service that made me want to SCREAM.
Jebus! I've never been as insulted as I did when I brought my fiance to celebrate our engagement to this otherwise charming restaurant. It was like being spat on by a hot girl after giving her flowers.
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The African American bartender did not demonstrate any offense, however, his service was "cool" and impotent and he always seemed to be bothered by us whenever we needed anything. Despite his lackluster service, we left him his obligatory 20% tip.
I complained to the maitre d' (tall, skinny, Frenchmanorexic with longish hair). I told him that I was celebrating my engagement and that the service could have been better. In his arrogance, he snipped "I don't care," and quickly pranced away, leaving my fiance and I stunned.
We are easy going diners, and do not expect too much. We've worked in restaurants ourselves, and are sympathetic to the moment to moment plights of restaurant service people. What did we do to deserve such grievous service?
So as it stands, this place gets decent reviews on YELP. No question that it displays a charming bistro facade. But take a closer look at all the one star reviews. Many of the reviews blast the arrogant service. Hope they treat you better than they treated us. :(