Really, better than "average", but not "very good".
We were delighted the first time we went to ECC. (Love that they are great supporters of local farmers and have established a loyal following in such a small town.) Since then it's been more of a mixed bag. I've had fabulous mussels and Steak Frites that just wasn't very good. (Go figure.) I've decided it's best to stick to basic, uncomplicated food and to enjoy the beer.
Most recently, we hoped to eat there on a busy (Penn State event) weekend. My husband called and was told they weren't taking more reservations, there might be a wait, but we would be seated. We got out there and were told that, no, we would not be seated without a reservation and that there was no way we would have been told otherwise. (Essentially, they called my Boy Scout hubby a liar.) My husband was getting ready to leave town on a business trip and there was no way in h*ll we would have driven out there if there was a chance we would not be served. Sadly, we have not been back since.
Obviously, most people would not have this problem and to them I say-- "Order something simple and enjoy the beer". :)
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