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Review of Rice Market & Restaurant - CLOSED

Rice Market & Restaurant
Price range: US$5 - US$50
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese, Korean
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Takeout
Description: Rice Restaurant & Lounge has changed our format and expanded our offerings. We are now. Rice Market & Restaurant. All the food from before. Now we feature a Specialty Korean and Asian Grocery. Come visit. Shop, Eat, Dine, Drink, Socialize.We still feature soju and other adult beverages for table service.
Tampa, Florida
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
“Okay”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

The food is okay but we have to wait for long time. Service is slowly. They have only one waitress to run the all tables.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank LiamB68
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maschrack
Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Nothing Fantastic”
Reviewed 10 June 2014

Food was just OK. The service was painfully slow. Sunday afternoon early dinner had one waitress covering.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank maschrack
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Palm Harbor, Florida, United States
Level 6 Contributor
232 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Good Korean BBQ”
Reviewed 22 April 2014

I had the opportunity to dine at Rice with family. This was the first time I had this type of food and to be honest, I found it to be a good experience. The BBQ is done over hot coals, not propane, giving it a very unique flavor and one that I really like.

There is plenty of food to go round. The four of us each ordered something different then shared. We did it justice and the portions were perfect.

If you like spice, this too was just right, not overpowering like some..

I guess where I feel it is average, is that the place needs some upgrading and being a Monday night, there were only 6 people i the place. It looks worn and tired, but again, the food was really good.

I will go back because it is unique and the food was good.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Bob L
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Tampa, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Authentic Korean Food”
Reviewed 19 April 2014

I was not expecting much as I approached the restaurant/market. The outside is not great even for a strip mall. After exploring the market and finding a good selection of Korean food, I decided to try the attached restaurant. This was a Saturday afternoon and it was good time to get an explanation on the many dishes. Our server greeted and seated us promptly. My first impression was that it seemed rather gloomy because the high ceilings are painted black. The food more than made up for the atmosphere. It was well seasoned and not Americanized! Just what I have been looking for in Tampa for years. Since there were only 2 of us we did not get to try as many dishes, but we will be returning for more. Service was just okay, we the only nonasians. I just wish it was in a more inviting location. Lunch for 2 entrees and 1 appetizer came to about $35.

  • Visited April 2014
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2 Thank jan10214
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tampa
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Service”
Reviewed 1 March 2014 via mobile

I am not a complainer unless something is really bad. The service was really bad. I have to compliment them on the quality of the food, however. There was a large party in the back room who appeared to have reserved the space. At the end of our meal, my daughter and I asked to order the ice cream. The waitress said she had already completed the check (handwritten) and that I should've ordered it earlier. She hadn't even checked on us once, thus I had no chance to order. She then apologized and said she was too busy to bring it. I didn't bother to ask to box up the leftovers. I did leave a small "tip"- a note suggesting they don't refuse to serve customers.

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2 Thank christycarraway
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