The Heartline Cafe
The Heartline Cafe

The Heartline Cafe

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.heartlinecafe.com/
  • Phone: (928) 282-0785
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Monday - Saturday: 8:00am - 11:00am, Sunday: 8:00 - 12:00pm;
    Lunch: Daily: 10:00am - 3:00pm;
    Dinner: 5:00pm - 9:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Continental, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Charles Cline
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Cafe, Delivery, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Award winning Catering for all occasions, ranked among the best wedding caterers by brides in a survey on www.theknot.com.
    On and Off Premise locations available, including creekside, red rock views, "Tlaquepaque" Mexican architecture site and unique chapels around Sedona, Arizona.
    Private dining room & garden patio available.
    Restaurant Buyout Available.
    Corporate Events and Weddings are our specialties.
    No event too small or too large.
    Available for photo/film/commercial shoots and craft services.
  • Entertainment: Special Occasions, please call
  • Special Events: Winemakers dinners, musical series with local virtuoso talent and themed events sprinkled throughout the seasons.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Mountain Shadow & Posse Ground
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking is available directly beside and behind our building, as well as in front of our second building. During the evening additional parking is available at the adjacent retail locations: Ace Hardware
A word from The Heartline Cafe
Mystical Sedona, the home of The Heartline Cafe for 23 years. During this time The Heartline Cafe has been serving award winning cuisine in its beautiful main dining room, Fireside room and the Patio amidst luscious gardens and a spectacular view of the Sedona"s world famous red rock mountains. The Heartline Cafe serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in our exquisite dining room or patio gardens. The Heartline Cafe features an extensive wine list including many spectacular local varieties. The wait staff is meticulously trained to provide superior service assuring a fine dining experience. The Heartline Cafe has recently been named the winner of three awards in a poll conducted by Market Surveys of America. We invite you to tour our web site for additional information and pictures of the restaurant and our food at heartlinecafe.com.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
The Heartline Cafe reviews from OpenTable diners
66 reviews since July 26, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food4
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance3.7
    Noise LevelModerate
76% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (28)fit for foodies (25)neighborhood gem (22)special occasion (21)romantic (20)great for lunch (14)notable wine list (9)good for groups (7)great for brunch (5)kid-friendly (3)scenic view (3)hot spot (3)late-night find (1)Show More
  • A favorite for 8+ years
    patsykb
    Dined on 11/12/2014
    Always a lovely experienced - relaxed and comfortable with excellent service, beautiful restaurant, wide variety of dishes. Perfect for a casual or special meal - in this case, it was a casual catching-up dinner with dear friends. Had one of my favorite salads - the warm red cabbage with chevre and toasted hazelnuts. That alone could have been my dinner, it's so good!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful salmon
    lovestoeat
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    This is a gem among the Sedona restaurants. Nice, quiet, yummy. We had the tortilla encrusted salmon and it was great. The margaritas were tasty also.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I would recommend Heartline
    chuckie
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    We had excellent service in a quiet dining room; linen and silver service and beautiful wine glasses. Used utensils replaced after each course. Real Butter! Dinner rolls very plain water rolls, but lovely to have them appear, without "bread service charge! Our wine choice was being substituted and the substitute was poor. Our server gladly made adjustment to our bill. A nice choice of soups--not the boring clam chowder, just because it's Friday night. Generous delicious salads with tasty zesty ranch ont he side. Mahi Mahi in Achiote sauce delicious. Fettuccine entrée loaded with vegetables . No room for dessert. Reheated "take homes" almost as good! For us, this is a 1-2 times a year place for dinner.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We keep coming back...
    campnclimb
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Once again we were not disappointed at the Heartline Cafe. Food was great....service was exceptional (however we ate very early and had the whole restaurant to ourselves!!) Very nice. We were visiting family in Phoenix but made a special trip to Sedona and the Heartline Cafe....never disappoints!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good local place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    Food was very good. Large plates, the only negative was that they had live music (which is usually fine but it was too loud) with amplifiers no amplifiers needed. Could not talk across the table.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Top-notch Cioppino
    RosmicVIP
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    We dine at Heartline often and have always had very good food and great service. Our last visit matched me with an outstanding Cioppino special, the best I have found since many years ago. This should be a staple on the menu. Again, we, nor out guests, have ever been disappointed with the food or service at Heartline
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • greateats4wine
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    Been going there for over 10 years and it is alway a fine dining experience. Also cook from Chuck Cline's cook book. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A great find
    Mimi
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    We had a very nice dinner. We ordered the goat cheese tart that was recommended, and it was good except the crust was a little doughy. I ordered the crispy chicken with spinach! Loved the chicken, but I just wish the pearl couscous was a little better seasoned. It needed a kick. Tis seems like a nice, neighborly restaurant where the locals go for a special dinner. Service wasn't speedy, but we kind of liked the slower pace of our meal when we are on vacation.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great spot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    We were lucky to find a place open at 9:00 on Friday night and thankfully found this gem near our hotel. Food and service were great! We sat outside in their lovely courtyard under the space heaters.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • CHUCKEATS123VIP
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    very ordinary, nothing was properly seasoned. neede a salt shaker on the table.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • DaleVIP
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    this place is a real treat in Sedona - very good food at reasonable prices in a charming setting.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great spot in Sedona
    Jael
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    Wonderful spot in West Sedona that has a nice patio and a great menu, with many vegetarian items as well. Great service combined with creative and delicious food. We had the butternut soup which was wonderful as was the gnocchi. The portobello tofu stack could have used a little more flavor. Poached pear was the perfect dessert. A heater on the patio, which was dog friendly, would help as it was a little cool.Overall a great find!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Still great after all these years
    wordwoman
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    When we lived here (prior to 2004) we visited Heartline regularly for lunch. Ten years later, there is now a different arrangement. The restaurant itself is only open for dinner. Still . . . it's a favorite: consistently good food, almost great! Pleasant staff, not too friendly or obsequious. Decent wine and decent prices, plus a lovely beehive fireplace to take off the chill of the latter part of the evening. The heavenly goat cheese appetizer and a generous, exceedingly fresh salad with the house Southwestern Ranch dressing would likely have done it for me, but then I would have missed the pasta special which was delicious. My husband reported the lamb encrusted with pistachios was definitely to his liking. Sadly, had to pass on dessert.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • supper at the bar - perfect
    patsykb
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    One of our favorite things to do when we've just returned home to Sedona is to have a simple supper at the bar at Heartline - great service, we see everyone coming and going, and we love Heartline's menu, especially since they started changing it a little every few/several months, while keeping the favorites. I had a house salad which was simple and delicious, crisp and perfect, embellished with toasted almonds and dried cranberries. My entree was a 1/2 portion of the night's pasta, gemelli with a light dijon cream sauce, spinach, mushrooms, peppers and beef tenderloin. My husband had the same salad as I did and his entree was the tortilla crusted wild salmon with red pepper sauce. Perfectly done, and enough for leftovers!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice decor, but food not so much
    Orlando
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    The decor was very nice. I especially liked the tablecloth and napkin combination. However, we should have known something was going to go wrong when we kept hearing a server telling the cook that he needed to replace a chicken dish that was over cooked. I ordered the surf n turf (sirloin with scallops). The sirloin was tough, the scallops were over cooked, and I thought it was odd that it came on a bed of garlic mashed potatoes and the vegetable was potatoes and carrots. My wife found her salmon and rice okay, but her vegetables were mush. We do not recommend it.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Big Food, Little Taste
    HoustonEatsVIP
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    This was our second visit and whereas the first was promising, the second was a dismal failure. They were out of their signature soup, basic items like sorbet and ice cream, and key items like olives for their hummus platter. We purposely booked an early dinner to get elderly guests with us in and out without too much delay and for some reason, the food took AGES to arrive, resulting in a 3+ hr. dinner. The lamb was tough, the Miso vegetable soup was decent but nothing about it was "miso", the red cabbage with goat cheese was lackluster, the pulled pork sliders were too large for sliders and buns were just dinner rolls cut in half, and pork itself tasted like frozen food grocery-store quality; won-tons were oddly massive and mediocre.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food, nice outdoor seating
    token
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Just happened upon this place through OpenTable and I give it a thumbs up. Sat outside in their garden and had lunch. Service wasn't exceptional, but they came around enough to make sure your drink isn't empty.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great start to our Sedona vacation
    Jeff
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Visitors to Sedona and we decided to eat here. Glad we did! Great food, attentive service. We were dressed very casually, but you could also dress up here. My wife had the pistachio-encrusted chicken and I had the sirloin. Both were great; sirloin a little gristly at one end but otherwise wonderful with a great sauce and vegetables. Desserts were superb. Waitress had about 8 tables going but she made it look easy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • breakfast
    rose
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    We came for an early breakfast on our way out of Sedona. The waitress had not yet arrived and the chef told us that we couldn't be served. As we were about to leave, I assume it was the owner who came out and told us that she would serve us. She was very gracious and did serve us.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • fisherwoman
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Trout was so fishy tasting could hardly be eaten, filet mignon was very small and very tasty
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    I have been going to this restaurant at least four times a year for the last twenty years or more. Always happy with the experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • You Can't Go Wrong
    RosmicVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We dine at Heartline often. We have always had good food, often excellent food, and we have always had great service. The setting is somewhat quiet, which allows people to have a conversation without yelling.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not as we remembered it.
    rose
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    We ate dinner here many years ago and it was a gem, food was fabulous. This time we had lunch here on the patio. It looked SO shopworn, almost seedy. The food was just okay. I had the chicken salad on a croissant and it was hard to eat. The filling fell out of the limp croissant. The chicken salad was rather bland.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Outdoor patio dining, great food
    Maddie
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    On our first visit to Sedona last week, my husband and I tried the Heartline Cafe based on the positive reviews we had read. Although Open Table only indicated 6:45 and 7:15 pm reservations available, it looked like there was plenty of indoor seating. We sat outside on a small, pretty patio in the back of the restaurant. No view, but very pleasant. Service was excellent and the food was delicious. I'm a vegetarian and don't normally go for pasta, but the butternut squash and mushroom gnocci was too good to pass up. For a place that doesn't look like much on the outside and is on the outside edge of town, it was a great find.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • It was ok
    FoodieVIP
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    It wasn't terrible and it wasn't great. Maybe it was great 5 or 10 years ago. The menu sounded good, but the execution was just ok.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Heartline Cafe
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    I have never been disappointed with the Heartline Cafe; great food, great service and great value.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • like2eatVIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    We were very disappointed with the restaurant. The ambiance, food, service, and general care of the site are worn around the edges. It could use an update.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Worth the trip
    HSMITH
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    The Heartline is highly recommended for a reason. We are inside due to the weather, but the patio looked lovely. Our service was great--very friendly and efficient. We started with fish tacos and lobster over blinis--both were outstanding and generous portions. We enjoyed a very good Arizona red wine. We shared the trout for dinner. I liked it very much, husband thought it was too nutty. It was from Oak Creek Canton nearby which was neat. Too full for dessert. We definitely recommend it and are very happy we went.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always excellent
    MikeytodVIP
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    We eat breakfast here every time we come to Sedona. Love the patio area!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great place!
    AlexVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    This place was great and we enjoyed the food, the outdoor seating, the service and the menu! Thank you!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food Ok, inside dining dingy
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We may have had a better experience if we'd dined outside. The inside dining room is dark, worn and dingy. Appetizers were great, entrees were just Ok, dessert was good. Overall, food was not on par with similarly priced restaurants in Sedona. Service was excellent. Would definitely recommend for drinks and appetizers on the patio.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • not as good as before
    martyVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    I have to downgrade my review because of one dish. The pistachio crusted chicken breast was poor because the chicken was dry and flavorless, and the pistachio "crust" had a dry,sandy texture and taste. Admittedly, because I am allergic to pomegranate, I had the sauce on the side without pomegranate. I don't think addition of the complete sauce would have helped. The caesar salads and my wifes pasta and shrimp dish was very good. We will return because our past experience has been good
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always a favorite
    scottiecraigVIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Our server was excellent-she knew the menu and could explain specifics about the dishes, replenished items swiftly, was pleasant and professional, in every way helpful. We enjoyed cocktails but didn't order wine. The margaritas were fine, but the mojito was excessively sour, and I sent it back for some much needed sweetening. There was an extensive wine list but only a few wines were sold by the glass. The house salad, with dried cranberries and almonds, is large and very tasty. The trout was delicious, as was the lamb, but the sushi grade tuna, promised rare, was served closer to medium than even medium rare. The creme brulee was rich and creamy. We're always happy eating here but this did not rank with the best meals we've eaten.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Heartline Cafe Sedona, AZ
    foodcouple
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    This is our second visit to The Heartline Cafe in Sedona. A lovely venue for a special meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Can't Go Wrong
    RosmicVIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We have been to Heartline many times. The food is always very good. The service is great. The price is reasonable. The atmosphere is nice.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Breakfast til 3pm
    JoePVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We had the Crab Eggs Benedict and Lemon creme french toast- They were awesome! Service was very good, prices reasonable. If the day is right, the outdoor dining is quite good. Inside is a bit dated, plain. Yet, we would go back for the very good food...
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 30 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 26, 2014
    • Overall Rating4
    • Food4.1
    • Ambiance3.8
    • Service4.1
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 437 reviews are from the The Heartline Cafe reviews archive.
  • Nice place/disappointing experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    2nd visit here because the 1st was a good experience. This meal exp. was disappointing. The carafe used for water and left for refills was dirty with a discoloring film on the inside of the bottle. The cocktail glass also had particles in it (not part of the drink). We each ordered a salad, one had far too little dressing (could barely taste it) and the other had way too much dressing (completely overpowering the salad). At the time we were seated, we let the server know that we were looking to finish in time to get sunset photos at the airport (about 45 min). She said that would be enough time, but the meal came with 5 min before we needed to leave and then we had to seek her out to pay. One entree was very good, the other mediocre.
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  • Horrible beginning to end
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    They did not have our reservation. Our server could not describe the food, even when asked specific questions - food came out not as expected (i.e. received pressed lunch meat vs. turkey roasted on site as indicated by server before ordering). Server consistently forgot things, food took forever to come out, she mixed up our tickets. It took her about 15 minutes of us waiting while she voided, re-entered, voided, etc. to correctly charge our 2 cards. The food was bad, service the worst. I would not recommend this restaurant.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • JoJo
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    Food was very good--but the service was more than slow. Took a very long time for the food to be brought to the table. All in all--I would not suggest it for lunch and can't say for dinner, although some friends love it.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good intentions
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    Server was sweet, helpful and friendly. Unfortunately they got my wife's order wrong and she would not ask to correct. Though hers was wrong, she enjoyed it. My salmon was seasoned nicely but dry.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet