Three couples visited this restaurant recently for the first time, and, generally speaking, were pleased. The service was extremely attentive and professional, with no need going unmet. The setting is more on the formal side, with tablecloths, no loud music, a quiet, serene atmosphere perfect for an evening of dining.
Our dinner began with amuse bouce of spinach quiche, which was decent. Each person had a different appetizer, and all os us seemed very pleased. (The only ones I can recall are the quartet of soups and the tomatoes, basil & burrata cheese.)
Entrees were, with one exception, excellent, and included barramundi, dorade, veal chop and osso buco. The one exception was a filet mignon, which had to be returned to the kitchen because of the mealiness of the meat. The guest chose a veal chop as a replacement, and was satisfied with the replacement. While the food is generally excellent, presentation is not the restaurant's strong point--it could use some work.
The serving staff overheard us toasting each other's birthdays (three within 10 days), so without our asking, brought three complimentary desserts.
The restaurant has the best European-style service we've seen in Houston. Nothing is rushed, but the team approach assures you that someone is always looking out for any of your needs. Total cost per couple ran approximately $175 before gratuity.
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