For a small restaurant the wait to receive one's meal is very long. From start to finish it took about two hours and we did not have dessert. I guess this is par for the course in St. John's but it does get annoying when spending a lot of money on a meal.
We sat at the window that overlooks the intersection of George Street & Queen Street and was directly across from the Cotton Club (the all nude strip club) so the atmosphere was "interesting" to say the least. The chairs weren't very comfortable so waiting as long as we did was a bummer for me. At least we had the "entertainment" across the street.
The homemade bread is very good but they literally only give one slice per person -- one slice!!! I guess they don't want people to fill up on bread but if they have to wait that long they should be given more than one slice.
We had several waitresses so that was a bit confusing. For our appetizer we shared the tuna ceviche ($14). It took about an hour to arrive but it was very good and presently nicely. We also had the mixed olives ($8) which weren't too salty and had a nice flavor.
My for entree I had the fresh lobster & homemade cavatelli (pasta) for $30. Honestly this was a great deal especially considering how big the portion was and how much lobster was in the meal. It was very tasty, fresh and filling. My spouse had the seared tuna ($35) which was fresh and thoroughly enjoyed.
The food was savory and presented well but I do wish it didn't take so long to come out.
The restaurant is on the second floor (the bar is on the first floor and is very small) and I didn't see any elevator in the small restaurant so be prepared to climb a flight of stairs to get to your table.
I only had water but my spouse had to pints of beer ($7.50 each which is not cheap).
Overall we enjoyed our food but the wait and the uncomfortable chairs were the reasons I only gave this restaurant four stars instead of five.
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