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keith
01-06-2009, 03:30 PM
Greetings from sunny Orlando :wave:

Arrived here yesterday after a lonnnng flight to wonderful weather and it's great to be back :)

Flight reservations were hairy, virgin made a load of changes, wrongly, to our reservation which meant we couldnt checkin online and even the airport checkin terminals didnt work. In the end we managed to get a decent upgrade so all's well that ends well but we got there so early that it made for a very long day!

We looked out for Dave and Liz who should have been on the same flight but didn't notice them.

The flight went well and a couple of good movies. Bride wars was funny hehe and Milk was an interesting watch. Food rubbish but we always take our own nowadays so no problem there.

This was our first experience of Disney Magical Express without the booklet or luggage tags since they no longer send these out to UK folks :( We debated carrying the bags aboard but just couldnt face it so we decided to try and get DME to collect them for us like they used to. It worked perfectly, much to my surprise! We just let them scan our luggage checkin bar codes and that was it, we were on our way. Luggage was delivered to the room whilst we were out. I'd be happy to do it again and relieved that the lack of DME booklet was no problem :yes:

We booked into Port Orleans French Quarter this time. Contemporary and AKL last time and Wilderness lodge hopefully in October so we felt like a change.

We'd already done Disneys online resort checkin and so when we arrived we headed straight to the online checkin pickup point where we received all the folders of welcome information as usual without any of the usual checkin stuff. It worked great and though it only saves a few minutes, I'd do it next time.

POFQ is as beautiful as ever. Quiet, homely, small and really pretty. We're in a room overlooking the river so we can see the boats to and from downtown disney. The food court seems to have more variety than some others although the shop isn't one of the largest I've seen.

We had reservations at the Liberty Tree Tavern last night for dinner so we had a nice walk to the bus and a shortish 10mins to the park. When we got there we discovered that the resort hadnt added our ultimate park hoppers to the room keys as they should have done. No matter, I had an annual pass anyway and DW had a spare 1 day card from a previous trip so we used those for now and we'll get the hoppers added (we only got them because they were part of a bundle deal)

Liberty tree tavern was great. I always enjoy the food there, it's somehow more normal and nice than all the burger options. This time it tasted even better than normal! Salad to start (yeuck) then beef, turkey, ham with stuffing, wonderful gravy, mac&cheese (yeuck), mash potato, beans and more. We kept the server busy given we hadn't eaten much on the flight and it was thoroughly enjoyed! Apple cobbler with honey ice cream (something like that anyway). This was our first time at LTT since they've removed the characters and to be honest we preferred it. We always felt a little interrupted when the characters kept coming round, nice the first time but then after the fourth time we felt a little ARGH :lol: so we felt it was a better dining experience this time around (there's a rumour the characters are coming back but our server was unable to confirm).

After that it was outside for the wishes fireworks. We have plans to watch it properly later in the holiday so this time we just lazed outside and ended up watching them from outside Mickey's philharmagic. Although you can't get the true story from there, you have to see it from main street in my opinion to see the full effect, we were amazed at how good it was from our location. The fireworks came from either side and totally lit up our view of the sky! We were absolutely immersed in fireworks and it was a great experience.

After that it was Extra Magic Hours till 1am at the magic kingdom so we did all the usuals, Haunted Mansion, buzz lightyear's ranger spin etc. before tiredly finding the bus back to our resort.

Off to the Florida Mall today I think and then the Hoop Dee Doo Musical Revue later this evening :yes:

Absolutely great to be here and even more special since I'm here during the Disney Secrets first birthday celebrations Happy Birthday forum :D

Wish you were all here, see you all soon :wave:

Slowhand
01-06-2009, 03:44 PM
WOW, it seems like you`ve had an action packed start to your holiday Keith.....glad to hear that you arrived safe and sound. :thumbsup:

Erm..this isn`t your one and only TR is it? :lol:

Have fun you two, it`s a pity we`re not there at the same time :wave:

Mari
01-06-2009, 03:51 PM
What an amazing first day!!!!! :)

I am sure you will have an amazing trip Keith!

Have LOTS of fun :)

And HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Secrets! :)

Isafari
01-06-2009, 03:52 PM
fantastic start to your trip :yes:
Enjoy carrying those bags after your DW has been shopping keith :purses:

Do the CM's at Hoop Dee Doo recognise you both by now? I can just imagine you sitting there playing your washboard! :lol:
Enjoy the rest of your trip. :hug2:

lisaw
01-06-2009, 03:52 PM
It's lovely to 'talk' to someone who is actually there! :mental:

Glad you enjoyed LTT - we are booked for there in August as it is one of our favs - with or without the characters (although I am sure Disney have reduced the price now the characters are no longer in attendance :wink: - yeah right! :lol:)

Have a fab time at the Hoop de Doo - we are going there again as well ad I am so looking forward to it knowing what to expect and not being so scared about being picked on like last time :lol:

Beccaberry
01-06-2009, 03:53 PM
:WOW: Sounds like you guys are already having a WONDERFUL trip...my mouth was watering at the thought of LTT...it is truly one of my favorite places to eat "Thanksgiving" year round.

Have an AMAZING trip!!!

Can't wait to read more *live* reports!

foreverducky
01-06-2009, 03:54 PM
Have fun!!! Wish I was there. :D

catrancher
01-06-2009, 04:05 PM
Glad you're there and having a great time, Keith! :yes:

Pop on up river and say hello to my old pal Yeehaw Bob at POR. Tell them to warm up my room, i'll be along in September! :thumbsup:

Tom(:macwave:... yeah, it's true, I can't wait!)

keith
01-06-2009, 04:05 PM
fantastic start to your trip :yes:
Enjoy carrying those bags after your DW has been shopping keith :purses:

yep sigh, I've been warned today we may need two taxis back to the resort


Do the CM's at Hoop Dee Doo recognise you both by now? I can just imagine you sitting there playing your washboard! :lol:
Enjoy the rest of your trip. :hug2:

They do yes :yes: but they're very nice to us and they all know we don't like to be picked on. It's a bit of a running joke, if they notice we've booked, they always book us on the table for two first row centre stage which of course is a fantastic table but also my worst nightmare :lol: but they're very careful to stay within my comfort zone on the interaction :lol: of course the problems come when they're really nice and make sure we have the "best table" and then different/new actors are rotated to the night we're on :lol: then I really do spend the evening cowering under the table pretending to look for something I've dropped :lol:

keith
01-06-2009, 04:06 PM
Glad you're there and having a great time, Keith! :yes:

Pop on up river and say hello to my old pal Yeehaw Bob at POR. Tell them to warm up my room, i'll be along in September! :thumbsup:

Tom(:macwave:... yeah, it's true, I can't wait!)

Will definitely be saying hi to Piano bob and of course to Elliot Dyson "Mr.Jazz" at the Scat cats lounge :yes:

Johnie
01-06-2009, 04:12 PM
YEAH! Excellent trip report!

I'm glad we've got some firsthand knowledge abotu LTT.....they never called me back.

Isafari
01-06-2009, 04:15 PM
if they notice we've booked, they always book us on the table for two first row centre stage which of course is a fantastic table but also my worst nightmare

We had that exact table the one and only time we went. DH played a washboard :lol: The only thing that happened to me was one of the CM's told me I had spinach stuck in my teeth! :unsure: :lol:

keith
01-06-2009, 04:39 PM
We had that exact table the one and only time we went. DH played a washboard :lol: The only thing that happened to me was one of the CM's told me I had spinach stuck in my teeth! :unsure: :lol:

Oh we've been made to stand up and dance (my chair literally pulled out and me hauled up :lol: so very little say in the matter), we've had the whole "oooo you didnt tell me you were coming tonight, let me sit in your lap, hey who's that? you didnt tell me you were married?" thing :lol: and much more besides. I'm a nervous wreck now :lol:

I actually prefer the tables for two off to each side but the one time I asked, they all seemed a little upset that I didn't want the usual table. I guess for people who are on stage, it must seem weird that someone can be so shy :lol:

Anyway it's a wonderful show wherever you sit :yes:

Tink
01-06-2009, 04:47 PM
I guess I'd better check the boards before I send PMs! LOL.

Good to know you got in safe and that the flight went well after the early on concerns.

It's great weather in some ways. I'm sure you are melting though. :hug2: With all the standing water and the high temperatures, it's a sauna out there! (A steam sauna, I mean).

Enjoy Florida Mall! I haven't been there in ages, ever since they closed the shop with the Dickens Villages. :(

Take care now and thanks for a great trip report. I sure hope this means we can look for one every day! :D

daveann
01-06-2009, 05:28 PM
made me cry reading this as soon i will be staying there and marrying my prince charming :) feeling all soppy now :)

Tink
01-06-2009, 05:32 PM
Wanna' tissue? :hug2:

daveann
01-06-2009, 05:39 PM
im a mess this evening :( had a really stressful day and just reading the boards is making my cry like a baby

Tink
01-06-2009, 05:43 PM
Awwww! :hug2: You'll be here marrying the love of your life soon. Hang on to that. :hug2: Don't let what/whomever is bothering you get you down. You have a wonderful home, a wedding coming up and loads of friends here. FFFFFFFFFT! to anything that tries to interfere with that! :hug2:

Disneybumble
01-06-2009, 06:07 PM
KEITH not to worry you but Hellys back.

ukwdwnut
01-06-2009, 06:54 PM
blimey what a start, sounds real good....looking forward to the rest!!


KEITH not to worry you but Hellys back.

now i dont think you should have said that siobhan :lol:

Claire
01-06-2009, 07:11 PM
Ow! On the spot reporting! My favourite kind.

*Bambi-Belle*
01-06-2009, 07:58 PM
Oh!!! It sounds wonderful. I can't wait to read more.

Thanks for posting. xxxx


We keep thinking about going to the hoop-de-doo, but have never made it. I think we may book it for our next trip.

Shellyamc
01-06-2009, 09:57 PM
EEEeeeEEEE!! What a great first day!!

Now I really want to go noooow :sigh:

Beccaberry
02-06-2009, 12:29 AM
Ok now, you *must* tell me ALL about PO!!! We'll be staying there for the first time in August and I'm really looking forward to it!!!

SleepinCatz
02-06-2009, 12:48 AM
Keith do me a huge favour....pleaseeeeeeee

this is gonna sound silly but my fav treat at Disney is the rice crispy Mickey head...can you take a pic for me please? I'm in need of a little magic right about now :)

MystikPiglit
02-06-2009, 12:15 PM
Lovely, look forward to reading more. :thumbsup:
Enjoy the rest of your trip! :wave:

Mags
02-06-2009, 12:21 PM
Keep on having a great time Keith!

Margaret

Debbie2
02-06-2009, 01:10 PM
I love live trip reports. Pleased to hear you got there safely and your comments are making me have a rethink about trying a moderate...POFQ sounds lovely.

Happy shopping :)

Skywatcher
02-06-2009, 01:15 PM
Can't get my head around how much you did on the first day - just goes to show what can be achieved without kids :lol: - have a great time my friend

uscwest
02-06-2009, 01:20 PM
Sounds like a fantastic start to the trip Keith. Did you say you will be back in October? If so when?

Tinkfan
02-06-2009, 01:31 PM
Keith do me a huge favour....pleaseeeeeeee

this is gonna sound silly but my fav treat at Disney is the rice crispy Mickey head...can you take a pic for me please? I'm in need of a little magic right about now :)


:worship:Covered in chocolate? Drool....

SleepinCatz
02-06-2009, 03:07 PM
LOl I luvs dem all !!! Mickey head+ Rice crispies & Marshmellow creme+ happy Fluffeh Disney Fan!!!

keith
02-06-2009, 03:33 PM
Never seen the rice crispy mickey heads but I'll look :yes:

Well great time so far :) Great weather, lovely resort. Yesterday we had a nice ride up and down the river on the downtown disney boats. Strolled around buying this and that then back for lunch followed by a trip to the florida mall.

We really like the variety of shops at the florida mall and with a lot of building work going on, it looks like there'll be more shops next time we go!

Lovely meal at Ruby Tuesday with possibly a tad too much alcohol :lol:

Apple store visited :D possibly not the best idea with a credit card and after consuming alcohol :lol:

Many jewelery stores visited too though in compensation :( :cry2:

Sneaked into Ritz camera which is thankfully still open :)

MORE jewelery stores visited in more compensation (can you see a pattern developing? :lol: )

Then back and just time to go back out to the hoop dee doo. Wonderful as ever. We've gotten to know the actors over time and there was only one notable change in the lineup from december. Clare had changed but the new one was really good and very funny so that's ok :lol:

Today we've had a lovely walk around the resort, DW has been out sunbathing and I've been photoing :) yay :D

This afternoon it's Disney studios for lunch and then later this evening fantasmic :) then I think maybe downtown disney :wave:

Jodie
02-06-2009, 04:23 PM
Sounds like your having a wicked time, keep it up!

Beccaberry
02-06-2009, 04:35 PM
*sigh* *sigh* It sounds like you are having a delicious time...I'm not jealous one little bit...

daveann
02-06-2009, 04:53 PM
sounds like your keeping busy out there............ :)

Mari
02-06-2009, 05:29 PM
such a nice and relaxing trip!!!

:)

SleepinCatz
02-06-2009, 06:16 PM
:) Thank you!

Sounds like you are having a wonderful time :)

ukwdwnut
02-06-2009, 06:20 PM
sounds like your having a grand time boss :)

Isafari
02-06-2009, 09:36 PM
sounds like your having a grand time boss :)

:yes: a great time indeed!

Tinker
02-06-2009, 11:16 PM
YaY, a live trip report . The best kind . My mouth was watering just having you describe your meal at LTT . I can't wait to eat there in October . Our friends and us are going for MNSSHP, dressed up .
Sounds like you are having a wonderful time, Keith . Keep the reports coming .
Becca ~ you will LoVe Port Orleans, either side is nice .

keith
03-06-2009, 03:12 PM
Disney Hollywood Studios all day yesterday. We had early reservations at hollywood and vine for the fantasmic dinner package. In the end we were especially glad that we did the package since now fantasmic is down to three nights a week, it was really really busy.

We never find H&V to be a great buffet but since the last few meals at the brown derby have been a bit lacking, we thought we'd just do the cheapy buffet this time.

It turned out to be nicer than usual in fact. Very nice selection, very nice beef/turkey and salmon. We supplemented it with a few cocktails which may have helped :D

We then walked round doing all the usuals, great movie ride, animation tour because we love the drawing class etc. All until, it happened, the moment I was dreading, DW noticed the American idol experience.

Now DW watches them all, american idol, pop idol, britains got talent. You name it. Let's just say that they're not really my thing :lol: a few minutes later and we were in the studio.

We were both impressed with the stage and all the lighting, it was really well done. The auditions had been done earlier in the day and three people chosen to sing. The presenter was really good as well and soon the three victims were onstage doing their bits.

Each of them were excellent and the judges made comments much like their real show counterparts. Simon Cowell one was funny :lol: coming out with comments like "you'll get a great job somewhere.... as a CAR ALARM! AWFUL!" hehe

Anyway it was soon time to vote which is done via a small keypad on the arm rest. One of the victims was chosen and went through to the final show of the day and the competition for the grand prize of a gold front of line ticket for a real world american idol show.

Walking out of the studio I thought wow there we go, I survived :) right until I saw DW heading back into line! ERMMMMM ???????? "well we have to queue now for the final" she says. I suspect you could hear my scream for many miles :lol:

The final had seven candidates in and although the same format as the earlier shows, it was all much more hyped and exciting. In fact I'd say if you only see one show, try and hang on for the final show of the day.

All in all, despite not being into that kind of show, I was suitably impressed with this addition to the park :yes: All the singers were amazing in my opinion! Better than many "professionals".

Fantasmic was great as always. We had trouble finding the secret entrance for the fantasmic dinner package as its now been rolled into the same normal entrance that everyone uses. So we walked up there with everyone else and at the arena itself they have a special area and a CM directing people with dinner package tickets into it. We got there an hour early and it was already pretty full.

Off out to Winter Garden Village today for a while I think then EPCOT later :D

Isafari
03-06-2009, 04:06 PM
Thanks for the live trippie....I'm loving them :yes:

Oh, I'm going to love the American Idol Experience :D Do they have fastpass tickets for it Keith?

Mari
03-06-2009, 04:08 PM
Im glad you enjoyed American Idol :)

So sad that Fantasmic is down to 3 nights... I think its the best fireworks show...

Isafari
03-06-2009, 04:10 PM
Im glad you enjoyed American Idol :)

So sad that Fantasmic is down to 3 nights... I think its the best fireworks show...

I hope it stays at three nights!!! It was down to two when we were there in January and the crowds were horendous.

Deb
05-06-2009, 08:32 AM
Loving the reports! Glad you're having such a wonderful time!!!! Keep 'em coming!!! :yes:

Tink
05-06-2009, 08:45 AM
Oh no! American Idol? :eek: You are a better man than me, Gunga Din! :D :D :lipwobble:

Nice that you ended up enjoying it though. :yes:

Britchick
05-06-2009, 09:18 AM
i'd rather have a gold fastpass to be used forever in the disney parks than the prize offered lol.

Sounds like you're having a great time,may have to try the buffet there.

Tink
05-06-2009, 09:22 AM
We've not done Fantasmic in ten years! :eek: Perhaps, if we can ever get Seth and his Da coordinated, we can do the dinner package and the show. I've heard good and not so good about Hollywood and Vine, but have always wanted to try there.

Do they have mixed greens for making your own salad from the buffet, Keith? And some lean protein? (Chicken or fish, or tenderloin)?

uscwest
05-06-2009, 10:49 AM
Tink, we've done H&V a couple of times with grand kids. The buffet is nice. Yes it does have chicken and fish on it, or at least it did when we were there. Seth would have fun making his own sundae dessert.

Tink
05-06-2009, 11:17 AM
Oh good heavens! Make his own sundae? :eek: I can only imagine! :lol: We'll have to look into it. :yes: Thanks, John!

Taja
05-06-2009, 03:11 PM
Wow! A great start to your holiday, Keith!

BTW, you'll find the Mickey head Rice Krispies treats at all of the resort food courts and many of the shops. Leu always swears the WDW ones taste better than the Disneyland ones! Doesn't make sense to me--they probably use the same recipe! :unsure: But she's the foodie, so I'll take her word for it! :lol:

Tinkfan
05-06-2009, 07:34 PM
Wow! A great start to your holiday, Keith!

BTW, you'll find the Mickey head Rice Krispies treats at all of the resort food courts and many of the shops. Leu always swears the WDW ones taste better than the Disneyland ones! Doesn't make sense to me--they probably use the same recipe! :unsure: But she's the foodie, so I'll take her word for it! :lol:


:nono:Stop making me wish for mickey rice Krispy treats!!!! I still have 3 months to go!!! LOL

keith
09-06-2009, 12:18 AM
Still here & having a great time :yes:

We had a couple of days with afternoon showers over the weekend but otherwise we've had great weather.

So many great times. We went to a great mall at Winter Garden thanks to a Tink recommendation. It was off the normal tourist routes and everyone was SO nice to us there. We had a great meal at Chicago Uno Grill and I mean REALLY great. Service and food wonderful and price was good too. Gave more expensive places a real kick.

Planet hollywood late night meal after cinema. Good use of the Disney UK $15 off planet hollywood voucher there :lol:

Going to Morton's this evening for a hopefully nice dinner :yes:

keith
09-06-2009, 04:12 AM
Well back from Morton's. Hmmmm

After trying Charley's, Ruth's Chris and Mortons, I'm not convinced that Mortons and Ruth's Chris are really worth the extra. When I walked into Mortons I had a memory flash of recognition and think I may have been to one in Washington many years ago. I think I liked the Washington one a lot but the Orlando one was a bit lacking. Main dining room, nothing really noteworthy other than the prices. Server not very attentive, wine glass/water glasses not topped up for ages, coke refills not brought, sauces forgotten. Overall, not too impressed really.

Charleys seems a much better deal but I want to try Mannys chop house and some others as well.

Shame about Morton's. I like to think I'm a total snob when afforded the opportunity but it just didn't do it for me.

We did find a passable Chinese buffet! At crossroads, Dragon Court. Everything kept hot, a really good selection of food and good service. Stupidly cheap to be honest and the surroundings are going to win any awards, certainly pf changs beats it soundly for quality of decor. However the food itself was great really! Not as good as a good UK chinese restaurant but the best I've found in Orlando.

Isafari
09-06-2009, 07:16 AM
Dragon Court.....will have to remember that one :yes:
A friend has often said for us to try Uno's and we've never got around to it yet.....maybe this next trip. I'll look up the addresses for both of them and put them on my list. :thumbsup:

Pleased your still having a great visit :hug2:

Slowhand
09-06-2009, 07:23 AM
Nice to hear that you are eating your way through Orlando Keith.:lol:
Carry on having a great vacation. :wave:

Tink
09-06-2009, 10:48 AM
Awww! I'm sorry Morton's wasn't up to snuff. :( Not a very good show for them, given their location and these economic times. Would have preferred that they gave you the best service and quality of food that they have become known for!

Thanks for the update on them though. We've not been in awhile and if that's what they've sunk to, we'll not be in a much longer while!

So! Decent you say? Chinese you say? Well...whadda ya' know about that?! :D

Good that you enjoyed your foray out of tourist land and into the local scene. :yes:

daveann
09-06-2009, 11:00 AM
its so nice to read live trip reports :)

MystikPiglit
09-06-2009, 11:17 AM
It's really interesting to read about offsite dining places. :thumbsup:

catrancher
09-06-2009, 11:19 AM
If it's steak you're wanting, there's only one possible solution! (other than the YSH of course :wink:)

Call and make reservations. Get in your car. Take I-4 over to Tampa.


Eat Here! (http://www.bernssteakhouse.com/)

Best steak I've ever had in my 58 years of existence!

Tom (:macwave:... prefers steak to :holysheep:)

uscwest
09-06-2009, 01:36 PM
If it's steak you're wanting, there's only one possible solution! (other than the YSH of course :wink:)

Call and make reservations. Get in your car. Take I-4 over to Tampa.


Eat Here! (http://www.bernssteakhouse.com/)

Best steak I've ever had in my 58 years of existence!

Tom (:macwave:... prefers steak to :holysheep:)OMG Tom, I'd have to win the lottery to eat there. Sounds fabulous though.

Keith, I'm really sorry to hear that Morton's wasn't up to snuff. I've eaten in a couple of different ones and both the food and the service have been impeccable. I would certainly contact the management at that restaurant and voice my concerns and if they don't respond run it up the line to corporate level. With the reputation that they have you should expect only the best.

daveann
09-06-2009, 02:32 PM
tom whats yachtsman like we have just made ADR's for it :) thank you :)

catrancher
09-06-2009, 02:41 PM
tom whats yachtsman like we have just made ADR's for it :) thank you :)

Actually, I don't know. :unsure:

I've just heard Terry rave about the place! :yes: Maybe he could pop in here with his comments.

However, ask me again in October and I'll be glad to give you my review! :wink:

Tom (:macwave:... medium rare if you please!)

lisaw
09-06-2009, 02:58 PM
If it's steak you're wanting, there's only one possible solution! (other than the YSH of course :wink:)

Call and make reservations. Get in your car. Take I-4 over to Tampa.


Eat Here! (http://www.bernssteakhouse.com/)

Best steak I've ever had in my 58 years of existence!

Tom (:macwave:... prefers steak to :holysheep:)

Wow!!

What I wouldn't give for a couple of hours in that dessert room! :mental:

daveann
09-06-2009, 02:58 PM
i will let you know tom as were going in july the menu looks yummy :)

uscwest
09-06-2009, 06:52 PM
Actually, I don't know. :unsure:

I've just heard Terry rave about the place! :yes: Maybe he could pop in here with his comments.

However, ask me again in October and I'll be glad to give you my review! :wink:

Tom (:macwave:... medium rare if you please!)Tom, when are you going to be there in October? We'll be there 2-11 October ourselves and are working with Terry to get together at YHS.

Mari
09-06-2009, 06:56 PM
Bern's sounds sooo yummy!!

catrancher
09-06-2009, 06:56 PM
Tom, when are you going to be there in October? We'll be there 2-11 October ourselves and are working with Terry to get together at YHS.

We're going to be there in September. By October, we'll be back home. :thumbsdown:

Tom (:macwave:... so close, yet so far away!)

PsychoAlice
10-06-2009, 12:57 AM
Ya know what makes me sick about places like Bern's? I cant make all of that stuff for FAR less expensive than that.....where are my angry eyes?

Slowhand
10-06-2009, 06:54 PM
tom whats yachtsman like we have just made ADR's for it :) thank you :)

I am a bit biased here because we know one of the head servers at the YSH very well and we have become close friends over the years.
Having said that, it`s the best steak restaurant on site, although they also do fish and chicken meals for the non meat eaters.
It`s nice to be able to have a drink in the adjacent bar while you are waiting for your table and also you can get your taste buds going by inspecting all of the meat and steaks which are hung behind a window just by the entrance to the restaurant itself.

The dress code is smart casual, and the servers are very attentive....highly recommended. :thumbsup:

uscwest
10-06-2009, 07:10 PM
I am a bit biased here because we know one of the head servers at the YSH very well and we have become close friends over the years.
Having said that, it`s the best steak restaurant on site, although they also do fish and chicken meals for the non meat eaters.
It`s nice to be able to have a drink in the adjacent bar while you are waiting for your table and also you can get your taste buds going by inspecting all of the meat and steaks which are hung behind a window just by the entrance to the restaurant itself.

The dress code is smart casual, and the servers are very attentive....highly recommended. :thumbsup:Got to agree with Terry here 100% on the servers, and his close friend especially. We have had nothing but impeccable service every time we have eaten here. We aren't as close as Terry to this particular server but we ask for him when we go.

daveann
10-06-2009, 07:45 PM
we have got 7.25 reservations on the 30th july. we really love our steaks. we havent eaten here before and its future mother in laws birthday also so we are looking forward to it ................ any menu recomendations guys :)

Tinkerbell
10-06-2009, 08:23 PM
Got to agree with Terry here 100% on the servers, and his close friend especially. We have had nothing but impeccable service every time we have eaten here. We aren't as close as Terry to this particular server but we ask for him when we go.

Us too! :thumbsup: