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“Horrible experience”
Review of Chips' Pub III

Chips' Pub III
Ranked #7 of 44 Restaurants in Clinton
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Diner
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed January 1, 2013

Both my soup (NE Chowder) and the BBQ sliders were served COLD. The chowder was served right away, but it was mostly broth with very little in it and no crackers were served, so I just sent it back. After a very long wait, my BBQ chicken sliders were served cold. The bun was actually COLD to the touch. I asked to have it heated up, and it took so long I gave up and cancelled the order. My kids' chicken nuggets were served from a bag, as were the undercooked fries. I didn't get any food, and it cost me $20 to serve the kids warm frozen nuggets. I could have done that at home for A LOT less.
This place used to be ok, has been going downhill for a while, and has now hit bottom.
Can you please at least dust the ceiling fans? That is nasty!

1  Thank HillyBushers
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Reviewed November 19, 2012

Simply put the manager was awful,rude,disrespectful and has no place in any customer service! Food was good,too bad she ruined everything!

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Thank OneChefs R
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Reviewed November 19, 2012

Hey, not every place is a gold cup winner. Some can be perfectly adequate and still worth a visit. The biggest advantage is the proximity to the Clinton Crossing Outlets. Chip's also has the fortunate position of being the only full-scale restaurant within a decent range of a popular shopping area who - for reasons I cannot fathom - do not have any suitable places to eat within it's boundaries (a small cafe and 2 outside food stands). For this reason, we visited Chip's after a morning of great outlet shopping and grilling the retailers for info on a full-scale lunch place.

Chip's is a typical pub atmosphere (not that there's anything wrong with that) and a warm respite on a chilly afternoon. One very odd thing about this place is no matter what door you enter, you are left standing there with no way to be greeted and no sign telling you to seat yourself. It was a very strange introduction.

The waitstaff is pleasant as should be expected at any gathering place. No "wow" factor on the menu, but again, that isn't all bad. The food was absolutely adequate...not great, not bad. They did have free popcorn served when seated and since we were famished, we were grateful for sustenance.

That's about all I can say about Chip's. Not a place I would go out of my way for, but certainly grateful we did not have to eat a hot dog from a stand and sit out in the blustery afternoon.

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Thank Bonnie-says-so
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Reviewed October 20, 2012 via mobile

Atmosphere is great, decorated with various signage from around the area. Popcorn is always fresh and games are always on the various big screen tvs. Food and drinks are delish! There is something for everyone on their menu and the waitstaff are super friendly!

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Thank jessica s
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Reviewed October 11, 2012

Went to Chips on the recommendation of a local. The food was much better than expected. It's decent pub fare, served with a smile. The decor seemed like the authentic decor that many mid range restaurants imitate. The free popcorn on the table readily refilled by the waitress just added to the atmosphere

The lobster Mac and Cheese is huge with large pieces of lobster, more than justifying the $20 price tab. Easily enough for two.

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1  Thank GardenG
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