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299 Madison Ave., New York, NY, 10017
at 41st St.
They tried hard but failed.
By zukimac on 8/14/2010
We went to what looked like a typical lovely corner restaurant in NY city. Unfortunately there was one waitress for the whole restaurant. The poor gal was overwhelmed. But we were not in a hurry so the slow service did not bother us. What bothered me was I ordered a steak, potatoes and spinach.... all I got was the steak and potato. I told the man (not our waitress) who brought it to me that the chef forgot the spinach, he said he would fix the problem. Our waitress never once came over to ask how things were going, if she had I would I have told her that the chef had missed giving me one third of my dinner. When I was almost done with my dinner I finally had to get up, find the waitress and tell her I wanted my vegetable. The food was good once you got it. I loved the atmosphere and location. But, it was too much work on my part for the money that I spent.
By smilelots on 7/31/2008
Unless you like faux-classy, dirty bars, don't go here. The place was dirty (there were lip-stick stains on my glass), the service was poor (the waitress got our order confused twice!), and the air-conditioning system was dripping! I will never return.
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