Our first experience here about a couple months ago was good, we sat in the larger circular ballroom, our server was great, frequently checked up on us, my cosmopolitan was great, but the dirty martini not so much. The food was okay, but overpriced with what was given.
My boyfriend and I wanted to give it another try tonight. We were not allowed to dine in the ballroom area this time. Instead we sat in the lounge/ bar setting. I was craving fried green tomatoes and they were good, I loved the pimento cheese it was served with. My boyfriend got the fried chicken with turnip greens and I got the crab au gratin. Our server took at least 10 minutes to refill drinks, and the servers assistant looked at our empty glasses several times before we got our refills. The manager seemed more interested in chewing out his employees which probably accounted for the lack of service. He did not check on our table once, but checked on two other tables around us. The crab au gratin was basically melted cheddar cheese and half a can of crab meat with multiple shells in the meat. For 18 dollars, I expected much better. The chicken was probably the only good thing there. The presentation of the food was poor. Johnny Harris needs to get out of the 1940's and catch up with the times.
If you do eat here, I would recommend coming in the daytime where you can sit in the actual restaurant and have a competent manager.
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