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“Pretentious staff and poor service”
Review of Bleu Martini

Bleu Martini
Ranked #36 of 251 Nightlife in Philadelphia
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Located in the heart of Olde City Philadelphia's bustling nightlife strip, Bleu Martini's neon blue lights make it hard to miss. Eclectic Asian, American, and Fusion cuisine combine with a vast variety of mouth-watering martinis for an unforgettable experience. Nightly music and our large two-room space make Bleu Martini the perfect place to party. Specializing in more than 30 different martinis, Bleu Martini was named one of the best martini bars in the city. Our VIP lounge and waitress only table service gives you the comfort of sitting back and enjoying the lively atmosphere. We also offer a variety of options for private parties, happy hours, and corporate events. Whether you are entertaining family, friends, associates, or yourself, Bleu Martini offers the ultimate nightlife, dining, and lounge experience!
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“Pretentious staff and poor service”
Reviewed March 18, 2010

We went here to start off the night for a bachelorette party and I heavily regret it. We ordered bottle service upon arrival and were kindly seated at the VIP area, since it was early enough and not crowded. Although our server, Jackie, was very nice, she was overshadowed by the other servers and "VIP manager," who was essentially a glorified bouncer on a fun-wrecking mission.

We kept getting reseated by another server for no apparent reason, other than to make room for guests who weren't there yet, until 8 of us were squeezed into a space for about 4 (not that there's a lot of room to begin with). Once our bachelorette started dancing in our area, the "VIP manager" repeatedly told her that she needed to sit down and that she was bothering other patrons. She started talking to the other patrons to see if they were bothered by her (of course they weren't) and then the "VIP manager" came over again and told her to stop interrupting his patrons! I had to explain to him that they were just talking (there was obviously no aggression) and also to come to me with any problems, not our guest of honor! After the "VIP manager" approached us a few more times and the other server told us that we weren't ordering enough bottles fast enough (we ordered about 2 in the span of an hour), the general manager came over to ask what the problem was. She was understanding and said she would have a talk with the "VIP manager," but by that point we'd had enough.

Stay away from this place if you want to dance, have a good time and enjoy quality service. It seems as though this place is only for the friends of those who work there.

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