The funny thing is, the Daily Catch has some kind of cachet around Brookline and Boston. I am at a loss to know where this phoney buzz comes from. We decided to have dinner in this little hole in wall place( which is not a slight, as I know a lot of very good holes in walls) on Harvard Street in Brookline. It was a hot day, and as we walked into the restaurant it was no less hot. My partner asked the waiter where the cool tables were and he waved us into a corner, which was maybe a degree or so cooler than the surrounding tables. The place was nearly empty, as we were a bit early. Our waiter, who apparently thought he was sophisticated because he was in a so called upscale eatery, simply came across as snobby and self obsessed. His tone was dismissive and his attitude worse. The restaurant became progessively hotter and when we asked if they could turn up the AC, they told us the heat from the cooking overpowered the AC. ( Really !!!, what is this, my dry cleaners??) I ordered the swordfish and for 26 bucks got a portion size that was barely 4 oz. My partner ordered Monkfish, which used to be chum for fisherman, but is now showing up on restaurant dinner plates as the "poorman's" lobster replacement as the flesh has a faint lobster flavor. Meanwhile the cost of a lobster around here is about $3 a pound, cheaper than monkfish. Her portion was more generous than mine perhaps a whole 7 oz, and was less expensive. The food what there was of it, was OK, but certainly not up the level of the buzz, and the waiter, he needs to be somewhere else. Frankly because of the pretension of the waiter the dumpy surroundings and gross over pricing, I would seek solace elsewhere. I will certainly never return here.
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