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Review of Spindleshanks

Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

We have been several times in past and enjoyed our meals. On 6/29 we went back. Restaurant was not crowded. We ordered drinks. Took about 20 minutes to get them. My martini was not cold. Salads were fine. My wife ordered scampi and I had flank steak with the stuffed pepper. The scampi really was shrimp linguine. Call it what it is. Waiter never asked how I wanted my steak cooked. It came out ok. Ordered the strawberry shortcake for dessert. The shortcake was over cooked if not burned. Also I ordered glass of wine to go with my dinner and was very slow coming out. We enjoy location and food and service in past, not sure if we will go back.

Visited June 2013
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English first
Holland, Pennsylvania
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96 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great Happy Hour Food and Drinks”
Reviewed July 5, 2013

We sat at the bar and watched game 6 of the NBA finals while having great appetizers and drinks. Then, there was live music. What else could a girl ask for!

Visited June 2013
Thank dianapa
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San Jose, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great food, strongly recommended”
Reviewed June 28, 2013

The food was great and our waiter was fun. No problems there. The real problem was that the manager should have had the good sense to correctly place the very noisy team of wine salespeople, who happen to be placed in the very center of the main dining room, into a more private/discreet area. Other diners, especially those couples looking for a more quiet, romantic atmosphere did not appreciate the competitive, egoistic banter coming for the center of the dining room making it very hard for everyone to just enjoy their own dinners. Ask for a quiet location if you go in there, away from the main dining area.

Visited June 2013
Thank airplanedzyner
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Summit, New Jersey
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217 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Just a very friendly local bar---with good food”
Reviewed June 24, 2013

Two visits: One for drinks during happy hour, which was the very friendly part. Good drinks at good prices. Congenial service.
Second was a pre-wedding dinner. Food was good, but the place seemed to be unprepared for the party of about 70 that descended on them. The two waiters made the best of a challenging situation with the requisite good humor.

Visited June 2013
Thank Jim W
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Decatur, Illinois
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Nice meal at Spindlesanks”
Reviewed June 16, 2013

Wonderful food, great service. The trout was fabulous. Unique and tasty salad large enough to share.

Visited June 2013
Thank Marilyn D
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