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“Beautiful Restaurant; Horrible Food”
Review of The Dockside Restaurant - CLOSED

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Cobbs Creek, Virginia, United States
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Beautiful Restaurant; Horrible Food”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

This is the same place All Fired Up Restaurant used to be...... The building inside is awesome and the location on the water at the Marina is beautiful...... BUT, the food is not good and the service is OK....... If going in for drinks you may be OK...... I have had fried oysters and the nauchos here..... but were bad... the seasoning on the oysters was the worst ever and the nauchos were nothing more than chips (salted) from a bag..... there was no chilie or any protein and the lettuce, etc. were just not right...... the menu says it has chili... the waitress said no.... Not going back here unless it's for wine or beers.....

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank Barbara M
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Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
Level 6 Contributor
172 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Bad experience”
Reviewed 9 October 2013

Our RV group (38 people) made reservations yesterday at this restaurant for dinner tonight for 6PM. When we arrived there was only one server available for our group, there were not even enough menus to go around. It took about 45 minutes to get our drink orders taken and delivered. It took over three hours to get our food. The server did an outstanding job considering the manager obviously did not adequately prepare for our visit. The food was mediocre, the twice baked potatoes were so small you got four bites of potatoes, and the hush puppies were over cooked and dry. The shrimp were large and tasty the only good part of the meal. Maybe if you dined with a small group you might have received faster service but again they were totally unprepared even after receiving a days notice. Will not dine there again and would not recommend large groups to visit unless you can order your food a day in advance and hope they have it ready when you get there!

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank Robert A
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Williamsburg, Virginia
Level 6 Contributor
184 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Nice place and good seafood!”
Reviewed 7 October 2013

We just had lunch at Dockside and were pleasantly surprised! I believe the chef used to work with Paul Prudhomme in New Orleans. Anyway, I ordered the fish (tilapia) and chips and my husband ordered the oyster basket. Neither of our dishes were loaded with fat, but just had a nice bread coating and they were delicious. He said his oysters were excellent. The service was great and prompt considering the place was full for lunch. They have a great menu and its relatively inexpensive.

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank Karen H
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