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Garlic on Wailae in Kaimuki -- bad experience


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Garlic on Wailae in Kaimuki -- bad experience

alistrand | | Dec 6, 2008 07:13 PM

I was very excited to try Garlic on Wailae ave and was meeting up with my husband there last night. We were both running late and I called to see what time they served until -- the nice lady on the phone told me 9:30 so I put our name in for 9:15. First when I got there I could not find parking. I called and a rude guy on the phone told me the kitchen was closed and he had no recs for parking. I said I had put my name in and I was told the kitchen was open. He woudln't answer me when I asked if the kitchen was open -- I decided I would still give it a try and see if they would seat me. When I finally found a spot up the block and walked in no one came to talk to me for awhile. One guy finally came up to me and seemed annoyed "was that you on the phone? Let me check." He storms off. Someone else comes up and asks if I have been helped, I say I wasn't sure. He goes off. The first guy walks by me and slams some stuff down on a table next to me. I was feeling uncomfortable at this point. Finally I get seated and no one comes by for 10 minutes. When my husband gets there I tell him we should leave. I tell one of the waiters and he doesn't even say a word to me. I understand they were probably closing up shop but they should have just said that me. We had to go to Chilis, I like Chilis but I was in the mood for something else, but at that time it was too late for anything else. I am bummed but I probably won't give Garlic another chance.

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