Thursday, February 24, 2005

The Waiters Restaurant

Introduction: Formerly The Italian Waiters Club. Pretty much unchanged for the last 20 years in Myer Place near the top end of Bourke St.

Ambience Generally crowded at the top of a narrow stairway (20 stairs) Bare tables variety of chairs which would likely not sell at a garage sale. Eclectic clientel.

Service: Pleasant enthusiastic more like Uni students than full timers.

Food: Better than good! Oxtail was excellent as was the Salmon Steak and Chicken Livers. Spaghetti marinara was passable and substantial Veal schnitzel and Veal scallopini were a bit ordinary. The vegetables were nothing to write home about.
The tartuffo was very good as were the pancakes.
Mains $16 to $22 Desserts About $7
Wine BYO or $5 by the glass
Price: about $50 for two

Comments: Something of a City treasure Value for money

Score: 14.5/20

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