Pro's: 1.) Their Filet was tolerable. Cooked as ordered and served warmish...
First Impression at walking in: Ole likes dead animals and taxidermy. Okay, so the real, stuffed Polar Bear squashing a sea otter was interesting, in a way. Most places don't have life-sized Polar bears: credit where credit is due. The rest of the critters were your run-of-the-mill US and African wildlife...stuffed and hung on the wall. Nothing to write home about and definitely a bit overplayed. If you go nuts for taxidermy, this is your joint, for the rest of us, I'd keep driving.
I'm dumbfounded by all the positive reviews, really, I don't understand. I'm going to break the meal down from the beginning to end for anyone that's interested.
1.) The salad was cheap. I bought a $35.00 meal and got a buffet-type iceberg lettuce salad with bottled, cheap, lackluster, almost flavorless ranch. It had one tommy-toe tomato (of the hothouse variety) and one baby carrot. A pack of stale crackers adorned the top. How can one resist. No one in my party ate 30% of their salad.
2.) The tables were dirty, and you could tell, at best, get a swipe in-between customers. My arms kept sticking to the table top.
3.) Our waitress was bland. Made poor eye contact and could barely manage a half-smile.
4.) My meal (steak dinner) was pitiful. Served on dingy plates, the steak was room-temperature and wrapped in a strip of chewy almost uncooked bacon, the potato was overcooked and mealy. Paid $2.00 extra for some chewy bacon and a 1/4th teaspoon of shredded cheese for the potato. The rolls are akin to something you'd buy in a grocery store, and had been over warmed as they were dry and tasteless. I would rate the meal as a 1 out of 5 (one being the worst). McDonalds could procure something better than this meal!
5.) My friend ordered the Pork BBQ platter. It was a disaster. The meat, only okay, and served room-temperature. She ordered a side of macaroni and cheese (paying $2.00 more for the "upgrade" of said mac & cheese) I [--] you not...it was Kraft boxed macaroni & cheese with the powdered mix. They are crazy to up-charge you for such a cheap and childish take on this dish. Seriously the M&C pissed me off. They are scoundrels to charge you for such nasty food.
This place is a rip-off and I have no earthly idea why folks rant and rave about such sub-par food. The owners should be embarrassed.
Keep on driving and find something better to spend your money on.
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