Yachtsman Steakhouse

After being caught in a downpour, Paula, Hunter, and I met up with Brenda and Michael in the lobby and together proceeded down the hallway to have dinner at the Yacht Club’s signature restaurant…

 

…stopping first in the bathroom to try and wring out some of the water from my dripping pants. :laughing:

Now I’m sure that having dinner with a wet bottom put a “damper” on this meal for me but there were other things that caused this visit to the Yachtsman Steakhouse to be very disappointing. But before getting into these “lowlights”, let me first show you a couple of my meal highlights…

 

 

For my beverage, I ordered Iced Tea, which at YSH comes with a tray of sweetener packets, lemon wedges, and a small pitcher of simple syrup. I love to use the syrup to sweeten my tea. :thumbsup2

And then there are the awesome Yachtsman rolls…

 

They changed up the way that the garlic is served though, as is shown in this blurry photo…

 

I like the rolls with or without the garlic, so I probably would have not bothered with the garlic cloves. However, Hunter promptly took care of it for us and removed the tasty garlic from the cloves.:thumbsup2

Anyway, it’s always a challenge not to fill up on these because they are so delicious. I’d like to say that I rose to the challenge and had only this one…

 

…but I’m thinking that I probably had at least two. ;)

Now let’s have a look at the menu, starting with the Appetizers…

 

I didn’t see anything here that I had to have, so didn’t order an appetizer. However, Paula and Hunter ordered the Charcuterie board and kindly shared it with the rest of us…

 

 

As I’ve said previously, this really isn’t my thing so I think I only tasted a slice of pepperoni, which was fine.

On now to the Entrees…

 

 

I have always ordered the same entree at YSH, and tonight was no exception…

 

8 oz. Black Angus Filet Mignon with Cabernet Wine Sauce and Mashed Potatoes

A closer view…

 

I have had success here in the past with ordering this cooked medium well and having it served with a slightly pink center. However, this time that wasn’t the case. There was not even the slightest hint of pink left, so I would say that this steak was “well” past medium well. ;) Though the steak was a “fail” for me, the mashed potatoes were as great as ever…so buttery and delicious!

I don’t seem to have a photo of the Dessert menu, but again may not have even seen one since we were each presented with this complimentary dessert for our birthdays and anniversary…

 

I liked two of these and the others were tasted and left on the plate.

Like our December visit to YSH (when we had a large group of 10), our server again seemed somewhat disorganized and very slow. By the time we finally received our checks the restaurant was pretty much empty…

 

 

Our ADR was for 7:30 and the time on my check is 10:10. That seemed like a long time given that we did not order that much food. But on the positive side, at least my bottom was pretty much dry by the time we finally left the restaurant. :laughing:

So in conclusion, Yachtsman was once my second favorite signature restaurant. After two disappointing visits now, it has fallen way down on my list of favorites. Out of respect for the five previous great dinners that I had there, I will probably give YSH one more try during my next trip in October. If it fails to deliver for a third time in row though, then I’ll be taking a break from Yachtsman for awhile. ;)

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