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Repeal Oak Fired Steakhouse, Louisville, KY

Repeal Oak Fired Steakhouse

4.8
4.8
2163 Reviews
$31 to $50
Steakhouse
Repeal is Whiskey Row’s only oak-fired steakhouse, located at the birthplace of J.T.S. Brown & Sons Bourbon Company in Louisville. A stylish departure from a traditional steakhouse, Repeal uses a wood-fired grill stoked daily with reclaimed American Oak bourbon barrels. Repeal is a tribute to the Repeal of Prohibition – a place to see, be seen and celebrate the rich tradition of the building in which it resides.

Now serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 40 times today

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Steakhouse, Unspecified
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Fri 6:30 am–10:30 am Mon–Fri 11:00 am–2:00 pm Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Sat, Sun 7:00 am–2:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (502) 716-7372
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive chef
    Brian Steger
  • Private party facilities
    The Barrel Room, highlighted by vaulted barrel ceiling, barrel-lined walls and private bar. Seats up to 14 for dinner, 25 for cocktail reception.
  • Private party contact
    Karyn Napoli: (502) 716-7372
  • Neighborhood
    Downtown Louisville
  • Cross street
    1st and Main St.
  • Parking details
    Hotel Valet is available on the front drive, directly in front of the restaurant entrance.
  • Public transit
    TARC, located across the street from Repeal at 1st and Main St.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Offers

  • Sip & Savor Each Monday

    Multiple dates available
    Sun - Thu - 5:00 PM - 9:15 PM,Fri - Sat - 5:00 PM - 10:15 PM
    On Mondays from 5-10 p.m., explore Repeal’s extensive wine list from around the globe with half-priced bottles of wine each Monday evening. Includes all bottles originally under $150.

What 2,163 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Central Kentucky

    Steakhouse

  • Central Kentucky

    Most Booked

  • Louisville

    Best Overall

  • Louisville

    Best Service

  • Louisville

    Steakhouse

  • Louisville

    Most Booked

2,163 Reviews
  1. ElijahM

    Columbus

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    All of the food was outstanding. One of the best restaurant's in Louisville.

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  2. Shan

    Louisville

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was delicious, service was phenomenal. If seated on the terrace in the winter it can be a bit chilly and also feels removed from the main restaurant space-this can be a positive or a negative depending on personal preference. We ordered a bit of everything and each bite was excellent. Looking forward to eating here when we return and highly recommend it.

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  3. HeatherL

    Louisville

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lily was our server. We usually have Keith (who is amazing). Lily was amazing! All of the staff were amazing and were very attentive to my gluten allergy. We love Repeal!

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had reservations for the terrace, and it had lovely ambience. The steaks were incredibly flavorful, definitely one of the best steaks I’ve ever had. Our server was great, and had excellent recommendations as we were first time diners. I will definitely be back.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best brunch place in Louisville. The waffle is a must get.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food, great atmosphere, but slow service

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  7. CarolM

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We chose to sit and eat at the bar. The bartender was very pleasant and accommodating. The restaurant is gorgeous. The Prime Rib French dip was shared by us and not filled evenly on both halves with the meat, but was very delicious. It was served with plenty of Au Jus, horseradish and also a honey mustard which we enjoyed on both the sandwich and on the yummy steak fries, The 1/2 dozen oysters were good. One of mine was so tiny! Nonetheless we haven't had them in a while so we were glad they were on the menu. The restrooms are as classy as the restaurant. We decided it would be a nice place to bring visitors from out-of-town.

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Louisville

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We sat on the newly developed second floor and it was an outstanding experience. Our waiter was phenomal and the food the delicious and hot and high quality. I had the salmon dish and it was cooked to perfection - medium how it should be. Often times restaurants overcook salmon but theirs was perfect. It was less noisy on this second level which I thoroughly enjoyed.

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  9. AshleyM

    Western NC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    You will not be disappointed!!! What a wonderful dinner we had ! Everything was top notch and our waiter was fantastic he took the time to explain everything on the menu and recommended some delicious drinks !

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  10. DanB

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This place has the best steak I’ve had in a very long time

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  11. AaronH

    Louisville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    All the food was fantastic. We also had a great server. Very knowledgeable and helpful with the menu and very attentive.

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  12. OpenTable Diner

    Louisville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful experience o cannot wait to go back for a 3rd time.

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  13. GinnaMiv

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything from start to finish was absolutely amazing! My husband and I celebrated Valentine's Day here and couldn't have made a better choice! The covered roof top room was beautiful, the food was beyond incredible, and our server, Christian was excellent! Highly recommend!!

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  14. local123

    Louisville

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent service and amazing food. Restaurant itself is very clean and beautiful. Would absolutely return.

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  15. OpenTable Diner

    Louisville

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best Valentine’s Day spot in the city! Great service and wonderful food.

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  16. BenjaminP

    Louisville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Possibly the best meal of my life. Every part of the experience was amazing. Recommend!

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  17. OpenTable Diner

    Denver

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Pretty expensive for what you get. Go to Texas Roadhouse or outback before coming back

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  18. OzellR

    Louisville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Awsome meal a great service the filet was the best I ever had

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  19. MaxS

    Louisville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best dining experience in Louisville. Steaks are superior to nearby competitors. Keith was an excellent waiter and was extremely helpful when we had any questions about certain menu items. We will certainly be back.

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  20. CaptScott

    Louisville

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The absolute best dinner rolls I have ever had! All the food was excellent, along with the wait staff.

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  21. LaneR

    Indiana

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One of the best, if not the best steak house in Louisville. Recommend highly.

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  22. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was very good, besides the steak we had ordered. They were cooked to perfection inside, but the outside was basically charred. I was going to ask if we could get it fixed but my wife’s was the same way as well as the table next too us so maybe the charred taste comes with the open flame grill? Either way we still ate the steaks but the charred taste really just takes takes away from the flavor of the steak to me. Other than that everything was a 10/10. Server Makayla ,I think,was outstanding. I would recommend going, just from our experience I would expect a charred/burnt taste on the outside of your steak. I would also like to add again we did not attempt to complain due to the assumption that’s just how they’re cooked, we could’ve been totally wrong.

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  23. Cass

    Louisville

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    From the moment we arrived to when we left, Everything was amazing.

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  24. AlishaB

    Cincinnati

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    1/2 king crab was absolutely delicious, creamed spinach was the best we’ve ever had, mashed sweet potatoes were 10/10 but the rolls were 83/10!!!!! Keith our server and Chloe his assistant were SOOOO knowledgeable and amazing! Would highly recommend dining but have heard to sit DOWNSTAIRS!

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  25. KyleK

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    From the service and knowledge of our server, to the great meal, everything was outstanding. One of the best meals my wife and I have ever had.

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  26. MichelleP

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food and service were amazing! My husband and I loved the billionaire potato! We will be back!

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  27. MelodyM

    Louisville

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Bartenders were awesome! Very friendly and provided helpful tips. The bread service was amazing! The beef short rib was delicious and the bone in filet was very flavorful. The wine selections were good and my husband had an awesome old fashioned with Peerless bourbon. Great dinner overall!

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  28. LorieR

    Louisville

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Absolutely fantastic experience. Waiter was extremely personable and very quick to anticipate our needs. Very enjoyable experience!

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  29. OpenTable Diner

    Louisville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was amazing. Service was great. The key lime pie is the best!

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  30. JohnS

    New York City

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best and most unique steak in Louisville. Always is perfect

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    Louisville

    2 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    This was our first trip to this restaurant. They sat us right next to a cold temporary wall first off. We then moved to the bar which was more comfortable. We were the only two at the bar so that was nice. The food was underwhelming and my water and wine both went empty. I did get a refill on my water but the bartender never asked me if I would like another glass. We will not be back soon.

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  32. ChristianSaylor

    Louisville

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on February 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always great, the new Terrace dining space is outstanding, cozy, vibrant and beautiful! Great service and food!

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  33. Jeffrey

    Tampa

    30 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on February 6, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Updated menu would be lovely. Everything is good. Thanks for birthday dessert!

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  34. SteveT

    Tampa

    30 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on February 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great setting up on the terrace. Super friendly staff. Best steak I’ve had in some time. Definitely worth a visit.
    Repeal Oak Fired SteakhouseResponded on February 9, 2024
    Hello SteveT, Thank you for your wonderful review and for giving us a perfect rating! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the setting on our terrace, it's indeed a great spot for our guests to enjoy their meals. We're also delighted to know that you found our staff friendly and our steaks to be worth the price. We always strive to provide the best service and food to our valued customers like you. We look forward to serving you again soon. Best Regards, The Management Team

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  35. OpenTable Diner

    Louisville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server was Jacob. He was excellent. We started with the tuna tartare and house salad, then had the 22 oz ribeye, whipped potatoes, asparagus and mushrooms ending dinner with the bourbon bread pudding. Everything was delicious! We enjoyed old fashions as well. The Fall special old fashion is highly recommended! Cheers!
    Repeal Oak Fired SteakhouseResponded on February 9, 2024
    Thanks for the review! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your dining experience at Repeal Oak Fired Steakhouse. It's fantastic to know that our house salad, tuna tartare, ribeye, and whipped potatoes hit the spot! We strive to provide a memorable experience and your kind words are a testament to our efforts. We will pass your compliments on to Jacob and look forward to your next visit. Cheers!

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  36. BrittanyM

    Louisville

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I would highly recommend Repeal , the Food is great , that customer services is amazing!! They don’t rush u to eat your food. We literally was the last people there and nobody said anything .. We love this place 10/10
    Repeal Oak Fired SteakhouseResponded on February 9, 2024
    Thanks for the feedback, BrittanyM! We're thrilled to hear that you had a great experience with us at Repeal Oak Fired Steakhouse. It's wonderful to know that our customer service left a positive impression on you. We're also glad to hear that you enjoyed our food and found it to be of high quality. We aim to provide a relaxed dining experience and your review reaffirms the hard work we put in every day. We look forward to serving you again.

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  37. Njam

    Louisville

    54 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    54 reviews

    Dined on February 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love this place. Consistently awesome. Katherine at the bar makes a great Sazerac. Christian took great care of us at the table. Hostess and manager were very friendly and checked on us.
    Repeal Oak Fired SteakhouseResponded on February 9, 2024
    Hi Njam, We're thrilled to hear that you had such a wonderful experience at Repeal Oak Fired Steakhouse! It's fantastic to know that our team made your visit enjoyable and that our team members were attentive. We will be sure to pass your compliments on to Kate & Christian! Your kind words mean a lot to us and we can't wait to welcome you back soon. Best, The Management Team

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  38. OpenTable Diner

    Alabama

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic experience. Tried the steak samplers with members of my table and we all really enjoyed the whole idea. Would definitely recommend, the ambiance of the restaurant is awesome, and the service was superb.
    Repeal Oak Fired SteakhouseResponded on February 9, 2024
    Hi, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We're thrilled to hear that you and your group had a fantastic experience at Repeal Oak Fired Steakhouse. It's great to know that you enjoyed our samplers and found the ambiance and service to your liking. We strive to provide our guests with an unforgettable dining experience and your recommendation means a lot to us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best, The Management Team

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  39. ChristopherM

    Louisville

    23 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    23 reviews

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Server was OUTSTANDING! I think his name was Scott. Everything was cooked to perfection.
    Repeal Oak Fired SteakhouseResponded on February 9, 2024
    Thanks for visiting us, ChristopherM! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience at Repeal Oak Fired Steakhouse. It's wonderful to know that our team was able to provide outstanding service and that everything from your meal to your overall experience was perfect! We strive to provide the best for our customers and your kind words are a testament to our efforts. We will pass your compliments on to your server (Josh!) and look forward to serving you again soon. - The Management Team

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  40. BrettB

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great server and very helpful. Excellent steak and great wine selection

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FAQs

Repeal Oak Fired Steakhouse offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (502) 716-7372.

Repeal Oak Fired Steakhouse is rated 4.8 stars by 2163 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 40 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Repeal Oak Fired Steakhouse

101 West Main Street, Unit 101, Louisville, KY 40202

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    1st and Main St.
  • Neighborhood
    Downtown Louisville
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Fri 6:30 am–10:30 am Mon–Fri 11:00 am–2:00 pm Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Sat, Sun 7:00 am–2:00 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Steakhouse, Unspecified
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking details
    Hotel Valet is available on the front drive, directly in front of the restaurant entrance.
  • Public transit
    TARC, located across the street from Repeal at 1st and Main St.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Brian Steger
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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