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Splash Seafood Bar and Grill

4.6
4.6
1712 Reviews
$31 to $50
Seafood

DiRoNA award winning Splash Seafood Bar & Grill serves only the freshest seafood flown in daily and expertly prepared in both traditional and contemporary styles. Splash Seafood bar and Grill also serve the Midwest's finest cuts of steaks and chops with the same care as they give the seafood. Be pampered by the highly experienced wait staff in one of Des Moines most unique and elegant dining rooms surrounded by whimsical wall murals as well as 9 large salt water aquariums. Splash Seafood offers an extensive wine list, recognized with an Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator, as well as a full bar specializing in tropical drinks. Also enjoy a more laid back atmosphere in the raw bar, Splash Oyster Bar & Seafood Market, just across the hallway from Splash Seafood. Enjoy all the fresh oysters and shellfish that the raw bar has to offer as well as the full menu from Splash Seafood. Also be sure to take advantage of the raw bars Seafood Market to enjoy the freshest seafood at home.

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Booked 17 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Seafood, Steak

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (515) 244-5686

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Dominic Iannarelli

  • Private party contact

    Mike Holms: (515) 244-5686

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown Des Moines

  • Cross street

    3rd & Locust

  • Parking details

    Free street parking after 9pm or park in the public ramp adjacent to the building which is accessible from 4th Street.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Popular dishes

Menu

Dinner served Tuesday thru Saturday 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.

Starters

  • Broiled Willapa Bay Oysters (1/2 Dozen)$21.00

    Garlic herb butter, pickled shallots

    • Splash Crab Cake$18.00

      Lump blue crab with lobster dijon sauce

      • Grilled Octopus$21.00

        With chipotle romesco & potato puree

        • P.E.I. Mussels$18.00

          1 pound in saffron white wine broth with goat cheese crouton

          • Carpaccio*$16.00

            Thinly sliced rare filet with wasabi, capers, beer mustard & crostini

            • Calamari & Shrimp$17.00

              Kung pao style in sweet chili sauce with roasted cashews & asian slaw

              • BBQ Shrimp$17.00

                Bacon wrapped with bbq sauce served over slaw

                • Lobster Bites$28.00

                  Lightly beer battered cold water. Lobster tail, slaw & malt vinegar gastric

                  • Wonton Tuna Tacos*$17.00

                    Ginger chili tuna tartare, avocado, radish slaw, wasabi

                    Caviar*

                    All caviar subject to availability

                    • Russian Osetra*$276.00

                      Nutty flavor, firm texture, color varies from warm brown to greenish-gray

                      • Russian Sevruga*$178.00

                        Unique clean salty sea flavor, fine grained, various shades of gray

                        • California Sterling*

                          California white sturgeon, comparable to osetra, smooth robust nutty flavor

                          • Classic$131.00
                          • Royal$171.00
                          • Imperial$200.00
                        • American Sturgeon*$50.00

                          Dark gray, subtle briney flavor, buttery texture

                          Iced Shellfish Platters

                          • Shellfish Platter

                            Colossal gulf shrimp, Alaskan king crab and Maine lobster with cocktail sauce & lemon caper tartar

                            • Small$69.00
                            • Large$115.00
                          • Colossal Gulf Shrimp

                            With cocktail sauce & lemon caper tartar

                            • Three Piece$24.00
                            • Six Piece$46.00
                          • Alaskan King Crab

                            With cocktail sauce & lemon caper tartar

                            • Half Pound$30.00
                            • One Pound$59.00
                          • Maine Lobster

                            With cocktail sauce & lemon caper tartar

                            • Half$26.00
                            • Whole$38.00

                          Oysters*

                          • On the 1/2 Shell*

                            Daily selections from the cold clear clean waters of Puget Sound, British Colombia, Connecticut, Long Island & Nova Scotia with traditional condiments. Ask server for tonights selections

                            Specialty Oyster*

                            • Moscow*$5.00

                              Horseradish cream with black & red caviar

                              • Rockefeller*$5.00

                                Broiled with bacon, caramelized onions, spinach & hollandaise

                                • Bienville*$5.00

                                  Broiled with shrimp, mushrooms & bacon

                                  • Oyster Shooter*$9.00

                                    Lola's Southern Jalapeno Bloody Mary & horseradish caviars', Absolut Citron vodka

                                    Soup

                                    • Bowl Lobster Bisque$16.00

                                      With sherry poached Maine lobster

                                      • New England Clam Chowder$9.00

                                        Thick, rich & full of whole clams

                                        Salad

                                        • Splash Salad$13.00

                                          Spinach, roasted corn, crasins, candied walnuts, bacon, gorgonzola, cranberry champagne vinaigrette

                                          • Louis Wedge Salad$15.00

                                            Baby iceberg wedge, gulf shrimp, lump blue crab, tomato, hard egg, louis dressing

                                            • Sea Bass Chopped Salad$18.00

                                              Chopped romaine, chilled smoked sea bass, cucumber, tomato, capers, red onion, hard egg, caviar dressing

                                              • Pumpkin Salad$14.00

                                                Roasted pumpkin, arugula, Radichio, papitas, blue cheese, warm bacon vinaigrette

                                                • Caesar$12.00

                                                  Romaine, parmesan shell, pine nuts, anchovies, classic garlic anchovy dressing

                                                  • Garden$11.00

                                                    Baby greens, roasted tomato, cucumber. Your choice of: balsamic vinaigrette, Maytag bleu cheese, creamy romano, lemon dijon vinaigrette, cranberry champagne vinaigrette

                                                    Charcuterie Board

                                                    A taste of our state's best charcuterie & cheese, hand selected by our Chef

                                                    • The Iowa Platter$22.00

                                                      La Quercia prosciutto americano, La Quercia copa americano, Honey Creek Creamery simply pure chevre, Maytag Dairy Farms extra sharp cheddar & Maytag Dairy Farms havarti

                                                      Jet Fresh Seafood

                                                      flown in fresh daily from Hawaii, Alaska, Seattle, Boston & the Florida Keys. Choice of preparation: Char-Grilled, Sake-Grilled, Pan Seared, Meuniere, Cajun Blackened or Moutarde

                                                      • Norwegian Salmon$32.00

                                                        • Chilean Seabass$39.00

                                                          • Colossal Gulf Shrimp$37.00

                                                            • Hawaiian Yellow Fin Tuna* (Rare)$35.00

                                                              • Sea Scallops$37.00

                                                                • Swordfish$33.00

                                                                  • Live Maine Lobster$69.00

                                                                    Prepared Steamed or Grilled with drawn butter; 2 Pound whole lobster

                                                                    • Alaskan King Crab$95.00

                                                                      Prepared Steamed or Grilled with drawn butter; Extra large 1.5lb Leg

                                                                      Steaks & Chops

                                                                      Entrées served with seasonal vegetables & choice of garlic mashed potatoes, basmati rice or mashed sweet potatoes. Add Maytag Blue Cheese Fromage $5

                                                                      • 8 Ounce Filet Mignon$45.00

                                                                        • 12 Ounce Filet Mignon$56.00

                                                                          • 14 Ounce U.S.D.A. Prime New York Strip$49.00

                                                                            • 16 Ounce Havana Style Double Pork Chop$38.00

                                                                              Premium Sides

                                                                              • Risotto$7.00

                                                                                • Herb Roasted Wild Mushrooms$10.00

                                                                                  • Lobster Mac & Cheese$16.00

                                                                                    Surf & Turf

                                                                                    • Oscar Style New York Strip$59.00

                                                                                      14 ounce Prime New York Strip, Alaskan King crab & bernaise

                                                                                      • Royal Surf & Turf$120.00

                                                                                        8 ounce filet, 8 ounce lobster tail & 1.5lb Alaskan King crab leg

                                                                                        • Mixed Grill$48.00

                                                                                          Filet mignon oscar, shellfish pan roast & shrimp scampi

                                                                                          Enhance Any Entrée

                                                                                          • Colossal Gulf Shrimp (2)$16.00

                                                                                            • Sea Scallop (2)$16.00

                                                                                              • 1.25lb Pound Live Maine Lobster$38.00

                                                                                                • 1.5lb Alaskan King Crab Leg$85.00

                                                                                                  • Oscar Style (Alaskan King Crab & Bernaise Sauce)$12.00

                                                                                                    Chef Specialties

                                                                                                    • Miso Salmon$34.00

                                                                                                      Mirin miso marinade, edamame salad & jasmine rice

                                                                                                      • Lobster Mac & Cheese$31.00

                                                                                                        Cold water lobster, quattro formaggio sauce

                                                                                                        • Sake Grilled Colossal Shrimp$39.00

                                                                                                          Umami glazed with mashed sweet potatoes & black bean mango salsa

                                                                                                          • Splash Tuna*$37.00

                                                                                                            Sesame seared rare, jasmine rice, snow peas, wasabi, ginger & wakame

                                                                                                            • Sriracha Scallops$39.00

                                                                                                              Grilled scallops finished with a sriracha butter sauce, edamame salad & jasmine rice

                                                                                                              • Seabass Cioppino$45.00

                                                                                                                Elevated classic with colossal shrimp, sea scallop, P.E.I. mussels & clams

                                                                                                                • Splash Chicken$26.00

                                                                                                                  Pan roasted, lemon garlic demi glace, asparagus & roasted wild mushrooms

                                                                                                                  • Surf & Turf Fettuccine$26.00

                                                                                                                    Gulf shrimp, tenderloin tips, gorgonzola cream sauce

                                                                                                                    • Shrimp Risotto$28.00

                                                                                                                      Gulf shrimp, asparagus & roasted wild mushrooms in a goat cheese compound

                                                                                                                      • Truffle Vegetable Pasta$18.00

                                                                                                                        Roasted mushroom, asparagus, roma tomato, scallion, garlic

                                                                                                                        Last updated: February 1, 2022

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                                                                                                                        • 4.5Ambience
                                                                                                                        • 4.3Value

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                                                                                                                          Splash was great! The food was delicious, the service was outstanding, and it was a great place to have a nice dinner before we went to a show. We will be back!

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                                                                                                                          Dined on May 8, 2022

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                                                                                                                          Great experience as always. Our waiter, Jeff, is fabulous! Always there with a timely wine pour and menu suggestions when it’s decision time. Our entire meal from appetizers to the main course were spot on. Great restaurant with great people.

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                                                                                                                          We were supposed to have dinner with friends but ended up just my beautiful wife and I. Great food, excellent service. The moods and energy were on point. What a great evening.

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                                                                                                                          Dined on April 29, 2022

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                                                                                                                          Blackened salmon was amazing as well as the fettuccine.

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                                                                                                                          Splash’s classic downtown street-level oyster bar is our favorite seafood restaurant destination in Des Moines. They combine the freshest quality food, luxurious wine/cocktails, and outstanding service in an intimate and timeless space.

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                                                                                                                          Dined on April 23, 2022

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                                                                                                                          Amazing starters and entrees. Serving sizes were more than I expected, very highly recommend.

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                                                                                                                          Poor red snapper. Very disappointed and was given only $6 off on the entre. Our server was A+

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                                                                                                                          daratraveler

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                                                                                                                          Elegantly comfortable downtown location. Food is prepared with flair and service is delightful. Want to be pampered? Dine at Splash.

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                                                                                                                          Good. Food was tasty

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                                                                                                                          Amber was our excellent server and she had great suggestions about food and drink. Everything from the Lobster won tons to the Carrot cake was bursting with flavor. the Lemon Drop martini was yummy as well as the dessert drink. Special night for my husband birthday months. Highly recommend.

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                                                                                                                          Hulagirl

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                                                                                                                          Dined on April 2, 2022

                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                          We had a fabulous birthday dinner. The atmosphere is great, our waitress was incredible and all of our food was delicious. We will be back the next time we are in Des Moines.

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                                                                                                                          BenC

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                                                                                                                          Dined on April 2, 2022

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                                                                                                                          The best seafood in the Des Moines area. My wife and I always choose Splash to celebrate our anniversary.

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                                                                                                                          Dined on April 2, 2022

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                                                                                                                          The food and servixe was fantastic. We had a lovely time there. It was or first time there and we will make it a monthly date. We live like 2 hrs away and it was worth the drive

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                                                                                                                          Our second visit. I had sake-grilled salmon which I enjoyed . My wife had the splash tuna that unfortunately she said was tasteless. We might give it another try.

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                                                                                                                          Dined on March 26, 2022

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                                                                                                                          The BEST service and delicious food make this restaurant worth going to spend a nice evening. However, add in the ambiance of the modern art walls, the many aquariums, and, despite a full house, a low noise level that allows you and your guests to have a pleasant conversation at one's table, then you have a nearly perfect place to spend a wonderful evening.

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                                                                                                                          Dined on March 23, 2022

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                                                                                                                          Went for a Birthday. Steak, lobster Mac and cheese, Cajun Swordfish. All amazing.

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                                                                                                                          Dined on March 22, 2022

                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                          The Food is always delicious and well prepared. Service is fantastic.

                                                                                                                        26. JK

                                                                                                                          JimK

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                                                                                                                          Dined on February 27, 2022

                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                          Service was excellent!! The waitress an waiters went out of their way to show our grandkids and us a wonderful time. We will be back

                                                                                                                        27. OT

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                                                                                                                          Dined on February 20, 2022

                                                                                                                          overall3food3service4ambience3

                                                                                                                          Very excited to dine here. Server was great. Oysters were phenomenal. Main dishes were ok. Dessert was wonderful. Ambience was strange as it was dark, but there was a table near us standing up, being loud and overall was distracting. There was also a different server or bartender that started slamming wine boxes for like 5 minutes right next to our table. Not quite what we expected for fine dining, but will be back to sit at the oyster bar!

                                                                                                                        28. OT

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                                                                                                                          Dined on February 19, 2022

                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                          My first time! Food and experience was amazing!

                                                                                                                        29. C

                                                                                                                          Corcard

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                                                                                                                          13 reviews

                                                                                                                          vip
                                                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                                                          13 reviews

                                                                                                                          Dined on February 17, 2022

                                                                                                                          overall4food4service4ambience3

                                                                                                                          Amazing oysters and lobster bisque! The other seafood we had was also fresh but a bit under seasoned and risotto was undercooked and too sour. Wine was probably not cooked long enough. Overall nice dinner out!

                                                                                                                        30. GK

                                                                                                                          GandK

                                                                                                                          Kansas City

                                                                                                                          7 reviews

                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                          7 reviews

                                                                                                                          Dined on February 15, 2022

                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                          We traveled from Kansas City to eat here because of what we had heard and we weren't disappointed!

                                                                                                                        31. h

                                                                                                                          haileyc

                                                                                                                          Des Moines

                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                          4.0

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                                                                                                                          Dined on February 14, 2022

                                                                                                                          overall4food5service5ambience3

                                                                                                                          My husband and I went to Splash for Valentine’s and had a very nice server and the food was amazing! Where we sat it was a bit too dark so it was hard to see the menu, but we had been here before and only really needed to be able to read the drink menu. Overall we love this place just wish the lighting was a bit better in some areas

                                                                                                                        32. A

                                                                                                                          Ajbjer

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                                                                                                                          3.0

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                                                                                                                          Dined on February 14, 2022

                                                                                                                          overall3food1service4ambience3

                                                                                                                          Bland food. Over priced. Great service though..

                                                                                                                        33. KW

                                                                                                                          KentW

                                                                                                                          Des Moines

                                                                                                                          5 reviews

                                                                                                                          vip
                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                          5 reviews

                                                                                                                          Dined on February 13, 2022

                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                          Splash always delivers with outstanding food and service.

                                                                                                                        34. TL

                                                                                                                          TomL

                                                                                                                          Des Moines

                                                                                                                          5 reviews

                                                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                                                          5 reviews

                                                                                                                          Dined on February 9, 2022

                                                                                                                          overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                                                                                          Great spot to “pre-show” before Civic Center events.

                                                                                                                        35. B

                                                                                                                          Boogielucy

                                                                                                                          Des Moines

                                                                                                                          4 reviews

                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                          4 reviews

                                                                                                                          Dined on February 8, 2022

                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                          Coming to Splash and celebrating my birthday was a very wise decision since everything was beyond my expectations for quality and service. Our meals were excellent and reminded us of the finest restaurant we went to in Sicily. Our server was a delight and was very helpful in recommending our selection of meals. She gets four stars for service. Our meals were of the highest quality in every regard. I would highly recommend Splash to anyone who wants to experience a special night.

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                                                                                                                          TimF

                                                                                                                          New York Area

                                                                                                                          5 reviews

                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                          5 reviews

                                                                                                                          Dined on February 6, 2022

                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                          Fantastic food delivered with over the top service!! We love this spot.

                                                                                                                        37. OT

                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                          Dined on February 5, 2022

                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                          My ten year old son had the time of his life. I had noted on the reservation that I had a date with my 10 year old son. Right when we walked in they knew exactly who we were without telling them, bypassed two people and immediately took us to a “special” table by the wine cellar and puffer fish. He is a fan of oysters for sure.

                                                                                                                        38. OT

                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                          Des Moines

                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                          Dined on January 29, 2022

                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                          Everything was fabulous!

                                                                                                                        39. B

                                                                                                                          Bobm

                                                                                                                          Des Moines

                                                                                                                          11 reviews

                                                                                                                          vip
                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                          11 reviews

                                                                                                                          Dined on January 29, 2022

                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                          Food was fantastic. Our server , Emily, was great to

                                                                                                                        40. OT

                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                          Des Moines

                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                          Dined on January 29, 2022

                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                          Amazing food, atmosphere, and service!

                                                                                                                        FAQs

                                                                                                                        Splash Seafood Bar and Grill offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (515) 244-5686.

                                                                                                                        Splash Seafood Bar and Grill is rated 4.6 stars by 1712 OpenTable diners.

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

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                                                                                                                        Booked 17 times today
                                                                                                                        Google Map for Splash Seafood Bar and Grill

                                                                                                                        303 Locust St. Des Moines, IA 50309

                                                                                                                        Additional information

                                                                                                                        • Cross street

                                                                                                                          3rd & Locust

                                                                                                                        • Neighborhood

                                                                                                                          Downtown Des Moines

                                                                                                                        • Hours of operation

                                                                                                                          Dinner Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

                                                                                                                        • Cuisines

                                                                                                                          Seafood, Steak

                                                                                                                        • Dining style

                                                                                                                          Casual Elegant

                                                                                                                        • Dress code

                                                                                                                          Smart Casual

                                                                                                                        • Parking details

                                                                                                                          Free street parking after 9pm or park in the public ramp adjacent to the building which is accessible from 4th Street.

                                                                                                                        • Payment options

                                                                                                                          AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

                                                                                                                        • Executive chef

                                                                                                                          Dominic Iannarelli

                                                                                                                        • Additional

                                                                                                                          Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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