There is a finely tuned ballet of hosts, servers, and bartenders at Oakland's Boot and Shoe Service. It's apparent from the moment your party walks in: After giving your name to the host and ordering drinks at the bar, two minutes later the host will find you, seat you, and a bar back will bring you your drinks (which are delicious), the correct one in front of the correct diner. How did he find you? The waitress takes your order in a timely fashion and the drinks are billed appropriately. It's just another smooth night of well-paced food, drinks, and service.
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