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Comment Archives: Locations: 3 Stars

Re: “Daniel Island Grille

On the bright side, if you are looking for a cool sports bar without having to go to far, then this is a great place to go. They have many tvs set up inside and out. As far as anything else goes, the food is terrible...they must rely on liquor and beer sales to stay open. Some of the staff and very friendly and like to have fun, but others are just kind of stupid and are only there to try and make a buck. If you are able to be there on a day when the owners are not drunk, then they are pretty nice guys and will do anything for their patrons, unfortunately, they are drunk about 90% of the time they are there. I will still go to have some drinks and watch some games, but I do not go there because I like DIG.

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Posted by chillin on DI on October 27, 2010 at 12:22 AM

Re: “Cork Neighborhood Bistro

I would love to give Cork 5 stars for their food. However, due to the poor service I have to give them 3. Every time we have eaten there for lunch the service has been terrible. The servers are very friendly when they actually serve you. I know that restaurants can sometimes be short-handed, but 3 out of 3 times for lunch the service has been ridiculously slow. I really want to love Cork because their food is outstanding. I just wish that they would get it together as far as the service goes...

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Posted by NotSure on October 22, 2010 at 1:01 PM

Re: “Sake House

Sake House by Tanger:

3 out of 5 stars.

The good:
Rice was good.
Steak was very good.
Ginger sauce was good.
Chef was good with interaction and did well.

The bad:
Cost – I would guess this is about 5 – 6 dollars more pricey than average.
Service was below average. Only got one refill and our bill had to be split afterwards from the group we were with.
Portions were smaller than average place. I normally do not eat all of my meal but I finished this one. I normally don’t eat half… yet I finished.
Vegetables were not as good as they should have been.

The food was well prepared and was tasty. The soup was your average onion soup that tastes about the same anywhere you go. The salad was fresh tasting and not overpowered by the ginger dressing put on there. For the sauces there were two, the seafood “white” sauce and the ginger sauce. The ginger sauce was above average, but the white sauce tastes like everywhere else.
For the main entrees I got a hibachi salmon and my wife got the shrimp. Others at the table got filet minion and chicken. The chef came out and was friendly and interacted well. We had a good time with him and joked around. The rice was good and it was finished quickly. It had eggs in it, some places do this and other don’t. I think the rice was slightly above average but there was not as much of it. The shrimp appetizer was very tasty and was also done quickly. For the vegetables they were actually one of the last things we received and this is unusual for most hibachi style places. I felt the vegetables were below average and they didn’t seem to be done well. As for the salmon and the steak it was also good. The salmon was average, but the filet was above average and very tender.
The cost for myself and wife was over $40 with no alcohol.

Posted by thadbme on September 18, 2010 at 9:57 PM

Re: “Caliente

Overall, I would say Caliente is mediocre. The food is good, but I would not say outstanding. On the 2 occasions that we visited, the parking lot was full, but only about 1/2 the restaurant was filled. There were way too many people working (or not working--I guess waiting for customers). The prices for food are reasonable, but the drinks are way overpriced. The Margarita was good, but too small for $8, especially since it's made with wine. Caliente will have to work very hard to make the location work. The chef seems to be very nice and open to suggestions. I would recommend lowering the prices, offering affordable drinks and a few outstanding signature dishes and Caliente will be a hit!!

Posted by rjm on August 28, 2010 at 9:33 PM

Re: “Coast

How can rue de jean be so good and coast consistently mediocre??? Great place for drinks, but I've never had an entree I really liked here.

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Posted by dirty mck on August 9, 2010 at 5:18 PM

Re: “Charleston Marriott

The hotel room was spacious, air worked great. The biggest downfall was no free internet and a fire alarm at 2:45am. We had to evacuate. It went off another 2 times. Made for a long night. I would have liked an indoor pool too. But was happy with the location. The parking lot had been expanded, which was good.

Posted by Georgiafan on July 26, 2010 at 7:49 PM

We had the early bird dinner and was satisfied. However it was not gourmet. If you are wanting an average meal, but good come here. The atmosphere was great for kids.

Posted by Georgiafan on July 26, 2010 at 7:37 PM

Re: “Sticky Fingers

Great chicken wings.. The beer is cold... The ribs are delicious..

Posted by rrcarbon on July 23, 2010 at 8:15 AM

Went this weekend to Guy's. Was seated shortly after arrival. Very nice, attentive waiter, young and inexperienced, but very helpful. After waiting an hour for dinner, the food arrived and was excellent. Extremely large portions of crab legs and all the seafood was very fresh. The pricing needs to be adjusted if they expect long term commitment from the Mt Pleasant community.
We will be back for another chance - but they really need to iron out these issues.

Posted by bh on July 18, 2010 at 10:25 AM

Re: “Closed for Business

We stopped in Saturday night for dinner and a few drinks. I agree the drinks were pricey, even for the high quality choices. I had the pork slap and it was very good as was the interesting pickle slaw that I had with it. The duck pot pie was good, but tasted more of mushroom than duck. It was a pleasant experience overall, but not what I would call outstanding.

Posted by Pheelycat on July 13, 2010 at 2:40 PM

Re: “Oscar's Restaurant

Three stars is a kind rating. We were told this place was the best in Summerville. Well, if this is the best, I will cook every meal for as long as we live here. I give them three stars b/c they tried, I hope, to make it a nice restaurant. Frankly, the food just really isn't that great. Where we are from, eating is an event. This restaurant might make it a year back home.

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Posted by 14Peace on July 10, 2010 at 2:05 PM

Re: “EVO

Great pizza. Amazing ingredients. Pistachio Pesto the best for sure (add arugula and sausage). The chocolates and candy bars from Sweeteeth are to die for. I wouldn't waste my time or money on the appetizers. Soup is nice though. My biggest complaint about EVO is in the beverage department.…

First off, there is not a single beer less than $5. The beer selection is great, but who can afford to have more than one. Many of the beers are worth the price (Ommegang, Dogfish head), but many are not. Allagash White and Brooklyn Lager (while delicious) should not cost $5. And don't get me started on New Belgium. No way in hell will I pay $5 for anything they brew. Last beverage complaint would be that they do not serve coffee!?? If you have wonderful chocolates the least you could offer is coffee. Coffee drinks are the easiest way to make a profit on a non-alcoholic beverage.

I think EVO is a great restaurant that would benefit from a fresh look at pricing.

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Posted by gretchen'sreviews on July 1, 2010 at 1:00 PM

Re: “Coleman Public House

Good flatbreads and burgers. Brunch is another issue. They have great food but cannot pour a mimosa for anything (we asked for better pours on three separate occasions and they just can't get it right.) It is all OJ with a splash of cheap Cook's "champagne." For us, brunch is about the mimosas, so we will go elsewhere until they get it right.

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Posted by isidella on June 27, 2010 at 1:04 PM

Re: “Sunrise Bistro

blinding fluorescent lighting, average service, odd breakfast menu with no fresh fruit or typical fare. average food

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Posted by coachz on June 13, 2010 at 9:02 AM

Re: “Mad River Bar & Grille

I have only been there once during the day time and that was ages ago so I can't really comment on the dining experience. At night it is a different experience anyway. There is usually a pretty good crowd there and the music is as good as anywhere else that has a DJ (for the most part). The drinks are fairly priced but the bartenders can be a bit slow (may not be enough to cover the usual crowd). Everyone is nice and there isn't a bug chance of drama. All around a good place except for one thing. On the weekends they charge a cover. Most times you just show your id, go in and buy your drinks at the bar. On the weekends they want you to pay a $2 or $3 cover but they can't tell you why. There is no event or band going on, they just want to squeeze you for some extra bucks. I understand charging a cover for minors (the only way you are getting money out of that demographic) but this is 21+ bar, why should you have pay to go pay for drinks when there isn't a event the cover is for?

Posted by -A on June 5, 2010 at 5:41 PM

Re: “17 North Roadside Kitchen

It's nice to have a place like 17 North way out yonder for those of us in MP looking for a good meal, after a long day, without having to drive too far. The food is good and the menu is interesting. Love the fact that they are growing their produce on property. Happen to agree about things like the utensils and tiny wine glasses. The prices certainly merit a bit better quality. Overall, food is good and service has been friendly. The outside patio with the fire pit is most inviting, especially unique touch is the marshmellows they provide for roasting!

I usually make a reservation and have not had to wait long for my table, but after reading the former hostess' comments, I'm so glad she's not working there anymore. Makes me think twice about the next time I go, what is the rest of the staff thinking? Do they share the same loathing for the patrons that this person obviously does? Hope Brett has something to add to make me feel comfortable about returning to 17 North because honestly that was quite a turnoff.

Posted by salandro on June 2, 2010 at 8:23 PM

Re: “Quyen

The food is great. The service is friendly, but slow and inadequate. I appreciate the smiles, but I would rather have a waitress that is attentive than happy. Regardless, I will continue to go back for the food; the ski ball, too.

Posted by ATLien on May 25, 2010 at 10:56 PM

Re: “Montreux Bar and Grill

I've only been here twice & both times were to see Ellen Drive play in the back area. Typical bar atmosphere/service & the place was packed! I'd like to try their brunch sometime - wish I lived a little bit closer :)

Posted by jessc4343 on May 17, 2010 at 1:18 PM

Re: “Montreux Bar and Grill

I live in Summerville and have been to Montreux several times. It's ok. The service is ok and the food is ok. I have yet to check out brunch but my friends went and said it was pretty good. It is what it is. A bar with decent drink specials and a good beer list. It's not the best bar I've ever been too but it's not the worst.

Posted by alrobert1 on May 5, 2010 at 8:17 AM

Re: “Zia Taqueria

Two of us went here about 5:30pm on a Friday, it was not too crowded, & we sat outside since it was nice. Once we figured out that we order & pay at the bar inside system, we sat down and decided on what to order. I went inside to order from the bartender. She was not friendly at all. In fact, the conversation went something like me saying Hello & placing my order and her saying,"green or red sauce. chicken or pork. that's $29.00" . the guy who brought us out our chips & salsa was equally without any personality, and walked off without a word or smile when we said hello and thank you to him for the chips/salsa. The only person that was personable and friendly was a guy who I am assuming was the owner (tall blond fellow) since we heard him talking about how old the desk inside in his office was to an adjacent table. He actually spoke to us and asked us how we liked the food and thanked us for coming out. Nice. On to the food. The salsa is good, tasted fresh, and our tacos,etc were all very good as well. I would eat here again, but I wouldnt go for the service or atmosphere. Which makes me wonder, how long can a business last, even with good food, if the service is poor/unfriendly?

Posted by yournamehere on April 23, 2010 at 12:59 PM
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