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  • Review Count
    14
  • Helpfulness Votes
    1
  • First Review
    May 2, 2014
  • Last Review
    August 18, 2014
  • Featured Reviews
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  • Average Rating
    3.7
 
 
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Distrito is a vibrant celebration of the culture and cuisine of Mexico City, with a menu focused on the cuisine of what is known by the locals as the "Distrito Federal (D.F.)." With a premium tequila bar and lounge seating, Distrito is an exciting backdrop for Chef Garces' modern Mexican small plates.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Food good, but nothing outstanding
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/16/2014
 2008
Dined on 8/16/2014
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"We tried Distrito for the first time and found the food to be good but not particularly memorable.My husband said his pizole soup was the best thing he ate, and I especially enjoyed the side dish of green beans. The queso fundido was different, and tasty, because it had duck as an ingredient. Fish tacos were good and half chicken was moist, but again not especially memorable. Next time we will definitely order either salsa or guacamole first (both $10)! because that's the only way you get any chips. They serve complimentary nuts instead of chips. Service was good, but the decor is a little odd. Cement floors and walls give it a bit of an industrial feel and make it very noisy. Some seating is at picnic tables! Overall worth a try."
Dined on 8/16/2014
 2008
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Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Pleasantly surprised!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/15/2014
 2008
Dined on 8/15/2014
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"We went to La Cita because they were on the Cherry Hill restaurant week list, but we will definitely be going back because of the food. Our waitress was very pleasant and helpful with the menu and everything we ordered was delicious. They were very willing to alter a few items to accommodate dietary needs which convinces me they are making everything fresh to order. We tried a few of the items our waitress recommended but can't wait to go back to try more!!"
Dined on 8/15/2014
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Barchetta, Italian for ‘little boat’ captures the charms of the Mediterranean seaside. An Italian seafood trattoria, Barchetta is a partnership between Esca’s acclaimed Chef & Partner Dave Pasternack and John Meadow’s LDV Hospitality. Pasternack brings his passion of sourcing the freshest ingredients of the sea and expertise of Italian cuisine to Barchetta’s intimate yet bustling atmosphere inspired by the communal charm of the rustic trattoria experience. Barchetta provides a casual bar dining experience of Pasternack’s trademark crudo tastings or a feast of homemade pastas, seafood antipasti, and whole fish paired with an eclectic international wine list. Delivered with gracious, genuine hospitality, Barchetta brings la dolce vita to life in New York City.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
A great find!!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/09/2014
 2008
Dined on 8/09/2014
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"We chose Barchetta primarily based on location and reviews, but we will definitely choose it in the future for the delicious food and wonderful service! With so many choices it's nice to find a restaurant in NYC that you would want to visit again. We will definitely return."
Dined on 8/09/2014
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Lucha Cartel serves a Tex-Mex mix of apps and entrees along with a bevy of beverages in the heart of historic Old City Philadelphia.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Food was very good, not service
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/08/2014
 2008
Dined on 8/08/2014
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"I'm hoping it was just an off night because we definitely enjoyed the food. Will return because the food, when we finally got it, was good, and hopefully I'll have a better review of the service in the future."
Dined on 8/08/2014
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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The stunning restaurant, which is the first of its kind in South Jersey, will transport guests to the Greek Islands with an atmosphere reminiscent of an inviting Mediterranean home, and a menu of authentic specialties, simply prepared, that represent the best of Greek cuisine. The restaurant specializes in whole grilled fish, which are flown in from the Greek islands, the shores of Morocco, Tunisia and Portugal, and procured from independent North American fishermen. We have created a welcoming restaurant designed with the comforts of a typical Greek home. We used materials such as hand-chiseled Jerusalem limestone floors, hand woven rugs, vaulted ceilings, antiqued stucco walls, wood plank floors and exposed wood beams to evoke the traditional atmosphere. A series of dining areas feature rustic farm tables, dark wood chairs with beige cushions and dining nooks with upholstered banquettes. The homelike ambience is accentuated with whitewashed walls.
 
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Very noisy, not impressed
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/19/2014
 2008
Dined on 7/19/2014
 2008
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"The restaurant was very noisy even though it wasn't full. The menu is limited and although we waited over half an hour for our entrees mine was cold when it was served. The waitress made several excuses about the restaurant being very busy, which it clearly was not. This is our second visit and we had only gone back thinking the problems with our first visit were due to being new. Sadly that doesn't seem to be the case so we won't be going back."
Dined on 7/19/2014
 2008
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La Calaca Feliz is a contemporary Mexican restaurant located in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia. We take a modern approach to the way we do Mexican food. Fresh, High-quality ingredients are the foundation to our transformation of amazing produce, fish, and meat to the food we bring to your table.<br /><br />La Calaca received 3 Bells from Philadelphia Inquirer food critic Craig Laban who stated, "Calaca has helped push the dial forward a few more clicks on the evolution of contemporary Mexican cooking in this town".
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/12/2014
 2008
Dined on 7/12/2014
 2008
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 7/12/2014
 2008
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Our team provides a comfortable, old-world atmosphere with an emphasis on quality and style, with special attention to preferences. Il Villaggio also has customized menu options and private rooms.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/30/2014
 2008
Dined on 6/30/2014
 2008
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 6/30/2014
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Indeblue offers a fresh, modern take on Indian cuisine as well as traditional Indian favorites. We showcase fresh meats, local produce and house-made cheese and breads. We take pride in offering a variety of vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free menu items that are both creative and full of flavor. Chef Rakesh will take you on a culinary journey throughout the many regions of India. Our knowledgeable and courteous staff will guide you through your dining experience.<br /><br />Indeblue is located in Philadelphia's vibrant Midtown Village and offers a full bar with an extensive wine, beer and cocktail list.<br /><br />We look forward to your visit.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Wonderful as always!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/28/2014
 2008
Dined on 6/28/2014
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Took some friends from out of town on Saturday night and they both agreed it was the best Indian food they've had. Definitely one of our favorite restaurants."
Dined on 6/28/2014
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, fit for foodies
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A traditional Italian Osteria, where you can choose from our homemade pastas, thin crust pizzas, or wood grilled meats and fish.<br />Inspired by Osteria Philadelphia, our Moorestown Mall location is classically designed to have a warm, evocative feel in an industrial setting. With wine-red-stained concrete floors, a gleaming vintage Faema coffee machine, solid antique pine country tables and a wall of beautifully stained wine boxes. Additionally, the menu changes seasonally, to go with our 100 bottle Italian wine list featuring grapes from Trentino to Sicily and all stops in between.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Made our anniversary special
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/18/2014
 2008
Dined on 6/18/2014
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"We just had dinner here to celebrate our anniversary. The meal was delicious and the service was excellent. We will definitely be back. So nice to have a Vetri restaurant in NJ."
Dined on 6/18/2014
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, hot spot, fit for foodies
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Blue Fig Cafe is a healthy Mediterranean Cuisine restaurant that offers a verity of authentic food from the eastern region of the Mediterranean Sea (Greece, Turkey, Lebanon and Egypt) Our founder Sam Jaddalla has been developing and refining sophisticated tastes for our menu that are unique. This achieved by serving only the freshest and highest quality ingredients in an elegant and relaxing environment in the heart of Moorestown Business District.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/13/2014
 2008
Dined on 6/13/2014
 2008
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 6/13/2014
 2008
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