Springs Orleans
Springs Orleans

Springs Orleans

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.springsorleans.com/
  • Phone: (719) 520-0123
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 1:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, American, Creole / Cajun / Southern
  • Executive Chef: James W. Davis Jr.
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: If you already love our food, share it with your friends and family...We are now offering off site catering! Contact our sales department to place your order.
  • Private Party Facilities: Whether you are hosting a corporate meeting or a wedding reception, a holiday party or a fundraiser Springs Orleans is the perfect venue. We have unique menu options for all types of events at affordable prices.

    Silver Room -
    * 18 Foot Silver Ceiling
    * 1,600 Sq. Ft. of Space
    * Built in Bar
    * Private Entry
    * Private Bathrooms
    * Natural Lighting
    Seats up to
    150 cocktail reception
    120 for a sit down dinner
    150 theatre style

    Mezzanine
    * Intimate open space
    * Great view of our stage
    Seats up to
    45 cocktail reception
    30 sit down dinner
    30 theatre
  • Private Party Contact: Erin Smith 7193232000x
  • Entertainment: We may be a small local place but we have had the pleasure of hosting many world renowned performers on our intimate stage. You can often find Thomas Dawson of the Commodores on our stage Thursdays - Saturday nights!

    You never know who might show up on our stage - we recently had a special performance by George Clinton!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Nevada
  • Parking: No
  • Parking Details: While there is ample street parking on Pikes Peak and often on Nevada we are within close proximity to two surface lots. Parking is self pay.
A word from Springs Orleans
Springs Orleans is dishing up local favorites and Cajun Classics! We are the hottest restaurant and bar in Downtown Colorado Springs.

Whether you are craving a burger, a salad or some amazing etouffee, Springs Orleans has something to please everyone.

Executive Chef Jason Miller has created a menu that is as affordable as it is delicious. From your appetizer to your dessert - which is made fresh in house daily, you won’t be disappointed.

Laissez le Bon temp rouller!

(As they say in Nawlins - Let the Good Times Roll! )
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
Springs Orleans reviews from OpenTable diners
50 reviews since July 31, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4.1
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
71% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (23)good for groups (19)special occasion (19)neighborhood gem (16)romantic (14)great for brunch (11)hot spot (9)late-night find (6)great for lunch (6)kid-friendly (4)great for outdoor dining (4)notable wine list (4)vibrant bar scene (3)scenic view (2)Show More
  • Fitz
    Fitz
    Dined on 11/18/2014
    A central location with knowledgable staff, fine food, and an upbeat atmosphere without being frantic. Fitz
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 11/17/2014
    Aside from the seafood chowder (which was great) the food was less than average
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Overall, just a great experience
    NinjaBuddha13
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    Went on a Sunday night, so it was very quiet letting my date and I engage in our conversation without needing to raise our voices at all. The staff was attentive and very good at knowing when to be there and when not to. For example, my water glass was never empty, but our sever was definitely not hovering. The atmosphere is great. You can dress pretty much as formally or casually as you want and not feel out of place. The food was simply outstanding. It tasted great and was presented very nicely. It was also brought to our table very shortly after we ordered. Overall, just a great experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great spot-
    Nicki
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    My husband and I really enjoyed Spring Orleans! The service was great and the food was awesome.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love it!
    Sessie
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    We have been going to Springs Orleans since it opened. Love the food and are addicted to the beignets. The brunch is really New Orleans . Their offerings include Etouffee, gumbo, cheese grits and shrimp. Lots of pastries and fruit. There are also scrambled eggs, bacon bagels and roast beef. Everything is very tasty.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Springs Orleans
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Very good food, service was excellent. Everyone enjoyed their meal, nice place to take a group.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best Place Ever
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    I love this place. This is the 2nd time I've eaten there and they have made me a customer for life. I love the food, the atmosphere, the service, everything is absolutely spectacular.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • yummy!
    Beachykeen
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    We had a fabulous meal here on a Friday night. Great food! I had the best shrimp and grits since leaving N'awlins years ago. My husband had the steak and was super impressed as well. Great drinks too. Will need to save room for dessert next time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great comfortable setting
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    My dinner with my daughter was wonderful-our server, patiently waited for us to stop talking and read the menu so we could order-he accomodated my daughter's request for a particular wine, and in general was excellent at serving us-we both commented on the magnificent tin ceiling that has been retained, and the colorful artwork displayed. Our meals were excellent, topped off with the dessert platter-we had a great evening-
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Perfectly simple
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    An amazing view, food selection, and staff. Could not have been more pleased with dinner and the way we were treated. The best food and the friendliest staff I have ever had in colorado. We will be customers for life.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Quiet dinner with friends
    denniq56
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    We went early to take advantage of happy hour (30% on all alcohol). Service was good and the food was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I would say
    Pg13
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    My lady had the Étouffée, I make a very good very of this and that does make me picky, but this was not a good meal. We took some home to try the next day and see if it was any better and it really wasn't. I have the red beans and rice and it had a burnt taste to it, like the pan was burnt and they still serve it. The best thing we had all night, strangely enough and not New Orleans cuisine was the French onion soup. This is about the fourth time that I have been there, the other three times or for lunch, but my lady really wanted to go so I went and kept my reservations to myself. She fully degrees with my opinion now that she is eating the food at this restaurant. I will not ever go back...
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very Enjoyable Evening
    SeasonedDiner
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    We don't get downtown too often so we are selective in our dining locations. Springs Orleans was genuinely service oriented, working with us on our reservation change and accommodating a last minute addition of our grandson to the reservation. The piano player made the ambience feel more warm and welcomed. The food was very delicious and the portions were quite adequate (we left with doggie bags). We summed it up as a very enjoyable evening.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • hoped for a better experience
    unimpressed
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    I had hoped to be one of the ones who had a better experience despite reviews being mixed. It was my wife's birthday but that did not mean anything except to the hostess who was the only person that acknowledged it. Our table was right by the server station between the booths and it was the most unromantic place. Food and service was mediocre. The blackened catfish was good but the voodoo rice was pasty and inedible. The website stated it had live music Fridays and Saturdays, and there wasn't any.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Friday evening
    Bubba
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    The food was good but way overpriced. Just because you have an executive chef doesn't mean you can charge extra. I would prefer a different restaurant in town for southern, cajun food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • One time Only
    SpecialOccasionDiner
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    We tried Springs Orleans for the first time and gave the food mixed reviews. The food probably would have tasted better if we hadn't paid so much for it -- it was too expensive for the value received. They should have paid more attention to taste and less to presentation which was not as trendy as they may have wished and in one case was just comical; it was good for a laugh! We tried 5 entrees. 2 were considered "very good". In 2 other meals the diners were disappointed, and the last was in part good. We did enjoy the desserts. Our young teen ordered a half meal and would have walked away hungry if it weren't for the dessert. I thought having this option was nice though. On this week night we had no problem conversing in the diner.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding
    Luv2dine
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Thanks Molly for great service and recommendations! This was our first time here. We were seated immediately. We order cocktails based on waitress recommendation. Good job! We had the blackened catfish and shrimp. It was to die for and the voodoo rice out of this world! We topped it off with banana pudding. OMG, just like what grandma use to make! We will be going back. Thanks for excellent service, nice size portions, and a scrumptious meal!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • About how the pasta were cooked
    Birthdaydinner2014
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    The pasta weren't fully cooked, which made the dish tate fade. The entrees were OK. This is not the best restaurant I have been in.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food- possibly new server
    AngieVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    the rest it.of .the staff was great, but the server, we had to ask for our drinks twice. the manager brought us our check and processed it
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Service
    roadwarriorVIP
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    In reading reviews,, the trend seemed to be that food was good but service was severely lacking at Spring Orleans. Jenn greeted me promptly and offered suggestions for dinner choices. She brought delicious chips and dip which she said were made in-house daily. She offered bread with my crawfish and shrimp etouffee'. Jenn also stopped back by my table and offered a glass of wine as happy hour was about to end. It was a very nice dining experience made complete by outstanding service. Thank you, Jenn!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yum
    ColoEddie
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    First time at Springs Orleans but will definitely be back. Unfortunately it was a breezy evening so we couldn't sit outside, but we really enjoyed our cozy booth for two. The service may have been too good as our appetizer came out in less than 5 minutes and our dinner arrived within 5 minutes of completing the appetizer. This was are only complaint since we weren't here for a power lunch. The food was absolutely amazing. I am a Colorado native, so my Cajun palette is not too experienced but the spices, sauces and seafood were all incredible. We will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gave Up One Hour After Ordering
    Mark
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We decided to try dinner at Springs Orleans despite the prior comments on Open Table about poor service. Sadly we should have listened to the comments. We gave up and left after waiting an hour from the time we placed our order. The restaurant wasn't even half full at the time.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ken
    Disappointed
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    The food was good. The restaurant was too noisy for our taste but it was buzzing. The service was the sore point. Our waitress was very friendly but slow. We waited quite a long time for her to come and take our order. The restaurant had a complimentary dish of chips and dip that she did not bring until our appetizers had already arrived. I noticed two tables near us had their chips immediately when they sat down. Understand this was just one waitress. Others seemed to be working harder. Overall I would probably not return to Springs Orleans.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Still the same
    Tarheel1991
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    This was our second trip to Springs Orleans with similar results. Waiter, John Michael, seemed to have better things to do. Ran out of water. Still no bread with etoufee or other pasta dishes. Food was good but over priced. Needs bread on the table or at least along side to sop up sauce. Piano too loud if you have to sit near it. Room needs some sound work as it is too loud when full of people. I think if a table doesn't order a bunch of drinks the wait staff basically ignores it. Could be a much better experience.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Here's some good Cajun & Creole
    susanatthecastleVIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    I loved the étouffée sauce. We had the shrimp version & it was rich and creamy with just the right back burn. The Cajun Caesar was exactly what you would expect, crisp romaine with a nicely spiced dressing. The banana pudding was terrific. In fact, maybe the best I've had in Colorado.
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  • What a treat...........YUM !
    stevegrimVIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Took a chance on this one and we were IMPRESSED! Each of the items, from appetizer, to entree, and even dessert were TREATS to be savored. A definite return visit to try ALL of the rest of the menu items............yay !
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable
    Labc
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    The food was very good, even though the restaurant was busy we were not rushed. Nice choices, creative. We plan to return. It is fairly loud, try for a booth if you want to converse with more than one person.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 23 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 31, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance4.4
    • Service4.2
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 241 reviews are from the Springs Orleans reviews archive.
  • Momoftwo
    Datenightgem
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    For a great dinner out, this is the restaurant to choose. We always have superb food with good service and the ambience is outstanding. It is dimmed but not dark and the decor gives the feel of New Orleans in a very tasteful manner. We chose two appetizers that were excellent, the blue lump crab cake and blackened popcorn shrimp. A third appetizer ordered could not compare to the other two, the disco fries. I would not order them again. Two entrees that were real standouts were the crawfish etouffee with steamed rice and the blackened Mahi-Mahi with voodoo rice and an add on of crab meat hollandaise. True delicious decadence!! The desserts we ordered and all loved were banana pudding and bread pudding. Enjoy!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    The food was very good and the drinks were well made. However, our server acted like he had somewhere he'd rather be, even though the restaurant was not particularly busy. We're not difficult customers - we know what we want, no special orders, etc., but he made us feel like we were bothering him by even placing our order.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 3 swings and a strike
    PricyVIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    I've visited 3 times with groups for dinner; each time hoping for a tasty experience and each time disappointed. Breakfast is exceptional, however. The food is what should define a restaurant, and it really lacks in quality due to overall blandness and is highly priced ($20-35/ entree yet small sizes don't make it a value).
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Terrible Service
    CuisineExplorer
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    It seemed that our evening went down hill from the moment we were seated, and it all stemmed from an un-attentive wait staff. We had wave our waiter over while he chatted with the hostess. The table next to us had another wait person and they experienced the same thing. In fact they got up and walked out. The floor manager didn't seem to have a clue, and I never saw him interact with any tables. As for the food I would call it average, no complaints concerning the food quality or presentation.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing family dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    My mother-in-law wanted to take us some place "nice" for dinner. There are lots of choices in Colorado Springs, but not all of them offer notable gluten-free options, a kids' menu, and a great wine list. Everyone had fun dressing up and the food was wonderful . . . except for the 2 mini-burgers on the kids' menu. Those were burned and overcooked. When we let our server know, we replaced it with a burger from the regular menu. Sadly, it took a little too long for the replacement burger, which looked fabulous, but my son enjoyed eating from everyone else's plates. Thankfully, they only charged us for the kids' burger, which one of us took home and enjoyed the next day!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food always great, Service not so
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    We've been to eat dinner twice. Both times the food was excellent and indulgent. But, we had a different server each time and BOTH times, the service was poor. Our server didn't smile one time and she took quite a long time to get our order. She was also serving the table next to us and NOT ONCE as she passed us several times acknowledge if we needed anything. I guess we'll have to start eating the food as take-out so we can enjoy the food without the grumpy waiters.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • had a great meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    dining with my family, we had very good food and excellent service. Terrific attention to the food needs of my various family members - vegetarian, peanut allergic. Great vibe, good menu - wonderful experience!
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nothing Special
    Traveller47
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Attached to Wyndham hotel. Ambiance similar to chain restaurant. Food OK but overpriced.
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  • food and service were great
    John
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    Started of with The Refresher. Loved the Grilled Gator Bites. Tuna and Mahi Mahi were AMAZING. Bread pudding and cafe olé great finisher. on top of that the service was excellent. Perfect anniversary celebration.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful meal
    foodie
    Dined on 6/16/2014
    Calamari and gator bites were excellent. We all had creole dishes. They were spicy and delicious! We practically licked the plates clean. The pecan tart was the perfect dessert. Service providers were attentive and friendly. We had a great time and look forward to going again and trying other menu options.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Decent food, decent price
    kmcf2132
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    We had Sunday brunch here. The food was average and sometimes we had to wait for an extended period for a buffet item to be replaced if it was out but the environment/ambience and service was good. It was well priced for the flavor; if you just want a decent priced Sunday buffet I would recommend it.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place for dinner!
    1stTimer
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    We showed up 15 minutes early for our reservations, but were still seated immediately, the service was great, great sense of timing, they really came over to us just when we needed, and were never overbearing about how good the food was, were genuinely nice. The food was excellent, I ordered the blackened popcorn chicken for an appetizer while my wife had calamari, and then at dinner she ordered the grilled salmon while I had the cowboy rib-eye. Best steak I have ever had. Also the chicken was very tasty, almost thought about making that y meal and ordering more of it. It was quite windy while we were there, so we ate indoors, but they have a great outdoor area with hanging lights that would be fantastic once the sun went down.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fantastic Father's Day Brunch
    foodie
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    The food was great and the atmosphere was very relaxed. The server was attentive and the beignets were fantastic as usual.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic