Blackhoof - how long is the wait on Saturdays?
Usually, for busy places that don't take reservations, I go for opening. Unfortunately on Saturdays, me getting there for opening is not possible and a friend wants to go (can only do the weekend). What is generally the best time on Saturdays for the least amount of waiting? I'm getting grumpy with age...a 30ish minute wait would be ok, 90 minutes would not be ok. Thanks in advance!
In my experience, between 7-9:30pm on a Saturday you'll have to wait on average 60-70 mins. Of course depends on a variety of factors such as your party size, weather, etc. If it's just two of you and you don't want to wait, the later the better (as well as if you're ok with sitting at the bar, that helps).
I was there 2 Saturdays ago at about 7:30 and waited ten minutes, but I don't think that was normal. There were people ahead of me on the list but they were deemed to have "just left" for cocktails.