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American Family Table

Update 12/19/07: American Family Table has changed its name to Northside Family Restaurant.

In a word: Inexpensive mainstream fare. Looks like a good bet for kids and seniors.

The specs: #0004
Address, hours & details via Isthmus.

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JM ate the BBQ beef sandwich and fries with a lemonade and worked the February 1981 Atlantic Monthly cryptic crossword.
Nichole ate the meatloaf and fries with chicken soup and a salad with a glass of house burgundy.
The bill was $17, or $8.50/person, plus tip.
JM gave American Family Table a B-; N gave American Family Table a B (see our grading rubric).

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American Family Table strongly reminded Nichole of the Greek family restaurant where she worked for one summer, but that didn't dampen her enjoyment too much. (The burgundy helped - it was room temperature and cheap, but worth it.) She liked the hammered brass portrait of Mother Theresa and the giant gumball machine that looked like a huge Tom Servo.

The food was inexpensive and decent. JM's fries arrived a little cold and the waitress disappeared for a long while between dropping off the entrees and checking back after we were ready to get going.

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