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“The owner is very accomodiating but staff not consistant”
Review of Garrison House Inn

Garrison House Inn
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Antigonish, Canada
Level Contributor
77 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“The owner is very accomodiating but staff not consistant”
Reviewed August 8, 2012

Meals are visually more appealing than the flavor. Scallops should never be cut in half. It is better to have 5 or 6 large scallops than 10-12 pieces.

  • Visited August 2012
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2 Thank BettyandBill
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Bridgewater, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great place”
Reviewed July 29, 2012

We ate in the screened outdoor veranda, and had a nice evening in that historic building, which has a lot of cachet and atmosphere. The food was delicious, and the owner very accommodating to our needs. The only thing we noticed is a variation in the quality of the service (hence the average quote), depending on who is serving you. If you visit, ask for Tabitha, she offers a friendly and flawless service!

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank LittleBouncingRobin
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Pass on this restaurant”
Reviewed June 23, 2012

Asparagus soup was thin. I ordered a seafood risotto and they forgot to make it. I was advised that it would follow my wfie's dish by two minutes. If you have ever made risotto, you know it takes twenty to thirty minutes. Anyway, a few minutes after, a seafood risotto dish did come out but was given to someone who arrived at the restaurant after we did and ordered after we did. When I questioned why they did not deliver that risotto to me, I was advised that they wanted that person to have his food at the same time as his wife's. Meanwhile, my wife was just about done with her dinner and mine had not arrived. When it finally did, almost twenty minutes later, it was very bland. Almost tasteless! I will to be back and advise you all to look elsewhere. I should also note that no offer was made for a drink or dessert or anything. Only a mild apology.

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank jssclu
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Canberra Australia
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37 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Tries hard but result doesn't match the idea”
Reviewed June 18, 2012

This presents as "fine dining" and the plate is presented with a lot of flourishes and pretty designs on the plate, but unfortunately the food was fairly bland and ordinary.

Visited June 2012
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Thank Volkera
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Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“A little disappointed”
Reviewed June 18, 2012

Lobster tasted like it had been frozen but partner's meal was fine. Nice decor.

Visited June 2012
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Thank ExploreKate
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