I don't mind the lousy decor, nor the crowed tables where you have to scoot and shift in your chair for the table next to you to pick up a napkin. I don't mind the slow service. It's a new restaurant and it has a few hiccups. I don't mind the food taking two bottles of wine to arrive.
What I mind is the restaurant over charging everyone in our party $250 per credit card. It's been two weeks and the owner still hasn't returned my call or refunded my money. At $65 per person you would expect the wait staff to pay attention to the little things like not committing credit card errors for an entire table.
I supported his venture Red Sky (closed) and Bella Amore (closed) and now this one has lost my support.
I thought the mussels in chardonnay were the best in town. I also thought the wine list is inspired and better priced than 90% of the town. One of the other people in our party of six was refunded the $250, but then the restaurant refunded an additional $100 a day later. We contacted them to sort out the over refund and they were surprised that someone wanted to pay for their meal.
If you can't run your business, there is no way to keep your business running. It's only a matter of time for the Wild Garlic Grill to hit financial hardship.
My Take: It will be done in a year unless they get new general management.
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