Just like the restaurants on the tv show this place is in need of help. First the decor is worn out early 70s.
We walk in and the staff ignored us for 5 minutes or so....they were busy looking at a computer. Finally when no one helped us, the manager or owner who was sitting at the back of restaurant yelled for us to sit wherever we wanted.
After a long while a server came to take our order and was about as friendly as a rock. Nothing against rocks though. While waiting, two tables of customers left for lack of service. We should have taken this as a sign, but didn't, which was a bad move on our part. We asked about a beer and we're told we would need get up and go back to the front of the restaurant and read the beer list board. After another long while the food came and I would put it on par with my high school cafeteria, no on second thought, high school was better.
You don't come across these places much because the restaurant business is so competitive, but the service and staff in this place was so bad it really was entertaining.
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