For Times Square on a Saturday night before a holiday, I can't complain about the 30 minute wait. It gives you time to look at the souvenir shop. But the host and hostess really kept things moving. One note: the full party MUST be there or they will not seat you.
When they called our name we went upstairs and had to wait again. This time on a line while we waited to be seated. This took maybe another 5-7 minutes. While on the way to our table you notice how big the restaurant really is. Lots of tables, and being on the second floor by the window gives you the best view of Times Square.
The waitress came quickly and explained the license plates on our table. When we need something we flip the license plate to STOP FORREST STOP. When you are ok and don't need anything you leave it on RUN FORREST RUN. The menu of course contains shrimp of every kind. And some of the drinks come with your own souvenir glass (that you pick up at the souvenir shop on the way out). I ordered the "I'm stuffed" shrimp. And for an appetizer we had the Cajun shrimp.
The Cajun shrimp was good, spicy of course but not too much, but very oily at the bottom. It comes with two slices of garlic bread that are good as long as they are places so as not to soak up all the oil. My stuffed shrimp...well to me they were a little too small to be stuffed. They were really just split open at the end with crabmeat on top. It is topped with Montery Cheese and also comes with garlic bread. The portion size was good for me but my boyfriend ordered the Accidental Fish & Shrimp and said it wasn't enough food. So he ended up ordering another Cajun shrimp appetizer.
The prices were average but I don't think you get your moneys worth. If you are looking to bring home lunch for the next day, don't count on it.
But I will say the staff is very lively and attentive. We were asked several times if we needed anything. Overall it wasn't bad, and if ever eating in Times Square again it would probably be an option.
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