Went to coast with my usual dining compatriots, to celebrate a belated birthday.
I'd like to award 4.5 across the board, but since I can't I'll go with a mix of 4 & 5.
We ordered an appetizer sampler consisting of smoked salmon, prawn & sausage spring rolls, crab cakes, mushroom, goat cheese and potato gallete, braised short rib, tuna sashimi and a lobster poutine. All items in the sampler were very tasty, although, personally, i found the combination of french fries and lobster & cheese sauce a bit odd. The sampler was much bigger than I expected considering it's supposed to be an appetizer plate for 2, it was easily enough for 4 of us.
For mains, I ordered the feature special of halibut with peashoot salad and a risotto. My friends ordered the rack of lamb with seared scallops, the seared sable fish with asparagus and pancetteta beans, and the spiced tuna with crab roll. All of which were delicious and prepared to perfection.
Finished up with desserts consisting of a lemon creme brule, a molten coconut banana cake, pear & brie turnover, and a rhubarb & banana galette and a strawberry beignet. The desserts were hit and miss. The rhubarb & banana galette and the pear & brie turnover went over very well, but the lemon creme brule (served inside the hollowed out lemon was a bit too tart, and the molten cake, while tasty, didnt generate much enthusiasm among our group.
Loved the look of the room, deep red and soft brown with natural wood finishes and the subtle lighting.