01/16/2011Provided by Citysearch -
Upon entering Swing 46, the host approached my girlfriend and I and told us that it would be a $12 cover to go into the other room and dance, as well as a 2 drink minimum, or we could just sit at the bar and there would be NO Cover and NO minimum. Since there wasn't anyone dancing to begin with, we decided to sit at the bar. When our bill came, there was one 12 dollar cover charge added on. When we asked about it he said that the cover charge was for the music and he had given us a 2 for 1 deal (This guy is really generous...And for no reason!!!WOW!). He then invited us to participate in a dance lesson that was supposed to start shortly in the other room (which we were suddenly allowed to go into?) and promptly left the restaurant and went outside. Just before receiving our check, he sat another couple down and told them the SAME deal, $12 cover to go into the other room and dance, as well as a 2 drink minimum, or they could just sit at the bar and there is NO Cover and NO minimum. When we left the restaurant, I said goodnight as we passed by the host and he completely ignored us. (Perhaps he felt uncomfortable because he had lied to us. I guess we'll never know!) If I am not mistaken, isn't it a host's job to greet and bid farewell to the customers? If you plan to go to this treacherously shady place, be sure to have written documentation of every word that comes out of your host's mouth.