Yes, it is a chain and for the most part the food is consistent and the dishes I have had are always good. The service is lacking a bit, while the folks (kids) are friendly, just not to attentive. Maybe the part of the problem was we came on a Sunday afternoon at 3ish, seemed to close to shift change. One member of our party finally went to the drink stand and poured my water himself. I even pushed my glass to the edge of the table while the waitress was talking to us with a pitcher in her hand! Not very observant. Slow in removing empty dishes also, at one point we stuck them on another table to get them out of out way. On a different note, the reason we came is that apparently they are trying to pilot a new idea which is they turned the outdoor seating into a "Biergarten" on Thu-Sat, with 3 German beers on draft and a sausage plate. For us, having Fresh Draft German Beers available in this beer barren area is WONDERFUL! That is almost worth 5 stars!
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