We decided to go to Elliott's to celebrate our friend returning from a deployment and almost had the night ruined by our bad experience at this restaurant.
We had reserved a table but arrived early so we sat down at the bar where a grumpy bar tender ignored us for 15 minutes until we politely asked for drink menus. He handed us one menu and when we asked for additional menus, it seemed like a major operation for them to locate two more. We ordered three different cocktails - all of them extremely sweet and unbalanced so unless you like your drinks sugary sweet, stay away from their cocktails.
I asked the bar tender if he could take a photo of us which he denied! He said he was too busy. Really? Holding a camera for 5 seconds and pushing one button?
When the rest of the party arrived (we were six) the waitress seated us on a very small table. It felt very crammed and uncomfortable. It took forever for our drinks to come out and the wine I ordered never showed up. It was impossible to flag down the waitress as she was either rushing by or completely out of sight for long periods of time. I ended up ordering directly from the bar.
We had to wait 1.5h for our entrees to come out and half of them weren't cooked to order.
My friends burger was undercooked, my ravioli were definitely undercooked and terribly salty. On top of that, I had ordered from the appetizer menu and asked the waitress if they could serve an entree size portion. She ensured me that the appetizer portion was very generous so there wasn't any need to double the portion. When my order finally came out, I had four ravioli on my plate after close to two hours of waiting! Plus two out of six entrees came out with a 10 minute delay which means four of us had their food get cold before we could all eat together.
The entire place seemed completely disorganized and chaotic. We even had to ask for a water refill.
Before we left, I was handed a paper bag with another portion of my ravioli - at least the waitress realized she had made a terrible recommendation. They offered us free desserts but we just wanted to leave at that point.
Won't be returning to Elliott's and cannot recommend this place to anyone.
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