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“Tries hard!”
Review of Animato Restaurant - CLOSED

Animato Restaurant
Price range: $20 - $43
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Reviewed March 9, 2012

Choice of food is good but it is often too cold. Staff are attentive. Banquettes are very low.

Thank CanaadaAbc
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Reviewed March 8, 2012

I work across the street and go to Animato with some regularity (once every month or so), and have the same experience nearly every time. We have the soup and salad buffet, which is only QR 65 (half the price of the full buffet) and very good--there's chicken, seafood, lots of different veggie toppings, and fresh fruit, so it's a full meal. Then we ask for the check, which can take as long as 15-20 minutes to prepare, and there are frequently errors. So when we had lunch today, it took nearly 45 minutes from the time we finished eating until we were ready to leave the restaurant.

In summary, the quality of the salads is very good, and we always enjoy the food, but this is not the place to go if you're in a hurry or if it stresses you out to deal with incompetent staff.

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Thank Steve R
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Reviewed February 3, 2012

What you'd expect from a hotel buffet - just nice.

1  Thank kiwienvy
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Reviewed January 17, 2012

The breakfast buffet is okay, but no where near as extensive as other five star hotels locally. The filter coffee is poor quality and a latte is worse

Thank RolloMcFluff
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Reviewed January 16, 2012

Cheap, small, simple but delicious. Good for a quick and cheap open buffet pampering:)

Thank wifeandhusband
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