365 W. 51th St., New York, NY, 10019
nr. Ninth Ave.
By ckr60062 on 10/5/2013
I came here with a friend and we told the hostess we were just there for drinks. She told us to sit at the bar, which had just one empty seat available. We pointed that out to her and she then sat us at a table. Then we waited 15 minutes for our server to come by, even after asking the hostess TWICE if our server could come by to get our order. And if you haven't been here before, let me just say this place very small and I find it hard to believe that the server did not see us. Once we got our drinks, we were basically made to feel unwelcome. Another waiter bumped into my friend's chair multiple times without apologizing. Finally, our server brought us our check, while we were mid conversation and he hadn't even asked us if we wanted anything else. We kept chatting and then he returned a minute later to get the check which we hadn't looked at-- this was all done well before their closing time, and I looked around and no one else seemed to be getting their checks. At that point, we paid and left. I have never left an establishment with a bad feeling in my gut, but that's exactly what happened here. Will not ever come back.
Picnics with a view, roller-skating nostalgia, and a party for gay headbangers.