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Has anyone had a bad experience at Artu?


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Has anyone had a bad experience at Artu?

cornFusion | Dec 28, 2008 04:33 PM

Or was it just us?
We went for lunch today and arrived at around 2:20. We were hungry, so we ordered the main course. No wine, no appetizers. I ordered the leg of lamb and my guest ordered the sausage with brocolli rabe and fusili.

At 2:50, the waiter walked by and mumbled that it would be a couple of minutes. At 3:00 he tried the same trick - so i told him we were ready to walk out and cancel the order. But, we sat there meekly and the fusili was delivered at 3:05. My entree arrived 2 minutes later.

Now the bad part. There was a stray piece of what appeared to be chicken in the sausage and pasta dish. My plate contained cold pickled eggplant slices, cold pickled red pepper, a lot of what appeared to be quartered and grilled small potatoes and four (yes.... four) slices of totally overcooked lamb with grill marks on each of them. The lamb IMHO, had been re-cooked so it had that stringy/hard texture.

It was the singularly worst dining experience - capped off by the waiter teling me in short order, that nothing was going to please me. They charged me the full tab - and I consequently tipped the minimal,

Hopefully this is a one-of bad experience. Did anyone else have such treatment?

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