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“If you don't mind eating out of a plastic basket it's o.k.....” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Peppermint Patties - CLOSED

Peppermint Patties
859 US Highway 41 South, Inverness, Inverness, FL 34450
352-419-4878
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Cuisines: Seafood
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S.E. MI
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“If you don't mind eating out of a plastic basket it's o.k.....”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We ordered fish and chips, except you can choose any 2 sides which is a nice touch. My husband got the fries, they were good, I got the coleslaw and hushpuppies. Both also good, as was the fish. My dislike was eating out of a plastic basket with a sheet of wax paper, and the coleslaw was in a very small plastic cup. The fish and chips were $7, it came with 2 pieces of fish, 4 small hushpuppies and a very small coleslaw.
We were the only people there the whole time, the waitress was attentive, the owner was there but didn't greet us or anything. A little friendliness goes a loooooong way! Might try it again, not sure.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
The Villages, Florida, United States
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“Rather dissapointed”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We took some friends from New England to the restaurant thinking it would be a wonderful experience for them. The haddock tasted fishy and the fried fish was over done and dry. One ordered the fried platter with haddock, clams and scallops and he was not overly impressed. The restaurant was cute and clean. Possibly we ordered the wrong food. We won't make the drive again. There was no bar and no outdoor seating.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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mwfournier, Owner at Peppermint Patties, responded to this review, September 5, 2013
We apologize if you felt the food was not up to par,but my husband and I are usually on site for that very reason...... we want all of our customers to be happy and have a good experience especially because we know a lot of you travel quite a distance to eat here.However,if you don't let us know what's wrong while you are dining ........we can't fix it
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Dont order the lobster roll, and no beer?”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

first of all a lobster roll for that price should reflect substance. The lobster roll was literally 4 bites and barely had any lobster in it? i should have sent it back when it was placed on the table, but was hungry. This size roll should be either placed on the appetizer menu or there should be two on the plate for that price. I had to order an appetizer after my 15.99 lobster roll!
The Cuban sandwich was good..

  • Visited September 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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mwfournier, Owner at Peppermint Patties, responded to this review, September 5, 2013
All of our food is shipped from New England, the lobster rolls come right from Providence RI and the lobster meat from Maine, we don't add fillers or cut it with imitation lobster like other restaurants it is a 6'' roll with 4 oz of knuckle and claw meat just like in New England however we pay airfare to bring it here!! As for No Beer.....We are a BYOB restaurant meaning you are welcome to bring your own beer or wine and we will keep it cold for you or cork your wine bottle (at NO charge) But we will not apologize for choosing to not put the fate of our business in the hands of a drunk driver.!
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Citrus Springs, Fl
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“Delicious Seafood”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

My husband and myself tried this restaurant for the first time, both very pleasantly surprised. We ate at 3pm which is an odd time, only 1 other couple there. We both had the New England Seafood platter. I had shrimp and scallops on mine and he had shrimp and whole belly clams, both came with a large piece of haddock, french fries and coleslaw. We had an appetizer of onion rings which were delicious, light and crisp and fresh. We had passed this restaurant before and it was packed now I know why. The other couple said it was their first time too and they loved the New England Clam Chowder, I will try that next time. We will definitely be back.

The restaurant was very clean as was the rest room.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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West Side, Florida
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140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
“Wish em' the best, but, improvements are needed for success”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

True New Englander's may find some disappointment paying $15 for a lobster roll in a hot dog bun. Granted, a Boston lobster roll is generally served on a similar hot dog style grilled bun, but in Boston, they stuff em full and heavy for about $10. Peppermint Patties are somewhat tasty, but way light on the lobster.
The "grouper" sandwich was most likely more like something from the perch family, certainly not from the grouper family. It was virtually inedible after just two bites. Fortunately, the fry oil was fairly fresh because the fried haddock tasted of nothing but the fryer oil. I've had the whole belly clams, and they are pretty good, but just be prepared for a plateful of fried food. The onion rings are nicely breaded and deep fried, but again, just like the haddock, they are tasteless. Nothing special about the potato salad and cole slaw either. Come to think of it, this is like seafood night at the old folks home ! Just not as cheap. Yeee Haww !!!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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