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“Good Food, but Struggling with Service”
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Table 38
Cuisines: American
Restaurant details
Chicago, IL
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Good Food, but Struggling with Service”
Reviewed August 10, 2011

We have eaten here a few times. The food has generally been good, with some dishes approaching excellent. The overall ambience and decor are also decent. But, recently this establishment seems to be struggling. Last time we were there, the host was also our server, bartender and chef! We were there a bit early, about 5PM, and by 6PM an added kitchen helper / busser showed up too, but that was it! In their favor, these two guys worked REALLY hard, and provided the absolute best service they could under the circumstances. The owner is to blame here, for not staffing adequately, although I'm sure there's a reason for that too with the current economic difficulties. We hope this place stays in business, because there is a great potential there, but it's going to be a tough time.

  • Visited June 2011
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