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Bourbon Steak

agarnett100 Jan 19, 2012 11:42 AM

Finally made it to Bourbon Steak last month for a company event. We started out with a few cocktails at the bar which were amazing I ordered a Lion's Tail - which contains bulleit bourbon, st. elizabeth's allspice dram, fresh lime, cane syrup, angostura bitters
shaken and served up

I ordered the Ahi Tuna Tartare - just okay

For an entee I orderd the 8 oz filet mignon accompanied by grilled half maine lobster ( which is very misleading since it was only a lobster claw) - I ordered the filet medium-rare it was cooked to perfection

Some of my dinner companions ordered Michael's Lobster Pot Pie which was enormous - I sampled this dish as well the brandied lobster cream was velvety smooth and lobster was perfectly done but all the flavors were muted

For sides we had
Black Truffle Mac & Cheese - just okay nothing to write home about
Brussel Sprouts,dates,toasted,hazelnuts - This was excellent
Yukin gold potato puree, gravy - good
For Dessert
Macallan 18 Butterscotch Pot de Creme - not an enjoyable combination

In all the food was just okay the cocktails and table service out of this world. Not a homerun experience

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    katecm RE: agarnett100 Jan 20, 2012 10:57 AM

    My recommendation for Bourbon Steak is always to get there to snare a spot at the bar and enjoy the cocktails, conversation with the bartenders, and stellar bar food, especially their various burgers.

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      agarnett100 RE: katecm Jan 20, 2012 12:17 PM

      The cocktails were to notch but since my dining experience was not up to par considering the hype and pricing I will have to pass on returning especially if its on my own dime

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        nissenpa RE: agarnett100 Jan 20, 2012 01:11 PM

        We went this summer and for the price and hype I was very underwhelmed. Won't be back.

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