Since the Fried Dill Pickle here has been recommended so widely, I started with that. In fact, it was pickle slices, so the visual was already different from what I expected, but that's okay. Sadly, the dish was so salty that I could only eat a few pieces. I kept gong back to it, hoping that it was simply a matter of getting used to it, but to no avail. In fairness to the staff, a waitress saw me move the mostly full basket toward the middle of the table, enquired if everything was okay, and then took the basket and removed the item from my bill. I had also ordered a wedge salad. Now my readers know that I don't complain a lot, but the simple truth is that the salad was substandard. The lettuce was fresh but the dressing (including the bacon pieces) was not very substantial or imaginative. I was debating whether to have 1/2 dozen raw oysters or 1/2 dozen grilled oysters. When I asked the waiter, he was happy to serve me three of each. They were delicious: meaty, fresh, and -- in the case of the grilled oysters -- perfectly dressed and seasoned. They were served with horseradish but no cocktail sauce. I suppose I could have asked for some but chose not to. The waiter could not have been nicer. In fact, that's true of every staff person I dealt with there.
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