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“Very disappointed- not the same place”

Dogfish Bar & Grille
Ranked #147 of 607 Restaurants in Portland
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Portland, Maine
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Very disappointed- not the same place”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2012

We used to go to the Dogfish often but our last experience there was our last.
I ordered the steak fajitas and my wife order a steak salad.

The steak was so bad we couldn't chew it no matter how small we cut it up. Because we didn't eat it the waitress asked us if we wanted it wrapped up to go. We explained it was extremely poor quality and she apologized and said she's talk to management. She came back and said they took 30% off.
They took 30% off one entree which was about 4.00!! I called the owner and left a nice voice mail explaining I'd like to share me experience with him...
.HE NEVER EVEN BOTHERED TO CALL BACK!
That speaks volumes about the lack of care and as a result, they lost a good customer.
To bad too- it used to be a nice place a few years ago- when they cared about their customers and putting out a quality product.

  • Visited May 2012
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English first
Taunton, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Nice atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2012

We actually went here twice since we liked it so much the first night. Doesn't look like much from the outside, but once you step in, it has a great atmosphere, and it's actually pretty cozy. There's live music most nights out of the week, seems to be on the jazzy side. Staff was incredibly friendly, beer was averagely priced, although they have specials for each day of the week that makes certain beers cheaper. The food was pretty good too. We got some nachos as an app, and they were delicious. They had a touch of cinnamon or something sprinkled onto them, which sounds nuts, but it was actually really tasty. I would recommend, especially if you're into live music.

Visited June 2012
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Andover, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“a fun place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2012

Good food, service and entertainment. An outdoor deack in good weather.

Visited April 2012
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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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741 reviews
575 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
“Friendly service, check out their upstairs back deck!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2012

Excellent backyard deck for a beer and a bite to eat. Friendly service and awesome bartender and hostess.

Visited April 2012
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Maine
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great burgers and beers on tap!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2012

Small, cozy restaurant. I had the basic burger and it was great. More rare than medium and delicious. My husband had the California club it was made with real turkey and was a big portion. Think a whole sandwich plus another half. Great beers on tap; lots of local brews. We will return, sooner than later I hope!!

  • Visited January 2012
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