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Sunday, May 13, 2018
Great food. Great service. From the time we were greeted to the moment we left the staff was very friendly! Our server was very attentive. She had good knowledge of the menu which really helped me narrow down my choice. Walked the strip and went back to the bar where the bartenders were friendly too!
I love this place for everyday dining. One of my favorite local spots.
We really enjoyed our experience at the restaurant. The entire staff was very helpful and friendly and always made sure to check on us even though their restaurant was super packed and busy. The drinks and food were fantastic and I highly recommend trying their Buttermilk Chicken Sandwich. The best friend chicken sandwich I've had in years! Also recommend trying their wine flight where they serve wine from tap. Thoroughly enjoyed this restaurant and hope to come back again to try their brunch!
Excellent service. Tasty food. Good patio scene. Overall, a great value for a good meal.
Very Consistent....would be nice if they updated the look a bit....it is getting to look a little old and dingy. Food was good, service was excellent!
Great atmosphere and even better food. Our waiter was amazing.
Very noisy for Sunday brunch. Place was packed.. service not so attentive food was good
Energetic feel, not for those looking for a quieter dinner. Personally felt the prices were a bit high for the quality but would be willing to try a burger or the pizza if I were to go again
Food is delicious. Especially the fish. Love the berry infused vodka martini too. Everything was excellent. Highly recommend.
Amazing amazing food & service
Great food and enjoyed being able to sit out on the patio. My strawberry basil martini was AMAZING. Thank you for the wonderful dining experience.
Very good food and drink. 2nd time to this restaurant and very consistent.
Let me start by saying if I was just reviewing the bar and bar staff this would be a five star rating. I had a reservation on Sunday evening and we arrived 15 minutes early so we had a drink at the bar while we waited for our table. The bartenders were great, made suggestions based on what we ordered, told us their names and asked our names. It was happy hour at the bar which was a nice surprise and the drinks were fantastic.
Unfortunately once we got to our table it was a different experience. The service was terrible. We rarely saw our waitress. We ordered drinks and an appetizer when she finally made it to our table. We were offered bread when we ordered the appetizer but never received it, and didn’t see our waitress again for about 45 minutes. A runner brought out the apps and drinks and rushed away before we could ask about the bread. We then ordered salads and a main course that took quite a bit of time as well. Once we finished dinner our waitress cleared our plates and gave us our check never offering dessert. Given the opportunity and better service we would have ordered dessert and more drinks.
I will say all of the food was delicious, but unfortunately based on the service I’m not sure I would eat here again.
Our server John was excellent and would request him on future visits.
This was a great restaurant. The food was delicious, the server was great, and the overall service was wonderful. I had called and asked for an outdoor table and while they told me they couldn't guarantee it, because my reservation was made through Open Table, they had saved me one. My guests were from out of town and they loved the experience of dining outside on Las Olas. Great location with great atmosphere.
The food is very good and consistently so. There are dishes that are lighter and some that are definitely heavy, the staff is knowledgeable about the food and the wine. I have not had a dish that I did not like and the cheese board is unbelievable. I like the variety of seating, tables with chairs and booths of all sizes. You can sit outside by the sidewalk and people watch but my favorite is sitting in the booths towards the back. Jimmy, Isaac, Alex and Taylor are all top-notch bartenders, I say this having worked in the business for 20 years. Always a great experience.
This is one of my favorite restaurants; food is great! However, the service was absolutely TERRIBLE this past visit. I was extremely disappointed....Hopefully this was a fluke and will not be the norm.
Great experience! I will be back,
Everything was great. Highly recommended!
Great menu selection, cozy feel
Great drink menu and an eclectic menu for food. Really fun and energetic atmosphere on the busy section of Las Olas.
Vacation. This is one of our favorites in the Fort Lauderdale area.
Big City was fantastic as usual. The food and service were top rate. I had the Rigatoni and my wife had the short ribs. Two fantastic dishes. The server was excellent, he was there when we needed him, but not hovering over us. Was great, we will be back again.
Sbove average bourbon and Scotch selection, skirt steak was flavorful but a bit tough cooked medium rare, service decent.
Had a great meal last evening. Food and service are just what we have grown to expect and receive.
I absolutely adore this place. They always have the best staff, and the manager is very diligent in ensuring his guests are having a great time.
bad service..went with my lil girl. had to wait 15 min for food, waitress never came back, had to as for condiments. Waiste of $$$
Food is always awesome, drinks great. Our waitress was absolutely amazing - very inexpensive to eat there but wait staff treat you like it’s 5 Star dining. Perfect go to restaurant when uncertain where to go!
Wonderful lunch with friends
Having dined here on many occasions, I have come to expect the best in all respects. However, this particular dining experience was disappointing. Seated on the patio at a table nestled in the corner, we anticipated yet another great experience at Big City. Our server took our salad order and immediately placed it with the kitchen. I mentioned to my dining partner that the fact that our server did not take our entree order yet meant that service would be favorably paced for a relaxing evening. Before the salad course arrived, our server asked for our choice of entrees. Long before we were able to finish the salad course, a runner delivered our entrees. Jokingly she announced that the best of the meal had arrived, and that we should just just put the boring ruffage away and dig-in. She proceeded to take away my dining partner’s salad but immediately replaced the plate when told he wasn’t finished yet. Knowing that if the entrees were taken back to the kitchen they would be kept warm under a heat lamp but would have returned dried out and over cooked. However, in spite of not sitting under a heat lamp, my salmon that was requested rare was cooked to the point of medium well. The accompanying rice was sticky and dull with no sauce of any kind to liven it up, and the 2 asparagus spears were limp and wrinkled. A truly disappointing dining experience at one of my favorite and always recommended restaurant on Las Olas. Informed by the runner of the pacing problem, the manager made his apologies and sent dessert to the table. I will continue to recommend Big City to my friends and visiting business associates as I am hoping that this experience was a hiccup and not the new norm.
We were there only for appetizers and dessert. Apps-soy garlic glazed chicken wings are one of our favorites, fried calami was good, nothing sensational. We had the warm apple strudel for dessert. It came with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce. Two of us couldn’t finish it. It was huge.
Took two hours to get our meal while other tables sat, ordered and left . I think they forgot to put in the order. Otherwise food was good but when it finally arrived we weren’t very hungry anymore.
My appetizer was the Asian wings which I absolutely loved! Their house salad and dressing was to die for, my snapper was excellent. Service was very good! We will definitely be back!
It's typically a little noisy, so don't dine there for intimate conversation or a meeting; otherwise a great location for walking around after on Los Olas; menu variety is great, burgers to entrees.
Our table was ready when we arrived and although there were 7 of us, they didn’t make us wait for everyone to arrive in order to be seated. Our waiter was amazing!! Very patiently, he answered everyone’s questions, he kept refilling our drinks without us having to ask and helped to make our friend’s surprise dessert truly special by keeping it a secret and singing with us. The food was delicious and all of the restaurant staff was very polite and friendly.
Manual our waiter was super!! As well as the rest of the staff.
Everything was alright. No complaints. Food was decent, server was nice. Food came out quick. Pricey for the quality of the food.
Excellent NY Strip Steak love the Flatbread
Fun place in great location on las olas but very very slow service. Our waitress was was very nice but had too many tables to take care of. Shorthanded!