Ostra at Mokara Hotel & Spa

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$31 to $50
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Seafood
At Ostra we proudly present the finest selection of fresh fish, locally sourced produce and organic product flown in from around the world. Uniquely imaginative cuisine delights diners as they stroll in from the River Walk to enjoy fine fare and one of our famous margaritas. Ostra features exclusive river front terrace dining, a dramatic stone and glass oyster bar and two private rooms to accommodate any guest request. Here, you can expect quality ingredients, an extensive wine selection, specialty vintage tequilas and the highest levels of service in a relaxed contemporary atmosphere.
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Sun 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Mon - Thu 5:00PM - 6:30PM 8:30PM - 10:00PM
Fri - Sat 4:00PM - 6:00PM 9:00PM - 11:00PM

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D
Indiana
130 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and outstanding service!

JM
Richmond
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We went to Ostra for my Birthday Dinner. We arrived early so we could sit outside and enjoy a cocktail. My pineapple-jalapeño margarita was delicious. We ate dinner at a river view table. Red Snapper entree was lightly blackened, and Hubby really enjoyed it. My Sea Scallops were prepared with a coconut/peanut curry sauce. I loved it. And at the end of our meal I was presented with a surprise birthday dessert. Goat cheese cheesecake - so good, and beautifully presented. A special shout-out to our server “Gene”. He served us outside on the patio, and inside at dinner. He was an excellent server, and graciously accommodated our requests.

TF
Houston
10 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Fish and chip breading was bit greasy but fish was excellent. Redfish tacos were great. Our wait person attentive and very friendly.

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Responded on January 7, 2020

TexanFan, Thank you for the review! I appreciate you taking the time to provide us with some feedback. We're taking a look at our fish & chips today to see what we need to do to improve. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, Mike Nahat

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OT
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrate New Year

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Responded on January 3, 2020

Thank you for the review! I appreciate the 5 stars, and we're very happy that you enjoyed yourself on New Years!

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s
Caribbean
9 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great service. Make our New Year Dinner very romantic. Food taste awesome. Our server was great and was bi lingual (that is a plus). Happy 2020.

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Responded on January 3, 2020

Gibby, Thank you for the review! I'm glad that you enjoyed your NYE dining experience with us. We look forward to seeing you again in the future! If there is anyone in particular that I can recognize for a job well done, please let me know. Regards, Mike Nahat michael.nahat@omnihotels

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G
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

New Year’s Eve Dinner very accommodating at 7:30 pm!
Dinner was great service was good. My wife and had an enjoyable dinner! Just what we were looking for! My Sea Base was great and my wife’s scallops were just a little too salty but still good!

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Responded on January 3, 2020

Gibby, Thank you for the review! I'm glad that you and your wife enjoyed your dining experience with us. We look forward to seeing you again in the future! If there is anyone in particular that I can recognize for a job well done, please let me know. Regards, Mike Nahat michael.nahat@omnihotels

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BH
Denver
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Staff was great, very on top of things. Food was good, a lot of different flavors. Awesome that they had other oysters to choose from beside the gulf oysters which is not our selection at all. Ambiance was very nice and quite, with the outdoor seating perfect for enjoying the river walk.

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Responded on January 3, 2020

BrandonH, Thank you for the review. I appreciate the kind words, and I'm glad you enjoyed our selection of oysters. If there was anything more we could have done to earn that 5th star, please let me know. Regards, Mike Nahat

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SB
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Hopefully the chef had an off night. Octopus was tough and salty. Redfish was undercooked as well as the rosotto.

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Responded on December 30, 2019

SheilaB, Thank you for the review. I appreciate the feedback, and I feel terrible that we were unable to provide you with an appropriate experience. I know that you spoke with Angela that evening, and we passed along your feedback to our culinary team that evening to address. Thank you again for your review. If you have any additional feedback, please let me know. Regards, Mike Nahat michael.nahat@omnihotels

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SP
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

The staff, from the person pouring water to the Concierge, went out of their way to ensure we had what we needed when we needed it. When we needed to extend our stay because my husband was sick everyone was accommodating, exhibited concern for our situation, and did what they could to meet our needs. The only down side was it's impossible to get a bowl of soup after 10:30 p.m. We used room service the night we arrived and delivery was prompt and the food was delicious.

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Responded on January 7, 2020

SueP, Thank you for the review! I appreciate review! I've passed along your feedback to the team as well. Thank you, Mike Nahat michael.nahat@omnihotels

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L
Austin
24 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Outstanding redfish entrée. Great service. We will go back on ur next trip.

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Responded on December 28, 2019

Luv2dineout, Thank you for the review! I appreciate the 5 stars! If there is anyone in particular that I can recognize for a job well done, please let me know. Regards, Mike Nahat michael.nahat@omnihotels

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OT
San Antonio
2 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We came for the Christmas Day dinner special. We started with crispy tender calamari as an appetizer. I had the special: bone-in short rib, butter-poached shrimp, blue crab tamale with creamy parsnips. It was all quite tasty. My husband had the redfish. He said it was very good. (Neither of us were inclined to share with the other, it was that good. 😂). The creme brûlée was wonderful and just the right end to the a very nice meal.

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Responded on December 28, 2019

Awesome review! Thank you for the kind words, and I appreciate you celebrating the holiday with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, Mike Nahat michael.nahat@omnihotels

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j
San Antonio
13 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

We went for Christmas Day brunch. The food was very, very good & the service was great. Our only minor issue is that because of all of the hard surfaces, it can be noisy.

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Responded on December 28, 2019

jloreine, Thank you for providing us with this feedback. The team was happy to hear that we were able to impress during your brunch on Wednesday. If there was anyone in particular that I can recognize for a job well done, please let me know. Regards, Mike Nahat michael.nahat@omnihotels

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OT
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Christmas brunch was wonderful

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Responded on December 28, 2019

Thank you for the review, I appreciate you taking the time to give us 5 stars! If there was anyone in particular that I can recognize for a job well done, please let me know. Regards, Mike Nahat michael.nahat@omnihotels

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B
Austin
25 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service and food top notch as always. Thank you Ostra!!

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Responded on December 28, 2019

Boots, Thank you for the review! We appreciate the 5 stars, and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Regards, Mike Nahat michael.nahat@omnihotels

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OT
Austin
5 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Great location. Wonderful food!

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Responded on December 23, 2019

Thank you for the review! I appreciate the review. If there was anything more we could have done to earn that 5th star, please let me know. Regards, Mike Nahat michael.nahat@omnihotels

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SB
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was great! Service excellent

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Responded on December 28, 2019

Thank you for the review! I appreciate the kind words! I'll pass along the feedback to my team to address. If there is anyone in particular that I can recognize for a job well done, please let me know. Regards, Mike Nahat michael.nahat@omnihotels

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CM
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious. Wait staff very attentive. Service was excellent. Maybe a little too quick to serve. But overall a delightful experience. Would love to return again sometime.

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Responded on December 23, 2019

Thank you for the review! I appreciate the kind words! I'll pass along the feedback to my team to address. If there is anyone in particular that I can recognize for a job well done, please let me know. Regards, Mike Nahat michael.nahat@omnihotels

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KC
San Antonio
13 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a very nice dinner. Food was beautifully presented.

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Responded on December 18, 2019

KCMc, Thank you for the review! I appreciate the 5 stars. If there is anyone in particular that I can recognize for a job well done, please let me know. Regards,

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 16, 2019
Overall2food1service2ambience3

Very fair. For the price, very poor. Go elsewhere.

Ostra at Mokara Hotel & Spa
Responded on December 17, 2019

Thank you for the feedback. I feel terrible that you had such a poor experience when you dined with us. If there was anything in particular that truly disappointed, please let me know. We strive for excellence everyday and all feedback, positive or otherwise, is important to improving the experience we provide our guests. Let me know. Regards, Mike Nahat michael.nahat@omnihotels

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CR
1 review
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our overall experience was outstanding! The food and service were excellent and our server was very conscientious of my shellfish allergies and offered very helpful recommendations!

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Responded on December 17, 2019

ConnieR, Thank you for the review! I appreciate the 5 stars and look forward to taking care of you again soon. Best, Mike Nahat michael.nahat@omnihotels

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OK
Oklahoma City
140 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2019
Overall3food4service1ambience4

Food was ok to good but not great.Service was slow and spotty. The check was wrong and after argument with three levels of staff in restaurant, we had to get manager to sort out and fix. Of course we had been correct all along. That process with check was over an hour. Some how splitting a check for the whole table evenly ranged from $28-169 charges. None of us will never return after the treatment we received. I hate to see a formerly good restaurant fall apart as this one has slowly spiralled down over the last few years.

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Responded on December 17, 2019

OKCFoodie, Thank you for the review, and the feedback. I followed up with your server from Wednesday to address, and I certainly understand your frustration and disappointment with the experience you had on Wednesday. I apologize, and can assure you that this experience is a one-off to our regular experience. Thank you again for your feedback. Regards, Mike Nahat michael.nahat@omnihotels

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OT
Dallas
1 review
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was exceptional from appetizers to desserts. Started with fat Louisiana oysters with 3 sauces. Entrees were sea scallops and halibut. Fantastic! Somehow the desserts exceeded the entrees - creme brûlée and brioche bread pudding. Unparalleled service by Kevin completed the perfect date night.

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Responded on December 17, 2019

Thank you for the review! I'll pass a long the kudos to Kevin on the job well done. Best, Mike Nahat michael.nahat@omnihotels

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WM
San Antonio
10 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Miguel took outstanding care of us. Everything he recommended was spot on. The timing on the food was particularly noteworthy, with all food arriving at the perfect time. We had a window table allowing us to enjoy the Christmas lights along the river as we feasted on the fine food and wine.

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Responded on December 7, 2019

WimberelyMan, Thank you for the great review! I appreciate the kind words, and I will pass along your feedback to both Miguel and the culinary team. Thank you, Mike Nahat

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D
San Antonio
15 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome server Nicholas helped make this a beautiful evening. Great food, drinks and atmosphere. Highly recommend it!

Ostra at Mokara Hotel & Spa
Responded on December 3, 2019

Thank you! I'll let Nicholas know how well he's doing. Regards Mike Nahat michael.nahat@omnihotels

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CJ
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2019
Overall3food2service5ambience5

We sat outside at Ostra where it was lovely. The drinks and service were outstanding!! The food was very mediocre and I believe our waiter told us they had rolled out a new menu not too long ago....

Ostra at Mokara Hotel & Spa
Responded on December 7, 2019

CyndyJ, Thank you for the review. I feel terrible that we failed to impress during your dining experience. I'll pass along your feedback to my chefs so they can adjust in the future. Thank you, Mike Nahat

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OT
San Antonio
2 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful brunch. Everything fresh and flavorful. Lovely presentation. Good value-great food - great service-great location

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Responded on November 23, 2019

Thank you for the review! I appreciate the 5 stars. If there was anyone in particular that I can recognize for a job well done, please let me know. Regards, Mike Nahat

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GB
San Francisco
27 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We ate dinner and breakfast the next day because it was so good! We had redfish and scallops for dinner - excellent! Waiter was very professional.
Breakfast was equally good. We had eggs Benedict and Shrimp & grits, without a doubt the best breakfast I have ever eaten.

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Responded on November 23, 2019

GloryB, Thank you for the review! I appreciate the 5 stars. If there was anyone in particular that I can recognize for a job well done, please let me know. Regards, Mike Nahat

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l
San Antonio
32 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Business dinner and Ostra allowed me the opportunity to have a business discussion. Food and service were both good - salmon and redfish were the entrees and both were good and so were the apps - calamari and octopus. Good option if you are looking for something on Riverwalk.

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Responded on November 23, 2019

ladrlee, Thank you for the review! I appreciate the 4 stars. If there was anything more we could have done to earn that 5th star, please let me know. Regards, Mike Nahat

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OT
Los Angeles
475 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent restaurant on Riverwalk. We had lunch and dinner here and each time the food was very tasty. I can recommend the scallops for dinner and the shrimp po'boy for lunch. Efficient and personable service.

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Responded on November 23, 2019

Thank you for the review! I appreciate the 5 stars. If there was anyone in particular that I can recognize for a job well done, please let me know. Regards, Mike Nahat

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LG
Baltimore
6 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The signature Sea Scallops entree was to die for. The coconut peanut curry had me wanting to lick the plate ☺️. My hotel recommended Ostra when I asked them to recommend a seafood restaurant nearby. It did not disappoint! Highly recommend - and Jorge’s service was attentive, engaging, and spot on.

Ostra at Mokara Hotel & Spa
Responded on November 23, 2019

LeeG, Thank you for the review! I appreciate the 5 stars. If there was anyone in particular that I can recognize for a job well done, please let me know. Regards, Mike Nahat

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OT
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Went for my Birthday. Food was good, service was very attentive, drinks were excellent.

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Responded on November 23, 2019

Thank you for the review! I appreciate the 4 stars. If there was anything more we could have done to earn that 5th star, please let me know. Regards, Mike Nahat

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T
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service was great, we dined outside with a view of the river walk and had a great time.

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Responded on November 7, 2019

Tazman, Thank you for the review. I appreciate the 5 stars, and the kind words. If there is anyone on my team that I can personally recognize for a job well done, please let me know. Regards, Mike Nahat

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BG
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great food and service. Highly recommend

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Responded on November 6, 2019

Thank you for the review BettyG. If there was anything more we could have done to earn that 5th star, please let me know. Regards, Mike Nahat

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Miami
2 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service
Great food
Outside seating perfect ambiance on the Riverwalk

Ostra at Mokara Hotel & Spa
Responded on November 11, 2019

Thank you! If there is anyone in particular that I can recognize for doing a great job, please let me know. Regards, Mike Nahat

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KL
Austin
5 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

The food quality was very good but I do feel that there are some items that are priced higher than they should be. For example, the gumbo was good but not quite as good as the price of it. The scallops were delicious and always are but I don't feel that the sides are a great accompaniment to the dish. Makes for a not very filling dish. I would appreciate better vegetables or something other than rice noodles.
The ambiance was great. I love eating along the river and I do expect the food to be a bit more over-priced at a river restaurant, so overall I guess the cost is what I expect. This is my go-to place when I can afford an over $100 bill for two people on the river.

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Responded on November 6, 2019

KimL, Thank you for the review. I appreciate you taking the time to provide us with 4 stars, as well as the additional feedback on where we could improve. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Regards, Mike Nahat

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F
Tallahassee
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall2food3service3ambience3

We ordered a glass of wine without asking the price. When we got the bill it was $37 per GLASS. This same bottle of wine at the grocery store or wine store is $22 per BOTTLE. That is a giant rip off.

Ostra at Mokara Hotel & Spa
Responded on November 6, 2019

Fred, Thank you for the review. I appreciate the feedback. I know that one of my managers worked with you the night you dined with us to address the problem before you paid; I feel terrible that they were unable to fix the issue to your satisfaction. This month, we will be reevaluating all of our offerings to ensure that we are in line with other restaurants at our caliber. Regards, Mike Nahat

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RD
Caribbean
2 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Blackened redfish was fabulous & great wine selection. Service was superb.

Ostra at Mokara Hotel & Spa
Responded on November 1, 2019

RelaxedDining, Thank you for the review! I appreciate the kind words. If there was anyone in particular that I can recognize for a job well done, please let me know. Regards, Mike Nahat

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Kansas City
15 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Shared crab cake and octopus appetizers, and the togarashi rubbed ahi and blackened redfish entrees; it was all so delicious! Pineapple jalapeno margs were perfect. Go early and sit outside and you'll have a perfect evening!

Ostra at Mokara Hotel & Spa
Responded on November 1, 2019

Thank you for the review! I appreciate the 5 stars. The pineapple jalapeño margarita is a house specialty, I'm happy that it continues to impress. If there was anyone in particular that I can recognize for a job well done, please let me know. Regards, Mike Nahat

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OT
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great river walk location. Excellent food.

Ostra at Mokara Hotel & Spa
Responded on November 1, 2019

Thank you! I appreciate the review. - Mike Nahat

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AM
Washington DC
55 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Amazing location within a wonderful hotel! Free valet parking is extra bonus. Those outside on the patio are given blankets if chilly and Angel the host is very accommodating. Mike was our server who made wonderful drink recommendations and dessert as well 😁! Never felt rushed, but able to linger for dinner conversation and enjoy the meal and view!

Ostra at Mokara Hotel & Spa
Responded on November 1, 2019

Thank you for the review! I appreciate the 5 stars. I'll make sure to recognize Angel and Mike for a job well done. Regards, Mike Nahat

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