Stopped in around 7:30 on a Friday night (6/21/13). The front patio looked really nice and it was. Out front they had a special board that advertised a blueberry basil sangria. We love sangria and thought this sounded great and it was. The front patio was very cozy with only four tables and a fire feature in the middle to take the chill out of the night.
So why the poor rating? Service and treating non friends with indifference. When we arrived two of the tables had diners and we were seated and at the same time the fourth table with a father and son. Well it became very obvious the woman working the front area who I believe is the owner knew the father as well as the two ladies at the table behind us. We ordered our sangria and it was excellent and although we had eaten earlier thought we would try some appetizers. When the waitress finally came back after quite a long while to check on us we ordered another round of sangria which she indicated they were out of. Bummer! So we tried to order the meatballs and they were out of those as well. Hey, we are pretty easy going so we ordered the poppers which looked amazing and some ice water.
The owner flitted around the two tables and made sure they were all set while us and the other table didn't get as much as a glance or the courtesy of asking how things were. Maybe the red flag would be a couple sitting with two empty sangria glasses and no food.
Well we sat another twenty minutes with no water and no poppers. The other table paid and left, the father and son had full dinners and were in the process of paying and chit chatting with the owner, and the two ladies were still being served and having a nice time. There is that awkward point where you figure should we give it another five minutes or cut our losses? We opted to cut our losses. The sangria was $5 each so we left $15 on the table and just walked away. Went across the street to Five-Oh and had great service, martinis and a few small plates.
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