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The Informalist

COVID-19 Update: This restaurant is only available for takeout or delivery at this time.
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Sun, 11/29
8:00 PM
We offer regional cuisine with international flair, featuring locally grown ingredients and a frequently changing menu. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner 7 days a week.
$6 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Bar, Pub
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Free Wifi
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Reviewed August 24, 2020 via mobile

The Informalist is a beautiful restaurant with a fun atmosphere! I’m pretty sure all of the products they use to create their dishes are from local farmers. If you’re looking for non traditional dishes, this might just be your place! Very good food and wonderful...service!More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed February 16, 2020

Somewhat hip and trendy place to have a drink and a unique appetizer or dinner. Staff is attentive and restaurant is not what you would expect for a hotel place.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 15, 2020

We were blown away by The Informalist! Diverse menu with many creative and delicious vegan/vegetarian options. Very high quality food clearly made with a lot of effort. The beet hummus is incredible! We also had a veggie burger, avocado toast, and house cut fries; equally...amazingly prepared and flavorful. The atmosphere is bright, airy, comfortable, and stylish. Plenty of seating options available. Staff were friendly and attentive; service was perfect on all fronts. We appreciated that straws were not included with any of our drinks and cloth napkins were used. We had read other reviews mentioning The Informalist being pretentious and we did not get that vibe at all. It’s clear they are forward thinkers and in a league of their own judging by their menu options, food quality, and staff. We can’t wait to come back!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed December 26, 2019

This place totally insists upon itself. drinks are over priced and not that great. My wife had a pot pie and said it was awesome tho. My pizza was fine- but I could have gotten a much better one at Toppers for less $$. Lots...of beards and too-hip hipsters working. Really nice interior tho.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 16, 2019

The restaurant was beautiful and warm. The menu was interesting but the execution of the food was fair. We had Yellow Curry and the Mini-nut Squash, two entree's that seemed like they would be full of flavor but they were both rather bland.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 9, 2019

Had a great at-the-bar meal here with a colleague. Entire meal was terrific - fresh and well prepared - and the salad dressing is pretty much life changing. Very much enjoyed and would recommend.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 9, 2019

The food here was amazing and prices were very low for the quality of the food. Wish I could eat here every day.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 4, 2019 via mobile

Most hotel restaurants are not much to rave about, but this one is. A wonderful scratch kitchen with a unique menu. Great wine list, spirits and craft beers to meet everyone’s taste. Reasonable prices and portions. Need to get back to try more of the...menu!More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 27, 2019

I am a picky eater and my pizza didn't arrive at our table to my liking. The waiter didn't hesitate to go back to the kitchen and make sure my meal was exactly what I wanted. A table of 4 and everybody's meal was excellent....Great cocktails, local beers, perfect wine list. I look forward to eating here again next time I am in town.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 13, 2019

Had a nice business dinner. The place is very cool and laid back. Big selection of pizza that was good not great we split the banana pepper and jalapeno. Pizza I had the pork belly in a peach sauce that was very good. It was...good enough to try again the next time i am in townMore

Date of visit: September 2019
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