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“Felt like we were imposing”
Review of El Mar Seafood Restaurant - CLOSED

El Mar Seafood Restaurant
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 24 June 2014

We went for the all you can eat crab legs and have to admit they were tasty and plentiful. However, when we told the server that was what we desired, she yelled it back in a tone of "here we go again ". When the three tables present had their food all of. The staff, kitchen also, went outside to smoke. Not the end of the world but they were right outside the window from us and one guest was waiting for his check. What got me the most was the owner gushing over the table next to us and giving them free tastes of sake and ignoring us. He may have known them but felt unwanted when our meals were more expensive and we could hear him talking about how they just had to try it.

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2  Thank liveWisconsin
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Reviewed 22 June 2014

The food was really good and the service too. But the place was nearly empty and there was no atmosphere. The sushi chef was sick so the sushi menu was not available - which may have been the reason for them being so empty.

Thank Netty13
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

Menu was very limited, and the food was average at most. Lunch special was ok priced everything else was expensive. Service was great though.

Thank Benazhir M
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Reviewed 9 June 2014

We were walking by and craving seafood when I looked up and saw this restaurant. All you can eat crab legs for $20.....sold!

The portions were huge and I did have 2 pans full. The lobster bisque was the best I have ever had......period.

The dining room had an awkward feel and there was a makeshift office visible from all of the tables.

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Thank jdl175
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Reviewed 8 June 2014

We have been to El Mar before and it was wonderful but somehow this time was even better. They are really perfecting their dishes. I had the salmon oscar. The fish was cooked to perfection and jumbo lump crab on top was decadent. My husband had a perfectly cooked Buffalo burger and our friend got crab legs. They have all you can eat crab legs for $20! Unheard of. Go now before you have to wait in line to get in. Delicious!!!! PS Cheesecake and creme brulee were perfection!

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Thank SuiteDreamsInn
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