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The Crest Gastropub Is Going To Fail

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  • #549271
    MichaelC
    MichaelC
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    Good timing. The Dispatch has published a very favorable review.

    #549272

    rory
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    MichaelC said:
    Good timing. The Dispatch has published a very favorable review.

    Only if pointing out the absence of salt and certain ingredients in some dishes counts as highly favorable.

    #549273

    DouginCMH
    Participant

    That review was very … descriptive. Certainly not negative, but not terribly positive, either.

    #549274

    geoyui
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    Gil Ligg said:
    I stand by my words and clearly the rational people on this message board agree with me.

    Rational people do agree that the Crest needs some work.

    Irrational people say this:

    Gil Ligg said:
    After this place fails I hope some real restauranteurs step in and put an awesome restaurant in its place.

    How many people agreed with you on this?

    #549275

    saywhat2
    Member

    John McCollum said:

    Unless you enjoy being stared at and reviled for being under 55 and working at a job that doesn’t involve some kind of mechanical or manual labor (the unanimous assessment of me and a number of my friends who had politely tried to enjoy a beer there every once in a while), the old place was not a neighborhood watering hole. In fact, the guys who worked there and frequented the place seemed to hate the neighborhood and what it become — young families, urban professionals, academics and artists.

    Its very real flaws aside,The Crest in

    “The Comedy” was a pretty good movie. I really liked you in it.

    #549276

    billbix
    Member

    Gil Ligg said:
    It’s just a real damn shame they destroyed the divey aspect to it

    I don’t feel the loss of the old Crestview Tavern is much to lament. It was more like a private social club. I understand why some people are leery of these makeovers. I do miss the old divey Jury Room. That had a nice vibe and a good bunch of regulars who made it worth a trip. That is gone now. For the Creat, I have to say it was for the better.

    I love the beer selection in the new Crest and mostly visit for the beer alone.

    #549277
    Josh_W
    Josh_W
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    Oh, yeah, this place is DOOMED alright. The wife and I tried to stop in last night at bout 8: there was no parking for blocks and we could see from the street that every table in and out was packed, so we had to drive on.

    #549278

    Rockmastermike
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    Josh_W said:
    Oh, yeah, this place is DOOMED alright. The wife and I tried to stop in last night at bout 8: there was no parking for blocks and we could see from the street that every table in and out was packed, so we had to drive on.

    clearly doomed

    #549279
    Snarf
    Snarf
    Participant

    …bring back little brothers!

    #549280

    lifeliberty
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    Josh_W said:
    Oh, yeah, this place is DOOMED alright. The wife and I tried to stop in last night at bout 8: there was no parking for blocks and we could see from the street that every table in and out was packed, so we had to drive on.

    I am always driving past the Crest. I was riding my bike on Indianola at 815pm last night, plenty of parking on Indianola. Their parking lot is tiny, I always park on Indianola. maybe you walk a block, but it was a nice evening anyways. and yes, Thursday, Friday, Saturday between 7-11 are peak hours. I don’t ever go to the Crest and expect a spot in their parking lot. i also wouldn’t go during peak times either. they are the only spot to hang out in that area, they are going to be busy during peak hours.

    #549281

    geoyui
    Participant

    Josh_W said:
    Oh, yeah, this place is DOOMED alright. The wife and I tried to stop in last night at bout 8: there was no parking for blocks and we could see from the street that every table in and out was packed, so we had to drive on.

    When Crest does fail, I hope some real restauranteurs step in and put an awesome, bigger parking lot in.

    #549282

    DouginCMH
    Participant

    Off peak, on the other hand… If you’re willing to sneak out of work extra early, I believe their happy hour starts at 3. On the times I’ve been there, by 6pm it’s far too crowded and loud for me. But before the crowds show up, it’s a lot more enjoyable. Now if only I could leave work in two hours.

    #549283

    tolemac5050
    Participant

    Nobody goes there anymore, it’s too crowded. Yogi Berra

    #549284

    The Starbrick brown ale, listed as an IPA from Jackie Os brewery in Athens, Ohio ($5), is almost dark enough to be a stout. It has a malty, bitter edge that works with a wide variety of food but lacks the complexity of some competing brews.

    That tells you a great deal about the attention to detail at this place

    #549285

    mrpoppinzs
    Member

    slothorentropy said:

    The Starbrick brown ale, listed as an IPA from Jackie Os brewery in Athens, Ohio ($5), is almost dark enough to be a stout. It has a malty, bitter edge that works with a wide variety of food but lacks the complexity of some competing brews.

    That tells you a great deal about the attention to detail at this place

    I doubt anyone would complain about their beer menu or selections. The Crest will be fine. They do need to put more attention to organizing their service though. As with most places there is more than one aspect that needs to be looked after. It is already 10x better than its predecessor.

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