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“Nice location” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Steakhouse 98

Steakhouse 98
98 Victoria Parade, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
07 4920 1000
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Ranked #11 of 116 Restaurants in Rockhampton
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Description: The place to find Rockhampton Accommodation is right here at Motel 98. While there are a range of Rockhampton Motels to choose from, Motel 98 has stood the test of time and is the Rockhampton Motel of choice for the business, leisure and holiday traveller. Located in the heart of Rockhampton's Riverfront precinct on the banks of the Fitzroy River, Motel 98 offers an oasis with tropical gardens, resort style pool and leading Rockhampton Restaurant Steakhouse 98. All executive king suites have been redecorated inlcuding pillowtop beds for a luxurious sleep. From here you're only five minutes drive from the Rockhampton Airport and less than 40 minutes drive from stunning beaches and islands of the Capricorn Coast. A few minutes walk or a short drive will have you at major shopping centres or in the CBD retail precinct. Motel 98 Rockhampton specialises in corporate business, sporting and other groups and family holiday accommodation. So if you're looking for a clean, well appointed Rockhampton Motel with friendly and attentive staff who understands service, together with a quiet convenient location off the highway, then Motel 98 is for you.
Queensland, Australia
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11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Nice location”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

OK food, slow service on a morning that wasn't busy.

Visited November 2011
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Brisbane, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Nice view, shame about the price...."”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011

We had dinner at Bistro 98 earlier this month (November 2011). The view is pretty good, particularly late afternoon/early evening when the birds are flying around, the evening is balmy, and the river is rushing by. The problem is, the food is really not that good, and is way overpriced for what you get. For our meal I drank tap water, and had the reef fish with some salad and potatoes, a coffee, shared a dessert with a colleague, and chipped in one-fifth of a bottle of wine (which I didn't even drink, more's the pity in hindsight!!), and my share of the bill was $60!! The fish was ok but tasted like it had been thawed from frozen, and my half of the dessert (a tiny chocolate concoction) was nice but nothing special. Colleagues had steaks (which of course Rockhampton is famous for) but both said that the steak was barely warm. The restaurant appears much favoured by medical and other conferences, and I fear that food is prepared for the captive audiences attending the in-house conference at the attached hotel rather than casual patrons (like us). I'll be in Rockhampton in a few months time, but won't be eating here again in the near future.

  • Visited November 2011
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Adelaide, Australia
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“excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011

Management and staff, of Cassidy's seafood and steak house where fantastic.
very helpful and very polite.
The manager was very welcoming and could not do enough to make sure my meal and night was very unforgettable, great work by all, highly recommended

  • Visited April 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Overpriced and portions small”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2011

Service also very slow if busy. Wouldn't go again as live locally. You can get better for a lot less.

  • Visited September 2011
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Rockhampton, Australia
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Disappointed this time”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

My wife and I recently re-visited Cassidy's and were disappointed to be put at a table outside, in an area with very poor decor. It was cold and although they adjusted the awnings it did not fix the problem.
We felt like we were ignored for much of the night. It didn't help make it a romantic evening.
On a positive side the food was good, and the menu has a good variety.

  • Visited June 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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