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Whitemarshjohn May 25, 2008 08:21 AM

What is the secret to getting seating at Matthew's on the weekends? I've only eaten there once (on a Monday around lunch time). One weekends it always looks like standing room only, so, sadly, I don't even consider going there.

  1. JonParker May 25, 2008 09:49 AM

    You give them your name and then go downstairs and drink at the bar until they call you. It's easier if you go a little later in the evening, like 8:30 or 9.

    I've never had a really long wait no matter when I went. You'd probably have a longer wait at PF Chang's on a Saturday night.

    1. poached May 25, 2008 10:36 AM

      It helps if you go on a night when the creative allaince does not have an event or after the event has started

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        asiege2 May 25, 2008 03:05 PM

        The servers aren't particularly shy about flipping their tables, either -- so it's probably not quite as bad as it looks.

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          kelarry May 26, 2008 03:18 AM

          What do you mean? They actually TELL you to get up and make space for the next people waiting!? Is it polite at least?!

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