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“Great atmosphere, ok food”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Holy Mackerel

Holy Mackerel
Ranked #2 of 9 Restaurants in Elizabeth
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Cedar Rapids, IA
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“Great atmosphere, ok food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2011

The restaurant is in an old church and has been very nicely done. It is small, so I would recommend getting a reservation, especially on the weekends. Their website bills them as a steak and seafood restaurant. There were six of us dining with them , and we all had seafood. The service was good, the breads were wonderful (homemade), but the seafood was just average. The walleye had many bones in it, and the scallops were a little overdone. However, the steaks that went past to other tables looked and smelled amazing. The wine list is average, and they have a pretty hefty $20 per bottle corking fee.

It is worth trying, but is not the best place to eat in the Galena area

  • Visited October 2011
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