June 8, 2002
Since we were a group of 17, we had the private dining room, 3 waiters (2 of them named John), a wine steward and a maitre d' who popped in from time to time to see how things were going. There were all very friendly and definitely service oriented.
A production is made out of showing the various cuts of raw meat, live lobster, even the potato to be baked and the asparagus to be steamed! If you want one of the marvelous desserts, you have to order it at the same time you order your meal, as they are each prepared individually.
The appetizers were fantastic .. my favorite was the crab cake. Any of the appetizers would serve as a meal.
The smallest cut of meat is the filet mignon and must be 14 oz. It was fork-tender and superbly cooked. The prime rib was big enough to feed a family of 5. If you order the lobster ($19.95 per pound the night we were there) comes completely removed from the shell.
I ordered the Souflee Grand Marnier, which was, again, large enough for 4 people. While it was very good, next time I will skip dessert. I had been eating for 3 hours by the time dessert arrived, which could account for my disinterest. The other dessert on offer was a chocolate cake filled with liquid Godiva chocolate with a scoop of Haagen Daz ice cream. One bite was enough for me, but it was delicious.
If you like beef and want to splurge on a meal, this is a great steakhouse.
From journal Weekend in Dallas