I had to overcome my shame of having dined in a seafood restaurant chain-which one should never do, if one has any respect for decent seafood whatsoever, in order to write this review. Let it be clear that the only reason that I came here was because a friend of mine had already reserved a table, and I did not want to be rude and decline, and the only reason that I did not send my meal back and order something else at a DIFFERENT restaurant is because we had tickets to a movie right afterwards. I ordered the sole which came baked and with a parmesan crust, and that alone should have sent off warning bells, because sole is traditionally served pan fried with a lovely sauce and cheese is never a part of it. In fact, there should not be any cheese within the premises of a seafood restaurant. To be honest, I knew it was going to be a bad idea as soon as I walked in and I saw the size of the place and smelled the fish (a good seafood restaurant never smells like fish), and I wondered how they were capable of maintaining quality with so many tables to serve. As I expected, my fish tasted off, and dry, and not at all flavorful. I can't even remember what I got for a side, but it was not memorable. My friend had the salmon, and it had been prepared carelessly, without any herbs or spices, and it was falling apart as if it had been overcooked. My friend ordered cake for dessert, and I am sure that it was bought from the supermarket down the street 4 days prior, and served it to us without any reserve. The only plausible reason that this place can remain open with such contemptible service and appalling food is due to unsuspecting tourists.
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