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Posted by Not so bad.. on 07/16/2006
Went with a friend last week for my B-day. Oder a few Martinis which were nice and intersting. I liked the "Hanger steak Au Poire" but the Meatball was nothing special and did not have any flavor. I felt like i could have went to a cheap Italian restaurant for better meatball. The waiter and hostess were rude and with attitude while the busboys were friendly. For 2 people, 2 dishes, 4 drinks, the check came out to 140. I wouldn't go back.
Posted by Talia on 06/15/2006
We went here for a couple of cocktails they are pricey but were very tastly the champagne julep was awesome and the Jalepeno margarita was great if you like spicy stuff. As for the space, the bar is too small and we could not sit and relzx. The place was also very loud and crowded.
Posted by S. Reddy on 05/23/2006
This place is overrated. Went there for brunch on a Sun. To start, we had to wait for a while even though there were open tables everywhere and we had a reservation. Why? Ok. next, service was very slow even though restaurant was only half full. Next, food was ok but price was not warranted for portions. I had the kobe beef sliders, tacos, etc. that are supposed to be so good. They were ok but def. not worth the price and frankly nothing special.
Posted by Anonymous on 05/19/2006
This place is wonderful, I don't understand some of the negative reviews. We went here last night for several of my friends' birthdays and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Our waiter was so helpful, he suggested wonderful cocktails and even helped us narrow down our tapas when he thought we may have ordered too much. Donut holes with warm gooey batter inside and three amazing dipping sauces made the entire experience delectable. They even brought out three unsolicitated mini cupcakes for our three birthday girls.
Posted by Anonymous on 04/30/2006
We were looking forward to dining at the stanton social based on reviews posted on this website as well as other sources. The food, however, did not live up to expectations. While both the french onion soup dumplings and the potatoe pierogies were excellent, the rest of the dishes were subpar. Mediocre bar mitzvah/wedding hor dourves is what comes to mind when I think of them -- deep fried and overspiced to disguise the main ingredients. For example, the duck empanadas -- could hardly taste the duck, which was ground up into a strange velvet-like paste. Would not return here, given the plethora of much better, more creative tapas destinations sprouting up across the city. In sum: the place does not live up to the buzz and is not worth the hype.
Posted by Anonymous on 03/17/2006
6 of us went for dinner last night. I feel badly for the reviewer underneath who was disappointed. I LOVED the restaurant as did everyone i was with. My favorites were the potato pierogies, the kobe beef sliders and sweet potato ravioli. The only thing i did not love was the spicy tuna. All of our other dishes (too many to mention) were great. And for dessert my favorite was the apple fritters and the doughnuts were a close second. Unless you want a strong coffee taste, don't order the coffee desserts. I prefer to drink and not eat my coffee. It was a great atmosphere and our server was awesome. There were so many yummy things on the menu that I cannot wait to go back and try
Posted by Anonymous on 03/02/2006
I went here for my birthday and was really disappointed by my entire experience. we had a reservation and our table was empty when we got there, yet it still took 30 minutes for the table to be set and us to be seated. no one brought us a drink or wine list, until we had requested one at least twice. our waiter was friendly, but slow. after about forty minutes we had to ask to order our food. everything was decent, but nothing was amazing. i felt that this place was overpriced and didn't meet the hype. i was also disappointed by the ambiance, the restaurant didn't feel special, but more generic, like a how a resort might interpret the 'lower east side vibe.' i didn't feel it was worth the trip.