Submitted Friday, February 29, 2008 - 12:47pm [Dine in]
Went to Gotham Saturday evening. We go out at least once a week for dinner and was really looking forward to Gotham as I had heard quite positive things about them. I also felt terrible about the negative press coverage they recieved a few weeks ago as a result of the shooting outside. This had nothing to do with restaurant and was unfair that they continually were mentioned. When we arrived I was very pleasantly not only by the greeting which was prompt and friendly but also by the room when we were seated. I think it is beautiful and very rich feeling. They have definately taken the traditional "steak house" feel and gone Way beyond. Our server was good, at times seemed a bit distracted but still showed that he really knew what he was doing. I just wish they would relax a bit; the hands behind the back, stiff, good evening mam is a bit tired in my view. Had beef tenderloin - was cooked perfectly, and the sides, mushrooms, asparagus, garlic mash were all Very good. My steak itself was only ok - for tenderloin it wasn't that tender and the flavour was alright. The server never asked how everything was or I would have told him and perhaps had it fixed. However overall I would go back as I loved the place and with another server it could be the perfect spot.
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Submitted Friday, February 29, 2008 - 12:27pm [Dine in]
We went to Coast last Sat. This was now our 4th visit and to date the best. After only a couple of visits the staff recognized us and treated us like they had known us for years. The menu is a little large for my liking but offers something for everyone I suppose. That being said I have not had a single dish that was less than very good and some like the sable fish are amazing. This past visit the chef came to our table and welcomed us back; then proceeded to just cook. It was the best meal I have ever had!! Service is always friendly yet remains professional and everyone generally seems to have a great time working there. That may seem an odd comment but I think it really affects to feeling in the restaurant. Will continue to go to Coast and suggest it to everyone. One last comment; if you are looking for a quiet little spot then you may be disappointed, but if you want a vibrant, exciting, lively place with great food then this is it! Highly recommend.
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