This was not our first visit to Caffe Del' Amore, but iris likely our last. It was very disappointing due to churlish comments to us by Dominic , who is the Proprietor.
To begin I had previously dined there with my family last Christmas Eve and again in February with a group of eleven business partners and associates from out of town. Both special occasions, both excellent experiences. The food, service and ambience put it high on our list. A bit pricey but worth it for a special event if a reservation could be had. That changed last night.
We had a 7 pm reservation. We arrived and we're seated in a very small private alcove of the main dining room. This alcove was set up with two tables for four in very close proximity--too close as it turned out.
We ordered wine and dinner in due course and were waiting for the food to arrive. During this time four diners were seated at the adjacent table. They were loud talkers and the acoustics in the alcove made things unpleasant. We said nothing to them. My wife got up and approached Dominic, requesting to be relocated. He told her they would do so and that it would take a few minutes. A few minutes later we thought we were told they were ready, we got up and stepped to the station wehere Dominic greets arriving diners. As it turned out they were no quite ready to seat us, but the noise level was much lower there and so we stood for a couple of minutes, then were reseated. No diners arrived or departed during this time and nothing untoward occurred to my observation. Dominic came by the table shortly afterward and made the comment that "you could hear a pin drop in the alcove". I thought it was odd and unnecessary, but didn't react nor did my dining companions. He then walked around the table to where my wife was seated and made a passing comment to her which we all heard. He said "To the moon, Alice". We recognized it as a demeaning andderogatory statement from Jackie Gleason to his wife. We sa