Walking up to a restaurant you can generally get a feel for what you will find once you get inside. Dead on a Saturday? That’s probably a problem. Wait staff looking dour or disinterested? Usually not a good sign. Being packed can mean good things, but not all eateries can handle the stress of a full house. Leroy’s Southern Kitchen in Punta Gorda though, not only are they packing the diner in, they know what to do when you get there.
I had called to make reservations earlier that day, and I was glad I did. My wife and I looked at the menu, and each found multiple items we wanted to give a try. I was surprised when I was able to get a same-day reservation for 7:00PM, but was happy nonetheless.
The wait staff could not have been more attentive. We got seated and our waitress quickly let us know she was on another table and their food was coming out so it would be just a minute. No problem. Two other people made sure we had been helped as we sat waiting for our drinks. They easily could have walked right by, but they didn’t. Major points for me.[Read more…] about Leroy’s Southern Kitchen – Punta Gorda, FL