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“What a rip off!”
Review of Sylvesters

Sylvesters
Ranked #52 of 66 Restaurants in Avalon
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Seafood
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philadelphia
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“What a rip off!”
Reviewed June 25, 2013

Hard to believe that they charged $29.00 for two small soft shell crabs served in a styrofoam takeout box. The only "side" was a tiny container of cole slaw. Though fries come with the dinners, apparently that doesn't include the specials. I asked! Oh, I forgot. We also were served two stale rolls. Never again....very high prices for mediocre food.

  • Visited June 2013
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English first
Level 5 Contributor
82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Only did take out”
Reviewed September 4, 2012 via mobile

We only had the takeout dinner but wouldn't get them again. We had a $200 takeout bill for 8 people and evryone one just said "really?" After we finished dinner. Some of us had what was supposed to be crabcakes but it came in 2 tiny foil molds, more like crab imperial, but it was ok but too pricey. The reest was just bland fries, tiny portions of coleslaw and prepackaged tartre sauce. Totally overpriced.

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New Jersey
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“A Good Take-Out Choice”
Reviewed September 4, 2012

We've found Sylvesters to be one of the best seafood take-out choices on 7 Mile Island. The seafood is always fresh, tasty and reasonably priced. We particularly like the broiled crab cakes--chocked full of fresh crabmeat with no filler. The accompanying french fries and cole slaw are pedestrian, but the crabcakes make up for this. If we're going to eat out, we prefer something with a little more ambiance.

  • Visited August 2012
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1 Thank NewJerseyDuo
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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Flies, mediocre food, poor service and more flies”
Reviewed September 4, 2012

This is outdoor dining under a canopy with ceiling fans and stand fans that do nothing to keep away the hordes of flies on your food. GROSS! Food was nothing special and the servers were more interested in sitting around talking to each other than noticing the customers. Never again!

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1 Thank beachmom60
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Liverpool, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“HORRIBLE, Worst meal ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”
Reviewed August 31, 2012

Meal started out with dinner rolls that were a day old three days ago. This should have been the tell tale sign. Our meals then came served to our table in lidded styrofoam take out containers. My $14.95 Chicken Parm was 3 small compressed chicken fingers with a transparent slice of deli cheese on top and sauce. These were served with french fries, a small cup of poor coleslaw, and a lemon slice. No I did not order the fries thats their meal (I was expecting pasta) and I'm yet to figure out the lemon slice. ABSOLUTELY HORRIBLE!!!!!!!! You have better options, stay far away!!!!!!!!!!

  • Visited August 2012
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2 Thank Brian M
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