Based on the other, stellar reviews, I wish I could find *that* Cresheim Cottage Cafe! The one I ate at last night was suffused with fireplace smoke (waaaaay past ambience) and presented unremarkable and undercooked food. My entree, fish & chips, took nearly an hour to arrive and was still partly raw/doughy when served. We politely asked for the check, minus the sushi, and left. I must say that our overworked waiter was very gracious (and most likely caught in the middle -- I've heard that the chef is also the owner, and if that's true then the waitstaff would have little say in what goes out to the tables).
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I believe in supporting neighborhood businesses and when I find a place I like, I tell everyone I know. But based on my experience with this restaurant, I would not go back -- and based on my impression of the owner & staff, my feedback to them in person would not be welcome. All in all, a real shame.