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Comment Archives: Locations: 1 Star

Re: “King's Chef Diner - Bijou

Heard good things about King's Chef and decided to pay a visit the other night. Had a burrito that was insanely bad. Overcooked eggs, burnt potatoes and spongy oily meat. It was truly fucking disgusting. 2 bites was all I could take. I told the waitress how bad it was and she "well, that's too fucking bad, huh?" Really? This is how staff speaks to customers?? This place truly does suck. It sucks in the worst way and I will never be back. Definitely NOT RECOMMENDED.

2 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by JamesRs on 10/28/2012 at 12:37 AM

Re: “Bijou Wellness Center

Unflushed, and UNCURED, WET BUDS. What happened to the GREAT quality that once was. Staff has gotten very rude. Please, Keep the Coupons, I need meds, not a fertilizer induced migraine!!!

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by FAWG on 10/24/2012 at 11:36 AM

Re: “English Dockside

the best seafood in town is at Bonefish...the menu on this place's bad website isn't even tempting...and no lobster roll is listed.

Who wrote this review? Did they even go to the restaurant?

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by TejonTech on 10/04/2012 at 2:58 PM

Re: “Rancho Alegre/La Hacienda

Absolutely terrible, ordered tacos and quesadillas over the phone, waiter said "see you in 5 minutes" and hung up without giving me my total. Got there and my food was already waiting on the counter, staff seemed friendly enough I even left a 25% tip. got home (6-7 mins later) tacos were so soggy that they fell apart, looked like they were reheated in microwave, and tasted horrible, and not only were the quesadillas soggy, I asked for plain and they gave me regular, and chicken was lowest grade I've ever seen, similar to the tasteless pink chunks you get in off brand chicken noodle soup. We tried to eat it, but it tasted too bad. Taco bell is 10 times better than this garbage and that is saying a lot.

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Jeremy Elrod on 09/28/2012 at 7:10 PM

Re: “Copperhead Road

The place sucks!

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by 80923 on 09/16/2012 at 11:55 PM

Re: “Front Range Barbeque

Too bad you have to share your food with all the flies...

3 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by TejonTech on 08/27/2012 at 8:08 AM

AWFUL! The service was terrible, our server was more concerned with finding a cell phone charger and chatting with other servers than doing her job. We never received the cornbread we wanted as they were out of it (at 5 on a Friday) and then were given terrible hush puppies as a replacement that we did not want. The sausage platter was WAY too spicy, I'm sure that was to hid the tough, overly fatty sausage. The pulled pork was tasteless, very fatty and gritty, and cold. Both my husband and I had food poisoning from eating there. I have found that others had the same experience. I don't know how anyone feels they are having a good experience here unless you are drunk when you arrive. (You'd have to be drunk before you arrive as the server will NEVER come back to see if you want another drink once you've ordered one.)

5 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Tanya McGuire Lucier on 08/24/2012 at 7:08 AM

Re: “Glacier Homemade Ice Cream & Gelato

This place is the last place I would go for ice cream. Everything behind the glass counter looks past it's expiration date.

That's not as bad as the flavors...they mix two good flavors, like butter pecan with Oreo cookies...yuk.

It costs an extra dollar to put your four dollar single scoop into a cone instead of a cup with a small plastic spoon.

Interestingly, if you watch folks coming in, more folks check the scene and leave without ordering, than actually order and leave with a cup or come.

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by TejonTech on 08/13/2012 at 10:03 PM

Re: “Briargate YMCA

This Y is in a nice area of town. Don't let this fool you, the place is overrun with gangster kids and skaters from the nearby skate park. I was never concerned about that until my locker was broken into, during a busy time on a Tuesday. No security, nothing done about it. Management was not surprised in the least, and stated so. I guess you are completely on your own here. If you have young children you think are being supervised, you might want to think again. This is an unsafe place pretending to be a safe place for families.

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by raddmann on 08/07/2012 at 8:12 PM

Re: “India Palace

My family and I used to love eating here regularly for the past 10 years under several new owners, love the food, however the most recent new owners were EXTREMELY disrespectful and rude to me and my entire family. We are RETIRED military, therefore did not get the 10% off, but pulled out our cell phone to check in on facebook for the 10% discount instead...not only did we not get the 10% discount, but one of the new owners said we were annoying him! Very unprofessional....will NOT be eating here again until new owners take over this place.

0 likes, 7 dislikes
Posted by Sara Gregg on 08/05/2012 at 2:55 AM

Re: “Shovelhead Saloon

I must say the place has taken a turn for the worst. Don't rely on my comments though, I am not afraid to be wrong.

0 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Bob Wyman on 07/26/2012 at 3:05 AM

Re: “Pens & Needles Custom Tattoo Company - Weber

Horrible place to go!!!! My boyfriend went there to get elijah the prophet tattood. Full back piece. They butchered him! They gave him hands on the opposite sides of where they should be. The made the arms extremely disproportionate to the body, they completely left out the legs and worst of all theyre idea of a face was nothing but a dripping blob! No eyes no mouth no hair. It looks like the guy was high or drunk off his a** when he did this. He has had two sessions elsewhere to start getting this tattoo fixed and its no where even close to done. These people don't know what there doing. Don't go here!!!!

2 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Tootsie on 07/22/2012 at 11:36 PM

Re: “Papa John's

Love their pizza but BEWARE, their location on North Academy has closed, it still takes phone calls but they are redirected to their Powers location, which THEY DO NOT TELL YOU, and you end up DRIVING AN HOUR to get the pizza. Will never be their customer again!

2 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by LeoK on 07/03/2012 at 5:24 PM

Re: “Rasta King Seafood Bar and Grill

One of the worst bars or restaurants in Colorado Springs hands down. It's like The Golden Cue (in terms of potential violence of death) except 10 times (which makes for a harder time escaping) smaller with way less people (meaning you'll most likely see your killer coming.)

How do I dislike thee, let me count the ways. The loud colors, the interior and exterior doesn't look bad, but the music was weak, there wasn't a bartender behind the bar, they were playing pool about 10 ft away- had to wait for them to get my order in. I thought this place was owned by authentic Jamaican owner(s) but judging from the music, not! Is it roomy, heck no. I've seen bedrooms bigger than this place. There's a dart board, a pool table, and about 10 tables and chairs. That's it, you've just seen the entire place. Not even going to get into the food. Let's just say I've had far better food from the taco truck on airport rd in the evenings.

2 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Surprise Critic on 06/18/2012 at 5:57 AM

Re: “Bob Penkhus Volvo Mazda at Motor City

This is about the Test Drive Service Center

So irate! I took my car in because it was making a funny noise (user error). I dropped it off on a Wednesday evening because I was not going to be around Thursday when it was scheduled to be looked at. I was set up with a tech Wednesday to do a ride along to see if he could figure out the problem. He couldn’t at the time. Around 2pm Thursday evening I get a call about the problem. I tell them to fix it. This is when I was told that the parts for my car would be special ordered and that they would not be in until Monday.

I was blown away. My issue with that is that it never came up Wednesday. They never said that if parts were needed they would have to be ordered, because your car is so new (2011). No one ever said you will be out of a car for about five days. I wanted them to put it back together and I was going to pick it up, pay for the parts that I was told later, were special ordered so I had to pay for them, and take my car somewhere else. I should have!

I received no call Monday about my car. I called Tuesday after 11 am and the service chic gets on the phone and says "Oh yeah, we'll have it done by the end of the day today." I ask her why that would be because she told me Monday. I asked her why no one contacted me Monday to let me know they were not done. She replies," Let me look at my call log and see, I called this number (my home number) at 3:40pm yesterday." I'm furious now because she says that she has a log saying she called my house and no one called! I say, no, I have a phone log as well and I was at home, you didn't call me. Then she goes into making oh sounds and mumbling about she thought she did and she doesn't know what happened. The kicker is, I gave them my cellphone number and she had previously contacted me on. So… now she lies about calling my home number? She never even said she left a message. Probably because she knew she was lying. She left a message on my cellphone Thursday.

So, not only did they not call me early in the morning Monday to say they didn't receive the parts and would not be done but they lied about calling me. She said the parts eventually came in around 2:30pm Monday. However, she said the car would not be ready until the end of the day Tuesday. That means they knew Monday morning that they weren't going to be able to fix the car and no one called then. Plus, this job should not take all day. What I’m getting is that no one touched my car Monday when the parts came in and they did not start on it Tuesday morning either.
I will never take my car there again unless it has a warranty issue. I took my car in for services such as oil changes and rotations (I drive a lot). No more. I will no longer pass along their name to those who are searching for cars either.

Keeping my car for six days is one thing, however; my major problem is the lie and then the lack of communication. I should not have to call them to chase down my car. They need to get more competent people in there as well. Obviously those that are working in the service department at the desk are overwhelmed and cannot handle the task they are assigned. Lying is not the answer. Had she admitted she forgot to call me I would have been upset but it is different than outright lying to me.

I will have the work inspected by another mechanic because I don't trust them after reading other reviews and the lie.

Posted by Daniee on 06/12/2012 at 2:47 PM

Just another lame (and futile) attempt in Colorado at mixing several Louisiana culinary cultures that seem completely misunderstood outside of the New Orleans metro area, in Acadiana centered around Lafayette, or in North Louisiana above Alexandria. Whenever you read of a Colorado restaurant specializing in "New Orleans Cajun Cuisine," you do not have to even leave home, much less waste money on a meal that will be unsatisfactory. This is because some ignorant (or fraudulent) proprietor is attempting to mix two or more completely unrelated culinary cultures that seldom come together, even in Louisiana. The difference is that New Orleans cuisine is not Cajun, and is instead more French, Creole, or even Italian in nature. Some of the crap found at "Nawlins," (a stupid phonetic way that local Louisianaians pronounce New Orleans) would never be found in any Orleans or Jefferson Parish restaurant. Conversely, such New Orleans specialties as the Muffuletta (Italian), beignets, and some forms of rice beans and rice would be rare or nonexistent in Acadiana, which is Cajun Country in Southwest Louisiana west of the Mississippi River and mostly south of Opelousas. Other "Cajun specialities" offered at "Nawlins" are nether Cajun nor Creole; rather, they are derived from the Black soul food tradition, which is indigenious to North Louisiana and other Southern states.

It completely baffles me why local proprietors do not adhere to three basic rules: select one Louisiana culinary culture, keep the menu short and simple, and be absolutely obsessive about authentic preparation and flavor as it is produced in Louisiana.

As it now stands, Nawlins will never survive the Colorado Springs "five year rule;" namely, the place will be out of business in 60 months or less.

4 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by AuthenticCuisine on 06/09/2012 at 3:27 PM

Re: “Good Earth Garden Center

They essentially allow no returns. If it wilts or dies from bugs or a disease the plant came with you are just out of luck. Also, the owner and office/register staff don't care about customers. I won't be going back.

2 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Mark55 on 05/25/2012 at 10:15 AM

Re: “Borriello Brothers - Barnes

I agree w/ the above ratings, The Barnes location recently re-opened due to a kitchen fire, and since then, the pizza bites. I once loved them especially when I requested they over cook it by 5 mins, making the outside crust dark and crispy, but Yuck to them now. They should have tried to save the seasoned oven, the new one does nothing for the taste. JMHO.

Posted by Keri Chamberlain Barnes on 05/15/2012 at 11:01 AM

Used to be but now isn't...customers are merely an aggravation to the employees, they could care less about the food theynserve you, and are just basically rude and careless... You have to beg to be waited on, remind them your order is up, and go back to get your own water and bread refills.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by TejonTech on 05/12/2012 at 11:57 AM

Re: “Borriello Brothers - Barnes

Awful...had to take my pizza back and cook it myself

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by TejonTech on 05/07/2012 at 10:36 PM

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