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CUISINES
Wine Bar, American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
FEATURES
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed June 15, 2021

All we ordered was a salad, chicken wings and salmon flatbread. It took 25 mins for our salad to be delivered Ugh The salad was missing the candied walnuts. Flatbread hardly had any cream cheese. The chicken wings were delicious.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed June 24, 2020 via mobile

Due to the Covid19 situation, San Carlos has made Laurel Street a non use road to allow for greater room to have outdoor dining. I believe this encompasses about two blocks. Our family of three had no problem regarding seating. We had a very appropriate...amount of distance from any other table. We made a reservation for the three of us for 5:00 PM on a Saturday. Outside dining did fill up during our mealtime. Service was excellent and appropriate precautions were in place. I would definitely recommend Cask for your dining. We also enjoyed some wonderful wine with our meal.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed March 6, 2020

Went here for lunch for the first time and we both had one of their lunch specials. The asparagus soup was absolutely delicious! It was a lunch special that was reasonably priced and I had the salmon which was a bit overdone. The service and...everything else was very good and I enjoyed my meal. I will look forward to returning to try their dinner menu.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed October 14, 2019

Prime ground beef in the Cask's Sliders make this the best hamburger around. The Lunch special, Monday through Friday only, with two Cask's Sliders comes with soup or salad and ice cream for only $15.00.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed June 9, 2019

It's a shame that this restaurant isn't executing on service and food/wine quality because the design of the restaurant is very cute and the wine bar concept is great. I was hoping to find a new favorite place nearby but after my experience last night,...I will never go back to The Cask. My partner's entire wine flight was warm (not even room temperature, somehow warm) and tasted terrible. Two of the three wines in my flight were definitely not quality. I would have much preferred to receive three smaller glasses of quality wine than three larger glasses of what tasted like a cheap wine. Maybe it would be helpful if they put the wine ratings on the menu and give people the option to spend a little more money for quality wine. The waiter came over to our table exactly twice and no one ever asked if we had questions about the wine or created a space where we had an opportunity to ask questions before ordering. The food was underwhelming to say the least. I ordered the flatbread and it tasted like what I imagine a subway flatbread pizza would taste like, except The Cask charged 3x the price ($14). I would have gladly paid $20-$25 for a higher quality flat bread. My partner ordered the lamb burger and was sorely disappointed. It just wasn't good and the sweet potato fries barely had any flavor, they were probably frozen. The waiter did not come over to ask us how the food/wine was A SINGLE TIME during the dinner. I saw several people delivering food, refilling water, offering cheese/pepper, and cleaning up tables, but they avoided eye contact and no one asked how we were doing. Finally we called the waiter over and told him the wine was no good. We clearly had not drank the wine and thankfully he took it off the bill without arguing with us, but he never apologized or asked how the food was. A manager or owner was prowling around the restaurant for most of the night, just hovering around seeming to want to keep an eye on things. Yet he never checked on our table, or actually made sure that the waiter was paying enough attention to us, or verified that the food/wine was good. As a matter of fact, our waiter spent a lot of time standing there talking with that guy instead of checking on our table. It was also slightly awkward to see the guy hovering around the restaurant like that. It's a shame that this place failed so badly on execution in the areas that matter most!More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

A delicious green leaf salad and a tasty seafood linguine. Quiet enough that we were able to talk, but festive enough to make for a good atmosphere.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

We went to this quaint & cozy restaurant when we were visiting my husband’s aunt. It had great food, service & ambiance! I had the black pepper fettuccine, which was really good. It wasn’t that peppery, which I liked! My husband ordered the chicken pancetta,...which he said was fantastic! And the wine was fabulous! I really loved this place!More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

love this place great wines and the food is outstanding. Service is also excellent. Try the Sliders and a Salad. with a Glass of great wine . Great selection

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

We stopped in for dinner and wine last night. We ended up getting the cheese and meat sample plate which was perfect because we were not super hungry. I ordered a flight which was good and well worth the money. The entire staff were very...attentive to us. Tip: Ask for a table that is not next to the door, it gets kind of cool. I would give this place another try.More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed December 28, 2017

We sat on the patio for some small bites & drinks. I had a flight of bubbly, and my other half had a beer flight. Reasonably priced, and the food was good, too:)

Date of visit: December 2017
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Yes, The Cask offers takeout services.

The Cask is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5