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What's the deal with Schwa?


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What's the deal with Schwa?

Drosa | | Jun 18, 2007 12:37 PM

Can anyone give me some insight about this place? I've been trying to get a reservation at Schwa for at least two months. I started calling in April to book a late July reservation. The 1st few times I called, I was advised that they were not taking reservations that far our. When I called again I was told they will be closed all of July. As of mid June I've gotten an answering machine everytime I've called.

When I left a message asking for an 8/3 reservation they answered back 2 days later, leaving a message telling me they will not open until 8/4. When I left another message asking for the 8/4 date, they called back 2 days later with another message telling me that date was all booked up. I subsequently left another message requesting any of six dates in August and have yet to hear back from them.

Why is this so difficult? Is it too much to expect to speak with a real person when you call during normal business hours? Is the food and the experience worth all of this work?