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    December 2, 2014
  • Last Review
    April 9, 2015
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Welcome to Il Cortile Ristorante, Downtown Paso Robles" newest fine dining Italian Restaurant. We invite you to join us to enjoy our seasonal menus created with the freshest ingredients available sourced by our surrounding local and regional landscapes by Executive Chef Santos MacDonal, providing a melody of exceptional homemade pastas, fresh seafood, top quality meats and antipasti. A top destination for exquisite wines, picturesque landscapes and beautiful weather, Paso Robles provides the perfect pairing for Il Cortile's rustic Italian fine dining.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 4/04/2015
 2005
Dined on 4/04/2015
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 4/04/2015
 2005
Special Features: notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Located in one of the most food-centric cities in the U.S., Hakkasan San Francisco has become a culinary destination for locals and tourists alike. Accessible yet sophisticated, Hakkasan has redefined the modern Chinese fine-dining experience. “Modern authenticity” is at the heart of everything from the design of its chic, sensuous interior to the execution of its Michelin-starred modern Cantonese menu, to an expansive wine and cocktail program, carefully curated by the talented Hakkasan mixologists.<br />
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 4/07/2015
 2005
Dined on 4/07/2015
 2005
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
Dined on 4/07/2015
 2005
Special Features: great for lunch, fit for foodies
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The garden setting; attentive service; seasonal food sourced from local markets; line-caught fish and naturally raised meats. These are the building blocks of a great restaurant. But for Rivoli we mean to provide a bit more. Our inspiration comes from the root source of the word restaurant – to restore. To dine at Rivoli is to come away with a renewed faith in good works and life. <br /><br />For a generation, Rivoli has promoted the singular talents of our Chef. The frequently changing menu is inspired by the bounty of the seasons and composed with a basic love of good food. Our Mid-Century Modern décor will slow the pace of your evening. Our intuitive service will indulge you. Enjoy a little respite from your day. We hope to see you soon at Rivoli.<br />
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/16/2015
 2005
Dined on 2/16/2015
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 2/16/2015
 2005
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Chef Ken Tominaga brings forth a modern take on traditional Izakaya-style dining with PABU San Francisco. In partnership with Michael Mina this modern izakaya and sushi bar in downtown San Francisco is a dream brought to life for Tominaga and Mina. Located at the landmark 101 California space in San Francisco’s Financial District, PABU combines rustic, old-world Japanese charm with modern, urban sophistication to create a dynamic, social dining experience. Requests for the sushi bar cannot be guaranteed.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/29/2015
 2005
Dined on 1/29/2015
 2005
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/29/2015
 2005
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1300 on Fillmore is a restaurant and lounge that draws on the rich cultural history of San Francisco's Fillmore Jazz District. The restaurant serves "Soulful American" Cuisine, accompanied by a list of the finest California wines.<br /><br />Soulful American Cuisine prepared as interpreted by internationally recognized chef David Lawrence. Lawrence combines classic French cooking techniques with hints of southern flavors using fresh, California seasonal ingredients. His north-meets-south cuisine includes imaginative creations such as dungeness crab and corn cakes, fresh water shrimp hush puppies, as well as refined interpretations of<br />southern favorites including macaroni and cheese and okra succotash.<br /><br />Highlights include a heritage wall with portraits of the Fillmore’s vast array of blues and jazz legends. The<br />décor is eclectic and familiar, achieved by co-mingling vintage-inspired fabrics with modern interpretations of classic furnishings.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Gospel brunch
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/25/2015
 2005
Dined on 1/25/2015
 2005
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
"Loved the Gospel brunch. A great combination of good food and music. Especially liked the bottomless pomosas."
Dined on 1/25/2015
 2005
Special Features: great for brunch
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Located in one of the most food-centric cities in the U.S., Hakkasan San Francisco has become a culinary destination for locals and tourists alike. Accessible yet sophisticated, Hakkasan has redefined the modern Chinese fine-dining experience. “Modern authenticity” is at the heart of everything from the design of its chic, sensuous interior to the execution of its Michelin-starred modern Cantonese menu, to an expansive wine and cocktail program, carefully curated by the talented Hakkasan mixologists.<br />
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/09/2015
 2005
Dined on 1/09/2015
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 1/09/2015
 2005
Special Features: great for lunch, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Oliveto Café & Restaurant offers seasonal cuisine in the Northern Italian tradition, including wild game, fresh pastas, wood-fired pizzas and authentic vegetable and poultry dishes.<br /><br />ALL RESERVATIONS ARE FOR THE DINING ROOM ONLY. WE DO NOT TAKE RESERVATIONS FOR OUR CAFE.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/09/2014
 2005
Dined on 12/09/2014
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 12/09/2014
 2005
Special Features: great for lunch, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Venus features the best of our local foodshed, from local farms, waters and ranches, served in warm and lovely style in the heart of Downtown Berkeley. A favorite dinner spot for theater goers, Venus devotes itself to local and organic purveyors, creating delicious Northern California style dishes. The wine list focuses on bio-dynamic, and sustainably farmed grapes, and a "New World" style of wine-making, where the fruit expresses itself. An open kitchen and banquette seating create a cozy vibe. Chef Amy Murray is a 15 year veteran of the organic, farm-to-table movement.<br /><br>Menus are created each month to highlight the best of the season and evoke good appetites.<br /><br>Venus also serves a unique brunch and lunch, and offers uncommonly good beer, wine and light cocktails.<br /><br>We are happy to do small parties and buy outs, and tasty lunch catering.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Venus review
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/06/2014
 2005
Dined on 12/06/2014
 2005
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"While a perfectly pleasant experience and very friendly and helpful wait staff, we found some of the food to be lacking in flavor and were rather disappoinied."
Dined on 12/06/2014
 2005
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The sister restaurant to neighborhood favorite Battersby on Smith Street is owned by Chefs Joe Ogrodnek and Walker Stern who received Food and Wine's title of "Best New Chefs" for 2014. The menu reflects their culinary heritage and experience in restaurants such as Alain Ducasse at the Essex House, Blue Hill, and Gramercy Tavern. Diners may order from an a la carte menu or select a spontaneous five or seven course tasting ($75 and $95 respectively).<br /><br />Dover expands on the warmth and intimacy of Battersby in an equally relaxed but more spacious setting. The wine list is largely old world sprinkled with new world highlights; cocktails are stellar.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/01/2014
 2005
Dined on 12/01/2014
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 12/01/2014
 2005
Special Features: great for brunch, fit for foodies
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The Bar Room offers a more casual way to experience an expansive à la carte menu in a vibrant and welcoming setting. The restaurant boasts an award-winning wine program, as well as a carefully curated list of cocktails, beer, and spirits. Located adjacent to The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), The Modern’s Bar Room accepts reservations 28 days in advance. The Bar Room also includes a bar and lounge area to welcome guests on a walk-in basis. The restaurant's Dining Room features a prix fixe only menu and a beautiful terrace space, overlooking the MoMA Sculpture Garden.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/01/2014
 2005
Dined on 12/01/2014
 2005
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 12/01/2014
 2005
Special Features: great for lunch, fit for foodies
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