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Posted by patti alex on 09/25/2011
First visit to August last spring was a good experience in all categories. That's why we decided to return for our friend's birthday dinner. Unfortunately, this time around was a majaor disappointment. The eggplant appetizer was chunks of eggplant, covered in cheese, some pieces undercooked and hard. The lamb chop appetizer was good but extremely small for the price charged. My friend who had the crab and pasta dish is a gourmet cook and was very disappointed in the watery sauce. myself and another friend had the "filet mignon" special. When this dish arrived it was four pieces of thinly sliced beef, warm at best - not what you would expect for the $29.00 charge. Our server should have mentioned the fact that this was, in fact, sliced beef, not an intact filet. It certainly would not have been our choice. The fish special was described as slightly fishy. The most outstanding dish of the night was the banana bread pudding. Can't imagine we will be returning here for any of our future celebrations!
Posted by Anonymous on 05/19/2010
Couldn't rave about the food, but it was good, ample portions, fairly priced. A nice value. Not a foodie's paradise, but a good place to eat with friends who are not interested in spending a lot of money, but want decent food.
Posted by anonymous on 08/06/2009
My friends brought me to August for my birthday. It was the best birthday dinner I have ever had. Everything from the scallops and artichoke hearts to the farfalle pasta with jumbo lump crab to the amazing creme brulee. I was absolutely amazed by the food, the service and the atmosphere. I can't wait to go again......in fact I just made reservations!
Posted by Susan on 11/03/2008
We hadn't been to August in a little while, so I chose it for my birthday dinner. What a great time we had. We all shared our appetizers, crab and asparagus salad, the best beet salad I ever had, and sauteed artichokes hearts. I had the farelle pasta with crab, just as I remembered it, my friends had the striped bass, tilapia, and the penne pasta with shrimp, we enjoyed a taste of everything. We were so full but had to at least share a dessert, so we had the bread pudding, the perfect end to a great meal. The atmosphere complements this wonderful food. Can't wait to return.
Posted by Anonymous on 10/11/2008
I had a completly different experience that the other comments on here. I actually had to double check the address to make sure I was at the same place. the food was the most subpar that I've ever had, the service was rushed and entire staff was unpleasant. the value and atmosphere were just as poor as the whole experience!
Posted by Jordan on 08/18/2008
My wife and I ate here after a Phillies game. The watress was very helpful and pleasant. The atmosphere, and the food was perfect. We look forward to heading to August again!
Posted by Anonymous on 06/06/2008
Food was excellent! The place is very intimate and sophisticated in decor. The downside is that it caters to an older crowd, but I think that helps for a date setting since you don't have to compete with the noise in the other neighborhood places. We weren't rushed, and everything was delicious. I will certainly come back! I like the idea of it being BYOB, but perhaps if they also allowed credit card then I think more people would frequent. Cash only could prevent some even though I felt safe walking in the neighborhood with cash...