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“More modern, worse service and menu”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Spoon

Spoon
Ranked #116 of 603 Restaurants in San Jose
Cuisines: Cafe, Costa Rican
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Good for: Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
San Jose, CR
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“More modern, worse service and menu”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

I've known spoon since I was a child. Lately it has been "modernized" and the menu streamlined. Menu items include no description whatsoever. I attempted to order a special twice- once they were out and the second time the special was "no longer being served". Servers have been moody and slow and get annoyed when I ask about menu items. Good is ok but nothing special... Underwhelmed.

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Houston, Texas
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137 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Evening snack at Spoon”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Lucky to find this place. We have 12 folks in the group. Some were really hungry and others wanted a snack. We all got what we wanted. The prices were good. The food was excellent and the staff were friendly.

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River Edge, NJ
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Spoon, a chain with some good eats.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2014

Close to Hotel Presidente. Youthful little venue with great food. Not expensive. clean and tasty. More of a light meal type of place.

Visited June 2014
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Austin, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great spot for Tico Food and amazing dessert”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2014

Always great service and excellent food.The Black Bean Soup was fabulous and every dessert I tried was great! Even the kids meals were perfect. Will return again and again!

Visited June 2014
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41 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“So expensive for what you get”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

Yeah its yummy most of the times, but for what you pay you might as well go fine dinning... I always used to order a salad to my job, but everytime they get it wrong, and their managers don't seem to care about their clients... So I guess they can afford to loose clients everyday... Not recommend eating here

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