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New Wonjo

23 W. 32nd St., New York, NY, 10001
nr. Fifth Ave.
212-695-5815

They Tried to Hold Me Prisoner!

By peter.cherches on 6/4/2015

  • Overall Rating: 3
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 1
  • Décor: 4
  • No, I would not go back!

I went for lunch with a friend. There was a long line on the stairs waiting for tables, so we decided to go elsewhere. I went for the door and this young guy, apparently the maitre d', tried to hold the door closed and bar me from leaving. "Just cleaning tables," he said. "Sorry, I don't have time" and went to go and he was still barring my exit. I pushed past him and said, "You can't keep me prisoner in your [expletive deleted] restaurant." We left and I was livid. The food's OK here, but there's plenty of competition on the block, so no need to patronize a business that employs an idiot like this.

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