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Oct 12, 2012 09:25 PM

Hakkasan is packed!

Tonight, I had dinner at Hakkasan and that place was packed! Talk about the power of Michelin. Even with a reservation, I had to wait twenty minutes for a table. I was really glad to see them having good business......Well, at least for the next ten minutes anyway.

Since that place was fully booked, service was really, really slow and poor. I had to wait 20 to 30 minutes between the dishes. Water glass was abandoned empty, dirty dishes were not taken away on time, etc, etc.

I ordered one appetizer and two main dishes, and it took me 2 hours to finish these.
I gave up to order dessert because I was afraid it would take another 30 minutes to an hour.
Instead, I stopped by Magnolia on the way back home and bought a slice of icebox cake. I am eating it as I write this.

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  1. Wow, I'm happy for them! Though I hope their service can adjust to the sudden increase in business soon. It's normally quite excellent.

    1. Just checked availability on Opentable. It's still a pretty easy reservation, for what that's worth.

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      1. re: Blumie

        Last night I was looking for an OT reservation for this Saturday: every single time slot was available for Hakkasan.