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About The Signature Prime Steak & Seafood

Located on the 36th floor of the Ala Moana Hotel, The Signature Prime Steak & Seafood restaurant is the new home to a space known historically for memorable evenings with Oahu's most epic views.

Upon entering from the elevator on Ala Moana Hotel's top floor, each new diner will be enthralled by crystal chandeliers and live music played on The Signature's white grand piano. When it comes to choosing a table, the opportunities are endless: The intimate bar, piano lounge, vintage-style ocean view booths, an exclusive experience in our wine cellar, or any of our luxurious mountain room or ocean room tables.

From first sip to last bite, prepare to be wowed by our Signature combination of customer service and hand-selected quality menu options. Enjoy selecting from our thorough wine list, which has been crafted to pair perfectly with all our chef's creations.

Please be our guest. Take the journey to share an evening with us that you will remember forever.

410 Atkinson Dr
Ala Moana Hotel 36th Floor
Honolulu, HI 96814
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood

Hours of Operation:


Dinner: M-Su 4:30pm-10:00pm

Cross Street:
Atkinson Drive & Ala Moana Blvd.

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(808) 949-3636

Website:
http://www.signatureprimesteak.com/

Entertainment:
Live music will be played nightly on The Signature"s white grand piano creating the perfect soundtrack for your intimate dining experience.

Parking Details:
Self Parking free with validation
Valet Parking $3 with validation

Executive Chef:
Steven

Private Party Facilities:
Ocean-Side Room - Up to 45 people can take advantage of the floor to cieling windows providing beautiful ocean and beach views as well as a panoramic sunset view. A benefit of booking your special event on a Friday night in this room is the fireworks display you will have front row seats to from its exquisite location.

Mountain-Side Room - Up to 25 people can enjoy dinner in this room while they peer out of the floor to ceiling windows onto the beautiful tropical mountains and extensive city views.

Wine Cellar - Bring 8-10 of your closest friends and family to enjoy an intimate dinner in this charming private room displaying The Singature wine cellar as well as the beautiful tropical mountains.

Private Party Contact:
Chad Fernberg: (808) 949-3636

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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The Signature Prime Steak & Seafood Ratings and Reviews

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food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

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Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (66)
Special Occasion (63)
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Good for a Date (52)
Good for Anniversaries (47)
Good for Birthdays (38)
Notable Wine List (24)
Live Music (23)
Good for Groups (18)
Cozy (16)
Worth the Drive (16)
Creative Cuisine (15)
Fit for Foodies (15)
Business Meals (14)
Happy Hour (14)
Quiet Conversation (14)
Bar Seating (12)
Casual (12)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Waterfront (10)
Tasting Menu (8)
Fun (7)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Authentic (6)
People Watching (6)
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Comfort Food (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
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Seasonal (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
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·Dined a day ago

Aloha,
We did have a wonderful dinner, we received an email stating we were no show which was not correct. We were at the Signature and had a wonderful diner. Kaile was our server. 2/17/18 left at 7:08 pm, guest 3, #60009, total bill $291.87 tipped $60.00.
We will hopefully dine at The Signature again soon.
Dr. David & Mrs. Samsami with son Cyrus.

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·Dined 2 days ago

Excellent restaurant.
Service, setting, ambience was in comparable.
The prime aged ribeye was superb
king crabs were deshelled, i’d have preferred it left in the shell.
We really enjoyed the sides; truffle mashed, creamed spinach, sauté mushrooms.
Overall a great place to wine and dine.

Our waiter Gregory was quite a professional.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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 (Hawaii)·Dined 2 days ago

Very nice atmosphere. Fast service!

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·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent food, view, and service. Beats the Waikiki traffic. One of our favorite.

Tags: Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Hawaii)·Dined 4 days ago

Always a treat to dine at The Signature after a long day of work. Food is always exquisite and the service is exceptional. Cold draft beer with the spinach strawberry salad is the perfect start. Porterhouse house steak and whole lobster will appease your palate. Top it off with the lilikoi crème brulee for an enjoyable evening.

Tags: Romantic
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 (Hawaii)·Dined 4 days ago

We had our valentines dinner there and it couldn't have been more perfect. The live piano performance gave the perfect ambiance you want for valentines day. Our server Cheryl was very lovely and she took great care of us. The food is great, the cocktail menu looked interesting (we had wine and beer so no cocktails). I'd recommend this place for a special occasion.

Tags: Scenic View, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

First of all, the service was great! From the time we arrived up until the time we left, the service was top notch.

The appetizer, sides, and dessert were great! The steaks were great quality, but we were a little disappointed with how they were prepared. Unfortunately, my fiancé had to send gets back twice because it wasn't cooked the way she liked it. By the time it came back, it was too well done for her to enjoy it.

The manager was nice enough to take it off the bill, which we were grateful for, but it was a setback that we weren't expecting for a top rated restaurant.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined 4 days ago

Wonderful Valentines Dinner with Ohana. One couple shared Wagyu Tomahawk Steak. Quite impressive! Miso Butterfish delicious & generous portions as was the Rib eye. I love the truffle mashed potatoes! Couples shared avocado strawberry Salad & Caesar salad. Fun decor and staff was happy to take our Valentines memento pics. Oh I forgot the fabulous city view. One of the reason I reserved here!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined 4 days ago

The occasion was for Valentine’s Day dinner and it was amazing from start to finish. They were very well organized. We checked in with the hostess and were seated within 5 minutes. There was a line forming behind us. The service was excellent, very well timed considering it was a busy night. Our server was very friendly and did a great job helping us pick a nice Pinot Noir to pair with our meal. We had excellent service throughout the evening.

We decided to try one of the specials of the evening, the Tomahawk 24oz. Steak with Truffle Mashed Potatoes. The fresh baked bread that they served before the meal however was just ok for me. My husband ate a chunk of the bread but I think he was just hungry. I was not too worried though since we ordered crab cakes for our appetizer, the wedge salad and their Lobster Mac and Cheese side dish. I actually chose this restaurant just so I can eat their Lobster Mac and Cheese. We completed our fabulous meal sharing the vanilla gelato to keep things light after such a heavy meal.

The manager visited every table we noticed to check on patrons. It was the perfect night and we are happy that we chose Signature to celebrate the special occasion.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined 5 days ago

My wife and I wanted to avoid the Valentine's Day crowd which is why we made reservations for the 13th instead of the 14th. The food, service and views were great! It was a little louder than we would've expected for a restaurant like this, but it didn't take away from our experience. Our server, Gregory, was very helpful, very pleasant and very attentive. The food was served in a timely matter and as prepared to our requests. Will definitely be back again!

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Hawaii)·Dined 5 days ago

It was our first time eating at Signature Prime Steak & Seafood. We got seated 10 minutes after our Open Table reservation, which was good. They had a piano player when you entered the restaurant, and we noticed the volume level was quite high. I'm thinking it's because they were trying to talk over the music, We sat next to a table of 4 that we immediately noticed they were obnoxious and loud. The waiter noticed it too, but did nothing about it. All other tables around us were fine, except for that one table. It made it difficult to dine, to eat and hear them, and to talk within our party of 3 was hard because we could hear everything the other table was talking about.

We ordered our appetizer, sides, and steak dinners. About 10 minutes later, the fried calamari came out, and in 5 minutes the rest of our food came out. It was very fast! They are quick there to feed you. They didn't rush us to leave, but there was a lot of food that came out on the table to look at all at once. We did have to flag the waiter 2 times for items we wanted because he never came back to check on our table. We saw that he was busy servicing other tables.

I guess we finally got lucky, and the loud table left 10 minutes into our dinner dining. The next 4 people that took their place wasn't as loud, they were fine. It was such a relief.

The steak was aged, that's what the waiter told us. My husband and I both ordered rib eye med-rare. But mine came out med-well, the sides were lightly pink and inside was a little pinker. I didn't send it back, it wasn't that bad to send it back, so I ate it. But it was seasoned on the saltier side, because I did drink 2 glasses of water while I was there eating 1/2 way through the dinner. The nice thing is that they included an order of mashed potato to go with the dinner. The bread we got, was at room temperature and dry. (I guess I couldn't help but to compare it to the Morton's warm onion topped bread). Unlikely I would return there to dine.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined 5 days ago

We went there for our Anniversary. The view we had was wonderful. Our server was exceptional and the food was great .
This was our second time there and we would definitely recommend this as a top restaurant to put on a list to go to.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined 6 days ago

This is a high end eatery. Top quality ingredients. The view is fantastic. Service for us was just OK. Our server had 2 other tables of larger parties and they were getting all most all of her attention. Our glasses were empty for quite some time and we were basically done with the meal before she asked if we wanted another. You will easily drop $200.00 on a meal for 2 but if you can afford it you will not be disappointed. My wife had the New York strip special and she said it was the best steak she has ever had. Light live piano music and cozy ambiance.

Tags: Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Live Music, People Watching, Fun, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Romantic, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront
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 (Hawaii)·Dined 6 days ago

Birthday Celebration. Good wine and steak

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on February 12, 2018

I chose Hawaii for my honeymoon and I have made a reservation two weeks before I went on a trip because I saw many articles about the atmosphere here is good. Obviously, I wrote that I'd like to make a reservation by the window. We ignored our writing and assigned it to a different seat. Since then, I felt uncomfortable, and the gentle guy said hello with his hands in his pockets. Maybe he ignored them because they are Korean. Or maybe our age looks young. I was dumbfounded, I felt really bad. Other honeymoon couples were also told not to go. The food tastes really salty. The price was exorbitant for the taste.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on February 12, 2018

One of our favorite restaurants with the best views and amazing food!

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·Dined on February 11, 2018

Service was not good. We waited to be seated for a reservation, which we were on-time for. Once seated, we were not engaged for a long time. Once waitress arrived she asked us if we wanted water, not asking if we wanted anything to drink from the bar. Water never arrived. I ended up getting a runner to get us some water. When she came back 15 minutes later we ordered, her delivery was awkward and unpleasant. App took awhile to get to our table, and was only warm. Assumed it sat in the window. Steaks and sides we ordered were good. But it took awhile to get them.... Dirty martini is usually good, this one was not.

Other thing, it was our anniversary. I don't typically care, but since I was asked if it was a special occasion and thought it would be mentioned.

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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on February 11, 2018

I absolutely love the food at signature. Steak is always consistently cooked with great flavor. Side dishes and appetizers are also tasty. My only complaints are that they have the bussing trays in the dining area and that the lighting is too dim for comfort. The loud noise of dishes clanging together really ruined the elegance of the intended experience. Also, I understand dim lighting is meant to set the mood, but it was just SO dim that everyone had to use the flashlights on their phones to read the menu.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on February 7, 2018

We come here for many special occasions, particularly my husband's birthdays. We used to go to Ruth Chris but found Signature Prime has better value. Service was consistent HOWEVER I was HUGELY disappointed on this occasion on TWO COUNTS: 1) My wagyu had to be sent back TWICE, this is a SPECIAL they are promoting! I am a TRUE steak lover, always order Medium Rare. First time it came out almost well done, second time almost tartare/super rare! AND the server Gail automatically charged us 18% gratuity because I had booked a party of 6, technically we were FIVE plus our 3 year old grandson who mostly only ate bread all night! I'd been planning on tipping only 10%. Very upsetting and disappointing, this is a STEAKHOUSE, they know Ribeye but surely need improvement on top shelf WAGYU. My steak should have been LAST on the grill as it was only 10 oz. and thinner than my husband and son in law's boneless ribeyes. I called the next day to complain and all I got was an apology from the office assistant.
'F' for my favortie, Wagyu (though it was very tasty when finally got it right. I was too full by then to eat it all).

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Loved the food. Best spinach salad. Great attentive service.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Food, ambience, value was amazing. Zero complaints in that area.

The only thing that kept me from rating this 4-5 Stars is because when I made a reservation, they specifically ask if I am celebrating a special occasion? Which I was, my fiancé’s birthday. However, even though they ask this question, there was zero mention of, or an acknowledgement of a “Happy Birthday.” What made it worse is that the table next to us was greeted by the restaurant manager on a happy anniversary, and the table behind me was wished a happy birthday. So as a guest, I felt less valuable and unimportant. Not something I would of expected from a fine establishment.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on February 4, 2018

The steak was good, however I don't like that char broiled way of cooking my steak that much. It tasted more burnt than juicy.

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined on February 4, 2018

Excellent service and food, attentive wait staff. Live music was on the loud side - needs to be somewhat moderated - but excellent selections and professionally performed.

Tags: Special Occasion, Scenic View, Good for a Date
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 2, 2018

EXCELLENT FOOD AND SERVICE!!!¡!¡!!!!!!¡!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tags: Romantic, Fun, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on February 2, 2018

As a local, I never really heard of this place until I received some gift cards to dine in with--boy has that been a disservice to myself and the other steakhouse-goers I know. After having dined previously at other steakhouses such as Wolfgang's, DK's, and Gordon Ramsay's, The Signature is definitely the steakhouse I'll be coming back to without a want for a special occasion to stop in. My wife and I started with the Ahi Katsu Roll, which was wonderfully seared and crispy on the outside but melt-in-your-mouth sashimi-like on the inside. The rustic mashed potatoes were a great pairing to the signature 24oz. Porterhouse which was seasoned perfectly and cooked with the just right amount of crusting on the outside. To make sharing easier, they offered to cut the porterhouse for us which we obliged to. We finished with the Lilikoi creme brulee which, like everything else, was of a great consistency and flavored just right. Our only regret is that we were not at the restaurant to enjoy the sunset--but we'll make up for that next time!

Tags: Live Music, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Tapas, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 1, 2018

The view alone is worth a visit. We visited for our anniversary and was given a table with a spectacular view of Honolulu overlooking Ala Moana Park and the ocean.

The food and service was excellent!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Fantastic, recommend

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 28, 2018

We ate here last night 1.28.18. Dinner reservations were at 630pm and we were seated immediately upon arrival. It was rather slow, but there were people at the bar area and by the piano player. A few dinner guests were sprinkled throughout. It is a very nice and wide open restaurant... meaning you can't necessarily hear the conversation at the next table and they can't hear yours. Anyhow, dinner consisted of the Filet Mignon for me and rack of Lamb for her. Appetizer was the crab cakes; very tasty. Our sides were grilled asparagus and the lobster mac and cheese. An order of mashed potatoes was included. Everything was wonderful... very tasty and presented well. That being said, it is a bit pricey. I enjoy a really nice steak house and this is right up there with the best of them. The service was very good. Our waitress was pretty much on point; only minor issue was the lamb was served without the mint jelly. Took a few minutes, but it was delivered upon request. Would I go back again? Definitely for special occasions.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Was seated at a noisier table with lots of passing patrons and staff. Felt like I was in the way. Speaker music may have been a bit too loud. The start off bread was tasteless. Butter would have been nicer than the olive oil. Otherwise, my prime rib eye steak was tasty, but could have been pinker. Service was top notch.

Tags: Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 26, 2018

wonderful steak and salad. i would have never been forget it.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Felt rushed. Kids (2 & 1 teen) at the table near us all were playing games on their phones. Very disturbing. We were out for a nice date and we felt rushed & like we were in Chuckie Cheese with all the game flashing screens, noise, & disturbance. Definitely inappropriate for nice dining. Gaming on phones should not be allowed as a matter of restaurant policy. Oh by the way ... Delicious steak! Too bad ambiance was so horrible.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Our experience at Signature was top notch. The service, food, and ambiance will definitely have me coming back!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Good Food and a view to die for overlooking Honolulu!

Tags: Live Music, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, People Watching
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 24, 2018

A great place as usual for any occasion.When we have familly or friends visit we make it a point of taking them there for dinner. Wait staff are not only very knowledgeable of all the dishes but are some of the most personable people to be around!!! Will continue to have dinner there for many years to come.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Business Meals, Scenic View, Gluten Free Options, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Waterfront
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 (New England)·Dined on January 23, 2018

Just a great steakhouse experience in Honolulu. 3 of us arrived at 8PM and were seated immediately at a window table. Great elevated views of the waterfront. The 6oz filets were cooked perfectly, and very good quality cuts. Enjoyed a few of the available sides as well - lobster Mac & cheese, asparagus and mushrooms were all tasty. Waitstaff excellent - not hovering, but timely and always there when we needed something.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 21, 2018

ステーキとロブスターを家族でシェアして頂いたが、どちらもとても美味しかった。
夕日も綺麗に見えたが、ダイヤモンドヘッド側の景色がイマイチだった。
明るい雰囲気で良かった。

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 20, 2018

The food was absolutely incredible!!! My boyfriend and i shared the fried calamari appetizer and it was so fresh and flavorful! We got filets cooked to perfection and had the lobster Mac and cheese which was to die for!!! Great service and they had a talented pianist playing beautiful music! Worth every penny for the great experience we had!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Excellent food and perfect company. Wonderful dinner all around.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 20, 2018

We had a phenomenal server. Don't recall his name but he was a charismatic black gentleman with a beard who resembled the basketball player James Harden. The service and the food was top notch! Definitely a special place to enjoy a high-class meal!

Tags: Special Occasion, Scenic View, Live Music, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Romantic
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 19, 2018

I was very impress with our server and the ambience was really nice.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Cozy, Good for Groups, People Watching, Seasonal
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