The Terrace - Mission Hill Family Estate Winery
The Terrace - Mission Hill Family Estate Winery

The Terrace - Mission Hill Family Estate Winery

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://missionhillwinery.com/
  • Phone: 2507686467x
  • Hours of Operation:
    May 9 - June 15
    Lunch served from 11:30 am to 4:00 pm
    Dinner served from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

    June 16 - September 2
    Lunch served from 11:30 am to 4:00 pm
    Dinner served from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
    Friday & Saturday Dinner served from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

    September 3 - October 15
    Lunch served from 11:30 am to 4:00 pm
    Dinner served from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Modern Tuscan, Northwest
  • Executive Chef: Chris Stewart
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Our exclusive food & wine experiences combine legendary culinary expertise, personalized service and the unmatched reputation of Mission Hill Family Estate. Driven by the flavour characteristics of the wine, our culinary team uses only the freshest, locally grown ingredients to prepare our food and craft our recipes. We guarantee that your next event will be truly distinctive and memorable.
  • Entertainment: Watch our website for upcoming special events at Mission Hill Family Estate.
    http://www.missionhillwinery.com/ofsignificance.aspx
  • Special Events: http://www.missionhillwinery.com/ofsignificance.aspx

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Ridge Blvd
  • Public Transit: Located at intersection of Mission Hill Rd and Boucherie Rd. Kelowna Regional Public Transit System Route 20/21 Westside drops visitors just down the hill from our entrance. Buses are equipped with bike racks. See bctransit.com/regions/kel for routing details.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Paved on site parking including spaces for handicap guests. Mission Hill Family Estate is wheel chair accessible. Also available on site, is additional space is for larger vehicles.
A word from The Terrace - Mission Hill Family Estate Winery
Overlooking rows of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, our outdoor Terrace Restaurant offers stylish, seasonal wine country fare to complement our wines. This spectacular culinary destination was recently recognized by Travel + Leisure magazine as "one of the top five winery restaurants in the world…the centerpiece of the Canadian wine tourism industry…one of the most glorious dining experiences around."

We are very fortunate to have an accomplished and celebrated culinary team, led by Executive Winery Chef Chris Stewart. Since arriving in the Okanagan following a distinguished restaurant cooking career, Chris has co-authored the concept of "Cuisine du Terroir": wine country cooking with the freshest, locally grown, in-season ingredients.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
The Terrace - Mission Hill Family Estate Winery reviews from OpenTable diners
215 reviews since April 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.4
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.7
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (198)great for outdoor dining (170)special occasion (150)romantic (146)notable wine list (118)fit for foodies (106)great for lunch (100)great for brunch (37)neighborhood gem (26)good for groups (18)hot spot (16)kid-friendly (13)late-night find (6)vibrant bar scene (2)Show More
  • Will be back
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    The food was excellent, and the server was very knowledgable. Appreciated the experience and will definitely recommend the restaurant to any others around the Kelowna area.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special Night
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    We celebrated our anniversary at MH Terrace Restaurant and it was special. The food was excellent although we would have liked to have seen a chocolate item on the dessert menu to compliment the excellent wines. Since it was our anniversary, the staff treated us to a special tour and took photos for us. Definitely worth going back to
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Music
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    While we were dining, I was thinking that a quiet dinner music would be nice, but it was a little noisy so am not sure if the noise level would have been to much.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good experience overall...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Service is excellent, views are great, staff well trained. We were four guys and ordered many items off the menu. Most plates impressive. Two of us were really disappointed with the steak. Toughest most terrible piece of meat. The sauce was excellent, but veggies were ok, not good-great or excellent. All our appetizers were great to excellent. We tried 6-7 different wines...excellent! Bread was excellent, but we had the option of asking for more. We would have preferred if the waiter offered instead. We didn't ask for more. Cheese plate was excellent! Dessert was mediocre. It would have been great to have some type of chocolate option for dessert, it would have been great with some wine. Overall good experience! We expected excellent...
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best winery restaurant!
    Julio
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    I have been to five winery restaurants this summer and Mission Hill is ranked number one! Attention to detail, friendly service and beautiful scenery made our dining experience with friends an enjoyable evening. Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Mission Hill Estate Winery
    Teresa
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    This was our first wine tour, and I am glad we chose this winery. The views were spectacular.The tour itself was very relaxing, fun and informative.Our guide was excellent.Our dining experience was wonderful, the food was amazing, and the service was excellent.The wines were very affordable, and outstanding.Would definitely recommend this restaurant to friends, and will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service
    NVChuckVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We had the great fortune of having one of the best waiters we've had in a long time. Ian was the superb balance of professionalism and friendliness. Superb!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Simply the best
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    I can hardly say I truly love my dining experience now a days and I can definitely say this is far and beyond any experience I've had. Brava
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great lunch
    ErikaVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    The appetizer (smoked salmon), homemade pasta, trout, and steak were all excellent. We were not so sure about the desserts. Nice try but did not come together. Wine from this winery is OK, but expensive. If you do not get seated by the river side of the restaurant, you cannot see the outside view. Architect did not think about that. Service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Very disappointed. Unfriendly service. Throwing cutlery on the table. Didn't wait for all guests to arrive at the table before start serving wine and bread. Start serving main dishes when 1/2 of the guests were not at the table. Main dish - grilled salmon-too salty. I can only taste salt on salmon skin on the first bite, but no taste in the meat. The salmon overlooked. The lamb too dried also. The salad and veggies were sweet and fresh. Dessert is very tasty, but bad presentation.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • never disappointing
    AchillesHeal
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    We have been to Mission Hill several times over the years and, every time, we have unique, delicious meals presented well on the dish by friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive staff. The ambience is quiet and serene with a great, open-style view down the valley to the lake. Highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Although we don't like the wine of this winery, this restaurant was picked because of the beautiful photos on the company's website. The outside look of the restaurant is very unique and the location is perfect, overview the vinyard and the lake. Unfornately, we got seated at the far side and didn't get the best view of the breathtaking scenic. The food was great. Even my mom who doesn't enjoy very much non-asian cuisine and usually left a few items untouched, did finish everything on the plate. Great service, explained each single dishes when served. If I lived in Kelowna, it would definitely be my most favorite restaurant. Just one little flaw, the restaurant didn't get my reservation that I booked online through OpenTable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Super View
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Prompt service, reasonable variety on lunch menu, daily special, not cheap but worth it. A cool breeze came up during lunch and our server was right there with an offer for warm wraps to cover houldes, which she brought immediately. Just an example of the nice touches.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    We really enjoyed dinner our food and services was great
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Loved it, great food. Fantastic view. A memorable experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First dinner at Mission Hill
    firstbutnotlast
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Cuisine was very good with an excellent mix of herbs, spices, etc. Found salmon to be a little "dry" - had to cut off and leave all the edges. Waiter was a little "condescending" at the beginning of our meal but did improve as the evening went on. Desserts were awesome!! Chairs could be a little more comfortable. Would return.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Okanagan at its best!
    Looklikemike
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Small, unique gourmet menu designed around local wines in an outdoor setting amidst vineyards overlooking the Okanagan. Ideal romantic dinner spot. Stroll the winery with its superb architecture, landscaping and grass sloped entertainment bowl. Food, view, architecture, romance....all in one!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Spectacular culinary experience
    Sebastien
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Fine cuisine in a breath taking location. Definitely a place to stop when you are in Kelowna, the dishes are a feast for the eyes and the belly! Obviously every dish is accompanied with a suggested wine from one of the Mission Hill family of wineries which makes for an exceptional dinner experience. The "army" of cooks prepare dishes fast and professionally.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • fraservalleyfoodie
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    My most recent visit to the Terrace Restaurant at Mission Hill Winery was an incredible experience. The location and view from the restaurant is stunning as it overlooks the lake Okanagan and the rustic hillsides with orchards and rolling vineyards. The restaurant staff were very knowledgeable about the food and wine selections and offered great suggestions on pairings. I ordered the fresh pasta and it was a delight! I would highly recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Docjat
    Docjat
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Outdoor dining with a fabulous view of the Okanagan. Entre were excellent, amazingly simple and well presented. They do need help with their IT department. No WiFi, amazing for a venue like this. Plus it took the card reader four attempts to read my credit card because the Wi Fi signal was too weak.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely meal, lovely location, but
    luvsgooddining
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    We made this reservation several months ago in anticipation of our upcoming trip to the wine country of BC from the east coast of the U.S. Having said that, I would have expected a table by the edge, overlooking the vineyards. That was not to be. The meal was excellent, but the ambience could have been better, especially with our advance planning. This was a disappointment. We did ask to be seated by the outer edge, but we were declined. Not good customer relations.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superb
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Food and service first-class. The view from the terrace is worth the price on its own. Very well-priced given the quality of the food. Would highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • just an expensive okay
    Disappointing
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    With visitors from Ottawa, the dining experience was disappointing. I asked for a view table - which was ignored. A view side table remained empty all evening. We came at 6:30 and the table across from us was empty until 8:00 - their reservation was obviously more important than ours. We asked to be moved but that did not happen. The menu was very limited and expensive. The server made an error and thought that octopus was shellfish so when a shellfish allergy was mentioned and an additional request was made to remove the octopus, the dish had octopus. The misting continued for at least an hour after arrival making the environment cooler than necessary. My guests did not leave with a good impression - certainly not value for money.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food doesn't meet expectations
    Somm
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    I have worked in the restaurant industry for 10 years and I must say that the view and ambience leaves little to be desired. The food I'm afraid was a disappointment. The location and reputation of this winery restaurant must always strive to dazzle it's guests. I got the feeling that the effort was lacking and the retaurant might be getting lazy due too many good reviews and recommendations. This restaurant needs to go above and beyond and not just settle for the ordinary.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    We liked our lunch and the service was excellent. It would be nice to see a concert at the winery. We liked the idea of misting the room. It cooled things off a little.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lunch for visitors
    Bingo
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    The servers were attentive and our group appreciated that. The attention paid to explaining the dishes during the menu selection and when presented was well done and made us feel that the staff truly were pleased to present their fair The quality of the food was very good and the presentation was spectacular. Only comment. Two at our table ordered the Focaccia with spec and pears. The order was two large. This dish would be ideal if cut in size and placed on the appetiser menu. We will be back!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • willbeback
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    The first time to the restaurant - we took out of town guests. The food was outstanding - the service was awesome - we never had to look for a waiter for assistance they were always present. The food was so good - fresh - cooked perfectly - really a wonderful experience which we took the time to let the chef know. Will definitely be back and will watch for the next outdoor concert.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Food with a view.
    Coco
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    The food was innovative, absolutely delightful perfect & fresh for the summer. The view of the vineyard was outstanding. We highly recommend lunch here during a trip to kelowna. It's a must see!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A must do
    Sousvide
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    If you are in Kelowna and want to make a special moment, stop by Mission Hill & enjoy a high-end bottle of wine and a variety of dishes that are cooked with high technical skill. I was quite impressed with the Octopus. It was cooked in Sous vide style and was the best octopus I have ever ever eaten. The pasta was not that great. Ask them what is cooked Sous vide and get it. I am not joking around here, we were so impressed. It was hard to share the dish with my wife, I just wanted to gobble it all up, bowl-to-mouth styles!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • The view
    MustangDaveVIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    When in Kelowna or anywhere close, this is a must do location. They even have fantastic summer concerts right below the restaurant. On the expensive side, but certainly worth it for that special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I felt like a movie star!
    lotsofteeth
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    This was my first visit to the Mission Hill Winery. My boyfriend and I wanted lunch so we YOLO'd and decided this was where we were going to eat. I believe the menu changes with the seasons, but should you see the house smoked salmon appetizer on the menu, get it! It was an incredible experience from start to finish and for an appetizer, two entrees and four glasses of wine, our total bill came to around $150. Not the worst case scenario. I'd return again and again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Excellent food, atmosphere, wines and service!Excellent food, atmosphere, wines and service!Excellent food, atmosphere, wines and service!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Been there, done that
    Canmorelady
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    I found Mission Hill to be a bit pretentious and overly proud, judging by the cost of the prix fixe dinner, $195 each with wine pairings, and highly recommended by the server. The food on the regular menu was good, but not outstanding. The setting of the whole winery is beautiful and something to see, but I think the restaurant was just average.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic all around
    LarryVIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Enjoyed the tasting menu on July 30. Ian is one of the best servers we've ever had. James is fantastic as well. The chefs and staff made for a really memorable evening for is. Really top notch.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Spot!
    shallcomeback2dine
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Must dine here if your in Kelowna! Great view, great food, great service!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Outstanding
    edmontoneater
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Great Food, Great Service, Great View. Been going for years and never disappoints.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Romantic Dining Spot
    Fatty
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Service was excellent and the food was very very good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fantastic!
    HappyDinerVIP
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    The view! The food! The service! The wine. Not my favourite winery but definitely one of the best restaurants in the valley and the view is stellar. The staff are extremely knowledgeable and service is impeccable. The food was divine. Went with a large party for lunch and we all enjoyed the experience. We shared three of the chef's special desserts which are must haves for future visits. I will be back. By the by, I was at Quails Gate, my favourite winery, the night before for dinner with a friend and it was pretentious and so-so, despite the same awesome view.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Lunch Al Fresco
    foodtolove
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    We had lunch on a perfect day in Kelowna. The setting is exquisite, the food excellent with generous portions, the wait staff well trained and charming. A wonderful experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sparkling Wine
    Deb63
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Our only disappointment was that there was no sparkling wine on the wine list. Even though Mission Hill doesn't produce one would you consider stocking some from other producers.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.