Yard House

Invited to a birthday dinner – any opportunity to go to the Banks AND celebrate a birthday, is a good one. Where to? Yard House.

However, parking was a BITCH. I can be a bit of a whiner, about parking. I realize that. But, we turned the same block about 20 times, to get to the entrance of the parking garage. I just wasn’t having it. Thank God that the husband was driving. I would have parked it on the sidewalk and called it a day.

Even though my friend called, to make a reservation, they insisted that they wouldn’t be busy at 4:45 – so, of course, we had to wait about 20 minutes, for a table.

But, there was this mesmerizing ceiling fan, in the lobby.

Yard House Ceiling Fan

It’s the little things.

The inside was pretty – HUGE bar. 100 beers, on tap. I could never bartend there because I could never remember where anything was!

Nice view (I had to cut out some guy’s head…)

Yard House View

Let me start with the menu – it’s overwhelming. Like 30 pages. I’m not a fan of gigantor menus. My thought is…if you have that many things and variety, there’s no way that you can do it all, well. Plus, I have food ADD – if there are too many choices, my brain shorts out and I don’t want anything. We’ll see – I’ll tell you what I got, last. ;)

I can show you some food porn, first, however. (and, since I only ate mine, can’t tell you what everyone thought of theirs!)

Caesar Salad

Yard House Caesar Salad

French Onion Soup

Yard House FO Soup

My bestie did say that she wished that there were more cheese!

Turkey Burger

Yard House Turkey Burger

BBQ Bacon Cheddar Burger

Yard House BBQ Burger

Fish’n’Chips

Yard House Fish and Chips

Chicken Rice Bowl

Yard House Rice Bowl

Jambalaya

Yard House Jambalaya

Porcini Crusted Halibut

Yard House Mike's

THAT, was the husband’s and I did steal a bite. It was frickin’ good!

Street Tacos (MINE – could you guess?)

Yard House Mine

And, I took a pic of each taco that I got!

Baja Fish

Yard House Baja Fish

Blackened Swordfish

Yard House Blackened Fish

Asada

Yard House Steak taco

My rice and beans were horrible. I didn’t like the steak or the halibut – I gave those to the husband. The baja fish was the best but…not one of the best fish tacos ever.

Again – I’m not sure how everyone else felt about their food. My husband loved his and Mikey thought it was one of the best burgers that he’s ever eaten. So, it could have very well, just been me, that didn’t like the food. I’m picky like that and I realize it.

But, as always, I had the best company ever. :)

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