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Reviewed December 14, 2020

The manager at this restaurant, “Angel,” yelled at me and my children when there was live music. Will not be returning

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed August 16, 2020

Rather a restaurant have few things that they do well, and they really did a good job. I'd recommend they add maybe 1-2 more entrees and 1 more appetizer

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed February 24, 2020

Very nice restaurant without a long wait. My son enjoyed the rabbit dish. I had the special of the night (redfish) with roasted vegetables. We also had a brussel sprout salad. Pianist on site who played beautifully. We really enjoyed the meal and it sure...beat the 2 hour wait time at DePalma's.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 25, 2020

First visit to this establishment. Although recommended by friends, was skeptical because most Embassy Suites restaurants are "cookie cutter" types. Was I wrong! Very nice decor, promptly seated and attended to by a very nice server (sorry didn't get name). Menu, although limited, would appeal...to most everyone. Generous martini, one of the best Caesar Salads I've had in a while (very chilled) and great main courses of grouper and salmon. Only minus was the autistics; slightly loud (live piano). Will return to try out the rest of the menu.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 16, 2019 via mobile

Here is a honest review of my experience here. For graduation day at UA dec 14th 2019, my daughter in law schedule the private room for 6 people. This required us to limit our choices to three entries ( one seafood, chkn and beef). Overall...the food was good but not great. I like to believe I could have had a better choice if allowed to order off the main menu. Service was very good. Here was the major problem... upon checking out I see the Overall gratuity that was automatically applied. A 25% gratuity was added and charged without anybody telling me this would be applied. I understand automatic gratuity but typically those are between 18 and 20%. I went to the manager to explain I thought this was high and she got extremely mad and put out by my complaint. After she said” forget it... I will refund you the entire amount of the gratuity .. “ I said no that’s not what I want at all. I would rather over pay the gratuity than stiff my wait staff who took care of us. Regardless ... she kept ignoring me and working towards the refund. Finally I had to just leave and refuse to take the refund. First time ever I have had to deal with an “insulted “ manager about gratuity. I mean she was definitely aggressive with her attitude towards my complaint about the excessive gratuity. I was very nice in saying just let it go and We left without any additional comments. She didn’t say a word. Lesson learned here... never do the private party reservation with this place. Menu is extremely limited and the manager is very unprofessional.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 19, 2019

Worst experience ever. I wish I could give a separate rating just for the food because it was wonderful. However, the service was horrible. Our waitress completely ignored our requests. As a vegetarian I asked if I could just order a few sides. I was...told there is a vegetarian plate she can do for me. That is not at all what I asked for. She was rude and very unhelpful. When I ordered a salad as an appetizer and asked which dressing she recommended I was told it’s whatever I prefer. When I’m paying $15 for a appetizer salad and I ask the waitress opinion on dressings, I accept to be told a few options. When my vegetarian meal arrived, the cornbread that was promised with it was replaced by a side salad due to having bacon in it that night. Very annoying as I had just had a side salad for an appetizer. It would have been nice if the waitress would have come over before bringing out our meal to inform us of this, because my husband would have loved to eat the cornbread. The manager must have noticed our annoyances so she politely came over to ask us about our evening. After telling her of the issues, she apologized with no offerings to make up for the terrible service. Our waitress quickly brought the check without asking us if we wanted to look at a dessert menu and without asking if we want to box up our leftovers. Both of which we wanted. She was terrible at her job and made our 2 year anniversary dinner pathetic. We ended up waking over to Chuck’s for dessert and had a wonderful experience!! If you are trying to decide where to go tonight, skip side by side and hit up Chucks. Or better yet, just head over to Mcdonalds, you’re sure to have a better experience.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 12, 2019

Celebrated my birthday with lunch at Side by Side with two friends. Huge portions on on the Cobb Salad and Roasted Seasonal vegetables. My friend is raved about the tilapia. The warm chocolate souffle as my birthday treat was like diving into molten chocolate. So...yummy. The veggies were even great as left overs the next day. Logan was very attentive and helpful waiting on us. He even rearranged furniture to get our picture! Thoroughly enjoyable!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 25, 2019 via mobile

Basically the best thing about this place is that they take reservations. Otherwise it is overpriced mediocre food. Our server was super nice but ordered second round of drinks when salads came and they did not arrive until more than half way through our meal....Over $150 before tip for 4 people, two of whom had salads as entrees. Four glasses of wine, no desserts, no apps. Really not sure how but ok. Would not return or recommend.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

Started the meal with a lovely heirloom tomato pie - basil cream on the side. The wine was a light perky white -2nd course was a shimmery spring time asparagus salad with frisée and pickled green strawberries. My favorite was the 63 degree egg on...top. All went together to please every single taste bud. Again the wine picked complimented it beautifully. 3rd course! A perfectly cooked grilled lamb sirloin. So delicious! And the couscous was combined with dates,feta, white raisins and almonds. Being GF I did not eat that but it looked amazing. The sorrel pesto resting underneath the lamb was delicious and perfect with the lamb. This was paired with a very good red wine. All the wines were Italian btw. Dessert was a gorgeous broiled classic poundcake. Again I had to pass on that but my husband who doesn’t eat desserts couldn’t resist and declared it very good. There were picked peaches and a delicious lemon creamer fraiche which I did enjoy. This restaurant is well worth the time and money. A bit pricier than average but the food is so far above average that it is worth it. The wine pairing dinner was a very good price. I would not hesitate to go to another!More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 30, 2019

We usually go to Side by Side for drinks and apps but decided to eat here with our family, a party of 10. Not one of us had a good meal. My husbands short rib was brought out cold, my fish was crunchy, just an...overall terrible experience. I can’t believe Chris Hastings has his name associated with this restaurant. It’s a large, pretty restaurant but we will not be returning.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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