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“This Restaurant is a Hidden Gem!”

Abilene Seafood Tavern
Ranked #164 of 263 Restaurants in Abilene
Cuisines: Seafood, American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Abilene, Texas
Level Contributor
55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“This Restaurant is a Hidden Gem!”
Reviewed June 25, 2013

This place is a delightful surprise! They have great food, friendly staff, the owner is 'hands on' much of the time and their prices are very reasonable, especially at lunchtime. Great atmosphere and an overall enjoyable dinner out!

Visited April 2013
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1 Thank Connie A
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English first
Atlanta, Georgia
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“No Thanks to Seafood in Abilene”
Reviewed June 6, 2013

The atmosphere was gloomy, the food was frozen I ordered a steak medium and it was well, but you can tell it was frozen when they cooked it. The bread was burnt, the only decent thing was the lobster bisque.

Visited June 2013
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2 Thank Kara W
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Abilene, Texas
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great Food”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

This place was such a nice surprise! The lunches are excellent and we liked the dinner too. The food tastes good and is well prepared. I love the look of the restaurant, very cozy and tavern looking. The menu has a wide selection of seafood and drink options and the prices are good. Our servers seemed a little overworked but I know a lot of places are short handed. I am so happy to have another quality seafood place in Abilene.

  • Visited May 2013
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2 Thank Rhoan
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Abilene, Texas
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Don't eat here!!!”
Reviewed April 11, 2013 via mobile

Bad service, unprofessional management and found a dirty toothpick in my food....Don't waste your time.

  • Visited April 2013
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4 Thank Arobertson9
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Denton, Texas
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163 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Wish We Had This Restaurant in Our Town!”
Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

Yes, this place is dated. I felt like I stepped back into a Steak and Ale from 1985! BUT- the food was really good! The spouse and I both had the specials- he the tilapia special and I the steak special. Everything was really tasty, including the incredible chocolate cake! But the best thing- that still makes our mouth water- was the lobster bisque! It was a big bowl of creamy happiness! We could eat this every day! The lobster flavor is intense, yet you won't find any chunks of lobster in the soup, which is the only missing element to the perfect soup.
We passed through Abilene going to and from Midland and stopped at Abilene Seafood Tavern each time- we ate there two days in a row! Wish we were closer to Abilene!

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