The Lambs Club - Bar
The Lambs Club - Bar

The Lambs Club - Bar

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.thelambsclub.com/
  • Phone: (212) 997-5262
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday - Friday 2pm - 12am; Saturday 7am - 12am; Sunday 7am - 3pm

    Afternoon Tea: Monday - Friday 2pm -5pm (Mezzanine Level) Saturday-Sunday 2pm-5pm (Lobby Level)

    Live Jazz: Tuesday and Wednesday nights 8pm - 11:30pm
    DJ Duo AndrewAndrew: Thursday nights 6:00pm - 11:30pm

    Bloody Mary Bossa Nova Brunch: Saturdays from 11am - 3pm
    Jazz Brunch: Sundays from 11am - 3pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
  • Catering: The Lambs Club offers private dining spaces to accommodate every type of corporate event or special occasion for 10-350 guests. The Bar at The Lambs Club is available for standing cocktail receptions with passed hors d’oeuvres for up semi-private groups for up to 40 guests and private groups up to 150 guests.
  • Entertainment: Live Jazz every Tuesday and Wednesday Night on the Mezzanine Bar starting at 7:30pm. Sunday Jazz Brunch in the dining room from 11am - 2:30pm.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between 6th and 7th Ave.
  • Public Transit: B, D, F, M trains to 42nd St. and 6th Ave. and 1, 2, 3 trains to 42nd St. and 7th Ave.
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from The Lambs Club - Bar
At The Lambs Club - Bar, Chef Geoffrey Zakarian has created a relaxed and inviting restaurant serving Afternoon Tea, full dinner menu, Pre Theatre dinner menu and bar snacks. The bar comfortably accommodates daytime meetings or refined cocktails in the evening with large round banquettes and floor to ceiling windows looking out onto 44th Street.

Live Music Program:
Jazz Every Tuesday and Wednesday Evening from 8pm - 11:30pm
DJ Duo AndrewAndrew Thursday Evening from 6pm- 11:30pm
Bloody Mary Bossa Nova Brunch Saturdays from 11am - 3pm
Jazz Brunch Sundays from 11am - 3pm

Located within The Chatwal Hotel, The Lambs Club provides room service for the 76 hotel rooms and oversees private dining in the various event spaces throughout the building. This landmark masterpiece was originally built and designed by Stanford White in 1905 and just reopened after a major renovation and restoration with every detail overseen by architect Thierry Despont.
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The Lambs Club - Bar reviews from OpenTable diners
42 reviews since July 30, 2014
Overall Rating3.7
  • Food3.8
    Service3.5
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelEnergetic
68% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (19)vibrant bar scene (14)hot spot (11)special occasion (9)late-night find (9)romantic (6)neighborhood gem (6)notable wine list (6)good for groups (5)great for lunch (5)great for brunch (5)scenic view (3)Show More
  • bad experience
    closedVIP
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    we got there well in time to eat, have dessert and make it to an 8pm show which we did tell the waitress we were pre theater. she took 30 mins to bring my hot tea, encouraged me NOT to get the fish i wanted and to get the chicken. the chicken was 3 oz and didn't have the sides she said. it took until 730 to get our dinner and we had no time to have dessert b/c had to run. 3 tables surrounding us had to share ketchup and mustard b/c the service was awful. the manager had to come to all three tables they didn't comp us one thing. was awful and will never go back
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • dissapointed!
    DF27VIP
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    I had to ask for the pre-theatre menu. It was listed on your website and theirs as available in the bar. I was given an excuse as to why I didn't receive it. I finally did receive it. However, the kitchen was slow and the service reflected that. Upon ordering and receiving our second bottle of wine, no clean glass was offered for tasting. The sommelier just poured. Hmmm. I was very disappointed with many aspects of the evening. However, it didn't ruin my evening. It was just disappointing. Had I not been to the Lambs Club before and perused the websites in anticipation, I wouldn't have cared. The last time I went to the Lambs Club was Post-Theatre and they wouldn't offer me the Post-Theatre Prix Fixe menu because I arrived one half hour early to receive it. I arrived after my show. An early curtain and short theatre experience. It seems to me that the Lambs Club is interested in catering to tourists and hotel guests that wouldn't know otherwise. In the future, I won't book a table at the Lambs Club. The food and the service were NOT that appealing to me. I felt bad for our server. I'm sure that the disorganization and lack of customer relations comes from the top. It's sad that they are an OK establishment. I will pay OK prices for an OK establishment. But the prices don't reflect that service. In every way.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • goldens2
    Dined on 11/19/2014
    This was the first time that I have eaten in the bar. It is very nice, but once it was crowded it was very noisy. I prefer to eat downstairs which is lovely and no matter how crowded, it is very pleasant. I enjoy it very much each time I am there and this time I took friends who had not eaten at the restaurant before.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great decor and ambience
    sgn55
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Beautiful deco style and a great classic night-club atmosphere. Great pre or post theater choice. Elegant service, mindful of curtain time. Fun cocktail menu and very decent food. Would definitely add this to my list of theater district "go-tos."
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • VR
    VRViews
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    Went for business lunch. Immediate issue was that they sat me at a different table than the woman I was meeting for lunch. It was only when we emailed with one another that we realized we were both there (wasting 15 minutes!). In terms of food, Dover sole was amazing and worth coming back for, although kale appetizer salad was poor. It was expensive, one tone and the one tone wasn't much.... Overall, a mediocre experience.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Service terrible
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    I am a Conference Planner and I book several venues in New York. That being said I would never recommend or revisit The Lambs Club.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The Lamb's Club was terrific!!
    Sara
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Lively room, excellent service and absolutely wonderful food. We had a most wonderful server. She was helpful and knowledgeable and contributed to the overall experience. A perfect New York experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Just ok
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Food was good. But. Not worth the price. Server was good but it took about 45 minutes to get our entre This restuarant is in the theater district and I know now why it had available seating.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We enjoy going there for brunch when in the theatre district. Classy place with good food. Jazz kinda loud but it forms background after a while and is nice.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Really Good.
    RSinNY
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    Had dinner at the upstairs bar. Distinct (classy) lounge feel complete with bebop jazz band. Great food and good service. Will go back for sure.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bloody Mary Brunch
    gneely
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Great bloody marys with fantastic food. Our table had the stuffed french toast, salmon/bagel plate and huevos rancheros. Each one was incredible beyond explanation. The salmon/bagel, though the simplest ordered, was exquisitely prepared and the chef goes to great measures not only on presentation, but on fabulous flavor.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Relaxed upscale
    amandaVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Have dined at The Lambs Club before and had a great experience. If you want the same great food in a more relaxed atmosphere, head to the bar instead of the dining room! Great food + wine.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Over priced!
    CityGirl1VIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    overpriced. We had a salad and 2 appetizers and the bill was $120.00 Not worth it.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Perfect Sunday Brunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    What a memorable experience! The environment is sleek yet warm and inviting, the service is attentive yet not overbearing, the food is top-notch yet not persnickety... all with the sounds of an amazing quartet filling the room with joyful live music (wish I could recall the band - just terrific). Highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Enjoyed the drinks and dinner. Our appetizers showed up before our bottle of wine - but the food was really, really good.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • JaygVIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    We were six and the table was set for four. Took one hour for our appetizers to arrive. Tables were not wiped down after entree and before dessert was served. Food was uniformly very good to excellent. Service was pleasant but very disjointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Restaurant Week Gem
    Ginger
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    The quiet classy ambience of the Lambs Club Bar was such a relief to the noisy crowds of summer in the city. Food was outstanding and service was impeccable.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Go on... the weekend!
    Shabang
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Packed during the week, we were delightfully surprised to have a near private dining experience at 8pm on a Saturday, before heading to the 10pm Hedwig showing. Gracious, humored, pleasant and accommodating, the staff - from the bartender in training to the hostess - were an unexpectedly delicious part of the evening... as was the amazing tomato tasting menu!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Love it!
    sweetasasong
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    The food is outstanding. Absolutely delicious. We asked for the Restaurant Week menu and therefore had to sit in the bar. I HATE loud music when I'm eating (guess I'm in the minoirty), but even for a bar, this was excessively loud. Had to shout at each other across a small table. Somehow, this is not my idea for a fine dining experience. I will go again because of the food and the absolutely beautiful art deco decor. Except for the noise, very comfortable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice ambiance but lacking service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    We arrived early and sat at the bar to have a couple of drinks before dinner. The bar staff and drinks were both excellent. However when we sat down to dinner it was a different story. First we were not given RW menus and had to specifically ask for them, that took over 15mins as no one came to check on us. It took even longer before we could order as no one was attending to us. There was no consistent member of staff serving us and each one seemed surly and disinterested. We ordered another glass of wine that we had at the bar and it came in in much smaller glassware and was probably only 2/3rds of the size of the one received at the bar for the same price. The food was ok but not exceptional
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 22 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 30, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.8
    • Food3.8
    • Ambiance3.9
    • Service3.6
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The following 119 reviews are from the The Lambs Club - Bar reviews archive.
  • Food: 4 Stars, Service: 1 star
    esm22
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    I made a reservation for a party of three for a pre-theatre dinner during restaurant week. I confirmed the reservation the day before, mentioning that we had theatre tickets. My party arrived on-time only to be told they did not have a table ready. I reminded them that we had theatre tickets and a reservation and checked in with the completely apathetic host staff three times over the course of twenty minutes before we were finally seated. Thankfully, while waiting, we had taken a look at the menu and were prepared to order the second we sat down. We were rather pressed for time, however, which made the entire dining experience incredibly unpleasant. The food was delicious. But difficult to enjoy when rushed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Really Good Food!
    UWSdadVIP
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    We went for dinner on a Monday night, when it seemed unusally quiet. The room is beautiful and tables spaced nicely apart. We dined off the restaurant week menu, which was limited but very good (of course, it was not offered to us until we asked for it even though we made the reservation through restaurant week). I had the arugula and pear salad and cod, both of which were excellent. And the chocolate dessert was very good (a bit unique). Be warned that the regular menu is very expensive, which means items like cocktails and/or wine are as well.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, slow service
    Ufisher
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    The slow service took away from the nice atmosphere & gourmet food offerings. Wait staff changed and they did not communicate requests that had been made upon seating for checks to be split.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Find
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    The bar has lovely ambiance. Especially like the big windows. Understand they have jazz on Tuesday nights and definitely want to try it. The food was good and the service was friendly. Would like to go back and try the regular restaurant.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food!!
    Finesse
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    This restaurant speaks to quality, class and impeccable attention to detail!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Not bad, but expecting a lot more
    linsyVIP
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    The reason for me coming here is because I am a fan of Iron Chef Zakarian, and so it was only natural to go visit his spot. The place is nice, i liked the decor, and it's really energetic and loud inside, especially upstairs which is where I was because I wanted to check out the live Jazz band. Food was good for the most part, the bread was delicious, probably the best I've ever had. Food was really good too, but it didn't stand out to me. I can probably have the same type of food in other high end restaurants in the city, so there wasn't really anything pulling me back to this place. Service was ok, but for some reason I wasn't wowed. Food was good, but not extraordinary.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Decent menu, subpar service
    CleanPlateClub
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Have been meaning to visit so decided to try for Restaurant Week. Slightly awkward from the start with positioning of hostess stand. It obstructs the entrance for guests, entrance of food delivery and end of bar, therefore we were in many people's way while waiting to be seated. We were not seated for a while. Items on RW menu decent but vegetarian substitutes we requested were disappointing - butter pasta with a medley of vegetables lacking in salt, herbs and flavor. I'd expect more creativity & flavor from a renown restaurant. The core of my unpleasant experience was the service, however. 2 of 3 courses were simply plopped in front of us, requiring us to pass appetizers & entrees to the rightful diner. One plus, beautiful live jazz band.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Lovely decor, fine food
    Kam424
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    The Lambs Club Bar is a gorgeous art deco bar in Midtown. When I visited for the first time last year, it was considerably more quiet and the service was more attentive. The food is quite good, but you're really paying for the ambiance.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beautiful to look
    BklynMe
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Fantastic art deco decor. Mediocre food (except the lamb meatballs, delicious!), great drinks, & very good service. There honestly weren't many people in the bar although our server was a little difficult to flag down she was exceedingly friendly when we were successful. I suggest you sit at the bar and have a drink but go across the street to Un, Deux, Trois for food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Seat me with my reservation
    SeattleDiner
    Dined on 6/9/2014
    Made a reservation in the Bar and were up-sold upon entering to their main dining room. I suspect the Bar would have had a little higher energy and perhaps a lower tab(?). Service was quite slow.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Should be closing soon...
    GBnycguyVIP
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    As the old joke goes the food was bad and the portions small ! The prices can't be justified Lovely place and the staff was nice if you serve a well done hamburger (!6 oz and $22.) instead of medium rare as requested you should hire a new cook. the place was empty except for 6 patrons Friday night.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • JRPMDVIP
    Dined on 5/29/2014
    This was a very attractive bar room in a very beautiful hotel with windows looking down on 44th St. The waitstaff was very attentive. They make great and generous Manhattans in nice glasses and with solid, clear ice. We enjoyed our burgers before heading off to a play. Most of the theaters are within easy walking distance, so this bar would also be great after a play.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Margi
    partnerfoodieVIP
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    Music on Wednesdays and Thursdays a plus. Bar food choices adequate but not exciting. Guys: invest in nicer wine stemware!!
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great ambience!
    RJRB
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    Enjoyed drinks in the Lambs Club Bar on a Saturday night (post theatre). Great experience overall and I would recommend this spot to anyone looking for a drink in a cool spot.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good, not great
    2FoodiesVIP
    Dined on 4/4/2014
    On an Iron Chef tour, we chose Jeff Zakarian's Lamb's Club. They seated us on the Mezzanine ( not by request) & handed us a limited menu. We asked for a full menu & the "manager approved our request". We shared the hamachi crudo- delectable, with a light lime flavor, a roasted carrot salad & the lamb entree. While the preparation was beautiful & tasty, the lamb itself was poorly butchered, a bit tough & tasteless. The carrot salad was also tasteless. The wait staff was attentive & pleasant, the space was attractive & it was easy to converse. The cab by the glass was Merryvale- which was divine! Overall a pleasant evening, but had higher hopes for the food.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Midtown Bar
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    Wonderful atmosphere, cocktails, and menu. Surprisingly quiet early on a Saturday.
    Special Features:
    romantic, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for Restaurant week
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    Great for Restaurant week. Bread were fine. Close to Belasco theater.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Unlike many reviews, the service
    Newyorker
    Dined on 3/5/2014
    Unlike many reviews, the service was nice maybe because there were only 2 tables during lunch time. My colleague and I went for restaurant week lunch. It was so empty. The food was not as extraordinary as I expected and my duck was quite salty.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Contemporary art Deco
    travelannVIP
    Dined on 3/3/2014
    Lovely, sleek setting with excellent food, creative menu items, good service and drinks. Pricey, so Restaurant Week is a good deal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not great for dinner
    jessicaleigh312
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    The Lambs Club was decent but wasn't what I expected. The staff was friendly and the food was ok, but nothing to comment on. We were seated on the upper level which is more casual than what we wanted for dinner, it's more of a bar/small plates scene. (But be warned, the drinks are very expensive.) Apparently the lower level doesn't open until later in the evening? Also, I know the atmosphere was going for vintage modern but it just felt old to me. I was expecting something more upscale based on what I saw online.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic