Lawry's is a fanastic restaurant to visit with family or someone special! The decor is very sophisticated, old-money, without being pretentious. Reservations do not guarantee that the table is ready when you arrivfe, but usually ensure quicker seating. Dress is business casual, though we did see a party waiting in jeans and medical scrubs...but don't go there, it was not appropriate. Service was prompt and very polite, which I even noticed at surrounding tables under difference wait staff...there really is a difference when your waiter is clearly an established, experienced professional (versus someone waiting tables through college). The food is fantastic...even the complementary, warm sourdough bread! I got the ceasar salad, filet mignon with parmesan crusted au gratin potatos (which were heavenly and decadent) and onion crisps. Our desert, creme brulee with fruit, was the only thing that was just so-so. Feel free to play around with Lawry's signature spices on each table, which really add a lot to an already awesome feast! I highly recommend Lawry's for a special evening and wonderful steak. It is quite an experience!
Pros: Food, service, ambiance, comfortable seating, complementary valet parking
Cons: Still had to wait with reservations