The server we had was clearly new, and he wasn't given a lot to work with, so I won't make any complaints about him, but we were told when we sat down (a table of 9 of us, I might add) that we were his first ever table.... I might have suggested a smaller table to start him out on.
The menu LOOKS delicious, but there's nothing like showing up for a dinner and getting a list of about 1/3-1/2 of it that they're "sold out" of... It was off-season and the restaurant was quiet. It was even early on a Friday, so they had the whole weekend in front of them... Even after that massive list, 2 of us ordered a pizza that hadn't been included on that list, but we discovered they were also out of the ingredients for that.
One at our table has Celiac's and inquired about gluten free items before ordering (and the poor server had to keep checking with someone seated at the bar... I assume the manager, although prior to him asking her anything, I'd thought she was a customer, as that was the demeanor she had there.
When her nachos arrived at the table they were accompanied by a couple very crispy french fries... meaning the nacho chips were deep fried. ... When we inquired about it being a separate fryer the (manager?) came over the literally yell at our table about how the chips ARE gluten free. When we mentioned we were concerned due to Celiacs, she continued to yell about how she KNOWS about Celiacs and we should have brought that up when we were asking about Gluten Free items.
While I realize there are people who eat Gluten Free by choice, it shouldn't be up to a restaurant to decide if someone is "sick enough" to need it. For example, as a vegetarian I wouldn't want to ask and have you to tell me a vegetable soup is vegetarian if it has beef broth... afterall, while there may not be beef chunks in it, it's still beef... and a gluten free chip deepfried in the same oil as battered food isn't completely gluten free.
The result of this unpleasant experience is that I'll only go back if there is good entertainment at the bar... and certainly never again for dinner.
It's a shame. In it's previous incarnation (Falstaff's) it had a wonderful, relaxed atmosphere.
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