Four of us were going to Jerry Seinfeld. We alerted our server at the beginning we needed to leave by 6:45. We did not get our food until 6:35 at which point we boxed everything up and took it with us. The food tasted great at the BJCC, but we would have rather eaten it at the table with our drinks. We would recommend this restaurant only if you have plenty of time to eat.
Our waiter was doing the best he could, but the kitchen was running super slow. The restaurant was half empty, and our food took a really long time. They forgot our oysters, so we cancelled them. Three dishes came out at the same time, and then it was another 5-10 minutes for the fourth to arrive. We barely made it to our show at the BJCC despite booking a dinner reservation with plenty of time. I guess the restaurant mostly caters to one time diners and other people visiting, and maybe that is why they don't care about overall service. I will not go back.
The service was terrible and very limited drink menu. We were going to event at bjcc and were late because service was so bad and food took so long
Food was good. Service was really, really bad. We arrived at 4:45 because we had a concert to go to at 7. We thought that was plenty of time to eat dinner, have a couple of drinks and leave by 6:30. Definitely not the case. Our server forgot to put our food order in and didn’t remember until 30 minutes later (I know bc he came and re took our order). When we finally got the check after asking 3 times, it was completely wrong. We were so late leaving that we completely missed the opening act. Again, the food was really good, but it was a pretty awful experience. Everything took SO long- drinks and food.
Strike one: I requested a reservation noon or early afternoon but the only times "available" were 10 or 10:30. We saw numerous empty tables at noon when we left. Strike two: the food took forever to be served and it was cold (scrambled eggs and pancakes) but considering they were very simple breakfast items, inexcusable. We did not send them back for fear it would take another 30 minutes to get them. Strike three: The manager came by to ask how everything was and when we just nodded, he briskly walked away. Did not engage in conversation or really seem to be interested. The only reason we went there for Mother's Day was the location and availability. We'd been there for Christmas day lunch and were satisfied.
We have been a couple of times late night after WBC heavyweight fight nearby. Limited menu late, but better than all the other restaurants that are closed. We were staying in the Westin.
Very slow service reservation at 5:30, drinks not served until 6 and dinner at 7:30 and our concert started at 8:00. Very bad experience. Music was so loud we couldn't hear each other.
Staff was very friendly and our waitress was outstanding. Food was delicious - shrimp & grits. Price was what I expected and in line with other places for what we ordered. Service was prompt from bar/drink order, apps, main course. Great experience and we'll go back for sure.
After waiting for our open table res, they told us they were not honoring open table reservations. Would be a 45 minute wait although there were tables open.
We ate at the cramped bar.
I love this place. For the rest of my life even if I have to drive thru Birmingham I will stop for food here