drove by this place hundreds of times and heard great things about it, but i never tried their food before. We made a reservation for saturday for the four of us. Oh boy! I've never though i would have such a great dinner. It was my lucky day, they had "ossobuco"special with porcini (best i ever had).Starting from the appetizers to the desserts our dinner was extraordinary. The waiters are all Italian, our server was actually the owner himself!! He picked the wine and some of our entrees. Many of other guests were Italians and we knew we were in the right spot. We found ourself relaxing and chatting at our table for over two hours and we were never rushed. Service and food are impeccable, authentic and no pretentious. They'll see me again soon!
My fiance proposed to me at this beautiful scenic spot. The service was attentive and sweet - beyond thoughtful. The chef, hostess and waiter made this romantic location a perfect spot for good food and conversation. Those sly folks who were in on the engagement plot were so kind to give us free samples of romantic appetizers to share before our meal- carefully crafted and presented by the Chef himself. The view is outstanding and they let us stay until after the restaurant was closed to let us savor the wine & celebrate our engagement. I highly recommend this place for a romantic time.
This place was amazing. We came armed with a $100 gift cert and a little cynicism about what kind of Pan-Asian cuisne we would get in Mill Valley. The interior was cozy yet stylish and romantic. Determined to try a little of everything we started off with the Belgian Endive Cups and the special roll of the day which changes daily. The cups were fabulous, made with ground chicken, pine nuts, wonton crisps, and water chestnuts. Served with little slices of endive leaves and plum dipping sauce, it was scrumptious. The portion was great for an appetizer so I almost regretted ordering dinner. My husband's sushi roll consisted of shrimp tempura, crab, unagi, cucumber, avocado and mayo and wrapped in rice, squash, hamachi and sweet unagi sauce. It was huge and amazing! Their special rolls vary daily so we can't guarantee everybody's would be as good. Also served was a container of Chinese doughnuts which were very tasty. As for drinks, I had what tasted like a mojito made of sake. It was delicious with a crisp finish. So I had two. My husband ordered, which I helped him with, two separate sake flights. The filtered ones were definitely better, though. After all that we still had to have dinner! My five spice duck was very good but I have to admit, I was still nibbling on my endive cups in between bites. We also got the lamb which was mouth-wateringly tender. Not ready to stop there, we decided to have dessert and the chocolate creme and berry panna cotta were both delicious. Service was outstanding and our knowledgeable waitress anticipated our every need, such as giving us more endives and smaller spoons for dessert. Overall the food itself was fantastic. This dinner was an adventure which we'll never forget. Was definitely worth the drive from San Jose!
first ate at the Seven Seas in December 1972 it was so delicious the crusty bread and thick sauces were memorable. Since then I have eaten there many times, however , it had been 15 years since I had been there until yesterday. After flying in from Atlanta and dreaming about my visit to the 7 seas. I told the folks with me how great it is, I was so disappointed I will never return. The bread is store bought sliced italian soft crust. The shrimp newburg such a delight in the past with big fresh shrimp ... this had little salad shrimp in the poor sauce. I could have cried. So sad . The soup was vegetable the veggies with the meal freezer burned rubber beans-- use to be fresh! The gummy rice had pepppers and stuff in it was like glue. I can not recommend my beloved fav of Sausalito to anyone ever again.
Restaurant is tight for space and the wait can be long, the waiters do not tell you this they just look at you while your standing and waiting. After being seated, again there is a long wait and slow service. While waiting, we sat and watched the waiters and discovered that most employees there did not seem happy, pleasant or helpful. Althought one employee was very efficient, happy and always similing. He was treated by what we believe to be the owner very awful in front of customers rather than taking him aside. Out of all of the employees who did not do a good job he chose to humiliate this employee in front of customers for his satisfaction. This was for an incident that we witnessed to not be the fault of the busboy but that of the what we thought to be the owner. Food was spilled over the floor by the owner and yet the busboy was yelled at as if it were his fault. The food was OK, not what we were expecting. The New England Clam Chowder turned out to be some sort of Corn Clam Chowder. Bread, after asking the for it from the busboy because waitress had not appeared for quite some time turned out to be very good.
We were on vacation in San Francisco and went to Angelino's for some good Italian food. To start the hostess was wonderful. Even though we were late she was so nice and offered us our choice of tables. The food was great. Starters, salads, entrees, desserts, all of it was spectacular. The wine list was good, we had a clear-as-water and interesting prosecco. I loved it. The big problem was the service. Our waiter was very impressed with himself and did a lot of standing around with the other male servers. The experience was well worth it despite that though. I'll go again.
Last weekend, we had dinner with two families (5 adults, 5 small kids) at the Sand Dollar. It is not an easy task to get such a crowd together, and we had to wait for a table although we had made a reservation. But the staff were friendly, and above all, food was just great (although the kids menues were as unhealthy and uninspired as nearly anywhere else). We had Crispy Mushroom Parmesan Polenta Cake for $14.-, which was a perfect dish, recommendable to anyone who likes trying new tastes (5*); Country Fried Chicken for $16.-, which was nice and spicy, but the grill would have done better than the pan (3*); Local Wild Salmon for $24.-, which was a bit fat (3*); Petit Steak Fries for $18.-, superb, a really good buy (5*). House wine was very good, and there was a Jazz Duet playing really nice.
Recently (9/20), I gave this restaurant a try. My bill came out to be $45.41 and I gave $52.00 for the total. I look at my credit card statement today and found out that, they change the amount to $52.41. It's not the $0.41 that I care about but it's more of what they should and shouldn't do. I'm quite angry with this restaurant for doing that. Their food is OK, not like it's really good. I would never come back to this place again.
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