I went there with my wife last night and had a great time. We were seated in the bar area, which was ok because I wanted to watch the Royals game. Aside from a couple issues we really enjoyed the evening.
Britney, our server, was awesome. Give that girl a raise! They had a special summer menu and I ordered the blackened mahi mahi with crawdad etouffee. It was excellent. The flash fried calamari with peppers was also outstanding. The place seems like a classy bar and grill.
My wife said the fancy grilled cheese (cheese + tomatoes + spinach, etc.) was ok, but she was not thrilled with it. My second margarita was made with vodka. Yuck! The bar itself was lined with Overland Park/Leawood wealthy divorcees (and those looking to hook up with said individuals), aged 50 and up. I realize this may a Pro for some, and Nick and Jakes have a reputation for this.
This is the quintessential south Johnson County bar and grill experience. If you're a smug hipster that enjoys drawing praise and self worth from you likeminded friends for putting down JOCO, you will get plenty of ammo here. But for those that like a good meal and service at a somewhat reasonable price, you'll enjoy it. And watching the oldies occasionally mash into each other is just an added treat!
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