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Posted by anonymous on 08/02/2011
We will never go back. Not only did we wait for 30 minutes in an unair-conditioned room while only 3 tables were occupied on the main floor, we were told we had to wait an additional 15-20 minutes to place our order, even after we were seated, due to a "large party upstairs". Our cornbread came out 15 minutes after we ordered our drinks, the same song was on repeat for what it seemed like – hours… and servers and patrons bumped into our small table continuously. Then just when we thought it couldn't get any worse, our entrees arrived and mine was off and was sent back. The tilapia tasted like week old fish and the crab cake had no flavor at all. Therefore, I ordered an appetizer to-go because my fiancé was obviously finished his entire meal at this point.
Posted by Brooklyn on 07/29/2011
After seeing this featured on the food network I had to give it a try. First, they served pillsbury rolls as the bread. Second, I asked for a side of mayo and the waitress said they are out. When potato sald is on their menu and the are out of mayo? Their potato salad is very starchy! The shrimp was overcooked. They try to fools folks out with good atmosphere.
Posted by charity1230 on 05/06/2011
I had a wonderful dining experience at Ms. Tootsie's. The food was tremendous and the service was great. The ambiance is also very nice. You can have a family time or an intimate meal with someone. It's perfect. I had the fried chicken, greens and yams. All was hot, good and full of flavor - the yams were particularly yummy! Hot corn muffins completed the wonderful meal. Thanks Ms. Tootsie's
Posted by David C on 04/18/2011
12 of my family and friends visted Ms. Tootsie's on 4/17/2011 for our 2:30pm reservation. We arrived at 2:15pm and we were greeted at the door and then escorted to a wonderful dining room of red and black leather very bright and roomy. We were greeted by our server Jason (very attentive), who took our drink orders after placing our menus, while the assistant was preparing our "ICE TEA" (5 stars), Jason without being asked brought each guest ice water with lemon, he noticed that we some of the guest sing and were on a tight time schedule since we were singing around the corner at 4:00pm. A number of guest asked for hot water with lemon so Jason brought extra cups in case anyone else in the party wanted a cup (attentive). As the party kept growing another server Rita came up and also started serving and taking orders (very attentive). Orders were coming out on a steady base, before we asked for anything it was there, (extra cornbread etc). Only one side item had to be taken back to be heated up out of 14 platters. This was my first time having the shrimp and grits and they were WONDERFUL! I asked for extra cheese and butter, not only was there extra in my bowl it was also brought to me on the side as well. Everything was wonderful and trust me we all will be back. Standing ovation to Jason and Rita!
Posted by M. MOMENT on 04/18/2011
I took my mom for her bday, along with some other family members about 2 weeks ago & we liked it so much, i had to take my aunt for her bday over this past weekend, since she missed out the first time! We had a very nice time & we especially enjoyed the bday song/entertainment provided to us!! Thanks Much!! We will be back, soon!!
Posted by Harlem Diva on 04/03/2011
I just came back from eating at Ms.Tootsie's. Before heading back to Harlem, NY we read a review that Pattie LaBelle wrote about this restaurant so we decided to go for brunch. We had a great time. The brunch was reasonably priced and the service was great. We had friendly waitresses and the buffet was awesome! We will definitely be back to eat for brunch again. We came at a great time, 12:30 P.M. on Sunday. We even got a tour of the entire establishment which was very nice. Ms. Rhona and the other waitress made our experience a lovely one!! You must stop by if you are in Philadelphia, PA!
Posted by D. Brown on 03/22/2011
I threw my mom's 50th birthday party here a few weeks back. I had a great experience overall. The guests are still raving about the food! The servers were awesome..especially the lead person Rona! The atmosphere was cozy and intimate and the seating was perfect. The staff was able to accomodate any requests that arised, and went above and beyond to make sure we were satisfied. I think this is one of Phildelphia's top spots for private dinner-type events, delectable dining, and all for a great price! Highly recommended!