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“Like drinking ocean water”
Review of El Galleon

El Galleon
Ranked #19 of 50 Restaurants in Avalon
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Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed June 22, 2014

The decor and the kareoke lured me in but the food made me swear never again!
Our fish and chips were over done.
The clam chowder tasted like paste. They would do a better job if they just reheated a can of Campbells soup.
The seafood in the seafood cioppino was far from fresh and the broth tasted like sea water. No tomato base or flavor. Straight sea water.

One of the worst lunches I ever had.

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Thank Haitwun
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Reviewed June 17, 2014

Took our two kids, 5 & 1, and mom to dinner at 5pm. Trick is to get in before 5:30 when place starts to fill up and a long wait can happen on the weekends. We were in at 5 and done after 6pm. Steaks were great, had the amazing artichoke dip and hot wings to start. Super service and fun atmosphere...lots of pirate decor inside. Been here many times.

Thank Ben L
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Reviewed June 17, 2014

Conveniently located. Not many vegetarian selections. Food was average. Service good. Food came quickly.

Thank Maralan H
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Reviewed June 16, 2014

This was one of the last places open and had a crowd forming outside because of the karaoke. I was skeptical to go in but am glad I did. Had a great time here, and this was the only place with a late night crowd. The karaoke was very well organized and I would definitely return again.

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Thank Stacey B
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Reviewed June 16, 2014

Food was OK but nothing special. Servers seem rushed off their feet and a glass of lemonade was spilled all over our friend by a very harassed waitress. She did apologize profusely!

Thank Alison H
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