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“Good value, good for kids” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Fat Seagull

The Fat Seagull
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Ranked #15 of 71 Restaurants in Cowes
Price range: $8 - $23
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Australian
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Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Vancouver, Canada
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“Good value, good for kids”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2012

We went during the September school holidays to Phillip Island, and they had a special: kids eat for free when you purchase a full-priced adult main dish. That drew us in, plus the reasonable prices on the menu overall.

We all had pasta dishes, and they were just fine. Nothing to write home about, but tasty and generally good. I had pasta primavera, which was supposed to have cherry tomatoes but had wedges of big tomatoes instead. Okay, probably b/c it wasn't yet really tomato season. Still, they were fine, and the rest of the ingredients in the dish were very good.

For our son we asked for pasta with just parmesan cheese only, and they gave us pasta with butter (we had said butter was fine too), and the only parmesan we had access to was the stuff in the jar on the table. Again, not terrible, but not great. They also forgot to bring the side of carrots we had asked for for him.

Still, they were very accommodating with our special request for our son, and hey, his meal was free! Plus, they had paper covers on the table cloths and they brought markers for him to draw on the paper cover. A nice way to take up the time before the meal arrived.

Overall, a decent meal for a good price. Would consider going back.

Visited September 2012
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rob3922, Manager at The Fat Seagull, responded to this review, April 21, 2015
Hello clhendricks,

I must thank you albeit belated for leaving your thoughts on your experience with us here at The Fat Seagull. We pride ourselves on providing delicious cuisine at what we feel more than appropriate pricing and the school holiday deal definitely draws in the families!

We would love to have you join us again, should you wish to so that we may provide you an even better experience than your first!

Thanks from the team @ The Fat Seagull!
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