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 11/28/2013
    Excellent thanksgiving buffet. Well priced for what we got. What stood out to us was how fresh the turkey was and great service. Will go back
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Another great Thanksgiving buffet!
    newfie29
    Dined on 11/28/2013
    This is our fourth year at the buffet, and it just gets better. The raw bar includes freshly shucked oysters, clams and crab claws. A variety of salads are offered, along with soups, cheese, charcuterie. A carving station offered turkey and ham, along with the usual sides. I skipped the mundane in favor of short ribs which were served with a delicious mascarpone polenta, topped with fried onion strings - seriously, I could've eaten vats of this polenta - roasted salmon with a mushroom Israeli couscous, and more. The desserts were really the only disappointment, which was okay since I couldn't care less about pumpkin pie - the mini crème brulee did the trick for me...a very nice experience - we'll be back for the Christmas brunch.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A hidden Gem
    shoremaven
    Dined on 8/30/2013
    Went for the Friday Seafood night and was not disappointed. The food was excellent, the choices fabulous, and after the dinner, the chef and sous chef came out to chat. The portions were plentiful and prepared as requested. Lovely setting but could use some soft music.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overall a great Sunday brunch.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/25/2013
    Overall a great Sunday brunch. Even though the menu changed from a buffet to an ala carte dining style, the choices were still well varied and balanced and the service remained pleasant and professional. We would return again and I would recommend to my friends and family
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing Seafood Dinner!
    davesarnVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2013
    We love this resort and have been here many times. This was the first time we have tried the Friday night seafood dinner. What a deal for $55/person! Beautiful fresh shellfish seafood tower to start, huge lobster bake entree and a Viennese desert table!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious!!
    Sunshine
    Dined on 8/16/2013
    We originally were looking forward to the seafood buffet that we knew and loved, but decided to try the prize fixe dinner on Friday anyway. It was delicious!! The seafood appetizer consisted of king crab legs, shrimp, oysters and clams and was wonderful. The filet was the choicest cut of meat that I have had in a long time and was cooked to order and the dessert table was scrumptious. The service left a little to be desired. On the whole it was a very nice night out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not so Great for Brunch Anymore!
    RJSfromJC
    Dined on 7/28/2013
    I made reservations on-line for Sunday brunch buffet. Menu on screen detailed various buffet stations (much as I remebered them ... we dined there many times before). Our preference was for a 10:00 a.m. seating but the screen defaulted to 12:30 p.m. Okay, it's a popular place. Earlier reservations were likely sold out so I went with the later seating. Upon arrival, we learned the buffet was discontinued "some time ago." All in my party were very disappointed. The on-screen buffet menu was deceptive vis-a-vis the a la carte reality. Was this Seaview's doing or an oversight by OpenTable? The food was good but the experience fell far short of expectations. Servers were good/ experienced at managing our discontent. They saw all it before. Sad!
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  • Change is not always a good thing!
    CityCatnycVIP
    Dined on 7/21/2013
    For over 10 years we have gone to Seaview for some R&R and Golf. One of the highlights has been their fabulous Sunday buffet brunch. Alas, it is no more. Just usual brunch fare albeit good but nothing compared to the elegant and delicious over the top buffet. Cannot recommend it. A new general manager is coming on board so hopefully he will have the smarts to bring back the buffet that was always packed with locals and yearly visitors (like us) and seasonal golfers. Until it returns we head over to the Smithville Inn down the road for their divine Sunday buffet along with all the former Seaview Loyalists.
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  • Big Disappointment
    MaryVIP
    Dined on 7/5/2013
    We have been coming to Friday night seafood buffet for many years. Made reservations on line and only learned that the seafood buffet was no longer offered when we sat down for dinner. A land and sea price fixe menu was offered and was underwhelming, overpriced at $55 per person and understaffed. A second bottle of the wine we chose wasn't available because they ran out. The Viennese table only had a handful of items, no chocolate mousse, no fountain, no cakes. Very disappointing. We inquired about Sunday brunch and found out it wasn't a buffet, also a price fixe. As patrons who have frequented Seaview for years when it was run by Marriott the food had been phenomenal. Seaview run by Stockton a big disappointment.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Special Occasion Destination
    Mike
    Dined on 7/5/2013
    Seaview is classy and pretty with its round and spacious dining room.In the past, there used to be a fabulous buffet on Fridays, but now it is just dessert that is served buffet style. For the rest of the courses you have a choice of a couple of different salads, and several entrees.There's a nice wine list, and, for an additional charge, you can have wine selections paired with each of your courses. The food is served very nicely, but the service..hm. My partner had to take my water when no one offered refills. A knife fell onto the floor,so we placed it off to the side, but it was never noticed by our waiter and removed from the table. No coffee was offered at the end of the meal, and we were pretty much ignored once dinner was served.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, romantic, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet