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  • Review Count
    8
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  • First Review
    June 5, 2014
  • Last Review
    September 13, 2014
  • Featured Reviews
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  • Average Rating
    4.3
 
 
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"Local first, organic whenever possible, and with Aloha always" is the mantra upon which this unpretentious neighborhood bistro was founded. With a menu that changes daily to reflect the freshest market ingredients, Town features hand-cut pastas and gnocchi, slow-braised meats, fresh local seafood, a wine list of small artisan producers, and hand-crafted cocktails. Drawing inspiration from classic recipes of the Mediterranean, Town's cuisine is best described as Contemporary American with an Italian sensibility, where the ingredients are allowed to shine and nothing is wasted. With bar and "dog-friendly" patio seating reserved for walk-in guests, the restaurant has become a favorite for casual impromptu dining as well as for special occasions. Town is located in hip Kaimuki, just minutes from Waikiki, and is loved by locals and visitors alike. Go to Town.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Excellent local flavors
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/11/2014
 2006
Dined on 9/11/2014
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Every time I'm in Honolulu for work we come here. Ahi tuna, beets and special salad is a must. The black mussels with fennel is always excellent. Have Sunshine the bar tender make you a Vieux Carre. Thanks, Sunshine, for being a great host at the bar."
Dined on 9/11/2014
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Ramen-san is a lively, neighborhood restaurant and bar in River North reminiscent of traditional ramen shops in Japan. The space is raw, anchored by exposed brick and reclaimed wood, which makes for an understated, yet inviting ambiance. Ramen-san marks the partners’ fourth collaboration with Japanese designer Kota Bando, who created a comfortable, approachable space where diners can enjoy noodles in a casual setting for dinner and late night.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Great bowls. Redundant music
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/02/2014
 2006
Dined on 9/02/2014
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"Bowls and service are excellent. Rap music got very redundant and ended our dinner early. Vary the music or you'll end up driving your clientele away"
Dined on 9/02/2014
 2006
Special Features: great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
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Osteria Pronto, located on the lobby level of the JW Marriott hotel in Indianapolis, serves authentic regional Italian Cuisine in a casual and comfortable environment with an approachable price point. From the open kitchen, the culinary team prepares Osteria's menu from scratch with local products and fresh ingredients. The wine list celebrates wines of Italy, with representations from the US and other prominent wine regions worldwide. The bar and lounge feature all day dining and a broad selection of specialty cocktails. "Osteria Pronto: Your neighborhood gathering place!"<br /><br />The word Osteria (oste'ria) in Italian literally means "Tavern" and refers to a casual inexpensive restaurant that is part of a neighborhood's daily lifestyle. Pronto (prŏn'tō), literally means "ready" and is considered to be a friendly and inviting greeting.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Great slice of Italy
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/18/2014
 2006
Dined on 8/18/2014
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Excellent salads and entrees. The fish was well prepared. Great wine choices."
Dined on 8/18/2014
 2006
Special Features: good for groups, fit for foodies
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"Local first, organic whenever possible, and with Aloha always" is the mantra upon which this unpretentious neighborhood bistro was founded. With a menu that changes daily to reflect the freshest market ingredients, Town features hand-cut pastas and gnocchi, slow-braised meats, fresh local seafood, a wine list of small artisan producers, and hand-crafted cocktails. Drawing inspiration from classic recipes of the Mediterranean, Town's cuisine is best described as Contemporary American with an Italian sensibility, where the ingredients are allowed to shine and nothing is wasted. With bar and "dog-friendly" patio seating reserved for walk-in guests, the restaurant has become a favorite for casual impromptu dining as well as for special occasions. Town is located in hip Kaimuki, just minutes from Waikiki, and is loved by locals and visitors alike. Go to Town.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Busy, but good
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/26/2014
 2006
Dined on 6/26/2014
 2006
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
"Town is always excellent. Tonight they were understaffed. The staff did their best to accommodate. Free prosecco as a starter, comped app. The expediter was extremely pleasant and didn't show any stress. We will go back, but hopefully they will figure out the staffing or kitchen mishap"
Dined on 6/26/2014
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Enjoy a new era of elegant oceanfront dining and modern classic cuisine at Beachhouse at the Moana; located at the most iconic address on Waikiki Beach, the Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa. Experience the tranquil ambiance of open-air dining amidst the backdrop of the Moana’s exquisite Victorian architecture, or choose to relax in our contemporarily-styled and meticulously crafted dining room as you marvel at some of the most magnificent sunsets over the Pacific. We have sourced the finest quality artisan Pennsylvania Amish Raised Angus and Australian Wagyu (Kobe-style) Beef, fresh seafood and the best local ingredients that Hawai'i has to offer to create his vibrant, island-inspired cuisine. A thoughtfully selected international wine list accompanies the restaurant’s world-class menu, featuring Old and New World wines from the finest growing regions and wine producers throughout the world.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Excellent fish by the ocean
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/25/2014
 2006
Dined on 6/25/2014
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"My son and I enjoyed an amazing meal on the veranda overlooking to ocean. Upon request the maître d arranged for us to get the best table here. The Opaka paka special was excellent. His salmon was great too. Our server Ricky was pleasant and attentive. Thanks for a special evening."
Dined on 6/25/2014
 2006
Special Features: romantic, scenic view, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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The Libertine Liquor Bar celebrates the untamed, pioneering American Spirit with a focus on classic cocktails, craft distillers, boutique wines and an ever evolving menu to best accompany them...
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Great deviled eggs+Old Fashions.
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/17/2014
 2006
Dined on 6/17/2014
 2006
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Excellent deviled eggs and bacon flight. Perfect with old fashions after work."
Dined on 6/17/2014
 2006
Special Features: vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, late-night find
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The Libertine Liquor Bar celebrates the untamed, pioneering American Spirit with a focus on classic cocktails, craft distillers, boutique wines and an ever evolving menu to best accompany them...
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Excellent cocktails. Good food
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 5/21/2014
 2006
Dined on 5/21/2014
 2006
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Great choice for cocktails and apps. Mussels are a good bet. Cheese plate is excellent."
Dined on 5/21/2014
 2006
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In Paris, the café serves as the center for social interaction. It’s a place where writers, artists, businessmen, and people of all stripes congregate-- to talk, entertain each other, or simply pass the time while enjoying a basic meal, tea, or coffee. In the same tradition, the American tavern serves as the location for the interchange of news and opinions among townspeople, for the sale of solacing liquors, or perhaps for the incidental sociability. Westport Café & Bar is where Parisian café meets classic American Tavern.<br /><br />Westport Café & Bar offers an American menu with classic French inspiration and preparations. Simple, quality ingredients are braised, grilled, poached, confit, or cured in the same old-world technique that has been practiced by the masters for years. Filet of branzino a la mueniere, pommes frites, sauce béarnaise, roasted chicken grand mere, sauce béchamel, croque monsieur, salads nicoise and lyonnaise.<br /><br /> We look forward to your visit. <br />
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Always excellent
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/03/2014
 2006
Dined on 6/03/2014
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Great French cafe. Stan mixes a mean cocktail. Arugula salad - awesome. Fish - awesome. Cheese platter app - OK. Coffee is excellent. Always a great choice."
Dined on 6/03/2014
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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