My husband and I choose this restaurant to celebrate our anniversary based on the reviews on this website, and it was no where near as great as the other reviewers stated. When I made the reservation I asked for a quiet table and said that it was our anniversary and we wanted a romantic dinner. When we arrived (on a Tuesday night at 6:45) there didn't seem to be any one else in the restaurant, and the hostess seated us at the very first booth as you walk in. It was right next to the bar, which had a huge television tuned to Headline News, not what you would expect from an upscale restaurant. We thought it would be okay since it was not busy, but soon the place filled up and my husband and I had to lean over the oversized booth just to hear each other talk. I would never suggest this place for a quiet or romantic dinner.
Our waiter was friendly, but as far as service a little less than average. The food was Italian in name only, instead of a crusty Italian bread we were served a side plate with four small slices of stale chewy bread with an unimaginative plate of olive oil and balsamic vinegar. The salads were very good, even though I was served a black cherry tomato. I enjoyed my ravioli with sage butter, but I thought the portions were a little meager. Probably the worst thing was the overpriced wine, about the cheapest crap I've ever had.
Overall, quite a disappointment. The food was pretty good, nothing outstanding and not authentic Italian though. Definately not worth $80+ for a dinner for two.
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