The waiters ignores people's request, first we ask if there was another menu beside set dinner, and the waitress refused to give it to us, and said she has to ask the manager... She never comes back.... Later, we found the manager, and he gave us another menu... We then asked to pay the bill, one of the manager said there is still desert to serve... We waited for another 10 minutes, " no desert" or the bill... we have to find another waiter and he then later came back for the desert... We then asked to pay the bill, and the waiter take the ticket on our desk and left, and he never came back... We have to ask another waiter to place another request for the bill... And in the end, they insist they need a bigger tip even with this lousy service.
We love this place!!!! Have order different things a few times and have yet to find a complaint. They are always super friendly on the phone and the pizza is always hot and delicious. It has that "home made" taste to it which is unique. By far the best pizza in town, tzatziki and pita, souvlaki, pasta etc.
Well done Markos!
Went for Mother's Day late lunch, 7 of us in total. Restaurant was busy, but not full. Everyone got their food except for me, waiting about 15 mins before mine finally arrived and everyone else was either finished or almost finished. Mother-in-law's pizza was half cooked. Daughter wasn't given the kid's size pizza that we obviously ordered since she is 6. Server didn't seem to care nor was there any offer to try and makes things right by either not charging for the pizza or something. Been a few times, will now never go back.
Went with a party group. Almost everyone ordered Indian food. I was not sure of the quality so I went with a cheese burger. The Indian food smelled good and came mostly with rice, naan and salad. All the salads, including the one with the burgers came predrizzled with a shocking orange color dressing that was not very good. It might have been mango? I did not like it.
Most people said the Indian food was “alright “ or “okay”. Not a rousing verdict. The burger was “okay” and the person who had the veggie burger said it was “alright”. I guess that sums the whole thing up.
The only bright spot was the french fries - they were above average - nicely done.
One sour note was that they provided the organizers with a “take out” menu that was scanned and sent around our office to preorder. They didn’t tell you that the “special of the day”was only for take out and no where on the menu did it say that. A LOT of people ordered the special of the day and then were shocked to find their entree cost about $4 more than they expected. When that was pointed out, the waitress just blew off as “too bad for you” and made no attempt to remedy it.
For that reason alone we will not have another party there.
food here is absolutely delicious. It's great when want a quick and cheap fix. you really get your bang for your buck. portion size is huge and prices are inexpensive . honestly you have to try it for yourself. I frequently visit this place on a regular basis to pick up my dinner.It's a feel, good comfort food with fresh ingredients. the food is consistent, hot and east on the wallet. they don't skimp on the ingredients. you get big chunks of meat, fresh vegetables and a huge sized portions. a true gem. kung pao chicken + szechuan beef must try!!!
This was a lovely experience. My friend and I thought we would try a restaurant we had seen in Burnaby one night while we were in the West End. We were welcomed warmly by a gentleman (the owner?) in a traditional outfit, which I thought was a nice touch.
My friend ordered a curry with spinach and chicken which she ate all of. Not because the protion was small but because it was delicious!
I had the lamb kebab and it was amazing. I didn't eat it all because the portion was too large. I took it home and my partner ate the leftovers the next day. He has a picky palate and loved it!
The food is delicious. There service is very attentive. The man asked us if we had any questions about the menu and it was very comforting instead of intrusive.
We had a coupon to use and I felt the prices were reasonable.
We decided to try Aldo's again after a long time away. I was very pleasantly surprised!
I expected it to be slow and quiet, nope! All the table were full by the time we left at 8pm. The manager was recovering from surgery so there was only one server taking care of the whole floor but he did a great job.
We had the escargot, which were excellent, buttery and garlicky. The accompaning bread was awesome, warm and crusty and soft in the middle.
The Italian salad was delicious, light and not fussy with just a few ingredients. Probably a bit overpriced.
I had the puttanesca which was awesome! I thoroughly enjoyed it. Spicy, tangy, tomatoey and fresh. Delicious.
My partner had the veal parmasean. Also delicious. The penne with meat sauce that came with it was not our favourite but the veal was excellent.
We didn't have dessert. There was not a lot of options there. Forgivable though since the pasta options were many.
I will definately go again. I can imagine very soon since I am still thinking about that puntanesca sauce.
DO NOT ORDER FOR DELIVERY FROM THIS PLACE! First the driver forgot half of our order and then when we phoned the restaurant the owner yelled at us and hung up!! Horrible customer service. The food that did come was soggy and barely edible. Spend your money elsewhere...this place doesn't deserve it.
I had the one piece fish and chips for about $11.50, my partner had the steak sandwich for about $14.00.
the fries were the battered kind so they were pretty crispy. He was happy with his steak sandwich which came with sauted mushrooms. I was not impressed with my fish n chips, it came in what looked like a large size dim sum bamboo steamer which we thought was kind of strange since it was fish n chips, not Chinese food.. oh well.. I got a fairly small size piece of fish which was okay but the batter was overfried and too crunchy, not tender. not sure if I will be having the fish n chips again as not really good value for the price...the positive thing is that the view was nice though and you can see the float planes take off and land..
Went for a family lunch there today and was so disappointed. Was prepared to love the place, the ambiance is stellar, with lovely views of the golf course. Would have been willing to overlook the somewhat bland food and unimaginative menu, but the service was the worse I have had in a long, long time. Our drink orders were taken promptly, but after at least hour a hour, no one offered to refill our coffees. Once we were able to hunt down a server, she refilled three of our coffees but left out one person. We were finally able to get another wait person's attention and she brought the coffee pot around again. Then we had to wait at least one hour for our food. When we enquired why it was taking so long, the server said the kitchen was backed up. Fair enough, but other tables that arrived after us received their food way before ours came. Was the food came, it was fairly disappointing. Because the server had told me that the fish and chips had huge pieces of fish, I only ordered one piece. When the I saw the tiny piece of fish they gave me, I knew it wasn't going to be enough, especially since I had substituted the chips for salad. I ended up having to order another piece of fish, and given that they had orginally misled me about the size of the fish, I would have thought that they would have been able to fry up another piece fairly quickly. Wrong again, the "extra" fish arrived after the rest of our party had finished eating. Anyway, would have loved to had a good experience here, but the inattentiveness of the service totally spoilt it for me. Will not return!
As a food critic, I tend to stay away from chain restaurants and focus on the smaller "Mom & Pop places. I can"t give enough praise to The Yucca Tree. I've been several times now and the food is consistently amazing with very healthy portions and perfect presentation. As it is a small restaurant,(12 tables), all but two are 2 tops, there is only one server. So, service can speed up or slow down depending on how busy it is. My experience thus far has been excellent. I highly Recommend The Yucca Tree if you are looking for home made comfort food and the best breakfast in town.
We had lamb souvlaki, chicken souvlaki, moussaka and baklava and all were excellent. The dinner portions were very generous, we all had some leftover for the next day! Our meals came with seasoned rice, potatoes, pita, tzatziki and a full greek salad.The seasonings were very well done: wonderful flavour without being overpowering. I wasn't sure about ordering baklava as it can sometimes be too sickly sweet, but in this case it was just right and I would definitely order again.
The service was interesting, a combination of 1 very efficient waitress (almost to the point of being rude) and 1 very slow but very nice, friendly waitress who may have been on her 1st day. The restaurant was somewhat full but it was all the takeouts that seemed to keep them really hopping.
My wife and I first tried Azul's using a groupon ticket some time back. We quite enjoyed the meal at that time so in trying to decide where to go on a Friday night we decided we would try Azul's again. The décor was nice and the atmosphere was casual. Not too many people in attendance, although as the evening progressed the numbers increased. We chose to be seated at a booth, tables are available as well, and we were joined shortly thereafter by a very pleasant waitress.
We started with a pitcher of their house lager, not too bad. We then ordered a serving of calamari to share. I should have ordered one for each of us as I really didn't want to share it. The calamari was so very tender and tasteful, the best we have ever had. Next we tried their Caesar salad, it certainly was acceptable but lacking a little in the flavor department.
Now onto the main course, as we both enjoy seafood as well as pasta it turns out that we ordered the same dish, the Sea Food Trio Linguini. The meals arrived in short order and were piping hot. The rose sauce was delectable and the mussels, prawns and salmon were cooked to perfection as was the linguini. We ended the meal with the Azul's House Special coffee, a tasteful end to a wonderful meal.
We cannot say enough about the meal, we salute the cook. The menu pricing was in line, our service was very good, our waitress was there when she was needed and always with a smile.
Thank you to the staff of Azul's for making our choice for dinner an excellent one.
When I first came in to this restaurant, back in 2008, it was my favourite buffet restaurant; however, today, it is not worth it to dine in anymore for a number of reasons. First, Dirty place especially the washroom. Second, Food is not good, because, for me, all their food tastes the same. Finally, there is no smile on the employees' faces.
Conclusion: I will only come here if someone will pay for me, and their steamed food is good, actually.
* Even though there are many people eating at this restaurant, the Service is good and FAST! FAST!
*The food quality is really good, and the portion, which I really like, is LARGE.
*The washroom is really dirty, and the kitchen floor dirty--kitchen should ALWAYS be clean even though the restaurant is very busy. Also, cleanliness is VERY VERY important in any restaurant.
This restaurant has problem with cleanliness; however, on the other hand, the quality of the food and the service is really good. No wonder why there are so many people wanting to wait and be in line instead of going to a different restaurant nearby. Anyway, I recommend this restaurant to everyone, and if the owner have the chance to see my review, I just want you to know that you should expand your restaurant so that many more people will come in.
The dinner we ordered was not great almost like it was like leftovers , burnt eggrolls , Luke warm food . We did call to complain " not in a mean way. very polite the fellow that answered the phone was very nice , we heard in the background the owners ( not sure ) could have been the cooks? They told him "they never had a bad review" and not to order from them again . I believe if I owned the restaurant I would make sure the customer was treated better.
I would not recommend this place to anyone
My co-worker and I decided to go out for lunch today, and both felt like having fish and chips. We decided on the Elephant and Castle because of the pub style food which is offered often serves a good fish and chips. We decided to share and ordered the halibut and chips. When it came there was only one piece of fish. We asked the server if this was right and was told yes it was.
This was galling for two reason. First, we had told the server we intended to share, but were not informed that there would only be on piece of fish. Second, and this is the part that rankles, the order cost $18.00!!! Wow, $18.00 for one piece of fish and some fries. What a rip off. It is standard when ordering fish and chips to get two pieces of fish. Something should have been written on the menu, or at the very least the server should have told us. That was the first and last time they will ever get our business. What a gyp.
We also shared the calamari, and that was nothing to write home about either, but at least it was only $11.00
We have given this place an honest shot and each time we were less than happy. The food is okay, but overpriced. The building and location is great, but the staff is absolutely terrible. The bartender is rude and unfriendly, we have seen staff members sitting at the bar drinking with customers which we found to be entirely inappropriate. I have never gone to an establishment and seen such unprofessionalism as the chefs in uniform drinking at the bar. If you are looking for somewhere to go with better service and good food go up the street to Browns.
Eveything was fine, ya know, the usual fast food restaurant. Service was just okay, not particularly friendly. The fries were obviously not fresh, but tasted fine. The burger was also not fresh, but it was just okay. My Fruitopia fountain drink was fine until I realized there were some black bits of something sunk at the bottom of my drink. One was quite large, while another was about half its size. I had only taken a few sips of my medium-sized drink when I saw these nasties through my Fruitopia and ice, moving around at the bottom of my cup. Creepy. I decided to pour out my entire drink just to see what they were. Once I poured out my drink, I saw that there were about 4-5 various sized, flat, deep black pieces of who-knows-what laying at the bottom of my cup. They weren't baked into the plastic of cup. It looked like they had fallen in before the drink was put in. I surmised that they looked similar to blackend pieces of char from a grill, but who really knows? I'm grossed out. I won't be going back there. I was just okay with the restaurant up until that point, but the drink killed it. Is the kitchen dirty or what? I don't know, but it very well could be.
An Ode to Matt (the donair):
Matt oh Matt, how we love thee!
We come to see you, when we are hungry.
We love to see your smiling face, you're always happy.
You know everyone by name, that's impressive golly gee!
We love your donairs and don't forget the bubble tea.
Matt oh Matt, how we love thee!
This place is superkalafragalistic type yummy. Matt makes wicked food and is such a good guy. He knows all the customer by name is genuinely pleased to see you when you come in. Never had a bad meal here, never had bad service here. Can't complain!! Keep doing what you're doing Matt, the word is spreading!
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