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Bergamot - Nice Place, But not quite up to the level of Ravings I've Read


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Bergamot - Nice Place, But not quite up to the level of Ravings I've Read

StriperGuy | Mar 28, 2011 08:28 AM

Had dinner there 2 weeks ago, and had been meaning to post.

We had:

Beet Salad - Oh well, another beet salad

Pea soup - Truly delicious

Shrimp salad - oh well shrimp salad

The two salads were very nicely executed, but nothing out of the ordinary.


Steak - Fine rendition

Flounder - Very Nice

Plantain Gnocchi - Clunky, odd texture/flavor combo, would not order it again.

Dessert - Panna Cotta and sherbet. Texture on the Panna Cotta was a bit too gelatinous. Would not order it again, and I LOVE panna cotta.

Service - Very good, almost TOO attentive.

Honestly, a delightful place, helpful staff, good food. But nothing really shined for me. There was not a single morsel in the whole meal, with the possible exception of the pea soup, where I felt, WOW, I have to eat this again.

Certainly better than Dali across the street which I generally dislike.

A nice addition to the scene, but in my book, another higher end place with not that much to distinguish it from a dozen others in Boston area. The night I was there, which was a Wednesday, it was 80% empty even when we left (after an early dinner) at about 7:45, which should be prime dining hour. I am concerned for the future of this place. I will add that the one other night I was in that neighborhood on a week night I poked my head in the door (also about 6:30) and it was 3/4 empty. This was over a month ago...

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