The Crown & Goose

The Crown & Goose

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.thecrownandgoose.com/
  • Phone: 8655242100x
  • Hours of Operation:
    M-F: 11:00 AM-10 PM, Fri-Sat: 11:00 AM-11:00 PM, Sunday Brunch: 11:00 AM-3 PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Beer Garden, Gastro Pub
  • Executive Chef: Jeffrey DeAlejandro
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: When we cater an event, we create a custom menu for the guests. The event host and the Chef will meet in person to come up with a completely unique, one of a kind menu. No other event will ever have the same menu. All of our food is also from local farms, so you know its the freshest it absolutely can be. We can cater off-site events, as well as in the restaurant.
  • Private Party Facilities: We have 3 different areas that we use for private events. We can host anything from a birthday party, to a Wedding and Reception, Rehearsal dinner, Baby Shower etc. The rooms each fit up to about 40 people, but can also be paired together to accommodate larger groups.
  • Private Party Contact: Alicia McGee 8655242100x
  • Entertainment: On Wednesday"s in the Goose we have live Jazz in the main dining room. We also have live Jazz in the Underground on Friday nights.
  • Special Events: When you choose the Crown and Goose for your on-site special event, you get your own event planner for free! She will help you with every detail of the event. We pride ourselves on having great connections with others in the event industry. This helps when planning your special event. We can be as big of a help as you desire.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Willow Street
  • Public Transit: We are just a few blocks walking distance from downtown Knoxville and Market Square.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: We have a private lot across the street at the corner of Willow and South Central.
A word from The Crown & Goose
Welcome to The Crown & Goose and The Underground, Knoxvilles first authentic London gastropub, and raw oyster speakeasy. The Crown & Goose was created to provide world class food in a relaxed, traditional pub environment. We offer a wide selection of menu options from authentic British fare to delicious twists on traditional dishes created by Chef, Jeffrey DeAlejandro. With an interior inspired by London, The Underground is a unique space, perfect for an intimate date or a cocktail party. Enjoy seafood small plates at the Underground and then join us for dinner at The Goose. Or have dinner first and then come over to enjoy live music and a specialty cocktail. Either way, with seafood and oysters flown in fresh daily, you will enjoy a culinary experience unsurpassed in Knoxville. Our menus change frequently to maximize Chef's creativity and the freshest ingredients available, so come back often, there is always something new to experience.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
The Crown & Goose reviews from OpenTable diners
21 reviews since May 20, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.7
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelEnergetic
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (12)neighborhood gem (11)good for groups (9)hot spot (9)vibrant bar scene (8)special occasion (8)great for outdoor dining (7)great for lunch (5)romantic (4)kid-friendly (4)notable wine list (2)late-night find (2)great for brunch (2)Show More
  • Outstanding All-Around
    RobertEarlKeen
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    The Crown & Goose Delivers once again. Great service, great food, nice atmosphere. Our favorite place in Knoxville. The Dublin steak sandwich is good, the oysters were great, one of the specials of the day (sausage) was excellent. Drink prices are about $1 too much each.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Brunch in Knoxville
    samkjones
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Met a couple of friends at Crown & Goose for the first time this past Sunday for brunch. Had a GREAT experience, and we can't wait to go back. From the spicy $3 bloody marys to the Eggs Chesapeake, not a single drop or crumb went undevoured. Our server, Kayla, was great in the beer garden-attentive, but not overbearing. We had a great time, made friends with the patrons at the next table, and made plans to make this a regular occurence.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome spot!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    A group of friends went there and they were so accommodating and our server Ian knew everything about the menu and wine list! Will definitely go again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Place!
    kapann09
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    This place was fantastic! I found it online, my family and I have never heard of it or been there so we thought we'd try some place new. So glad we did! The atmosphere was nice, service was great, even had a nice conversation with the manager, and the food was amazing! I would highly recommend this place to anyone!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Venue
    swatsp0p
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    My wife and I came for dinner as first time visitors. We were extremely pleased with the service, the food and the entire dining experience. Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fantastic experience
    Fercho
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    While a live band played great music our server, Reed, suggested appetizers to die for (chips with smoked salmon), we were a party of four, we all ordered different and we all agreed it was the best food we had had in a long time: the cheese board was fantastic, fish & Chips crispy and not oily at all, tomato soup really homemade and delicious, and my charcuterie board was absolutely wonderful a great combination of meat, pork belly, andouille and duck confit with a perfectly crispy bread. Our waiter helped everyone wth accurate descriptions. Lovely experience!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    We were in Knoxville for orientation with our son at UT. We chose the Crown & Goose because it was close to our hotel. What a surprise! The food was outstanding. My son had the pork shank and at age 18 he rarely raves about anything but he did about it. My wife loved the salmon. I had the duck legs confit served over risotto. A very nice evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A bit pricey!
    lulu42
    Dined on 5/28/2014
    After reviewing the menu and making a reservation, I was a little disappointed when I arrived to the restaurant to find essentially a bar with very little ambience. To be fair, I did not visit the beer garden outside, because my dining companions and I had a concert to attend and were limited on time. However, based on the website and the (pricey) menu, I expected something a little more elegant. The server was knowledgeable and engaging, and the cheese board did not disappoint. However, when we asked for more bread with our ($18) cheeseboard appetizer, we were told that there would be an additional charge. (We received 1 small loaf for 4 of us). I would think at $18, they could've tossed in some more bread.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 13 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 20, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.5
    • Food4.7
    • Ambiance4.2
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The following 114 reviews are from the The Crown & Goose reviews archive.
  • Relaxing
    yummy
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    We invited a group of friends who all enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere. The food was delicious. A couple of us sampled the house wines and thought them to be very tasty. Each of us would dine there again.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • In dire need of updates!
    Vinoisbest
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    Old, uncomfortable seating...too open to enjoy conversation! Food is totally average but the price was in line. Service was ok. Felt like a run down shoneys. BEST PART WAS FREE PARKING! Will not be back and would never recommend.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • old city gastropub
    myoutings
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    Excellent menu and beer selection. They are happy to accommodate large groups which makes it a great gathering place.
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Post Meeting Dinner
    CountryBoyInTheCity
    Dined on 4/30/2014
    Trekked to the Old City for dinner with a group of colleagues from Chicago and San Francisco after a multi-day business meeting. Better than expected cocktails and a great bourbon selection appeased cocktail snobs who haunt well-known mixologists bars and eased tense and tired minds. The talented jazz band was a occasionally a little loud for the fairly small space with lots of hard surfaces, but it definitely set a festive mood. Finding a quality selection of wonderful fresh oysters in Knoxville was a very pleasant surprise. We sampled both pub fare (bangers and mash, bubble and squeak, shepherds pie) and small plates (crab stuffed deviled eggs, sliders) and all was fresh, well prepared, and nicely presented. Will be back!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Crown/Goose is good find
    MrDale
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    Electic menu, good food. We had a number of small plates, from raw oysters to mozzarella croquettes. Everything was well prepared, with quality, fresh ingredients. Staff a bit pretentious for Knoxville, but overall a good time.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • An off night at a favorite spot
    JosiahWitherspoon
    Dined on 4/23/2014
    We generally love the C&G. Wednesday night the wait time for service & food was excessively long. The food was not up to usual par. There was a great jazz band. Unfortunately the volume was so high that dinner conversation was impossible. We will be back and hope for better!
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Shepard pie to die for!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/4/2014
    The food was amazing! Shepard's Pie made with real ground lamb, served with two small lamb chops. It was incredible! The ambiance was great, the old city...well it's great! Server was not all that hot. Too snotty. But the food made up for it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • awesome menu with fresh choices...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/27/2014
    The pork shank is delicous "fall off the bone". The duck confit was very well done and delicous. Fresh oysters and a very good selection of beer especially high gravity imports. All in all very well done. Service was perfect.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    Great area of Knoxville. Love the cuisine . Menu is full of great options. Food was great and so was the atmosphere. Service marginal - but we won't hold it against the place. We will be back .
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 3/17/2014
    We had reservations for Saint Patrick's Day. We waited over an hour for our food. We asked to speak to the Manager and he never came to our table. I have never had an experience that the manager does not come to the table!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Anniversary Dinner
    just4fun
    Dined on 3/14/2014
    Very friendly restaurant. My husband and I were celebrating our 33rd Wedding Anniversary and wanted to try a new restaurant. A number of my friends had recommended this restaurant. It has a great English Pub atmosphere and the food was very good. I had a very generous fish and chips dinner and my husband tried their meat board. We both liked our dinners very much and are looking forward to returning and trying other dinners on their menu. The bar had a very good beer selection!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • anniversary dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    Our anniversary was celebrated there with a great dinner and a bottle of champagne. Our server was very patient, friendly and efficient. Great place to eat that's not too frilly.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Loved the food - service needs work
    Sugars12
    Dined on 2/20/2014
    Nice décor. Love the "pub" feel. Great food. The steaks were HUGE and tasted great! But, the place was really noisy. We were there to have dinner with friends and it was tough to have much of a conversation. Service just so, so - took 3 tries to get our drinks order strait.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love, love, love this place!!!!
    Prgirl10VIP
    Dined on 2/16/2014
    Love, love, love this place!!!! We cannot wait to come back. Brunch on Sunday was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice change up
    Chris
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    Nice atmosphere there. Service was a little slow but we sat in the side room with a group of 5 and the bartender took care of us. Everyone who tried the fish complimented on how good it was. I tried the duck which was different and a little too salty for me. I will try something else next time. Will go back again. Nice change up from wannabe restaurants in the old city.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyed It
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    This was a first time dining experience in a new area and the food was excellent!! We were immediately seated and our server was outstanding!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always great
    djones23
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    Food is always great here. Never had a bad meal. Atmosphere is great as well as the beer list.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Valentine
    milezero
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    My wife and I had a really pleasant time for valentines day and are now hooked forever on the Crown and Goose
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, romantic, scenic view, late-night find, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Quintessential Gatropub!
    IntownfromMn
    Dined on 2/10/2014
    All that you would want and expect in a GastroPub. Pleasing twists to British staples. The brussel Sprout side dish is UNBELIEVABLE! A great dinner made extra great due to our server.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Trouble getting our table
    marc
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    In spite of having made my reservation via OpenTable, many hours in advance, we had some issues. The table the first showed us was a two-top that was positioned in the middle of the dining room, closest to the exit runway for the kitchen. We declined that table and asked for another table. Two of 4 tops were available, but they claimed that they were reserved. We had drinks at the bar, while the door staff was (we assumed) going to give us the next desirable table. We watched the two 4-top tables remain unsat, for 30 minutes. We left and I won't be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great experience
    PubCrawler
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    I had not been to Crown and Goose for a while. We went as a family and enjoyed the great food plus beer and Scotch selections. I travel in Europe a lot, and this pub brings a great European experience to Knoxville. We had a great leisurely dinner with attentive service. While they do not have a kids menu, our son ordered sliders from the small plates menu and really enjoyed them. The brazed pork shank was fabulous.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Real pub ambiance and food....great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 1/24/2014
    Real pub ambiance and food....great beers consistent quality... we make it a go to place for visitors..
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Holding the Bar High
    RobertEarlKeen
    Dined on 1/24/2014
    We have dined here several times before and know what to expect...great food, great service, great experience. And they delivered. Courteous, genuine employees that make the difference. They set the bar the first time we ever ate here. Set it high and continue to hold it up. If I could change anything, it would be beer prices. About a dollar or 2 high. We would stay longer if they were lower.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • unique decor with a unique menu
    Boxerlover19
    Dined on 1/19/2014
    enjoyed the British pub decor with a nice variety offered on menu. We all ordered something different and everyone enjoyed their meal. The fresh oysters were outstanding and the Danish Ebelskivers were some of the best we have ever had.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of the best!
    cpr37922
    Dined on 1/18/2014
    Love the Crown & Goose - wish I lived closer so I be there more often! Food is excellent and most of it is homegrown and home made. And seriously - some of the best duck in town.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Have tried hard to like, but. ..
    ChuckFinleyVIP
    Dined on 1/17/2014
    Really have wanted to like it here but it is always so loud. It is not"energetic" noise but ratherjust plain loud, in no small measure due to the music they play. It detracts from the experience. I get that you are trying to be British so why throw in one Tom Petty song in the midst? He is from Florida. Unfriendly hostess this time. There is always someone on staff who is in a bad mood which is a shame because most staff seem to genuinely want the crown and goose to do well and for you to enjoy your visit. Shepherd's pie was unevenly cooked and lacked even the flavor of an average effort.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Added to my best if list
    Foodlvr
    Dined on 1/11/2014
    Some of the menu items were a little bit pricey but the quality of our food was exceptional. The special was one of the best steaks I have ever eaten. The sever was great too. He gave us our space but we never felt like he was unavailable. This was our first time here and we are both looking forward to our next visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Family Friendly!
    FamilyFun
    Dined on 12/26/2013
    Awesome night of family Christmas celebration. Sharing food with each other gave us real "taste testing"...from teens to adults to grandma, with absolutely top of the line friendly, warm service! (Ian rates a top ten for service.) The Duck Confit, the Chicken Thighs, the Bangers and Mash, the Pork Shank, the cheese board and several other appetizers...all top notch and greatly appreciated...oh, yes, the wine and beer were well rated too! Son, who travels and dines out frequently, says it is in his top ten favorites ANYWHERE! ALSO, the Christmas decorations were awesome. We will be back again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • SpecialChristmas Eve
    DrDisi
    Dined on 12/24/2013
    For the past two years we have eaten at C and G for Christmas Eve and have never been disappointed. We love the ambiance especially since our home is in Marietta. We come to Knoxville to visit our granddaughter who works at WATE-ABC Christmas Eve and Day. Whenever we come to Knoxville, we eat at C and G so we will be back soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, notable wine list, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • XMAS DECOR WORTH THE VISIT
    VISITOR
    Dined on 12/23/2013
    Christmas decorations at CROWN AND GOOSE are always exquisite and during the holidays, it is worth going for a meal just to see them. The menu seems to have become limited recently but the favorites are still there: fish and chips, shepherd's pie. Their late afternoon Happy Hour is another reason to go!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Winter Wonderland
    Barb
    Dined on 12/20/2013
    The Crown and Goose was really decked out for the holidays, and this made it a perfect spot for a great night out. The restaurant is a little tight on space, but everyone there seemed to be having a great time. The food is good but not excellent. We had the standard fish and chips and a flank steak dish (?) that my husband did not care for. Our server was very attentive. We will return and try other food options.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, romantic, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent
    FamilyOuting
    Dined on 12/20/2013
    For quite a few years now we do a pre-Christmas trip to Knoxville to shop for Christmas, and always finish the day with dinner at The Crown & Goose. We've never been disappointed. And I think our children, now 21 and 22, look more forward to dinner than anything else. We would highly recommend this fabulous restaurant!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.