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“Inconsistent over valued”

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The Other Brother's Restaurant and Lounge
Price range: US$9 - US$22
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Since 1995 The Other Brother's has offered Guelph the best in dining and service. With great food, Prix Fixe menus and professional service, we present the premiere dining experience in the city.Join us for all your occasions from the everyday to the special moments. We have separate rooms available for Corporate and Private Events and Functions, including mini conferences and presentations.
guelph
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Inconsistent over valued”
Reviewed 4 March 2014 via mobile

Have been about 1/2 doz times, sometimes good sometimes below average. Very disappointed in the Chefs tasting menu, very pedestrian and over priced!

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank sandra s
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Guelph, Canada
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“other brothers.”
Reviewed 7 January 2014

We had friends with us that day and the service was slow. We had asked about foods whether or not they were cooked in fish or peanut oils. It took for ever to get a response and if deserts were peanut free or not. For the price we paid we would expect faster service and a quick answer to our questions.

  • Visited February 2013
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Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“One Of Guelph's Finest!”
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Every time we dine at this restaurant we're not disappointed. From the greeting at the door to the glass of port at the end of the meal all is wonderful. Excellent menu with great utilization of local ingredients!

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank Heather T
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Guelph, Canada
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“New Years Eve”
Reviewed 4 January 2014

A group of 8, decided to have our annual New Years Eve dinner at the Other Brothers. This restaurant had been a favorite of ours for a number of years and thought it would be a good choice for our friends and family. We were aware that it had been sold and taken over by new owners but thought we would give it a try. We had phoned ahead for reservations and knew that it would be two sittings 5:30 and 8:00, and that the menu was 3 courses with 3 choices for each course.
We arrived on time for our 8:00 reservation, seated right away, and then things began to go wrong. We had brought our own wine $20.00 corkage which we were aware of and it took 30 minutes for them to bring the wine. We ordered our appetizers which took 45 minutes to arrive and at that point were told that they had run out of one of main courses which 5 of us had ordered. Were told that they had let some people in at 5:00 and that was why they had run short. Offered a strip steak in place of the tenderloin and when the steak arrived it was cold and tough. When we complained told that this was the best they could do. One of the distinctions of this restaurant was the consistency, great presentation, and wonderful service.
Service was poor, presentation was not there, and it was one of the poorest meals I have had in a very long time. We will not be back and certainly would never again bring out of town guests. The reaction from management was that they had heard enough about our complaints. They did reduce the price and deferred the corkage but unfortunately it was an inadequate compensation for what was supposed to be a great evening for us all.

  • Visited December 2013
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2 Thank Joan I
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“Disappointed”
Reviewed 15 December 2013

I didn't like much. Food was not that great yet was priced too high for what it was. Had the trio salad which had way too much dressing and nothing special. Had a seafood appy and again, not great.

Visited December 2013
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1 Thank Shawna B
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Amanda M, Owner at The Other Brother's Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review, 20 December 2013
Hey greentearocks,

Thank you very much for your review - sad to hear hat you didn't enjoy your experience dining with us. In regards to your salad, we do like to ensure there is enough dressing so that our guests experience the three different tastes in the appetizer. Apologies your food wasn't made to your tastes - in future we would recommend asking for light dressing or having it on the side.

We would be more than happy to hear more feedback in regards to your meal if you can take the time to email us - guelph.theotherbrothers@gmail.com. We take all feedback very seriously and I will discuss it with our chefs. We do look forward to seeing you back where we can hopefully make your meal exactly to your tastes. Happy holidays!
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