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  • First Review
    November 17, 2014
  • Last Review
    March 27, 2015
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 Tao Natural Foods
Tao Natural Foods
Our mission at Tao Natural Foods is to provide wholesome meals that nourish your body. It's that simple. When your body gets what it needs, you feel good...<br /><br />Understanding fundamental nutritional needs is at the heart of our menu and inspiration.<br /><br />We serve a wide variety of diets: vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free, just to name a few. And since everything is made to order, we happily accommodate persons living with specific food allergies.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Casual & healthy
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/23/2015
 2006
Dined on 3/23/2015
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Nice that Tao has added table service for dinner. Mainly vegetarian & healthy, the food is outstanding. Reasonably priced entrees, and great healthy beverages. Also a decent wine and beer selection. Not the least bit fancy or pretentious."
Dined on 3/23/2015
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly
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The casual resort lifestyle on the Southern California coast comes to life at the Coliseum Pool & Grill, with gorgeous Pacific ocean vistas, whimsical table settings of bright aquamarine linens and blue-tinted glassware, and a wide selection of American favorites on Chef Micah Severeid’s superbly prepared menu. Dine overlooking the strikingly iconic Coliseum Pool with its radiant blue bottom created by hand-setting 1.1 million hand-cut glass mosaic tiles. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, the restaurant offers fresh seasonal fare with many ingredients sourced locally from the Irvine Ranch®, located just 8 miles from Pelican Hill. With a large selection of pizzas, panini, sandwiches, seafood dishes, pastas, specialty salads and even smoothies, there’s something on the menu for every taste and desire. A lounge with nine-foot TV screens is a favorite for sports viewing and families delight in the “Coliseum Kids’ Menu,” featuring an endless pizza, pasta and gelato option.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Reasonably Priced Way to Eat at Pelican Hill
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/28/2015
 2006
Dined on 2/28/2015
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"The setting is incredible. Excellent service in a beautiful restaurant (also bar area). Food is fine, but clearly not the fanciest or best you will find in Newport/Laguna area. But sit outside and overlook the largest circular pool in the country--it's a setting that is definitely worth the visit."
Dined on 2/28/2015
 2006
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly
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Coined by locals as the top favorite restaurant in Laguna Beach, K'ya Bistro Bar boasts signature small plate dishes that keep them coming back for more. Located inside the Historic Hotel La Casa del Camino, K'ya offers a diverse menu with a European-Style cuisine, reminiscent of simple Bistro and mediterranean dining. This bustling bistro is a stone's throw from the beach and reflects a lively San Francisco-esque atmosphere. Steak, Seafood, Chicken, Pasta, Burgers, Snacks, Desserts - all small plates with over 60 menu items making this the “ultimate Laguna dining experience!”. Come visit us during Happy Hour Daily 4:30-5:30pm $5 Food and drink specials and Bonus Happy Hour Buy Any Cocktail, Mojitos, Beer or Wine and receive Half Off on Any Food item on the dinner menu. For California casual fare, Hand Muddled Mojitos and the best sunsets in Laguna Beach, with amazing ocean and coastal views visit The Rooftop Lounge located atop La Casa del Camino-rooftoplagunabeach.com
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/26/2015
 2006
Dined on 2/26/2015
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 2/26/2015
 2006
Special Features: good for groups, hot spot, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Sparks Restaurant located in the charming Bryn Mawr neighborhood of South Minneapolis offers the best in wood fire stove cuisine with an American eclectic theme. You'll find Sparks a warm and inviting atmosphere perfect for the casual get together, that first date or just simply a great night out. Sparks offers an incredible line-up of thoughtfully selected tap beers and wine with many selections brewed locally. Come join us for an enjoyable and memorable experience you'll look forward to again and again.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Nice Brunch
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/08/2015
 2006
Dined on 2/08/2015
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Second time we've had Sunday brunch since they changed to a buffet. It's very nicely done. Also good neighborhood spot for dinner. We live close-by and have gone often."
Dined on 2/08/2015
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Marin Restaurant & Bar is an inviting combination of Northern California and Minnesota influences. It’s a showcase for inventive, health-conscious cuisine with an emphasis on fresh, local ingredients served in a beautiful and refined urban setting.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Small plates are great
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/31/2015
 2006
Dined on 1/31/2015
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Excellent service and food. The small plates and a flatbread were the stars of the evening. Entrees also looked great, but we chose to just have several small plates, flatbread and a salad. An excellent experience. Definitely not a "hotel restaurant" even though it's attached to the Chambers Hotel."
Dined on 1/31/2015
 2006
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Sparks Restaurant located in the charming Bryn Mawr neighborhood of South Minneapolis offers the best in wood fire stove cuisine with an American eclectic theme. You'll find Sparks a warm and inviting atmosphere perfect for the casual get together, that first date or just simply a great night out. Sparks offers an incredible line-up of thoughtfully selected tap beers and wine with many selections brewed locally. Come join us for an enjoyable and memorable experience you'll look forward to again and again.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
New Brunch is Excellent
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/11/2015
 2006
Dined on 1/11/2015
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"We've have dinner many times at this neighborhood place, but just tried the new buffet brunch last Sunday. It was outstanding, and a real bargain too! "Saki Mary" was nicely done (they don't serve Vodka); chocolate fountain for dipping fresh fruit is a nice touch. Good selection of egg dishes, waffles, potatoes, meat, salads, sweets and a wonderful smoked fish. Sparks will now be a favorite spot for brunch as well as dinner."
Dined on 1/11/2015
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Casual dining with great food and great wine to accent your experience.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
On a quiet street
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/20/2014
 2006
Dined on 12/20/2014
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"This little place is out of the way on a quiet residential street. We've gone many times. Consistently good food; nice wine selection; friendly personal service."
Dined on 12/20/2014
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Sparks Restaurant located in the charming Bryn Mawr neighborhood of South Minneapolis offers the best in wood fire stove cuisine with an American eclectic theme. You'll find Sparks a warm and inviting atmosphere perfect for the casual get together, that first date or just simply a great night out. Sparks offers an incredible line-up of thoughtfully selected tap beers and wine with many selections brewed locally. Come join us for an enjoyable and memorable experience you'll look forward to again and again.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Consistent.
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/29/2014
 2006
Dined on 11/29/2014
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Consistently good. We go there often for quality food at reasonable prices."
Dined on 11/29/2014
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly
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Sparks Restaurant located in the charming Bryn Mawr neighborhood of South Minneapolis offers the best in wood fire stove cuisine with an American eclectic theme. You'll find Sparks a warm and inviting atmosphere perfect for the casual get together, that first date or just simply a great night out. Sparks offers an incredible line-up of thoughtfully selected tap beers and wine with many selections brewed locally. Come join us for an enjoyable and memorable experience you'll look forward to again and again.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Our favorite neighborhood restaurant
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/15/2014
 2006
Dined on 11/15/2014
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"We've been regulars at Sparks since it opened. Now that it has expanded and takes reservations, it's even better. Limited menu, but enough to choose from. Very good food (like its sibling restaurants Al Vento and Rinata) at reasonable prices. Great happy hour too. Outdoor patio is especially nice (but obviously not in winter)."
Dined on 11/15/2014
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly
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