11/26/2011Provided by Citysearch -
Had not been to the Inn on Coventry for a little over a year. Thought we would give it a shot on Thanksgiving weekend and went for a late breakfast on Saturday. It was busy , but not crowded . As people came in , they were seated fairly quickly . So I do not understand why we waited approx. 30 minutes for our breakfast. When we complained after 20 minutes, our waitress said she could give us free beverages ( one juice, water and a cup of coffee ) - Gee THANKS ! The hostess who has been employed there forever , said the problem was they were breaking in a new chef -- however several people that came in after us had there food! Not sure what the issue was- poor cooking , lack of organization, poor waitress , etc. Not sure why "" we are breaking in a new chef "" should be an appropriate excuse - sounds LAME to me . However ,the waitress we had never came to our table and explained till we complained and the hostess also never commented until we complained. I guess we are not regulars and I now recall why we stopped driving there for breakfast ! Breakfast there is fair to good but not great , prices are fine but not a bargain, place is not that clean ( never was) and service is inconsistent at best ! Other good places nearby such as Big Al's Diner, Vine and Bean, Eat at Joe's, Tommy's, etc. I guess it will be another year or more till we go back again .