I was sadly disappointed at dinner at this restaurant. It was a place on my “Restaurants to Try” list, and I was really happy to finally get the opportunity to scratch one “off the list.” The menu I had seen online, which I liked and was greatly anticipating, was not what was available on the night I was there.
What I found was very limited choices, only 4 or 5 each under 1st Course, 2nd Course or Main Course. The menu also had many more meat choices than I expected from what I expected to be a fish restaurant, and as I don’t eat meat, limited the choices available even more. There was really nothing on the menu that appealed to me, so I had a hard time selecting. I opted for a Roasted Garlic Soup appetizer and for the entrée, Cape May Skate Wings on a bed of warm lentils. I’ve never had skate wings before, so thought it might be interesting. The soup was OK, not much flavor. The skate was way too salty while the lentils had no seasoning at all. I sent back the skate as it was inedible, and then asked for the salmon "confit" they had on the menu to be grilled instead. That wasn’t bad. The standout dish of the night was the dessert. My friend and I shared warm beignets that were freshly baked, with butterscotch and raspberry dipping sauces. They were light and airy and scrumptious, and while I’d planned to eat only one, I did indeed eat 2.
Service was less than spectacular. They did not offer bread until asked. The server never came to check on the dishes after entrées were served, and I had to wait and then flag someone down to get someone’s attention (not our server). By the time my dinner was going back due to the over salting, my friend was finished her meal, and I had to eat alone. The restaurant did take the dessert off the bill, which was nice, but for me the evening was marred.
Though dessert was delicious, I did not have a good taste left in my mouth from Blackfish, and with all the great choices in the Philly area, it's not on my list to go back.
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