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Gates and Brovi restaurant serves good burgers, seafood

Published On: Jul 02 2013 01:25:01 PM CDT

By Dan Curd

John Gadau and Phillip Hurley's latest endeavor combines many of the attributes that made Marigold Kitchen and Sardine winners. Food is bright and appealing; service competent and welcoming. The limited menu clearly targets parochial predilections, with cheese curds, burgers, wedge salads and Friday fish fry. But there’s a dinner-on-the-shore déjà vu, too, with clam chowder, oysters on the half shell, beer-steamed shrimp and whole Maine lobster. Utilitarian but comfy, Gates & Brovi appropriately conveys a clam shack feel. The aim is to be a neighborhood rendezvous, but it’s sure to draw those from the hinterlands to the near west side.

Gates & Brovi
3502 Monroe St.
819-8988, gatesandbrovi.com

Check out Dan Curd's Small Dishes blog.  

Photo by Martha Busse. 

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