After reading a recent review in a local newspaper and checking the restaurant website we decided to give this local place a try. So we went last night. Clearly, their mission statement is "soak the customers for all you can". We usually pay $12-14 for a glass of good wine and order several rounds. However, we paid $11-12 for inexpensive wine that we would not serve at home. When the wine arrived in 20 oz glasses (according to the manager) it was impossible to believe there were 4 oz in each glass. We addressed the issue immediately thinking they might correct their error. Shame on them, they did not! We started with the Stair Way to Heaven appetizer (Fried Mozzarella encrusted in bread) as this is one of our favorite dishes. It stated that it was served with anchovy sauce. We specifically asked for marinara sauce as we had one non-seafood eater among us. When the dish arrived we each took a piece and pour the sauce (looked like marinara) over the piece. It was anchovy sauce. They brought another sauce for the rest of the appetizer but never replace the inedible piece. Now for the salad. We asked if the Ceasar salad had pronounced anchovies in it and the manager said, "you won't taste any". The salad was inedible to the non-seafood diner due to high anchovy taste and sent back. No replacement was offered. Shame on them! Salads were presented with one slice of stale toasted bread. One salad was taken off the bill at the end of the meal. Now for the dinner, limited menu choices but we can always find something we like. My husband ordered his favorite dish, linguine in clam sauce. It arrived with 6 tiny clams (which averaged $4.50 each) no other clams were in the sauce. The price for the dish was $26. We immediately called the waiter and addressed the issue thinking they might correct the poor dish. Shame on them, they did not. My chicken piccata was just O.K. Now for the bill, when the bill arrived
(over $100 ) which included 2 rounds of wine, my husband noticed that they charge him $12 for each of his $11 glasses. He then noticed that his clam dish which should have been $26 was listed as $27. By this point we really felt used and abused. They tried to explain that white sauce money than red, however we refused to pay the errors in the bill. We arrived at 5:00 P.M. with reservations. We left at 6:30 and never saw another diner in this 8 table restaurant. PLEASE DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY IN THIS HARD ECONOMY. YOU DERVE BETTER AND THERE IS BETTER IN THIS AREA.
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