It's a crowded place, but it's also a big place, which can be fun. Portions can easily be shared. The waiters, by training I think, are a bit over the top - pretentious and artificially friendly. They constantly try to sell themselves. We ordered a cooked spinach side. When we didn't get it, a waiter told us that it had "taken a dive". He reordered it, and it came raw. On the third try it came out OK. He offered us cookies to apologize. Most restaurants would have just taken it off the bill Not good!