My wife and I went to 5 ninth last night and had a horrible dining experience. We each order an appetizer and entree for dinner, with a bottle of wine. My tuna belly appetizer was inedible; it tasted like raw pork. My wife's heirloom tomatoes with croutons was equally inedible. The croutons tasted like they were soaked in gasoline. Her vermont roasted lamb entree was raw, she was not able to eat any of it. My carribean fried whole snapper entree had a stange fishy taste to it.
It is ridiculous that they will charge such high prices for the horrible food. Our appeitizers were $15-$16 each and the entrees were $30 each.
It did not help that they seated us at one of the 3 tables in the bar area where there was lots of traffic, with people milling around and the diners streaming in and out of the adjourning bathroom. The uncomfortable setting exarcebated a horrible dining experience.
DO NOT GO TO 5 NINTH!!