It was a Saturday evening and my wife decided she wanted to go here for dinner. Sure! It's a nice place for a special date or just a regular Saturday. What I like is that you are greeted at the door and you are treated like family. As we looked over the menu, we were sipping on a glass of wine, a Bordeaux style blend recommended by our server. Once we placed our order, they brought out a hot loaf of soft French Bread. Frank had fresh lake crabs on the menu, so my wife ordered the soft shell crab. They were coated in a roasted pecan crust served with a meuniere sauce. She thought they were awesome. The mashed potatoes are made with real cream. You know they didn't come out of a box. All this plus some sautéed seasonal veggies. I ordered a daily special, the stuffed flounder. The crab meat was the perfect touch. We finished the dinner by sharing a piece of the pecan pie. It lived up to the advance billing. The caramel sauce was the perfect accent. The entire meal was just great.
What makes for a fantastic dinner out is not only the meal, but the service. And the service here is great! You have a waitress, but they take a team approach to service. They all take care of you. You raise your head, and someone is there to see what you need. I think this is because of the layout of the restaurant. It is a converted house where they kept many of the interior walls. The smaller rooms make the dining experience more personal. As you would expect in a family run restaurant, Frank came by to see how we were enjoying the meal. In this day and age, such a nice touch.
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