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    November 12, 2014
  • Last Review
    February 14, 2015
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Here is the background on the makeup of our Restaurant.The Bistro was born in September of 2002.Owned and operated by Declan & Maria Hoctor, Executive Chef: Paul Hughes, and John & Angela O’Sullivan of Roly’s Bistro of Dublin (Ireland). Our Fare is American with a European flair. Executive Chef, Paul Hughes trained in the Savoy Hotel in London for 9 years as well as Roly’s Bistro in Dublin, two of the most respected hostelries in Europe. Roly’s in Dublin was just voted Restaurant of the year for 2010, also voted Chef of the year. Our team of Chef’s has won numerous competitions, and awards representing restaurant & country for their creative and inventive food. We love what we do! Just remember!<br /> “There are no strangers here, only friends who have not met “Yet””<br /> “Private Dining Rooms” 10-250 Guests<br /> All Functions Catered too, Menus readily available.<br />
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Bistro is just terrific
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/12/2015
 2008
Dined on 2/12/2015
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"First time here and we will be back. We stopped here before attending a play at the nearby Jupiter Maltz Theater. A fixed price dinner is a bargain, $32 for appetizer or dessert and entree or $39 for appetizer, entree and dessert. And if you order before 6:15 there is a 20% discount, even more of a bargain. And the food is wonderful. Organic salmon was perfectly prepared; the sliced tuna, near raw, was amazing and we liked the crisp fish and chips. Carrot soup was ful of flavor. And desserts are equally sophisticated. Imagine getting souffle as part of the fixed price menu! Grand Marnier souffle was an excellent way to end the superb meal. And service was efficient, professional and friendly. Our waitress enhanced our meal"
Dined on 2/12/2015
 2008
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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PISTACHE is a Parisian-style French bistro with a Mediterranean twist. It serves simple, delicious meals made with fresh, local and imported products. It seats 180 people and is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner.<br />Prices are moderate and the recipes nutritionally healthy. Service is casual and efficient. The atmosphere is upbeat with a definite European flair. The interior is reminiscent of the Art Nouveau, which defined most brasseries and bistros opened in 1920"s Paris. It boasts cozy seating with numerous red leather banquettes, a full bar and giant antique mirrors. The restaurant has a feel of "Always been there". It is classic, retro-modern and sophisticated but unpretentious.<br />The outdoor patio overlooks Centennial Park, the Fountains and the Intracoastal Waterway. It is shaded with large umbrellas and seats 30 people in a Riviera-like setting.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Wonderful restaurant with a varied menu
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/30/2015
 2008
Dined on 1/30/2015
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Ths is a perfect restaurant to have a lovely mean if you are going to Palm Beach Dramaworks, just a few steps away, but it is good enough to be a destination restaurant. We loved the mushroom risotti, the swordfish, pork belly salad and the boulebais. Service is terrific"
Dined on 1/30/2015
 2008
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Jimmy the Greek Restaurant or *Taverna* is a family owned and operated restaurant located in Boca Raton, Florida. Jimmy Karaloukas has a long history of fine Greek cooking in South Florida and worked for many of the local Greek Restaurants for years. His talent for fine cooking finally promoted the decision to open his own family business. Having proven to be a success, the restaurant is now being expanded and will continue to serve the locals and visitors the food they have come to enjoy.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Good neighborhood spot
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/23/2015
 2008
Dined on 1/23/2015
 2008
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Lamb kebobs were succulent and juicy, served medium rare as requested; Greek potatoes quite good and loved the chicken lemon soup. Trout was outstanding. We love this place but haven't been in this area for a while. Can't wait to return."
Dined on 1/23/2015
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly
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Swank Southern Kitchen (as it"s name implies) is just that. A Southern-inspired eatery and bar featuring kicked-up versions of down-home dishes in a setting fit those looking for that Southern hospitality everyone loves, with a whole lotta swagger to boot. Southern dishes with contemporary interpretations that will make even the staunchest Southern foodie wanting more.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Good, but standards have slipped
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/01/2015
 2008
Dined on 1/01/2015
 2008
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"This was the fourth time I have eaten here and this time it was not up to previous standards. While the food was good, it wasnt as great as before. The hamburger, shrimp and grits and meatloaf had a lot of flavor as did the beer can chicken. But the shrimp and grits were lukewarm and the fries with the chicken and hamburger were stone cold. Corn bread is good as is the crab hush puppies. But there seems to be a lot of nickel and diming here and a disconnect between management. I can understand the corn bread being charged but $6 is too much. Could the rstaurant not spare some bread? Our server said there were no free refills on the club soda; when the manager stopped by near the end of the meal we asked about it. He was went into a long discussion about how it might be free refilles or it might be charged and brought another club soda. It would have gone a long way to take that charge off the bill. I would go back but will not rush to return."
Dined on 1/01/2015
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups
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Vienna Cafe & Wine Bar, Located in Davie just of 595 in The Pine Island Shopping Center. Serving the best in Northern European Cuisine with a Regional American Flair. Filet Mignon au Poivre, Roasted Duck, Potato crusted Salmon, Rack of Lamb, Sambucca Shrimp, Daily Specials Extensive wine list and Nightly Specials, offer something new Every day. Look for special Wine nights and Tastings. See you soon, Your Host, Per Jacobsen
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Excellent food, excellent service
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/12/2014
 2008
Dined on 12/12/2014
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Vienna's menu features innovative dishes and ones that we have eaten--and loved-- for years. No matter as everything here is delicious. Wedge salad is not only terrific but large enough for two. Braised Danish Pork Bell with apple bacon onion jam is amazing. The Filet of Beef Stroganoff is so flavorful with each bite bringing out a different taste.
Service was wonderful. Our waiter was professional, efficient and friendly. Keep this man--he is a gem.
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Dined on 12/12/2014
 2008
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Celebrating Over 24 Years of Award Winning Classic & Modern Italian Cuisine! Owner Terry Antonelli believes in a warm and elegant approach to fine dining. Chef Walter Cotta shops at local farmer's and produce markets throughout the week to insure the best quality ingredients. His menu includes a number of vegan and gluten free items that are sure to please all palates. Our pastas, raviolis, bread, sauces and desserts are homemade. All of our beef is certified Sterling Silver. For lunch, dinner or a private event, L'Opera is a must!<br />Zagat Rated L'Opera as one of the top Italian Restaurants in the United States for 2012. Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence since 2005. Southern California Restaurant Writers Golden Scepter, 5 Star Award, Golden Bacchus, Sommelier of the Year 2005, and Restaurateur of the Year Award Winner.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
L'Opera hits the right notes
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/15/2014
 2008
Dined on 11/15/2014
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"Six of us had a great evening at L'Opera. LOVED the butternut squash ravioli and ricotta which perfectly matched the sweet/savory taste so many of us crave. Lovely dish. Lasagna got high marks from everyone else. Service was very efficient."
Dined on 11/15/2014
 2008
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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We Serve Dinner, Lunch, Brunch and Weekday Breakfast. We are a "European Dinette" featuring seasonal fare, fresh house made pies, and local produce cocktails. We have a full bar and a social wine list. Outdoor dining, counter bar, food bar, and full room dining. Cocktail cart for special cocktails and tostas delivered on a 7 foot board. Cheers
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
An upscale diner
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/17/2014
 2008
Dined on 11/17/2014
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"The owners have taken what is essentially a diner and turned it into an upscale diner. And I do mean upscale. It was a toss up which we liked better -- the beef tartare or the roasted beet tartare. Both were brimming with flavor. We also enjoyed the crab tostas, filled with real crab, and the lamb meatballs. All were excellent. Do not miss the bacon maple donuts, which come in a set of three and are huge and are delicious. Service is quiet efficient and friendly. We were not in a hurry and were allowed to enjoy our evening without being rushed."
Dined on 11/17/2014
 2008
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, fit for foodies
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J. Alexander’s is a contemporary American restaurant, known for its wood-fired cuisine. Our core philosophy is to provide you with the highest possible quality dining experience. The menu features a wide selection of American classics including prime rib of beef, steaks, fresh seafood, sandwiches and entrée salads. The menu in each restaurant includes a varied and rotating selection of features like Seafood Czarina, Tuscan Steak, Grilled Fish with Mango Papaya Salsa and Chicken Milanese. The restaurant has a full-service bar that includes an outstanding selection of wines both by the glass and bottle.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Everything is great at J. Alexander's
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/28/2014
 2008
Dined on 11/28/2014
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"We love the J. Alexanders in Fort Lauderdale and Plantation--wished they'd use Open Table--but this was our first time at the Palm Beach Gardens site. The menu is the same and the food is outstanding. We had steak, roast chicken, prime rib and a hamburger, starting off with the tower of onion rings. The five of us had a great time and raved about the food the next day. Service was especially caring and efficient, and we were not an easy party. We wanted to visit and take our time and our waitress understood that. She was great. Special kudos to the hostesses who gave us a quiet corner as we requested and assured me that the table would seat us all. They were right. Good job, ladies."
Dined on 11/28/2014
 2008
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Just minutes from downtown San Diego, the convention center, and Mission Valley. The Prado at Balboa Park is located in one of the parks most beautiful buildings. Under chef Jonathon Hale's creative direction the Prado Restaurant has won honors as San Diego's Best New Restaurant, has been named one of America's top 10 restaurants by Gourmet Magazine, received the coveted "four star" award by the California Restaurant writers association. Continental cuisine paired with truly excellent service, unique ambiance, hand crafted decor and outdoor/indoor dining year round are just some of the reason's why we've won "most romantic" and "best special occasion" restaurant.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
THE place to dine in Balboa Park
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/18/2014
 2008
Dined on 11/18/2014
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"I love this restaurant which is on my list each time I visit San Diego. Start with a lovely sea cake, salads and sandwiches are wonderful. Finish with one of the best bread puddings."
Dined on 11/18/2014
 2008
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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This 1920's style bustling Gastropub and entertainment venue has quickly emerged from its sister location in North Hollywood to the sandy steps of Long Beach. Owned by Knitting Factory Entertainment, you can be sure to find smooth jazz one day, to comedy and burlesque the next. With a savvy collection of craft beer, signature cocktails, and sizzling hot eclectic cuisine, The Federal Bar is sure to make you sing their praises
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Great spot
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/14/2014
 2008
Dined on 11/14/2014
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"Ended up eating here three times during visit to Long Beach. Salads, appetizers and full meals shine here. whatever you are hungry for"
Dined on 11/14/2014
 2008
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, late-night find
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