Our Peg Legs Experience
02 March 2019 | Peg Legs Beachside Restaurant, Nanny Cay, Tortola, BVI
“Oh, did you order something?” the waitress asked Debi, after delivering my vegetarian pizza, Moby’s pepperoni pizza and John’s Mahi mahi at three distinct times, about 5 minutes apart. It was like winning a contest if the food you ordered actually arrived.
Dinner was delicious, and the company couldn’t have been better, but the service was almost laughable.
“Would it be possible to get a small side of marinara sauce for my pizza?” I asked. Five minutes later, with an accentuated presentation, arrived a tray with a large salad plate, in the center of which sat a tiny condiment container filled with about a tablespoonful of marinara sauce. Stone cold. I guess it wouldn’t have occurred to them to warm it up.
“We’ll have two orders of the brownie ala mode for dessert, so we can split them.” John requested.
15 minutes later, the desserts actually arrived together. …with one spoon. “Could we have more spoons please,” I asked sweetly.
“Look,” Gloria sniped as she picked up and slammed down three napkins in which 2 dixie cup sized spoons were hidden… “One. Two. Three!” she said with pure exasperation in her voice as she marched away.
I followed her over to the area of the tent where the other 12 waitresses were also standing around doing nothing. “But there are 4 of us. Could we have one more spoon please?”
It took a few of them several minutes to locate and wash another spoon so that I could then head back to our now melted ice cream.