Trius Winery Restaurant
Trius Winery Restaurant
  • Address:
    1249 Niagara Stone Road
    Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
    Neighborhood:
    Niagara-on-the-lake
  • Cuisine:
    Continental
    Price: CAN$51 and over

Trius Winery Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.triuswines.com/
  • Phone: 8005828412x3
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Daily: 12:00pm - 2:30pm; Dinner: Nightly: 5:30pm - 8:30pm; Sunday Brunch: 11:30am - 2:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Continental
  • Executive Chef: Frank Dodd
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Beer, Farm to Table, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Trius Winery Restaurant
Trius Winery Restaurant celebrates the relationship between our land, our people, our wines and our food. Chef Frank Dodd showcases locally inspired cuisine made with ingredients from the bounty of Niagara Wine Country, and Winemaker Craig McDonald pairs them with wines made from grapes that grow in the same soil. Extend your stay in Wine Country, and allow us to arrange a private tasting in The Loft or another Winery Experience prior to your meal.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Trius Winery Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
177 reviews since June 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.6
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (127)great for outdoor dining (122)scenic view (117)romantic (110)special occasion (108)notable wine list (87)great for lunch (67)good for groups (47)great for brunch (33)neighborhood gem (16)hot spot (10)kid-friendly (5)late-night find (2)Show More
  • Wonderful Evening
    BuffaloMikeVIP
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    We have dined at Trius many times over the years. I have to say that this was one of the finest evenings, on all levels, we have enjoyed. They left nothing to be desired. Just wonderful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Great food and wine. The service was excellent! The servers are very knowledgeable about the food and wines. The food was presented in interesting ways1
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome Food, Perfect Service.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    I loved the atmosphere. The food was quite delicious, with the slight exception of my husband's rib eye which he found a little tough. The fish and chips using gnocchi was an unexpected, delicious take on the traditional. Our server was friendly and very knowledgeable about the dishes and their wine pairings, that he made the whole experience that much more pleasant. This was my first experience at Trius but not my last.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Loved hearing the babies among us and seeing small children enjoy Trius, defintely kid-friendly. Trius was an awesome experience to celebrate my husband's birthday; and he especially loved the cornbread, peach caramel desert served in the mini iron skillet. Bravo Trius!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good Food & Wine
    Stassia
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    We went there with friends to celebrate my spouses birthday. We were treated very well by the service staff and their food was very good. Wine pairings were good with generous pours. My only comment would be we would have liked it more had the Chef prepared the menu and pairings for the day/week. Instead if felt like this was the menu for the season. We have had better meals at winery restaurants that we appreciated more. However, it was still very good!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Spectacular Meal and Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Dinner at the Trius Winery at Hillebrand was exceptional. One of the best meals I have had, very professional service and the ambience was perfect.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Trius Winery Restaurant
    doctorjoe
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    This is one gem my wife and I have gone to a second time. We expected outstanding food quality and we received it. Will recommend for special occasions. If it wasn't for a windy day we would have opted to sit out looking at the wineyard. But still, seeing it through a glass window at sunset was magical.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, service needs work
    drelsVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We've been for lunch or dinner every time we visit NOTL. The food is always, still, outstanding! Presentation beautiful, wine pairings with vineyard vintages great and the cooking precise and creative. The service needs work. I'm not looking to criticize, I'm looking to help. In a half empty dining room, a party of 4 should not wait at the maître d' station to be seated, and once seated to be ignored at the table to the point that we had to ask a passing somebody if our server could at least say hello. When you have a 5:30 reservation, maybe the assumption is you have 8 o'clock tickets to the Shaw Festival. Please! Raise the level of service to that of the food and ambience. If you've read this far, still go, the food is worth it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Sabered Sparkling Sensationional
    Sabermewine
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    I'm a wine member & had lunch on 20/09/14 with a party of 6. Anthony was our server and he was knowledgeable, friendly, professional and accommodating. We ordered 3 bottles with our lunch, whereby 2 of them were sparkling wine. After he opened the first bottle and some conversation regarding "sabering" a bottle, I asked if I could saber one. After instructions & at a safe distance, I successfully opened one. It was an awesome experience for myself and my party as well as those dining around us! I kept the cork/cage/bottle lip as a souvenir. Anthony raised our dining experience to a higher level. The Cinderella pumpkin soup was wonderful. The only small draw back was that the portions were too small.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great wine country venue
    MousseauVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Consistently excellent food, Trius Winery Restaurant has never disappointed. From the friendly staff to the delicious fresh food mostly sourced locally. The patio has a great view of the vines and surrounding property. Also some of the best Canadian wines at very reasonable prices.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding dining experience
    jatFoodie
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Took visitors from Singapore for dinner @ Trius. These were world travelers who have eaten in some of the finest restaurants in the world. They too were impressed by Trius: Ambiance was lovely, presentation of food was great, quality and tasted were 1st class and creative. Service was top class....overall a very enjoyable experience....its was worth the drive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good Food, Good Wine, Good Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Overall, they do pay attention to details as the restaurant is very clean, and glassware and silverware are spotless. Call me crazy, but I got thrown off some time when going to good restaurants and found that these are not cleaned well. Thank you also for keeping the washroom nice and clean.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A bit slow
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We were there for lunch and we're going to visit a few local wineries. The good was very good but the wait for it was a bit over the top for what it is. Especially for a lunch. Yeah, it should be a casual relaxing time in the Niagara-on-the-lake mode of things, but when you want to make the most of your day, this is probably not the place to start.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful Lunch
    Lisa
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    A group of six had a delightful lunch with paired wines. The wait staff and sommelier were wonderful - especially the young waitress who was so knowledgeable about what we were eating and is young enough to still be in braces! The salmon rillette and the house made charcuterie were particular favorites. We also enjoyed the pork chop and the artic char. The only disappointments were the desserts - the lemon tart was rubbery although it was a little long in the tooth. When we mentioned the tart, the waiter removed the charge from the bill - so no harm no foul! We would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone travelling in the Niagara-on-the-Lake area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lovely Birthday Surprise
    moreplease
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    My lunch experience with your restaurant and follow-up wine tasting n Thursday, Sept. 11 was great. Our server was very pleasant and professional. The soup ordered by my husband was poured at table by a male server who was personable. I enjoyed the wine pairing with my lunch of arctic char which was delicious. Dessert was yummy. The music was upbeat and suited the time of day and weather. My 65th birthday lunch was one I won't forget.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wine pairing dinner
    Winery
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    This was a highlight for our vacation. We have been here before and the restaurant has maintained their high level of service and food quality. The wines complimented the food very well. Highly recommended. Be sure to visit the wine tasting room beforehand.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • sugar
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Great service, great food, great wine...........must give it a try
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • FineniteatTrius
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Great ambiance.luxurious surroundings. Great well kept grounds. The bisque was ordinary, the duck egg was excellent. The lamb under cooked, but very tender and flavourful.desert aw superb. The wines were excellent . Wine service was abit slow. Overall a very good experience would definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Still Great!
    Prets
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    I visit yearly, consistently great. A great room with food On par with best of Toronto.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Napa Valley of Canada
    luv2dine
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    We loved the place....as good as anything we have had in wine country anywhere....California, France etc
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Very classy and beautiful place with a great service and amazing food. Frank, our waiter had a great knowledge of wines. My guests were very impressed.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very pleasant experience
    Thomas
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Outside view from table inside is wonderful. Food is of good quality and menu is imaginative. Wait staff are friendly. The minor imperfection is that the interior is showing its age. The decor is still good and clean, but one can see the smudge on the walls.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Spectacular Food presentation
    Herewegoagain
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Enjoyable dining experience, service was excellent, food taste was good there's a lot of flavours with the 5 course fixed menu which I highly recommend, the only minor issue if I had to be critical would be the hot items were luke warm, but food presentation was spectacular probably the best I've seen. Each dish was magazine menu cover worthy (compliments to the chef and his brigade).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Find
    WineHunter
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Trius Restaurant will exceed your expectations! Great food, Great Wine and great service! It was our first time eating at Trius Restaurant, but i have to say it was an absolutely fantastic dinner Friday night. The lamb was done absolutely perfect and everyone in our group thoroughly enjoyed their meals. Great ambience, fantastic food, of course great wine, and first rate service. Would highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Scenic View Quality Food
    Mlee
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    We had nice weather when we ate at the restaurant. The outdoor tables offered great scenic view. The service was impressive. Food quality and taste was wonderful, great wine pairing. We were having a very enjoyable lunch as most tables including ours were small groups of 2 to 4 people. It was an ideal environment for casual get together. Unfortunately, close to the end of our lunch, a big group of over 10 people arrived and sat close to us. The group was noisy and moved around a lot in front of us taking pictures, it was rather disturbing. I recommend the restaurant to seat larger groups in a corner (preferably designated for bigger groups), further away from the smaller tables so that everyone can enjoy their meal without interruption.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • a night to remember
    ibroughtwine
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Had a wonderful wine tasting and meal for our anniversary at Trius. What a perfect evening with romance all around. The staff were knowledgeable, friendly and went out of their way to make our time there special. We alerted our waiter to a serious gluten allergy, and they accommodated it flawlessly. We were even brought some homemade gluten free bread! Beautiful setting, food that I will be dreaming about for a long time. Everything was delicious, but the cauliflower soup was out of this world. We will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • great place
    winelover42
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    2nd time dining at the Trius restaurant and so far I have not been disappointed. All around great experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great restaurant
    hadagreattime
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Really good food and the ambience was terrific, especially eating outside on the patio and looking out onto the vineyard. The pasta was one of the best I've had. Bravo.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was amazing...
    fudluva
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    This was our second time eating at Trius. To our surprise, this dinner was even better than last time (brunch). The rack of lamb stole the show, all of us could not stop going on about how great it was. We all said next time we would have to order an extra dish so each person would have more!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome surprise!!!!
    Bliss
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    We arrived expecting lunch on Sunday and when told it was a brunch menu, we thought "NOOOO!!! not another Bennie creation." We marveled at what was placed before us. Our server was not only attentive and knowledgeable, but authentic in his desire to make this a memorable experience. It was! Thank you for a great start to a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Exquisite!
    CeeDeeLL
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    A feast for your senses, or those you may be trying to impress!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent experience
    Claumo
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Very nice service, excellent food, super romantic view, good list of wines, surprise desert
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An amazing experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The Trius restaurant is one of the most delightful dining experiences. I have traveled around the world and been to many restaurants, but this one stands out among them all. The service is spectacular - friendly, engaging staff and everything is like clockwork. The chef is creative and the fact that it is farm to table dining makes it even more special. I take visitors to Trius whenever I can and fully recommend it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • fabulous patio
    live2eat
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    After visiting many wineries, we were so pleased to have stopped here for lunch! The portions are small but very delicious. The view of the vineyard from the patio was perfect. Definitely a must if your in the area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • WOW!!!
    GoldnblosmVIP
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Great ambience! The food is out of this world! My wife said her Capon was the best she ever had. And my pate...what can I say, I could have had that with the bread and wine and been 100% satisfied with just that. Don't miss out. Just go. Our 8yr old was with us for lunch and the other patrons didn't mind. Not stuffy or pretentious like some other wineries. PS...get the wine pairing, it's worth it!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous
    CathyandColleen
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    A lovely spot - sat on the patio overlooking the vineyard. The food was terrific and the service excellent. Great meal and good value.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    Commuter
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    What can be said other than, OUTSTANDING, in every aspect
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Memorable evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Decided to order the lamb for 2 and it was wonderful. Service was excellent and very attentive. Have enjoyed the cusine at this resaturant before and have not been disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Ce fut un délicieux moment dans un cadre remarquable
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    great for outdoor dining, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Room with a view
    Debombus
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We ate lunch on the outdoor patio nestled under the umbrellas surrounded by greenery, a water fountain and a horizon filled with hilly rows of vineyards! Great ambience for a relaxing afternoon. Wait staff was extremely polite, friendly and knowledgeable about all the menu choices as well as the special events and history of Hillebrand. Our waitress was very approachable,attentive and helpful which enhanced our dining experience. Our menu choices were superb....the maple brined pork was done to perfection and melted in your mouth. The summer salad bowl was a colourful creation of beets, cheese, red onion and walnut...flavours all well balance. A tasty surprise was the seasonal corn bisque..creamy and with a smoky finish. Wine....fantastic!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.