218 W 45th St, New York, NY | Directions 1003640.757971 -73.985562
Neighborhoods: Midtown, Theater District - Times Square
Editorial Review – A holdover from the Times Square of yesteryear.
Unveil the Surface – I just ate lunch there after hearing it was a good spot for the theatre crowd. First off, I wasn't greeted properly and they were just staring at me when I walked in. The BBQ Wings weren't cooked well...and tasted bland. The Chicken Caesar Salad hardly tasted like caesar dressing, the chicken was burnt and it was not enjoyable. The bread was probably the best part of my meal, but it too was tough..The only positive I had was that the butter wasn't frozen when served.
Horrible food – I happened upon this restaurant because the sign for their Pre Fix menu caught my eye. The salad was the only redeeming part of the meal. The salmon was a very skimpy serving, was a bit soggy on the bottom, the rice was dry, the vegetables hard and not flavorful, and for dessert the apple pie tasted like cafeteria food. Worst of all, my boyfriend ordered the chicken fettucini alfredo and he said the chicken was dry and it was the worst chicken fetucini alfredo he had ever had. The frozen meal I am eating for lunch today at work is better than what they served us. We will not be going back!
Not bad – Not cheap, by any means, but the Pirx Fixe meal was a decent deal. Good service. But $6.00 for a bud light? Geeze.
pleasant surprise – We went before a show because everywhere else we tried to get into was full. We both had the set menu which offered salad, a choice of salmon, chicken or ravioli and desert. The salad was drenched in dressing but the grilled chicken was quite good. The best of all was the cheescake. Awesome. The service was rushed but still pleasant. The prix fix was about $20. We had a good meal with plenty of time to get to the theater.
Okay – We overheard another couple talking about the "good food" here while we were walking around looking for a restaurant after our show. Atmosphere is very nice. Service is excellent. Food is okay. Some things on the menu are expensive. The Pre-Fixe selections were reasonable. Food did come out very quickly. We were only in the restaurant under an hour. There are so many servers and workers there though (really alot of them are just standing around wondering what to do) that I guess that is why we got everything so quickly. Overall, reasonable food for price for Pre-fixe dinner (got salad, entree and dessert for 20 dollars a person). Excellent service, very friendly!
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