I'm demanding about the meat I consume, but the cut I had at this restaurant (double porterhouse) did not disappoint. Thick, juicy, tender, cooked to perfection. Great Lyonnaise potatoes with garlic and butter.
Service was lacking, but I think it was more of a problem with the server I had been assigned in particular. Although polite, she was slow and not very attentive, unlike the other servers in the room, who were not only polite, but also enthusiastic and full of energy.
It was also nice to see an L.A. restaurant employing maitre d's in tuxedos with a warm, inviting attitude. It adds a touch a class that is so rarely seen in restaurants around this city. Add to that the fact that the place looks good, they serve outstanding fare, they play Sinatra in the background... all ingredients for what could have been a great ambience restaurant, gone to waste and completely ruined by a noisy (I had to repeat, well, more like yell every order twice because the server couldn't hear me) crowd that shows up to enjoy $40-50 steaks wearing jeans, t-shirts, and, in one case, shorts, tennis shoes, and a sweatshirt. What a shame.
Overall, however, it was a pleasant experience.