Our first preference when dining at a restaurant, whether in town or out, is to always sit at the bar. Sitting at the bar has many advantages and the first is being convenient. We’ve always had a bit of luck with arriving at a restaurant that normally seats either through a long wait list or reservations. If you time it right, finding a seat at the bar can circumvent that delay. Even if the bar is full, most people are waiting for a table and will be called away at any moment.
Secondly, sitting at the bar allows for more intimate conversation. You’re sitting closely side by side without the sonic cloud of being placed in a small room surrounded by people sitting at tables talking over each other lofting above you. Continue Reading