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  • First Review
    November 18, 2014
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    November 18, 2014
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BRIO (meaning "lively" or "full of life") is a "polished casual" restaurant serving authentic, northern Italian cuisine. The subtitle, "Tuscan Grille" is descriptive for a menu that features oven-roasted steaks, chops, and seafood; similar to what one would find in an authentic ristorante in Tuscany. BRIO's philosophy of "to eat well, is to live well" is why they only use the finest and freshest ingredients. BRIO brings the pleasure of a Tuscan country villa to the American city. To learn more, go to <a href="http://www.BrioItalian.com/">www.BrioItalian.com</a>.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
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Dined on 11/15/2014
 2007
Dined on 11/15/2014
 2007
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"The food is OK and it's not surprising to learn that Brio is part of a large national chain of restaurants. The menu and preparation of the dishes feel like they've been screened by focus groups and are really not all that creative.
The service left a good bit to be desired. It was rushed. Yes, it was a Saturday night when we went and there was a line, but that's no reason to serve the entrée before we had completed our appetizer/salad. Also, providing the bill along with the dessert and coffee, and then returning while we were still eating the dessert and asking if we were ready to pay, sends the message that we want you to eat and leave, not to enjoy your meal.
If you're simply looking for an OK meal because you need to get out of the house, then Brio is a good place to go."
Dined on 11/15/2014
 2007
Special Features: good for groups
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