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Saturday Lunch at C5

kawarthagirl | Aug 24, 2009 04:56 AM

Interesting experience.

Getting to the restaurant on a Saturday afternoon in August, when you have never been there before is a nightmare.

We had to stand in line for security.

Then we had to stand in line for the concierge, but only after speaking with 2 security people, after the first one didn't know what we were supposed to do to get to the restaurant.

The concierge handles any number of things, not just directing people to a place where lunch for two tops $135. (no apps, 2 mains, 1 bottle of water, 2 martinis and 1 glass of wine, no dessert or coffee).

When we finally got to the elevator we were supposed to take, we were greeted by a fabulously quiet oasis. But I have to say that the trip to that point was not worthy of the price being paid for eating.

Suggestion? Put the girl standing at the desk when you get there down on the main floor, near the entrance!!!

Anyhoo, on to lunch. I had the jerk halibut, which was VERY GOOD! My hubbie had the flank steak, which he said was good - could have been more thinly sliced to be slightly better but he was happy. The vodka martini was perfect.... as was the view... we watched a storm rolling in!

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