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“Quite disappointing”
Review of The Criterion

The Criterion
Ranked #7 of 189 Restaurants in Rockhampton
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Yeppoon
1 review
“Quite disappointing”
Reviewed 15 October 2013 via mobile

While the meal was quick it was very disappointing. My steak was tough and was well done not medium rare as ordered. My husband ordered sausages. This was meant to come with gravy, mash and veges. There was no gravy and a small piece of pumpkin. We mentioned this to the waiter and asked for more vegetables and gravy. He didn't return. The sausages were meant to be 'criterion sausages'. They wee the cheap supermarket pork variety and a little sour. Our friend ordered lasagna. There was hardly any mince with some pasta layers having no mince. This was mentioned to the waiter who cleared the plates but was not acknowledged. We will not return.

Visited October 2013
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English first
Darwin, Australia
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191 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“Interesting building”
Reviewed 12 September 2013 via mobile

The Cri sits opposite the Fitzroy River in Rocky. It wasn't busy on the Thursday night we visited. Bar and wait staff were very friendly. Meals were a good size and reasonably priced. The Rump steak was cooked as ordered and the crispy breast chicken while not crispy was good. Wine list limited but overall good value and we would visit again.

  • Visited September 2013
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Cairns
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great Steak”
Reviewed 1 August 2013

brilliant old pub on teh water with great dteak at a reasonable price with old country Queensland style, got to eat good steak when in teh beff capital

  • Visited July 2013
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Ingham, Australia
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3 reviews
“Pre wedding gathering”
Reviewed 23 July 2013

Great atmosphere, good food, well located and easily handled our numbers on a Friday night that was clearly busy indicating its popularity

Visited July 2013
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Australia
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“The best steaks!”
Reviewed 21 July 2013

This is the third time we have eaten at The Criterion and it was once again a fantastic meal. It was a very busy Saturday night but they found us a small table for two which was fine. Line up to order your meal moved fairly quickly and it only took half an hour for our meals to arrive. Our steaks were perfectly cooked as ordered and just melted in our mouth. A two man band started at about 9.30 and the whole place had a great atmosphere. Would definitely return for another mouth watering meal.

Visited July 2013
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