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Re: “Five Guys Burgers and Fries

and you all dont even know about Drifters? how dare you write a reviews good or otherwise!

5 guys is overpriced and messy

Posted by nlcatter on 06/16/2011 at 6:42 PM

Re: “Little London Cake Shoppe

My daughters wedding cake was beautiful, just like the picture we chose for the design/decor. However it was all over crumble and dried, all the three layers...and costed WAY more than the one in the previous comment...
If you want just lookings, go for it; but if you want moist and taste, definitivelly try another bakery!!!

Posted by suca on 06/14/2011 at 12:17 PM

Re: “Five Guys Burgers and Fries

More acclaimed than In-n-Out. . . you've got to be kidding me. I love how they have to post all their testimonies on the wall. Let's be honest, if the place was really that good, you wouldn't need all these HUGE BOARDS on the wall with LARGE WORDS telling you how good their stuff was, you would just know when you bit into their burger. The first time I went my burger was --terribly-- soggy (it was a disgraceful to burgers everywhere). Went again a week ago, there burger was still soggy, but measured up better. Their fries are actually decent, but to compare any of it to In-n-Out is absolutely rubbish. For the money, I'll just go to Sonic; they have better drinks there anyway.

The only reason this joint gets 2 stars instead of 1 is their fries are slightly -- yes, slightly -- redeeming.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by skaname on 06/06/2011 at 10:12 PM

Re: “The Omelette Parlor

if the place did not look so run down, paint !

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by nlcatter on 03/24/2011 at 5:28 PM

Re: “Jun Japanese Restaurant - Dublin

We visited Jun's for our anniversary on Sat Feb 5, 2011 and it was not very busy. Pretty snowy out. We read they had the best sushi so decided to check it out. Yes the sushi was good but the atmosphere was kinda run down. We were not greeted when we walked in and so did not know if we should seat ourself so we did. The server was preoccupied with a table of two customers. We finally got a menu and drink and ordered. Got our food but were never asked if we would like water or another drink. She came and checked on us once immediately after we got the food and then not again until we finished eating. Overall, I am rating a 2 star because to me service and atmosphere is also key to having a returnable experience. Unfortunately we won't be back.

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Sushi lover on 02/08/2011 at 9:09 PM

Re: “Canyon Coffee & Café

I had a very disappointing meal at Canyon Coffee and Cafe today. An omelette that was poorly prepared with veggies. The green pepper slices were as big as my thumb. The eggs were undercooked. The English muffin was tasteless. The butter was a bit rancid. I'll not be eating there again. Apparently the owner is trying to sell the restaurant. I wonder if he's already left....

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Posted by coloradoshopper on 12/07/2010 at 6:21 PM

Re: “The Golden Bee

It sounds like it would be fun but it's REALLY corny - hated the songs.

Posted by snephtar on 11/12/2010 at 1:26 PM

Re: “BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

The menu is huge, which is usually a bad sign. The food was average - nothing special. Typical soul-less national chain.

Posted by snephtar on 11/12/2010 at 1:25 PM

Re: “Amanda's Fonda

Lately, it seems dirty with mediocre food.

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by snephtar on 11/12/2010 at 1:23 PM

Re: “Mediterranean Cafe

The spanakopita is the worst I have ever had, same with the baklava. The service is not great. The only thing that is good there are the gyros.

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Jesyka on 11/12/2010 at 9:44 AM

Re: “Flatiron's American Bar and Grill

The service was great and the atmosphere was great, but the food was meh. I like to go out to eat for things that I cannot make better at home, and they failed on all 3 entrees ordered. Probably won't go back.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Jesyka on 11/12/2010 at 8:12 AM

Re: “Firehouse BBQ and Sports Bar

Any bbq place I've ever been to that has really good bbq focuses just on that and the bbq stands on its own, they don't have to have chicken fried steak, catfish, etc. just good, authentic bbq. But this place just isn't that good, ate there once and that was enough, not just because of the food but the prices they're charging.

Posted by CC on 11/11/2010 at 12:42 PM

Re: “Borriello Brothers - 8th

It's to bad, pizza started out great, but has gone steadly down hill since... the general attitude has never been good (thought they were going for that NY attitude)

4 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Deirdre deProspero on 10/31/2010 at 9:59 AM

Re: “Flatiron's American Bar and Grill

I was really looking forward to a great night out after all the great things I had heard. It turned out to be only OK. The service of course was great. Hostess, not so much I made reservations and put special notes in, they were completely ignored. Some of the food was good, some not so good. I read these reviews of people raving about the food in many joints around CS and it is just not so. In places like this I always start with the burgers. If I had to guess, another new place serving $10-$12 FROZEN burgers. Why? Soggy wet bun, uneatable bacon, Beans, most likely Van de Camps from a can. Onion rings OK, but also had a very processed texture and flavor, not fresh. Green beans were plain but ok, Au gratin potatoes ok. The steak was supposed to be a flat iron cut, I'm a bit suspect, however it was cooked correctly and tasted ok. I do a lot of flat iron from the butcher and it was not the same. Just didn't wow me for all the hype. Won't be going back. Just another same old same old.

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Posted by Fritz on 10/23/2010 at 6:22 PM

Re: “Fujiyama

The staff, drinks and menu are great. It is my favorite sushi place in the Springs. However, I did sit at the bar several times and watched the chefs make the rolls. One of them does not wear gloves, but all the others do, including the owner. I know that some chefs do not wear them because it interferes with the creation process, but PLEASE, put some gloves on. This guy was handling raw fish, wiping his hands, every now and then, with this dirty, wet cloth. I am sorry, but I find it disgusting.

Posted by Fuss on 10/03/2010 at 2:21 AM

Re: “MacKenzie's Chop House

Decent happy hour menu and drinks, but dining is hit or miss, depending on who is working in the kitchen. There are other places to get a decent steak.

Posted by Fuss on 10/03/2010 at 2:12 AM

Re: “The Airplane Restaurant

Awful. That's the only way to describe the only experience I had in the airplane. My wife and daughters took me here for my birthday a while back. I am a pilot and flight instructor so they thought it might be fun for me. The plane is, of course, separated from the main building and the staff has a lengthy walk to and from the main building for almost anything. After placing out order we did not see our server again for over 20 minutes. After watching several other diners get their food when they had ordered after us I asked another server if they could find out what was going on. It turns out that our server had 'had enough' and walked out without telling anyone. I worked in restaurants for 17 years, this happens. The problem is, no one noticed. They found our food which was sitting in the kitchen, pushed to the side for who knows how long and brought it out. Needless to say it was mostly inedible but not one person apologized or offered to replace the food or even the gesture of a complimentary dessert. While I was in the restroom someone dropped of the bill which I paid in cash and we left. Its not a very bright way to run a business.

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by jdp on 09/18/2010 at 12:21 PM

Re: “King's Chef Diner - Bijou

The only good thing about this place is their chili, but you can buy that at Whole Foods. Finny thing is, it costs about $2.00 LESS at Whole Foods, versus at the restaurant.

1 like, 2 dislikes
Posted by CreepyCreature93 on 09/16/2010 at 7:03 PM

Re: “Schnitzel Fritz

Decent food, but for those prices they could start with something besides paper plates and plastic ware. German's are very particular about specifics and while they're critical about other Germans cooking, I guarantee the use of paper and plastic is a definite no-no.

Posted by Ja Wohl on 09/16/2010 at 2:41 PM

Re: “King's Chef Diner - Bijou

You see all these people here waiting for a seat? Well yer taking up two seats and you're only orderin' one thing. So goes the $5.00 shared plate charge explanation from one of their staff. I realize the server is only following policy and didn't make the rules, and in the past we've never been charged extra $5 for sharing. I actually understand this policy at the original location on Costilla, but not Bijou. Oh well, I just had to vent. Smiley's has better food anyway.... just nowhere to sit... Smell ya later Chef...

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Posted by homestar123 on 09/04/2010 at 2:44 PM

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