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American, Wine Bar
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there for a decent bottle of wine and some food to go with it. The atmosphere was lovely, the tables were well spaced. The wine list was small but interesting. The wine was the proper temperature and served by a laid back smiling...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank June_Beth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To answer my own question, I don't know. I ordered a black bass ($27) and my friend ordered tuna ($31). Her ginger ale ($4) and our "malabi" desserts ($8 each) brought the total bill with tip to just under $100. For very little food. I...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Andrew D
Reviewed June 10, 2019

After being required to provide a credit card to make a reservation (never again), we arrived to a sparsely populated restaurant. The four page drink menu eclipsed the single sheet of food options with several small plates and three entrees. The pinot noir we chose...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Harry D
Reviewed April 29, 2019

The food was delightful - all three courses. The service was OK. The prices, at $32 for a chicken entreé and $6 for bread, are, in our view not justified. The fact that the coffee was horribly bitter and burnt did not help matters.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Bernard M
Reviewed March 30, 2019

Service was great and attentive.. Industrial building. Very loud and echoey and painful noise when you wear hearing aids Food well prepared but there is a definite lack of range. We ordered the bread and dulse butter.. The butter was gobbed on the plate and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank kgass
Reviewed January 26, 2019

We had heard how good the restaurant is. The online menu was...interesting (I had to look up definitions of various ingredients.) So 4 of us went. Wow. We all were bowled over. Amazing! Don’t take it from us. Bon Appetit magazine ranked it in the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TravelerNorfolk
Reviewed January 21, 2019

This was our first visit. The location is in what was the massive Nissen's Bakery years ago. The building has all been renovated and serves a couple of restaurants, a wine store, and other commercial businesses. Parking is not easy in this neighborhood. Not sure...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kasbahfish
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

Atmosphere really nice. Food overpriced, underwhelming and over salted. Good service. Lots of other local places I would return to before this one.

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank kristineD473
Reviewed December 24, 2018

I love the low key elegant vibe but the food was disappointing . Just 3 entrees to choose from so they should all be excellent right? The chicken did seem moist, tender and tasty. But the beef shank was dry. The scallops were tender -...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank elizahealey
Reviewed December 13, 2018

Nothing great about this place. Their signature dish is just a large leg of chicken plopped unaestheically on a plate, above some overly salted tiny brussel sprouts and chunks of sweet potato. Chicken was tasty, but a bit dry. Someone else in our party returned...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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