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All reviews steak fries wagyu potatoes live music our waiter bar area the wait staff nice dinner historic restaurant several years raspberry sauce speak easy jeff ruby special occasion will definately be back little pricey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Greeted by a sweatshirt/blue jean-clad hostess - placed us near the door right next to another couple - the restaurant was empty!! We had reservations and she rudely indicated all the other tables were taken. Instinct was to leave at that point. - Should have!!...The pasta from heaven was a gelatinous pile of pasta with a few pieces of seafood - no plate was provided for the shells. The steak was delicious - but the mashed potatoes with a dried piece of rosemary stuck in the middle were a reheated/starchy mess, and some limp asparagus to finish off a very expensive meal. Social distancing is not being observed in this restaurant - and several staff do not cover their noses with their masks. If you want to spend upwards of $150 for a meal (not including a tip which was difficult to give) - go to Ruby's where you're sure to be treated to a delicous meal, appropriately attired waitress, hospitable hostess, and proper social distancing of the tables.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 12, 2020 via mobile

We had such a great evening at our favorite local place! Dinner was beyond spectacular. Wagyu 14oz Ribeye from Snake River Farms was the best steak he’s eaten. Matt, Brooke and staff went above and beyond like always. Matt, the Toscano sauce was great! Until...next year....More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 21, 2020 via mobile

Great steaks, great service just a little pricey but the sticker shock went away with the first bite

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 7, 2020

Recommended to us by a steak snob, this place is truly a hidden gem. It was my pleasure to have the opportunity to try the Wagyu beef I have heard about on many occasions. The reasoning behind the various costs, cuts, farms that produce it,...was educational. Two of us had different options. It was a tough call to say which was better -- they are really worth the price. We thought the goat cheese with sausage app was lucious enough to use as sauce ! Only negatives -- we were not offered outside seating (weather was cooperating) & the mashed potatoes were cold & boring. Service was pleasant too.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 23, 2020 via mobile

We enjoyed a nice dinner at 3rd and Main. My wife had the Wagyu beef and it was extremely good. I had the black angus 12 ounce NY strip and it was very good but her steak was better. I had shrimp cocktail as appetizer...and it was very fresh. Dessert was great finishing with the apple crumb pie. Really good and will go again to the pretty town of Aurora.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 16, 2020 via mobile

We’ve enjoyed this historic restaurant in the past and were excited to visit it again while “back home” in Indiana from overseas. It’s a lovely historic, brick structure with dining on 2 levels, as well as patio seating during optimal seasonal times. We had a...reservation for 4 to dine outside, as live music was scheduled. When we arrived, we were seated immediately, but told they were not seating anyone outside that evening due to the prediction of a rain storm. We were disappointed, but completely understood, as the restaurant could obviously not accommodate outside diners if they had to “rush in” quickly to get out of the weather. We felt it was smart planning on their part, as a rain shower started soon after our arrival. We were seated upstairs in the “Speakeasy” area. Our table was safely situated away from the others, allowing plenty of space for us to dine safely and comfortably. The food was good, although a bit on the pricey side and the drinks were excellent. My cosmopolitan was one of the best I’ve had in any establishment since developing a love for them over the past few months and my husband’s dirty martini was delicious. Our waiter was attentive and we had no issues with service or our meals. We had viewed the menu ahead of time online, which I always recommend, so we were prepared for the options, as well as the cost. We would definitely jump at the chance to dine here again.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 2, 2020 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, great food, great people . I like the old time feel of this building and I always have a good time here.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 18, 2020

We came here for a double date with a reservation. We had said our preference was to eat outside because of current pandemic. Even with a reservation, we had to wait 15 min. while to hostess struggled to keep it together. She forgot we were...even there and had to be reminded. When we finally got seated, we realized a storm was coming, however, the staff was not making effort to bring customers inside. The storm came quickly and everyone (about 30 people) ran inside of the tiny restaurant. We ran inside and gathered at a table in the bar area. We sat there for another 10 minutes before we had to ask who our waiter was. Our first waiter had completely disappeared. It was chaos. When our drink orders were taken, we received them quickly. Our food was delicious! However, the place was SO busy that our waiter was short with us and even rude on a couple occasions. As things died down, our waiter became more friendly and even brought us a free dessert for our patience. Their food is priced very high. For the amount we paid, I would expect cloth table coverings, the wait staff to be dressed formally, more organization, and staff that had better service training. We realize the storm threw them off, but there was a good 20 minutes with the knowledge that it was coming in which they could have rearranged people in an orderly fashion to avoid the complete chaos that ensued. Your $$ pays strictly for the food, not the experience.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed February 23, 2020

So, we went to 3rd & Main to celebrate my birthday. First time. Had heard good things about it. First - let me tell you the steaks are AMAZING - pricey, but worth it. There are other things on the menu - but why bother....They have the American Wigu - which they do a hard sell on - but I gotta tell ya our table just had the regular steaks and they were great. Birthday girl ordered the Cowboy Ribeye - Yikes huge (pricey at $55 but you could easily share) - but delicious - perfectly cooked. Fatty - but then the ribeye usually is. My husband had the 12 oz strip ($40) - also perfect and the kids had 10oz filets ($45)- also perfect. The steaks come with mashed potatoes and asparagus - asparagus was fine, not a fan of their mashed - they were dry and cold - need more fat I think (some butter? sourcream?) - we split the BLT salad (ala cart $8) - good with nice homemade ranch. Huge buorbon list if you are a fan, Decent wine & beer list - alcohol reasonably priced (makes up for the expensive steaks) - decent pour on the wine. We will definately be back, but probably on a week night when it's not so frantic. They were really busy and it was really noisey - a lot of competive talkers in that room - Wow!. We moved tables and it definately got better. Larry our waiter worked hard - to get things out, but as I said really busy.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 21, 2020 via mobile

The building is beautiful. The menu is very limited for dinner options. They food that is on the menu is VERY expensive. Not worth the time. It appears more time has been spent on decor vs menu items.

Date of visit: November 2019
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