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“A Pleasant Surprise”
Review of Southern Cross Restaurant - CLOSED

Southern Cross Restaurant
Cuisines: Southwestern
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
Reviewed July 11, 2013

We recently stayed at the Radisson Hotel, and this restaurant is attached to the hotel. We decided to go there for dinner for 2 reasons..close proximity and the hotel gave us 2 free drink vouchers.
We sat on the patio which has a lot of construction going on around it, but on a Saturday, all was quiet. We ordered our free cocktails (very well made drinks) and then decided on the fajita platter for 2. It was very good, and included unlimited topping etc. What I noted was... there was only 1 waitress working on a Saturday night (around 6), it was fairly busy, but she did an awesome job keeping tabs on all the tables and delivered a great quality of service. The next day we returned for breakfast, again excellent service and a great eggs and bacon breakfast. We were very happy with quality of this restaurant.

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Thank ycnanb
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Reviewed July 10, 2013

I go here with fairly large groups during the week and am always impressed at the quick, hospitable service and multitude of tasty options. The lobster poutine was one of the best dishes I've tasted in recent memory.

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Thank Adam S
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Reviewed June 21, 2013

We had breakfast included with our stay at the Radisson. Each of the 3 days they had school groups reserved most of the eating area, leaving no room for the regular guests. We were on business so had to be at work by 8:30am. The 2nd day they said they had no room and didn't care that we had to be at work by a certain time. We asked to sit at the bar where there was room...why didn't they offer this option to us? Breakfast potatoes were the worst. Toast was great. They are really cheap on the fruit with only a thin slice of orange and 1/2 a strawberry. Table service was very slow on day 1, but ok on day 3, but bar service was quick on day 2. Food overpriced with what you get and the qualify other than the toast was bad.

Thank MapleLeaf1867
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

I hadn't been in a year or two, and this place has really gone down. We were there on a Sunday evening and it was virtually empty, with tacky top-40 rock playing in the background. Not only was the atmosphere cold but, most importantly, the food was quite low quality. The tilapia tacos were deeply uninspired, with the fish obviously coming from a frozen pre-battered pack. The salsa was not housemade but clearly from a large (likely) Walmart jar. There are some vastly superior Mexican joints in town, and am never going back.

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1  Thank Jean H
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Reviewed April 10, 2013

Comparative price, delicious food, friendly and helpful staff. Arriving at 7pm, we chose to eat here and we are so glad we did! The food was mouth watering for all three of us. To go somewhere eles, prices are the same, service might similar, but the quickness was amazing! Hungry teens + fast service + delicious meals = happy happy travellers

Thank TravellinGals
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