CAandMA
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    November 12, 2014
  • Last Review
    March 22, 2015
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Located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, Fogo LA is the perfect spot whether entertaining clients or a night out with friends. We are just a short walk from LA Live and Staples Center and just steps from some of the city’s most prominent hotels. <br /><br />Inside the restaurant we have incorporated Brazilian contemporary architectural design with modern imagery and elements that pay homage to gaucho traditions and our Southern Brazilian roots. The beautiful main dining room is complemented with distinctive private dining and a lively bar area, known as Bar Fogo.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Quantity over quality
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/20/2015
 2004
Dined on 3/20/2015
 2004
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The focus of this restaurant is its meat offerings so, while fish is on the menu, don't anticipate it will be well prepared. Salmon was overcooked after clear specification of medium rare -- credit given for the restaurant's response of removing charge from the bill. But, the food, while plentiful, is not tailored to individual tastes. This is really at the core of the business model so "foodie" diners should be ware."
Dined on 3/20/2015
 2004
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The owners of Tapeo & Solea bring a modern Spanish tapas restaurant to Kendall Square. Named and inspired after Spanish director Pedro Almodovar's hit movie, Kika, the bright interior and retro design offer a unique and eccentric way of dining on tapas and sipping on homemade sangria in a glowing environment.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
nice mix of tapas options for lunch
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/18/2015
 2004
Dined on 3/18/2015
 2004
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
"Another of the growing options for Kendall Square, Kikas is focused on tapas. The choices we sampled were all vegetarian, although many other options were attractive. Mushrooms a bit heavy on the garlic for midday!"
Dined on 3/18/2015
 2004
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New Ginza offers a truly unique dining experience in Watertown Square, serving the finest in traditional and modern Japanese cuisine. Come and sit at our sushi bar to chat with Masaki-San, a Japanese native and professionally trained sushi chef. With his expertise, New Ginza is able to provide daily sushi specials that arrive directly from his home town of Kyushu. If you are in the mood for something from our kitchen, let our executive chef Chen-San, of both Ginza Boston and Brookline fame, delight you with one of his original creations, including our sake and soy marinated lamb chops. Complete your meal with a selection from our full bar. Established in 2001, New Ginza has been in business for well over a decade and continues to provide the utmost best in food quality and service. We look forward to seeing you soon!
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Lots of energy on Friday night!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/13/2015
 2004
Dined on 3/13/2015
 2004
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Excellent sushi as always but as a weekend hot spot, New Ginza is clearly popular. It's great to see the range of couples, families and friend groups that have discovered this excellent Japanese restaurant."
Dined on 3/13/2015
 2004
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Post 390 puts a contemporary twist on seasonally inspired dishes that reflect Chef Eric Brennan’s passion for fresh ingredients and unforgettable flavors. <br />On the first floor is the Tavern: a casual but sophisticated menu and atmosphere, with a 25-seat bar and high top and banquette seating area, warmed by a beautiful four-sided fireplace. A massive wrought iron staircase connects the energy of the first floor with the Dining Room on the second floor. <br />Here, guests can have a more refined dining experience, and enjoy our large, open kitchen, wine displays, two private dining rooms, additional fireside dining and views of landmarks like Copley Place, Trinity Church and the Hancock Tower. <br />Located in the Clarendon Building, on the corner of Clarendon and Stuart Streets at the site of the former Back Bay Post Office Annex, Post 390 is perfectly situated within walking distance of the South End and Back Bay neighborhoods.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Great find in Back Bay
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/14/2015
 2004
Dined on 3/14/2015
 2004
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"With a very lively vibe, Post 390 can appeal to those planning their evening around eating and drinking in the bar. But for those who want a more traditional meal upstairs, the fare is worthy competition for other high-end Boston restaurants, although the service can lag at times. Lots of strong entrees and raw shellfish options make a nice range of choice for multiple diners in the party."
Dined on 3/14/2015
 2004
Special Features: good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Café ArtScience is a restaurant, bar & café dedicated to serving the finest drinks & cuisine within an extraordinary environment of food & sensorial design.The contemporary cuisine of Chef Patrick Campbell integrates local & seasonal ingredients within a menu reflecting French & American roots. A delicious & approachable lunch menu aimed at efficiently serving the Cambridge innovation community is followed each evening by a special dinner menu with occasional unique food & sensorial design experiences. These rare menu experiences draw on Café ArtScience’s highly innovative bar service. Barman Todd Maul oversees the WikiBar of Café ArtScience, where his innovative cocktail creations, for several years the talk of Boston, now include the new food design innovations emerging from Le Laboratoire, the cultural innovation center partner of Café ArtScience. Café ArtScience is overseen by GM Thomas Mastricola, & its innovative vision by Laboratoire founder, scientist & inventor David Edwards.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/12/2015
 2004
Dined on 3/12/2015
 2004
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 3/12/2015
 2004
Special Features: great for lunch, fit for foodies
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A Mediterranean Restaurant in Los Angeles featuring small plates .
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Lebanese bread!!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/28/2015
 2004
Dined on 2/28/2015
 2004
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The dishes have great authenticity based on what we sampled. Small plates options work very well for this kind of sampling. Hummus, tabouli and mussels were exceptional--especially when paired with the delicious Lebanese bread (puffy and light pita, hit from the oven). We weren't as enthusiastic about the scallops or the wine choices so there is room for improvement but the evening was well spent!"
Dined on 2/28/2015
 2004
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Enter one of our neighborhood restaurants across the metro area and lift your mood no matter the day. Da Noi holds its diners close and keeps life simple. The dining room exemplifies these qualities; dark wood trim contrasts with creamy lemon walls and the open wine racks and cherry wood bar add warmth. Neighborhood sociability is one reason the night is as inviting as the day. The décor and art retain its inviting atmosphere throughout the evening, while the dedicated staff provides you with superb service to compliment the ultimate dining experience. <br /><br />
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/13/2015
 2004
Dined on 2/13/2015
 2004
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 2/13/2015
 2004
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Centrally located in the heart of Chestnut Hill just 15 minutes from The Shops at The Prudential Center & The Burlington Mall, Del Frisco’s Grille is on Boston’s famous Boylston St. just past Hammond St which is only minutes from the Chestnut Hill T Stop. Over looking Hammond Pond at the Chestnut Hill Shopping Center which has been transformed into the newly renamed The Street, our location is easy to get to from both the City and locations further north!<br /><br />The Grille offers Hand-Cut Steaks, Fresh Seafood, Fire Roasted Flatbreads, Tempting Shareable items and so much more. We offer a wine list that includes over 500 bottle selections with a pairing for every palate. Join us for an unforgettable meal and our signature hospitality. We’re your place to Meat Up & Drink Up.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
energetic addition to Chestnut Hill
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/06/2015
 2004
Dined on 2/06/2015
 2004
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"The Street has brought lots of new diners and Del Frisco's is a good addition to what used to be a limited choice of restaurants, and somewhat stodgy at that! Del Frisco's is youthful and trendy in its food and drink options, making it a fun alternative. Not high-end cuisine but a tasty alternative for locals and those coming to the movie theater nearby."
Dined on 2/06/2015
 2004
Special Features: hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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Sycamore is a seasonally inspired, chef-owned neighborhood bistro in Newton Centre. Emphasizing locally sourced produce, fish and meat, our menu draws on classic European country food; rustic and wholesome. Our beverage program is designed to complement the cuisine. The wine list focuses on passionate small producers, our beers are by and large domestic craft selections and the cocktail list highlights classic drinks and sipping spirits.
 
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Serious problem never addressed
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/21/2014
 2004
Dined on 11/21/2014
 2004
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"I chose Sycamore for our anniversary dinner based on great reviews and our hopes that Newton Center finally had a contemporary restaurant with an enthusiastic clientele. The menu is eclectic and interesting. We didn't love everything but had a nice evening and the place was full and lively. The problem came when we went to get our coats that had been taken at our table by the hostess and hung up. My husband's coat was gone! There was good follow-up initially by the manager who believed another diner would realize he had mistakenly taken the coat. When the coat was not returned, the restaurant stopped talking to us even though a response was promised (over two months have gone by). Not a great anniversary present...not at all the customer service story the restaurant should want publicized. But, instead of offering any offset to the loss of an expensive winter overcoat, we have no response, no coat and no plan to return."
Dined on 11/21/2014
 2004
Special Features: hot spot, fit for foodies
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Situated in the lobby of the historic Kendall Hotel, the Black Sheep Restaurant is dedicated to the building’s past as a Victorian firehouse and to fine dining in Cambridge, Mass. The firefighters of Engine 7 considered themselves the “black sheep” of the Cambridge Fire Department, and the Kendall honors their memory with our restaurant. The menu offers daily selections created by our chef using organic and locally grown produce. Our cozy dining room creates a welcoming atmosphere, with a menu offering both classic and innovative American home-style cooking. Our philosophy is simple: purchase the finest and freshest ingredients and let the food absorb them. We offer a full bar and specialize in a selection of locally brewed beers and selected wines from wineries around the United States.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/13/2015
 2004
Dined on 1/13/2015
 2004
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 1/13/2015
 2004
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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