I know A16 is popular, but geez!
At first, I thought perhaps they had restricted their OpenTable account to only take reservations for 5:30 and 9:00. So I clicked ahead day by day.
Some days you can get a table for 6:00 or 9:00. Some days, 7:15 or 9:00. Other days, only 9:00. I clicked far into August, and the choices always seemed really random.
On no day did it ever list any sort of "normal" range to choose from (6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30: click one to select).
Has anyone had this experience? When I've called, I've usually been told there are only tables at 5:30 and 9:00.
How far in advance does one need to call to get a table at a reasonable hour (6:30-7:30)?