A group of 4 of us went on Dec. Sat. night with groupon - arrived around 7pm and restaurant was not at capacity but it took at least 15 minutes for someone to stop by for drink order. There seemed to be tension in the room between various waiters and also with the kitchen - with some yelling as waiters crossed the threshold from dining room to kitchen and cross words exchanged in the dining room - a bit of Gallic drama to add to Parisian ambience perhaps? It was definitely a floor show... The service seemed to get better, ironically, as the room filled up but there were many tables where diners looked longingly and gesticulated towards servers to place orders, have their water refilled, refill empty bread baskets etc. only to have waiters charge forward across the room not bothering to acknowledge their pitiful patrons. You may have to perform a dining room tackle to get some attention here.
Food was tasty and reasonably priced and quite good with one exception - I ordered filet of sole which was swimming in a flavorful white sauce which I enjoyed - however I became extremely sick, stomach roiling, about one hour later - VERY sick. I did not have an appetizer or dessert and I don't think it was the accompanying potatoes or green beans. There was also a jarring note as my fellow diners finished their quite delicious desserts. A man in uniform entered the dining room carrying what appeared to be a canister with a flame thrower. But alas, this was not a cooking implement - he was an exterminator being led back to the kitchen by a waiter... we made our exit soon after and I don't think we'll be going back.
Oh and for those that do go, on a happier note - parking lot is metered but I was told very firmly and gruffly when I asked for change for meters that it is free at night.
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