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Sardine in Madison

I guess counter to what most other people have thought, I had a great time.

Our server was very nice, and very quick, We made reservations for 7, started out with wine for me, and a glass of champagne for my girlfriend. We also ordered the mussels as an app. the mussels were very good, a lot of vegetables in the broth, I was impressed. Before my girlfriend could finish sopping up the broth with pieces of baguette, the waitress brought more out.

I had the steak and girlfriend had the half chicken, which was quite good, with a balsamic reduction of some kind, very tender. My steak was really fantastic, ordered medium rare, I ate the whole thing very quickly, probably one of the better steaks I've ever had. My girlfriend didn't finish the chicken, she has been there before, and was waiting out on the desert.

She had the lemon tart, and I went with the chocolate mousse. The lemon tart was really fantastic, it was very tart, as I'm typing this my mouth is watering remembering the taste, the meringue was very rich, and the mousse was no slouch either, I'd easily go back again. The only bad part were the chairs, which apparently are meant for skinny girls with small arms. I however, as a normal sized guy kinda felt like I was sitting in a kids chair, but that’s all I can complain about.

I had a great time, Great food, nice win selection, and prompt service, plus there was an excellent view of the lake, and delightful desert to top it off. Next up: breakfast there, I’ve been ordered to try the cheesy grits.

Sardine in Madison

I'm actually going there tonight, thats crazy, my girlfriend loves it, I'll be back to report later.