I walked in without a reservation, during Restaurant Week (didn't know), and perhaps due to good luck or that I was arriving early in the evening, I was seated right away. No glares because I was solo, and I wasn't asked to sit at the bar, which sometimes happens when dining alone. I had the table facing the door, about which so many previous reviewers seem to complain, but it wasn't drafty even though it was snowy and cold. The fireplace was cozy and the atmosphere lively, but not noisy.
Service was informed and attentive. All the waitstaff seemed well trained and into whatever their role for the evening happened to be. Even the bread server did his job with aplomb. I received great advice on wine selection by the glass and was given time to ask questions about combining plates. I liked the input that I got and wound up with three dishes: soup (these change often, mine was an excellent chowder) salmon burger appetizer and a quinoa side. I was totally happy. Can't comment on the rest of the menu, obviously, but suffice it to say there were many options for a pure vegetarian meal and the cheeses were surprisingly varied and tempting.
Nice that there is parking. I really don't understand the quibbles written by earlier reviewers. Most of them seem to do with not "ideal" seating, burger let down, or spotty service during the holidays. Perhaps the restaurant has attended to these issues. I say, give it a try!
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