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269 W. 45th St., New York, NY, 10036
nr. Eighth Ave.
By rxcus on 8/14/2011
I normally don't eat in the Times Square area when I head into the city. Can't expect much in a tourist area. But I had treated a guest to an exhibit and it made sense to eat nearby. Even with my lowered expectations, I was still disappointed in my dining experience. While the servers are friendly enough, they're really just order takers and food runners. Our server delivered my filet mignon, clearly without checking if it was cooked as I ordered it. I asked for medium, and it came out almost raw. In fairness, it was seasoned well and the outer portion was tasty, but the inside was the worst cut of filet I've ever had...anywhere. Lots of fat and very tough to cut. At no point did the server visit the table to check on our satisfaction. We poured our own wine. Not a big deal, really, but nicer places add that touch. The decor was mundane and the space very cramped. The coffee station was out in plain view, right next to a table of diners. The pictures on the wall included the standard fare of autographed celebs, but I think the most recent one was from 1980. Seriously, it was so obvious that this restaurant believes every patron is a one-time visitor, and they have no interest in making a good impression.
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