This was a very nice dish. The octopus was perfect. Just perfect. The size is small for the price and it was not identified on the menu as a small bite or appetizer portion. I really thought this was an entree. Regardless, great flavors and execution.
Contrary to the above dish, this portion was bigger than expected. These 3 toast halves could be a meal itself. It’s loaded with mushrooms in an herbed creme fraiche. So good.
If you’ve had bone marrow before, there wasn’t too much special about this. Served with a side salad of celery greens and fennel shavings. It’s good, just not remarkable.
These were actually very good. I couldn’t taste the duck fat but they are still excellent fries to share.
Chocolate Cake with hazelnut
Our bachelorette got a celebratory cake. It was a bit dry. The creme and chocolate were good. We appreciated the generosity.OVERALL IMPRESSIONS
The prices here are not indicative of portion size. Some items were more filling than expected and then others were scant. I wish the menu gave a more accurate impression of the food. Other than that, service was nice, drinks were great, and some of the dishes were fantastic.
Goose and Gander has interesting decor like an old library. There are various type of areas to sit like the main floor, bottom floor, outdoors under the trees, and outdoors under the awning. We sat outdoors under the trees and it was a bit dusty. There was competition between multiple tables for the umbrellas and half our table ended up with harsh summer sun in their faces. This doesn’t sound like a big issue but it was really hot that day and this made us uncomfortable.