Chaya Venice

★★★★★

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this is how food should be: both healthy and delicious.go to chaya venice. you will be thoroughly pleased.the price was right, too.

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this is how food should be: both healthy and delicious.go to chaya venice. you will be thoroughly pleased.the price was right, too.

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The scene may be a little on the energetic side but the menu offerings and service more than make up for the happening atmosphere even if you are in the mood for a low key evening. An all night happy hour menu is offered daily and the

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★★★★★

The scene may be a little on the energetic side but the menu offerings and service more than make up for the happening atmosphere even if you are in the mood for a low key evening. An all night happy hour menu is offered daily and the

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I had a business dinner where I needed a setting to discuss things without shouting over obnoxious music or being bothered to death. The Waiters here were extremely professional, very personable and never in a rush.

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I had a business dinner where I needed a setting to discuss things without shouting over obnoxious music or being bothered to death. The Waiters here were extremely professional, very personable and never in a rush.

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The food is always good here. The staff is casual, but they know what they are doing and are very attentive. We live close by and are always warmly greeted! The food is consistently good and the portion sizes are perfect.

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The food is always good here. The staff is casual, but they know what they are doing and are very attentive. We live close by and are always warmly greeted! The food is consistently good and the portion sizes are perfect.

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I was pleasantly surprised by the bill - only $33. Great food, service and prices. Definitely coming back here again.

3
★★★★★

I was pleasantly surprised by the bill - only $33. Great food, service and prices. Definitely coming back here again.

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I remember when I used to take a client or friend to Chaya and the wait staff was amazing and sweet, the food impeccable and a generally very enjoyable experience.

I hope my experience of last night is not a sign it is on the decline and

3
★★★★★

I remember when I used to take a client or friend to Chaya and the wait staff was amazing and sweet, the food impeccable and a generally very enjoyable experience.

I hope my experience of last night is not a sign it is on the decline and

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Food is amazing. Every time I come here, I feel like I never want to leave. Very chic atmosphere with a relaxing mood.
The service is great and the staff really does a terrific job at taking care of you.
The appetizers are

3
★★★★★

Food is amazing. Every time I come here, I feel like I never want to leave. Very chic atmosphere with a relaxing mood.
The service is great and the staff really does a terrific job at taking care of you.
The appetizers are

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This is one of my favorite places to eat in the Venice area. It can get loud and packed on weekend nights so be prepared for that. I've never been for happy hour but I have eaten in the dining area a dozen times now.\r
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This is one of my favorite places to eat in the Venice area. It can get loud and packed on weekend nights so be prepared for that. I've never been for happy hour but I have eaten in the dining area a dozen times now.\r
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Pros: Great food, fun and upbeat atmosphere

Cons: Not many parking options

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Every ngiht they run specials, $5 for a whole host of drinks and sushi rolls, spicy tuna tartare, soup. Great ambiance and easy to get a table, sit at bar, or at sushi bar. Service was a little slow from server, but most of the food came

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★★★★★

Every ngiht they run specials, $5 for a whole host of drinks and sushi rolls, spicy tuna tartare, soup. Great ambiance and easy to get a table, sit at bar, or at sushi bar. Service was a little slow from server, but most of the food came

Pros: Price, Food

Cons: Service a little slow

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So I only went to this restaurant once, but I am crazy about ceviche and get it everywhere that i can and their salmon ceviche was AWESOME. It was citrusy and spicy and tangy - i could eat it for days.\r
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I got the filet mignon too taht

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So I only went to this restaurant once, but I am crazy about ceviche and get it everywhere that i can and their salmon ceviche was AWESOME. It was citrusy and spicy and tangy - i could eat it for days.\r
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I got the filet mignon too taht

Pros: Ceviche

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If food matters to you, skip this place. It's incredible that they can get away with these prices for such mediocrity. It's too salty, too sweet, too heavy.. bad food from the 80's with 21st Century prices. Go to the Nook or Jiraffe --

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★★★★★

If food matters to you, skip this place. It's incredible that they can get away with these prices for such mediocrity. It's too salty, too sweet, too heavy.. bad food from the 80's with 21st Century prices. Go to the Nook or Jiraffe --

Pros: Location, decent drinks

Cons: Bad food, too high prices

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I was there on a Friday night with a couple friends and the place was packed. We were able to get reservations only an hour or so before arriving. Our reservation wasn't available right when we got there, so we had to spend 5 minutes or so

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★★★★★

I was there on a Friday night with a couple friends and the place was packed. We were able to get reservations only an hour or so before arriving. Our reservation wasn't available right when we got there, so we had to spend 5 minutes or so

Pros: atmosphere, food

Cons: wait for a table

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This place is very trendy more so in santa monica than venice I would say. Our waiter was very attentive, but his suggestions were not that great, but when we told him that we weren't happy with one of his choices for an appetizer he took

3
★★★★★

This place is very trendy more so in santa monica than venice I would say. Our waiter was very attentive, but his suggestions were not that great, but when we told him that we weren't happy with one of his choices for an appetizer he took

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Serious time for a menu revamp! Sushi quality has gone south and the service - snot and a half. Flippant server, Safeway brand filet and hostess with no appreciation for customer service whatsoever. My mashers tasted as if they came from

3
★★★★★

Serious time for a menu revamp! Sushi quality has gone south and the service - snot and a half. Flippant server, Safeway brand filet and hostess with no appreciation for customer service whatsoever. My mashers tasted as if they came from

Pros: easy to get in, usually pretty good if you order right

Cons: service, noise, ambience, bad food high price

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i love this restaurant. they do have great sushi and soups. the service is decent, and the location is great. I would recommend going early if you want to get the best experience and prices.

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★★★★☆

i love this restaurant. they do have great sushi and soups. the service is decent, and the location is great. I would recommend going early if you want to get the best experience and prices.

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To be completely honest, it was not the food that turned me off of this place, but the rude hostesses and servers. I have been here many times before and tried to give it a second chance more than once now and I don't think I will be back.

3
★★★★★

To be completely honest, it was not the food that turned me off of this place, but the rude hostesses and servers. I have been here many times before and tried to give it a second chance more than once now and I don't think I will be back.

Pros: sushi, and happy hour prices if the damn hostess could actually seat you in time

Cons: Hostesses

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With no previous knowledge of Chaya, I stopped in for lunch with colleagues from out of town and we all had a great lunch. The service was excellent and the food was amazing. I had the Ahi Tuna Burger and my colleagues had the Bento box

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With no previous knowledge of Chaya, I stopped in for lunch with colleagues from out of town and we all had a great lunch. The service was excellent and the food was amazing. I had the Ahi Tuna Burger and my colleagues had the Bento box

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Chaya is a great place to have a romantic dinner but, perfect for a tasty happy hour...vibrant and classy but, still low key and fun. Friendly service but, be prepared for the rush! The rolls are delicious and the alaskan king crab is

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★★★★★

Chaya is a great place to have a romantic dinner but, perfect for a tasty happy hour...vibrant and classy but, still low key and fun. Friendly service but, be prepared for the rush! The rolls are delicious and the alaskan king crab is

Pros: First Class Happy Hour, Friendly trendy crowd, Cool Atmoshpere, Great Sushi or Dates

Cons: Get's busy Quick! Pick a smart cocktail waitress!

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The sushi during happy hour is a steal and always good. Once it bumps up to full price it isn't as worth it, as better sushi awaits elsewhere. Never tried the full menu.

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★★★★★

The sushi during happy hour is a steal and always good. Once it bumps up to full price it isn't as worth it, as better sushi awaits elsewhere. Never tried the full menu.

Pros: Great happy hour

Cons: Sushi at full price isn't such a great deal.

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The food is just okay. Nothing amazing. The sea bass was good, the rib eye steak average, and the crispy butterfish okay. The place is loud. Lots of attractive people eat here. It took a long time to get our food. I don't think I

3
★★★★★

The food is just okay. Nothing amazing. The sea bass was good, the rib eye steak average, and the crispy butterfish okay. The place is loud. Lots of attractive people eat here. It took a long time to get our food. I don't think I

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I had not been to Chaya in a while, but decided to give it a try again after finding the recommendation online from City Search! I didn't have a reservation and didn't get in right away--as expected at any popular restaurant, but I decided

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I had not been to Chaya in a while, but decided to give it a try again after finding the recommendation online from City Search! I didn't have a reservation and didn't get in right away--as expected at any popular restaurant, but I decided

Pros: good place for drinks--good sushi

Cons: find a table in the bar because it' not easy to stand

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We headed here with a group and no reservation, and were still seated in 30 minutes. Our server was very patient with us (being that we already had a few drinks in our systems) and he was quick. He did not mind that we handed 5 credit

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★★★★★

We headed here with a group and no reservation, and were still seated in 30 minutes. Our server was very patient with us (being that we already had a few drinks in our systems) and he was quick. He did not mind that we handed 5 credit

Pros: Service, Unique Fare, Scene

Cons: Loud, Crowded, Pricey

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It's been a while since I've been to Chaya Venice, and I have to say that little has changed - the place is still very crowded, loud and fun (when you are in the mood for that). I've never been particularly excited about the food here,

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★★★★★

It's been a while since I've been to Chaya Venice, and I have to say that little has changed - the place is still very crowded, loud and fun (when you are in the mood for that). I've never been particularly excited about the food here,

Pros: Fun Drinks/Happy Hour

Cons: Inconsistent Service; Loud

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We've been to Chaya 5 or 6 times and just had an experience that will prevent us from ever going again. We checked in early (so unLA) and let the hostess know that we were ready and waiting and at the bar when a table opened up. 45

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★★★★★

We've been to Chaya 5 or 6 times and just had an experience that will prevent us from ever going again. We checked in early (so unLA) and let the hostess know that we were ready and waiting and at the bar when a table opened up. 45

Pros: Good location and scene

Cons: hostess

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I've been here a few times and can honestly say the best part about it are their desserts. I have yet to have a good lunch or dinner here. It's every bad stereotype about LA restaurants: self-important underdressed wannabe crowd mixed with

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★★★★★

I've been here a few times and can honestly say the best part about it are their desserts. I have yet to have a good lunch or dinner here. It's every bad stereotype about LA restaurants: self-important underdressed wannabe crowd mixed with

Pros: seems nice on the surface

Cons: overpriced food

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this is a great date place...the food was amazing. This location is much better than the one in Beverly Hills. I had the sea bass and it melts in your mouth

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★★★★★

this is a great date place...the food was amazing. This location is much better than the one in Beverly Hills. I had the sea bass and it melts in your mouth

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I had the sea bass and it was devine, my friend had the red snapper that was really good as well. The service was good. I cannot wait to go back!!

3
★★★★★

I had the sea bass and it was devine, my friend had the red snapper that was really good as well. The service was good. I cannot wait to go back!!

Pros: Cool Setting, casual place

Cons: its can get very noisy

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The service at this place is absolutely awful... not only did we wait 20 minutes for our drinks, but our food took over an hour to get. We had to ask the bus boys to check on our food since our waitress didn't bother to check on our

3
★★★★★

The service at this place is absolutely awful... not only did we wait 20 minutes for our drinks, but our food took over an hour to get. We had to ask the bus boys to check on our food since our waitress didn't bother to check on our

Cons: Service, price

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My meal here was pretty impressive: a yummy, big goat cheese salad and then some kind of a Cajun-marinated fish. I thought it was all tasty (but I'm glad I wasn't paying). The desserts, though, where the best part, particularly the

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★★★★★

My meal here was pretty impressive: a yummy, big goat cheese salad and then some kind of a Cajun-marinated fish. I thought it was all tasty (but I'm glad I wasn't paying). The desserts, though, where the best part, particularly the

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Great drinks, great crowd, great atmosphere and most importantly FANTASTIC FOOD! Lobster enchiladas for an appetizer is a great way to start it off! So far I have ordered callops wrapped in new york steak, paella, and salmon, which were

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★★★★★

Great drinks, great crowd, great atmosphere and most importantly FANTASTIC FOOD! Lobster enchiladas for an appetizer is a great way to start it off! So far I have ordered callops wrapped in new york steak, paella, and salmon, which were

Pros: food&drinks, hooks on wall 4 jackt, ambience

Cons: parking

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I went here for the first time for the happy hour sushi on a Monday night. It was very crowded, considering it was a Monday and if you come here with more then 2 people you will be waiting awhile. The sushi happy hour list is very small

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I went here for the first time for the happy hour sushi on a Monday night. It was very crowded, considering it was a Monday and if you come here with more then 2 people you will be waiting awhile. The sushi happy hour list is very small

Pros: Ambiance, Service

Cons: crowded, pricey

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Chaya has some the freshest and best-priced sushi in town at happy hour (5-7pm every night). Get there by 6pm to get a seat - it fills up quickly as the week progresses. Try the Spicy Tuna Tartar - well more than you usually get for $16.00 at other places. During happy hour, it's $3.00. UNBEATABLE.

PROS: Casual Chic atmosphere, great food, friendly service.
CONS: They no longer serve Sierra Nevada on tap. :-(

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Chaya has some the freshest and best-priced sushi in town at happy hour (5-7pm every night). Get there by 6pm to get a seat - it fills up quickly as the week progresses. Try the Spicy Tuna Tartar - well more than you usually get for $16.00 at other places. During happy hour, it's $3.00. UNBEATABLE.

PROS: Casual Chic atmosphere, great food, friendly service.
CONS: They no longer serve Sierra Nevada on tap. :-(

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Everything about this restaurant is excellent: The food, ambience, service! Certainly the place to go for any special occasion.

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Everything about this restaurant is excellent: The food, ambience, service! Certainly the place to go for any special occasion.

Pros: Food, Ambience, Service

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A first timer and severely under-whelmed. Four minutes late at Chaya and the 5 of us were made to feel like we needed to seek penance. In sharp contrast, a recent visit to another high-visibility, high-end restaurant everyone from the

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A first timer and severely under-whelmed. Four minutes late at Chaya and the 5 of us were made to feel like we needed to seek penance. In sharp contrast, a recent visit to another high-visibility, high-end restaurant everyone from the

Pros: atmosphere, good wine list

Cons: mediocre food, poor value, bad attitudes

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A lot of new places come and go but Chaya Venice is still hot after over 15 years!\r
They must be doing something right! in fact they are doing everything right!! The food is a wide variety of Japanese and french with an amazing Sushi

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A lot of new places come and go but Chaya Venice is still hot after over 15 years!\r
They must be doing something right! in fact they are doing everything right!! The food is a wide variety of Japanese and french with an amazing Sushi

Pros: Food, service, value

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I went for the highly rated happy hour and got very disappointed. First of all, the parking is usually free with validation but $3 flat rate for dinner. They charge happy hour parking for dinner rate. The food was ok, nothing too

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★★★★★

I went for the highly rated happy hour and got very disappointed. First of all, the parking is usually free with validation but $3 flat rate for dinner. They charge happy hour parking for dinner rate. The food was ok, nothing too

Pros: Food was okay, Decoration was okay

Cons: Not a good value, Charge for parking

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I've come here a couple times and it's really fun. The weekend crowd is super friendly and outgoing and the staff like to hook up tables of people. The appetizers are so tasty and the main courses are pricey but worth every penny. Don't forget to try one of their cocktails and save room for dessert. The food overall is very tasty and pretty healthy too.

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I've come here a couple times and it's really fun. The weekend crowd is super friendly and outgoing and the staff like to hook up tables of people. The appetizers are so tasty and the main courses are pricey but worth every penny. Don't forget to try one of their cocktails and save room for dessert. The food overall is very tasty and pretty healthy too.

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It could be that I'm getting older but I find this place to be a bit pretentious. The music is really loud and though the lighting was nice (dim and with a tan hue) the tables were not well situated. The crowd was very trendy Venice but not very friendly. I did enjoy the food and I had a very tasty piece of fish for dinner. I'd only come back is someone dragged me but the food was good.

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★★★★☆

It could be that I'm getting older but I find this place to be a bit pretentious. The music is really loud and though the lighting was nice (dim and with a tan hue) the tables were not well situated. The crowd was very trendy Venice but not very friendly. I did enjoy the food and I had a very tasty piece of fish for dinner. I'd only come back is someone dragged me but the food was good.

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This used to be my favorite place to go, but the last few times have been mediocre. Appetizers and desserts are always top-notch, but the daily specials are hit-and-miss. The regular sea-bass on the menu is always great, but my friend

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★★★★★

This used to be my favorite place to go, but the last few times have been mediocre. Appetizers and desserts are always top-notch, but the daily specials are hit-and-miss. The regular sea-bass on the menu is always great, but my friend

Pros: Location, Dessert, Hotties

Cons: Inconsistent, noise

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This a great little spot near the beach. Very trendy, intimate bar, and comfortable dining room. You can either dine lovely in the dining room or snug up with your significant other in the bar.

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This a great little spot near the beach. Very trendy, intimate bar, and comfortable dining room. You can either dine lovely in the dining room or snug up with your significant other in the bar.

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This restaurant has a cute atmosphere. The drinks are great and they have a nice bar area where you can get a seat and order appetizers. The prices are a little high for the amount of food one gets. The lighting is a bit bright and it is a bit loud for conversing. Overall, it's a great place to go for a quick drink but not if you're looking for a romantic evening.

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This restaurant has a cute atmosphere. The drinks are great and they have a nice bar area where you can get a seat and order appetizers. The prices are a little high for the amount of food one gets. The lighting is a bit bright and it is a bit loud for conversing. Overall, it's a great place to go for a quick drink but not if you're looking for a romantic evening.

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One of the best fusion restaurants I've been to in LA - great scene too.

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One of the best fusion restaurants I've been to in LA - great scene too.

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Fun atmoshpere, good happy hour specials, and wide variety on menu including sushi. Pan Asian.

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Fun atmoshpere, good happy hour specials, and wide variety on menu including sushi. Pan Asian.

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Went to Happy hour and placed our name on list for table in the bar. When the party that came in after us was seated before us we were outrgaged.
We complained and we got snobby attitude from the hostess that obviously seated her friends

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Went to Happy hour and placed our name on list for table in the bar. When the party that came in after us was seated before us we were outrgaged.
We complained and we got snobby attitude from the hostess that obviously seated her friends

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Fun environment with some really great food! The waitstaff is knowledgable and in good spirits! All of the specials looked great and the appetizers were delicious!

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Fun environment with some really great food! The waitstaff is knowledgable and in good spirits! All of the specials looked great and the appetizers were delicious!

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Great happy hour with a great crowd! The food is just as beautiful as the crowd! It's a good thing that the food tastes as good as it looks! :) You HAVE to try their lobster ravioli or their lobster enchilada in a cilantro cream sauce!

3
★★★★★

Great happy hour with a great crowd! The food is just as beautiful as the crowd! It's a good thing that the food tastes as good as it looks! :) You HAVE to try their lobster ravioli or their lobster enchilada in a cilantro cream sauce!

Pros: great crowd, delicious food, fun!

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Dinner is delicious here, but if you're on a budget, go when someone else is paying (boss, parents, date with a trust fund...you get the picture). However, it's the happy hour that's really happenin'. Attractive crowd and cheap eats. Do

3
★★★★★

Dinner is delicious here, but if you're on a budget, go when someone else is paying (boss, parents, date with a trust fund...you get the picture). However, it's the happy hour that's really happenin'. Attractive crowd and cheap eats. Do

Pros: Beautiful people, Yummy Food, happy hour prices

Cons: Too crowded sometimes

 

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