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Service at L2

wawajb | Dec 18, 2006 02:11 PM

Visted my mom in Philly this weekend and we headed out for dinner at L2. Very happy with the food, and the atmosphere was exactly what we were looking for, but the service just hit a slightly off note with me. This might sound like a strange complaint, but the server was almost too friendly with us. If we were regulars, his behavior would have made sense, but he was really just overly familiar. Cracking jokes and teasing my mother and I about switching plates and eating too much and having too many cocktails. The previous time my mother was there (and the first time), unfamiliar with the large portion sizes, she ordered a appetizer to share, a salad and an entree, and the server jokingly called her a glutton. It was just slightly off...funny, but not really that funny. Sort of a 'trying too hard' note to the banter. Has anybody else noticed this, or were we being overly sensitive? Not a huge problem, and I would happily return, but it just seemed slightly off.

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