There is a great deal of hype about this place, and some of it is deserved.
They didn't take reservations, which is almost a reason not to go in and of itself. We waited a long time for a table. Thankfully, the staff were very friendly and helpful. The maitre d' was extremely nice and helpful.
Unfortunately, this is another one of those kosher restaurants that packs as many people into a small place as possible, which is terribly annoying, and doesn't leave a great deal of room for breathing. The fact that you have no idea how long the wait will be just makes it worse.
Much of the food was superb, which somewhat mitigates the frustrations mentioned above.
The wild mushroom pizza was probably the best pizza we tried. We were all very impressed with it, and ended up ordering another one.
A pizza that fell somewhat flat was the margherita, which is one we were excited for. It didn't have much flavor, and we felt terrible eating in a specialty pizza store and asking for pizza spices so that the food would have some flavor.
The butternut squash ravioli was very good, but for an entree I thought the serving should have been larger. They give you two decent-sized pieces of raviolo, and I feel as though a third might have greatly helped. Still, the flavor was impressive, and I would recommend it.
The food item I enjoyed most was the Basil fries. The fries were scrumptious and the mayo they serve it with is was absolutely sublime. If you go, get the fries. You won't regret it. It's also enough for two people to split.
We ended up getting three different desserts, and were pleased with them all. For me, the lavender funnel cake/basil ice cream was the best. I've never had ice cream that tasted exactly like an herb before. It was very refreshing. The flour-less chocolate cake was pretty good, but I'm not a big fan of chocolate cake in general. The halva/rose water thing was really good, but we weren't able to taste any actual halva in it. Some people liked it the most, so go for it.
Overall, we'll most likely go back. It's a little pricey, so make sure you're prepared to shell out a little more than you normally would for pizza. The menu is online so you have a good idea what you're paying before you decide to go. The food was really good overall, but the hassle in getting a table and dealing with a somewhat understaffed, crowded, restaurant was a bit overwhelming at times.
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