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“Yucky”
Review of The Mercury Cafe

The Mercury Cafe
Ranked #220 of 595 Restaurants in Regina
Cuisines: Diner, Contemporary, Canadian
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Neighborhood: Cathedral
Description: It's a new restaurant that moved in to an old restaurant / hardware store. We liked it! People are discussing it here... http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showthread.php?p=4829482
Reviewed June 7, 2013

We went here for a tofu scramble it was very dirty the cooks were very dirtyand the whole restaurant was dirty in every way I would not recommend this at all

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4  Thank saskatchewanRegina
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Reviewed May 14, 2013

Food is ok, went for breakfast, weird hashbrowns ( shaved potatoes) eggs and toast were passable. but the service was terrible. the place wasnt really busy so no excuses for the server to virtually ignore us. Went a second time but left after 10 mins of waiting for anyone to even bring water and the place was nearly empty. Wont return

1  Thank Invisiblediva
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Reviewed May 3, 2013

Restaurant takes you back in time, cozy little place with good reasonably priced foood.
A nice place to meet up with friends, but can get busy, they also have a patio for use on a nice day.

1  Thank TravellerRegina_sk
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Reviewed April 27, 2013

Great food! But the service here is extremely terrible, you can tell the servers don't care too much. There is also not a light in the bathroom.. Went at night and went to the bathroom in the pitch dark. Other then the service, food is always delicious! With a good price for the amount of food you receive

2  Thank Tyler M
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Chris P, Owner at The Mercury Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2014

Since your review ,we have made some changes. Firstly the bathroom has been renovated and yes, we have new lighting:). Secondly , I have been working to improve the quality , standards and over all customer service as this is not the first complaint about this server or a couple others. The old saying " good help is hard to find" is an understatement. I hope you will give it another try as I take these reviews very seriously and they only help us to improve. Thanks for the review.

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Reviewed April 13, 2013

The last two visits to the mercury were interesting. While the burgers, poutine, and onion rings are amazing the clientele is getting rougher by the week. Two weeks ago I was having supper with my wife and two year old daughter and we got to witness the drunks at the counter hitting on the waitresses all night and swearing up a storm the whole time we were in there. Tonight we got to see one of the waitresses throw out a customer for being belligerent and she almost threw out another group of drunks for their behaviour as well.

Both of these visits were on a Saturday between 5:00pm and 6:00pm.

If we were out having a late night meal some of this is to be expected but not at 5pm with my two year old.

I have enjoyed eating at The Mercury over the years but we will not be going back until they change their alcohol policy.

After all, isn't it a cafe???

Thank jwh223
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Chris P, Owner at The Mercury Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2014

You are absolutely on point with this review and this has come up in a few meetings as I recognize the problem and have been witness to it a few times. I found our liquor prices had allot to do with this clientele and have raised the prices in hopes it will help eliminate this issue. Also , my night manager has been diligent in enforcing a " No Tolerance " to any individual or groups being disruptive to the diners surrounding this crude and loud behaviour in the early hours. Truly sorry to your daughter and also you. Thanks for the review. We will continue to improve.

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