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  • Review Count
    7
  • Helpfulness Votes
    0
  • First Review
    May 18, 2014
  • Last Review
    September 1, 2014
  • Featured Reviews
    0
  • Average Rating
    4.1
 
 
Wanderer's Reviews
 
Award winning service and a gracious setting "set the table" for a series of gustatory delights. Overlooking Little Traverse Bay with unparalleled lake views, Sagamore"s is the definitive North Michigan dining venue. Striking Victorian decor and creative North Michigan fare harkens to a romantic time long ago. Please join us in our Sagamore's Dining Room for indoor or outdoor terrace dining. Great View. Great Food. Great Experience.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Underwhelming experience
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/31/2014
 2009
Dined on 8/31/2014
 2009
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Went to Sagamore's based on several review sites, which, on balance, suggested it would be a good place for dinner. Our expectations were not sky high, but we left underwhelmed.
A great view, the hostess sat us at a table where we could see both the bay and the sunset. A good and varied wine list. However, our $100 bottle of wine was served in entirely inappropriate glasses ... we don't expect Riedels, but these were the cheapest stem glasses I can imagine. We were never offered or served any bread. Our entrees were only average, my lamb was prepared just right, but my wife's haddock was dry and tasteless. Service was OK, but we felt rushed, no time between courses ... we were in and out within an hour.
In summary - only average."
Dined on 8/31/2014
 2009
Special Features: romantic, scenic view, special occasion, notable wine list
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Chandler’s opened it’s doors in December of 1999 behind the historical Symons General Store building. It’s a cozy place with only 50 seats in the main dining room & 10 seats at the bar. When real estate is too tough to find - it’s standing room only! For a change of scenery, guests can enjoy dining in the wine cellar where they are surrounded by the 4,000 bottle collection that serves both the restaurant and Symons General Store. In the warmer months, guests can choose to dine outside, on Chandler’s brick courtyard.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
A great experience
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/26/2014
 2009
Dined on 8/26/2014
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Revisited Chandler's ... hoping for the same experience as our first visit, we were not disappointed.
Everything, from the greeting at the front desk to the time we departed, was perfect. A great wine list, the staff seem to know their wines and had a good recommendation. The food was outstanding ... we had whitefish and duck, both perfectly prepared. While initially very busy, the staff were attentive and engaging. On our first visit, the small dining area and the proximity of the cooking area made for a haze from the food being prepared on the grill ... much less an issue this time, almost not noticeable.
A great out of the way, cosy establishment ... we'll be back. Thanks!!"
Dined on 8/26/2014
 2009
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Red Stag Grill features contemporary European comfort food, an extensive wine by the glass menu, and a lively bar scene within a casual setting in the heart of the Village. The Red Stag Grill is known for integrating local ingredients and flavor into each creative dish. Featured items include skillet roasted mussels, beef goulash with spaetzle, and grilled elk filet.. The Red Stag Grill also offers chop house style large and small portions of quality steaks.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Consistently outstanding
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/17/2014
 2009
Dined on 8/17/2014
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Visited with some friends, who had not previously been to Red Stag. We were all impressed ... great service, great food, wonderful ambiance. We all tried steaks, all perfectly prepared. The wine list features something for every palate and wallet. The staff are attentive yet not overbearing.
Nothing else I can add, a great establishment ... consistently perfect every time we visit. Thanks!!"
Dined on 8/17/2014
 2009
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Ruth's Chris Steak House is internationally acclaimed as "The Home of Serious Steaks." The menu features USDA Prime Midwestern beef - aged to perfection, broiled at 1800 degrees and served the signature Ruth's Chris way ... SIZZLING ... so your steak stays hot, juicy and delicious from the first to the very last bite. Mouthwatering fresh seafood, prime veal and lamb, and stuffed chicken are equally as outstanding. Enjoy New Orleans inspired appetizers like Barbecued Shrimp and Mushrooms Stuffed with Crabmeat. Salads, vegetables and potatoes are generous enough to share. Top it all off with a delectable Ruth's Chris dessert: Warm Apple Crumb Tart, Chocolate Sin Cake, classic Crème Brûleé and more. And, to complement your dining experience, Ruth's Chris wine list boasts over 175 select vintages. This is one big, thick, juicy experience that is sure to be memorable!
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Just average
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/10/2014
 2009
Dined on 8/10/2014
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"We have dined at a number of Ruth's Chris establishments, not just in the US, but worldwide. On this occasion, rather than go to one of our favorites, we decided to try the Greenville location.
On the plus side: the usual great service and extensive wine list. Not so good: our steaks were good, but not the outstanding, tender cuts you expect from Ruth's Chris, plus the ambiance was blah. The decor was just a series of tables in a very bland looking room, more like a mid-range hotel breakfast area than an upscale steak establishment.
Overall, it was just about average, nothing special at all. We'll still patronize Ruth's Chris, but some of their other locations"
Dined on 8/10/2014
 2009
Special Features: notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Sometimes the magic of sharing a table with friends over fabulous food and wonderful wine can be elevated by a place. Sitting at the foot of an unspoiled box canyon in the Sapphire Valley, Canyon Kitchen has that impact. Chef John Fleer, a three time James Beard nominee for Best Chef Southeast, strikes an informal, nostalgic and often playful chord through the history of Southern Appalachia and the broader South. Local produce and organic selections from our own community gardens and the surrounding area are at the foundation of the food. The fixed price menu is enhanced by a list of wines produced using only sustainably raised grapes.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/06/2014
 2009
Dined on 7/06/2014
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 7/06/2014
 2009
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Jason Clark, along with long time friend and experienced Chef, Manager and hospitality King, Jeff Dye join forces bringing to Historic Greer a unique and creative dining experience. Come in and share their pride in choosing only the finest ingredients that make up their "Southeastern with a Twist" cuisine. BIN112 offers an extensive wine list and full bar to complement every dish and bring out the Epicurean in all of you. BIN112 strives to be one of the friendliest restaurants in downtown Greer, dedicating itself to creating a pleasurable and comfortable experience for all of its guests. We extend our deepest thanks to all of our regular patrons and friends who continue to join and support us at BIN112.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Never disappoints ... just great!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/11/2014
 2009
Dined on 6/11/2014
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Bin112 has become one of our regular haunts ... well worth the ~40 mile trip each way. This time I tried the white clam appetizer ... absolutely outstanding!!! Preparation is unique, comes in a creamy sauce, it could be a meal on its own. Next time we'll order it with two spoons! Followed it up with the 2 way duck, helped down with an excellent bottle of Barbaresco ... life is good."
Dined on 6/11/2014
 2009
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Hotel Domestique's Restaurant 17 will serve innovative cuisine in an austere setting set amongst the vineyards surrounding the property. Acclaimed Executive Chef Adam Cooke's overall style for the cuisine will be refined, clean and approachable.<br />
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Impressed!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 5/15/2014
 2009
Dined on 5/15/2014
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Looked for somewhere new, Restaurant 17 came up on OT. Very impressed - great service (our server even explained the background to the restaurant and hotel names), impressive wine list (backed up by a sommelier and server who clearly understand their wines) and great food. The entree sized pork and quail were excellent, accompanied by superb carrots and mushrooms. Moved the overall rating down one star for just one reason ... the noise. Our reservation was later in the evening, a lot of diners had already left but it was still noisy, to the point of distraction. There was a party upstairs, but they didn't seem to be especially loud ... I can only imagine how bad it must be when the dining room is full."
Dined on 5/15/2014
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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