This has got to be the worst parking situation to ever exist at a Flanigan’s (even worse than the Grove). The restaurant itself is perfect for large parties, but for the love of god, carpool if you can. Finding a spot is like playing a slow motion game of Grand Theft Auto. There’s all sorts of cursing, fist-wagging, intense makeout sessions, and surprisingly little actual parking going on. The good news is that it’s all visible from the back patio, which makes for excellent people watching. But once you get past the equally chaotic host stand inside (and maybe this is because of the uniformed police officer standing with his arms crossed by the bar), you’ll find this Fanigan’s is pretty docile. There’s a lot of outdoor seating. And the main dining room is big, with plenty of tables that can be combined to fit really large parties. Even the hightops by the bar can fit a party of eight. So come here with friends and arrive with plenty of patience and time to find parking.