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Del Frescos Steak House - I went last Thursday


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Del Frescos Steak House - I went last Thursday

michyphilly | Jan 17, 2009 06:42 AM

I took my friend from New York to Del Frescos to show her a good time. We entered and my friend thought that the place was an old train station ala 30th st. station,soaring ceilings, marble, iron work..It was a bank, boy what a bank! Anyway,we were greated by a bevy of cute young ladies trying very hard to act like they knew what they were doing. Even though I had a reservation I had to wait for 25min. and do alot of nagging to get a table. As we got to our table the comparisons of the hosteses dressed in skin tight black mini skirts and a meat market were not lost on me.... Is this still cool in 2009? Our waiter was great and the service once we sat down was top notch. Lets get to the meat of the matter- food. I ordered fried oysters,they were small little things, with the typical two sauses. The wedge which I always get as a test steak house salad had alot of blue cheese but not much dressing. I found it to be dry and uninspired. I ordered the bone-in strip steak, it was done perfectly and had a nice light rub on it. , it was steak heaven. I alway order creamed spinach ,what can I say Im a Philly girl. It had bacon in it which I didnt like at all,it took over the taste of the dish which can be very mild. The waiter raved about the lobster mac and cheese so we ordered it. The lobster was hardly detecable, teeny ,tiny bits in an just ok mac and cheese. I took home leftovers and my husband didnt even know that there was lobster in it ! The bread that they rave about on the web sight was nothing special at all, not worth the carbs. Well folks I guess its a fun place if you like a scene or to be seen. I myself can find steaks just as good and much better sides at other steak houses. I found that the expense account atmosphere aka.hostesses dressed like ladies of the night offensive . If the food was great ,hey I might overlook it ,but it wasnt.

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