First, let me say that I went to this restaurant with some pre-conceived notions, based upon the previous reviews I read on Trip Advisor.
The general consensus from those reviews seems to be that the food is very good, but not quite rising to the level of great, but that the service is terrible.
Well, as far as the food goes, I agree with the above assessment. My wife and I both ordered steaks, and they were very good, but not quite reaching the level of great.
As far as the bad service, I guess we lucked out, because we had to take a seat at the bar to eat, because the restaurant was filled (supposedly), so we avoided the bad service, because the bartender was standing 5 feet away from us the entire night, and gave us good service.
(it did take quite a bit of time to get our steaks though---probably 10 minutes more than it should have)
The reason I say "supposedly" filled is that when we got to the restaurant (on a Friday night, about 6:15pm), we were asked if we had a reservation, which we didn't, and were told that no tables were available, but that we could sit at the bar. Luckily, there were exactly two seats available at the bar, so we jumped at the offer. However, as our meal progressed, we noticed that a lot of the tables that supposedly were reserved remained empty for the entire time we were eating at the bar. So that was kind of annoying, but no big deal. I suggest you make a reservation if you are going on a weekend, because they really mean it !!!!!
Also, I didn't like the fact that when we ordered sauteed spinach, that it was covered with a layer of cheese. Again, no big deal, but that kind of ruined this particular item for me.
Also, my wife and I went to the restaurant planning to order a porterhouse steak for two, but surprisingly, there was no porterhouse steak on the menu at all. I found this rather strange, because even a chain steakhouse usually offers porterhouse steak.
The portions were more than ample. Both my wife and I could not finish our steaks, and brought them home. In fact, we probably could have gotten by sharing just one steak.
Also, I want to note that "the square" area (the area of town where the restaurant is located) was a bit scuzzy, with some rather unsavory looking people wandering about.
I wouldn't say the area was terrible, because right near the restaurant, there was a surprisingly busy Starbucks, and the busy Harry's restaurant is nearby as well, but I just wanted to make that observation.
So all in all, the food is very good, and I would go back the next time I wanted a steak dinner.
But I can't comment on whether the service was good or not, because by sitting at the bar, we avoided that issue.
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