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Grillfish Restaurant Review: Patrons can comfortably dine at the bar or plop down onto banquettes that stretch the length of the restaurant. While tourist-accessible, Grillfish has a loyal following of neighborhood professionals and stylish regulars; in fact, since it opened in the 1990s, it has expanded greatly in size, resulting in a double dining room (each with its own bar and open kitchen) that seems odd but is ideal for simultaneous public service and private parties. Both rooms have an avant-garde vibe, despite a laid-back feel, with high ceilings, candles everywhere, and exotic architectural touches. The menu, posted on enormous blackboards that halo the open kitchens, includes steaks and chops, in addition to the fish and garlic-drenched pastas. Personally, we'd stick to the seafood, though not necessarily just to the grilled stuff; lunchtime's shrimp po' boy with a habit-forming Cajun mayo may not be as healthy, but it's mighty tasty. Besides, unless you're into sweetness overkill, you can skip the molten lava cake and similar clichéd desserts. Relaxed service is friendly and attentive.