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“Sunday Brunch Buffet”
Review of Kelsey's on Cortez

Kelsey's on Cortez
Ranked #152 of 611 Restaurants in Bradenton
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Reviewed 3 February 2014

What a wonderful Sunday morning breakfast. Huge variety of offerings plus made to order omlets and eggs, Full salad bar. Potatoes O'Brien, Biscuits and gravy, Bacon cooked to perfection, sausages, french toast, chicken and mashed potatoes, scrambled eggs w/ or w/out cheese. Eggs with spinach and eggs benedict. A couple more steps and you are at the bar which is covered with a myriad of sweets,fresh fruit and cheeses. Wash it down with complimentary mimosa's or their excellent coffee. I chose to do both. All of the above for the extremely reasonable price of $9.95 Adults and $4.95 children (age limit I don't know). So relaxing, no wait and friendly efficient service. Far superior to any of the other buffets. Fresh n homemade in small batches and no long lines or comotion everywhere. The chef is on the floor and present for comments or suggestions, also constantly checking his creations so you wont have to wait for more. Truly a local gem. I actually waited til I went the second time to write this, wanted to keep this treasure for myself. But this restaurant and business deserves a rave.

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1  Thank theresa f
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Reviewed 27 December 2013

This is the only restaurant we have ever been to anywhere that we do not bring our own hot sauce -- their Fire Storm Wings are delicious --- now need to add our own hot sauce. Dad loves the BBQ -- they also have other flavors which other friends and relatives have enjoyed. Dad really likes their hamburgers and I enjoy the salad bar -- it is so hard to find a salad bar anymore. The owners and staff are so friendly -- just a nice neighborhood restaurant.

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1  Thank Nancy A
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Reviewed 26 November 2013

When Kelseys opened the food was great - burgers, wings. Now it has gone downhill. We tried the wings last month and they were rubbery and cold. We visited today Tuesday for the burger $2 special - the burgers were burnt and much smaller than the bun. The fries were cold and tasted oily! What happened??? Last year while the burgers were not $2 they fit the bun and tasted great - the loaded fries were loaded not a couple specs of bacon. Being locals we thought we found a place for good food and a cold beer anytime of the year, not anymore. Wendy's burgers are better!

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Reviewed 23 November 2013

Pros:

-I didn't die from their food
-clean and friendly atmosphere


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-Wings are rubbery and all their flavors lack taste
-Buffett is a joke. Food was terrible. Green beans are out of a can, nasty BBQ flavored rubbery wings, and the other two choices were so horrible I can't remember what they were.
-Cheese n Bacon fries were drenched in that canned cheddar cheese you buy at Sams Club.
-The steak and cheese sub was also drenched in that horrible cheap cheese

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Reviewed 8 November 2013

Wow my husband and friends stopped into this cute bar and restaurant on a Tuesday and had a great surprise, was greeted by a hostess and was seated right away they have nightly specials all week. We had a beer for 2.00 and also hamburger for 2.00. It was yummy and huge could not finish it. Nice place check it out, plenty of workers can't wait to go Thursday for wings 25 cent!

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1  Thank Mary lou B
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