Dinner At Half Moon
Had dinner at Half Moon this evening. Was disappointed to be kind. I understand that the restaurant is new and has to go through some growing pains but considering they are owned by the Havest on Hudson Group, they should have their act together. Our reservations were for 9:00. We arrived at 8:30 and had a drink at the bar and were seated at 9:00. I thought this is good. We were a party of two and we had a nice quiet table by a window so were able to admire the view. Twenty minutes later a waitress showed to ask for our drink order and give a menu and tell us the specials. Long story short....we ordered the fried clams and the stuffed clams. Stuffed clams were all stuffing no clams and the fried clams all fried bread crumbs. not tasty at all. For a main course I ordered the prawns and my date orderd the prime rib and we ordered a bottle of wine. We ended up pouring our own wine because our waitress was nowhere to be found. When dinner finally arrived, his prime rib was cold. He asked if they could just warm it up a bit. I'm sitting with my shrimp waiting for his prime rib to come back. Twenty minutes later the waiter puts a dish down in front of him and walks away. We look at the dish and it is a steak that someone had started to eat and for some reason sent back to the kitchen. About 10 minutes or so later when we could finally flag down a waiter we told them about the mistake. They were not even apologetic. Now my shrimp is ice cold while I'm waiting for his prime rib to appear. Agian another 15 minutes goes by and they bring out a prime rib but now it is a new plate and it is rare instead of medium rare. At this we just gave up and I ate my cold shrimp and he ate rare prime rib. God only knows where the original prime rib (that only needed to be heated) ended up. No apologies for the mix up - not a complimentary drink or cup of coffee. I would definately not recommend Half Moon until they get their act togeher.