I had heard such great things about Molyvos that I was very excited to go there for restaurant week! The choices are the menu were good although i'm still not sure why the Hariatiki Salad appetizer came with a $4 supplement when it was chunks of cucumber, tomato with red onion and a small wedge of feta. There were 4 entree choices. I had the lamb ($8 supplement) which was wonderful. So soft you didn't even need to chew...it just melted in your mouth. My dinner partner had the dolmades which were good but too heavily sauced. Dessert choices were good and included a semonlina custard (very good) and a rich yogurt dessert with quince (spectacular).
What ruined the entire evening was the service. Our waiter barely took the time to take our order, practically refused to answer any questions we had on the menu items (when asked how to pronounce the yogurt dessert he had the nerve to look at us and say "Yogurt"), he would not (or could) not reccomend a wine other then offering us one from the "by the glass" list that was like a "merlot" and when it arrived, to our delight, it was nothing like a merlot but spicy with hints of currant and cherry. Don't ask me what it was because we never got to ask. Why? Because our waiter NEVER came back to the table. The bus staff and runners cleared and served but our waiter never deigned to show his face again. No one came to offer us more wine (had he told us about a bottle instead of running away after the glass suggestion we would have gladly ordereded one). No coffee with dessert, no after diner drink, no question of how was everything, did we need anything...nothing. After our dessert plates were cleared and our water glasses empty for about 10 minutes our waiter came over and placed the check on the table. Not a word was uttered. No thank you, not even eye contact. We left a note with our very small tip explaining why it was so small which was laughed at by the other wait staff while we were getting our coats. I sent an email to the owner letting him know of our bad service. I received a response back letting me know how his business is booming and implying that I was wrong.
Good food...but you can find greek just as good with better service elsewhere! I would most definitely NOT reccomend it.
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