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“Easter buffet - Pretty bad!!!” 2 of 5 stars
Review of The Cabin Restaurant

The Cabin Restaurant
Mario's International Spa & Hotel, 35 E. Garfield Rd., Aurora, OH 44202
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Ranked #20 of 36 Restaurants in Aurora
Price range: $0 - $50
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Scenic view
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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“Easter buffet - Pretty bad!!!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2009

We wanted to go to an Easter brunch buffet, so we found this place online.
This was not a brunch, it was more like a dinner buffet, which would have been fine with us since we were late in making the reservations so the earliest time available was 3:30 pm.
Poor food selection, and the quality leaves a lot to be desired.
If you have a buffet, you are supposed to keep it full - may be they should learn from Chinese, they never run out of food!!!!
Prime rib was served practically raw - it was mooing! Potatoes were kind of hard.
They ran out of salmon and I went back in 15 minutes, it still was not there.
Dessert - they had a few slices of 2 kinds of cake, I guess they had brownies at some point. One of the cakes was dry and frosting was way too sweet.
We showed them the prime rib and the manager only charged us for 2 people instead of 3.
The price per person is 24.95. We had 2 drinks, so our bill with tax and gratuity was 72.44 (if they did not take the money off the bill, it would have been around $100).

We are completely dissatisfied and would NOT recommend this place to anyone!!!
The waitress was OK, it is certainly not her fault, but they automatically charge 20% gratuity and we left her a couple extra bucks, so she should be OK.

Happy Easter to everyone!!!

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“Unacceptabble fare”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2007

Did not stay at the inn, but chose to eat at the Inn's buffet for Thanksgiving. Upon entering the Inn there was an awful musty odor of the Inn itself. The buffet was tragic. This selection consisted of tasteless food not even worthy of the worst hospital or cafeteria meals. Laughable was the ham ;carving' station. This chef type cosume person was slicing half a compressed ham, not even off the bone. The turkey was sliced turkey roll. The stuffing and the sweet potato cassrole were like baby food from a jar. Imagine $25.00 for this mess! And when we called the manager over to tell her we could not eat this drek, her solution was to charge us for one plate, not two! $25 for food we sampled, but did not eat more than a small bite. We informed her that we would not pay, but were willing to try the sit down restaurant they also have across the street. We were accommodated there, and, for $4 more per dinner, we got a little better meal.

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