Soggy french fries. How would I say this,,,, Mediocre at best and maybe thats being too kind. Totally overrated. The slivers of apples for the First Crush salad were soo thin that I never knew that there was any. My main course was so bland I dont even know what I had. My husband ordered the rib eye medium and here was not a hint of pink. The horrendous fries tasted like that the cook, chef or whomever must of nuke them. The waiter must have be annoyed that we didnt order any wine since I kept on running out of ice tea. I even placed the glass at an obvious place where he was sure to see it. I swear one time he did and just ignored it. He was definitely more attentive to the party next to us who did order wine. The only thing going for this place is nothing.
Sunday night jazz. First Crush was a great place to go with a loved one and the jazz just added to the wonderful night. Great atmosphere and good food. Highly recommended for a special night between two lovebirds!
Nice Downtown locale.
I rarely make it downtown for dinner, so this was a treat. The restaurant is very comfortable and has a good vibe. It is a nice place to go for a few appetizers and a flight or two of wine. I particularly liked the scallops, ahi, and the blue cheese dip appetizer. The salmon entree was good, but not unusual.
The service is attentive. You can expect to spend $100+ a couple if you are in for dinner and drinks.
Party in a restaurant. My girlfriend and I decided to try out First Crush and thought that the place was a great deal. She and I split this melted cheese appetizer that went great with the wines the server suggested. Our reservation was at 6, and by 7:30 the place was packed. Would definitely go back. The server helped us pick out things we wouldn't normally try -- and it was all fantastic!
Wow!. Where to start!! Great location just off of Union Square. Cozy, trendy and romantic atmosphere. Our waiter went way out of his way to find a bottle of wine everyone at the table would enjoy! He brought us at least 5 different sample glasses on the house and even opened a bottle that they don't typically sample just for us to try! I had an excellent apple and blue cheese salad followed by the best pork tenderloin ever! I had to stop myself from humming it was so yummy! We had to be at the theatre after dinner and our waiter did a great job of taking care of us and getting us out the door in time to catch the show. 10 points!
great food, service, wine, host, server. we went to first crush for the first time for our friend's birthday. we ordered couple of small and large plates (filet, chicken, scallops and the lobster pasta) to share and the cheese plate. the service was prompt and the food was great. the host even served up some awesome champagne for the brithday girl. the wine list was great and the server was always right there to make sure we were having a time of our life. we would definitely go back there - over and over again!
My friend and I shared the crab cake appetizer and enjoyed the chicken. The chardonnay "flight" I tried prompted a full glass follow up.
The service was superb, and we were able to enjoy the meal without being rushed, and made it to the Orpheum theater in time for the opening notes of the overture.
. . .. I'm a regular at the FC. I was in yesterday, and once again, the server was relaxed, friendly and super-knowledgeable with wine recommendations. My duck entree was fabulous. My girlfriend loved her filet. The crowd was loud, in a fun way.
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