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Review of Gulf Drive Cafe

Gulf Drive Cafe
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed July 17, 2013 via mobile

Let me make this simple. Stay away! I have always given people a second chance, and since I have been dining at this place for several years with only one bad experience I thought I would give it another try.

But no - still the same bad attitude. This time we again had to wait 45 min from order to getting food served. The manager or owner doesn't seem to care and can only survive because of the great location.

Eat somewhere else and grab a beer in the bar instead if you wish to enjoy the sunset.

I actually addressed the situation but no one seemed to care.

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gulfdrivetiki, Owner at Gulf Drive Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2013

I am sorry you were not satisfied during your recent visit. We do not condone rude behavior from staff towards our valued guests. Please feel free to email me at gulfdrivetiki@gmail.com or call me at 941.778.1919 about the specifics of your visit so I can address your concerns.

All the best,
Wendy
Owner

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Reviewed July 16, 2013

My husband and I LOVE this place! We are visiting a good friend of ours and they highly recommended that we try this place out, as it's one of their favorite spots. The view is AWESOME! Nothing like it back home. It was very relaxing and laid back. We enjoyed our drinks and had the Alaskan Snow Crab Legs and Surf N' Turf. We enjoyed every bit of it, left nothing on our plates. The service was great and we can't wait to come back! Hopefully very very soon.

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Thank Lambrini V
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

I came here on vacation for the july 3rd fireworks and we had the best time. the grouper and salmon dinners was amazing and I would also recommend the baked feta and friend tomato appetizers. we sat at the tiki bar and enjoyed the fireworks and frozen daiquiris. I would def recommend checking this place out. it is pretty popular and tends to be busy so plan ahead.

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Thank Efstratia V
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Reviewed July 13, 2013

We rent a place right up the beach from this café and for years have enjoyed walking down the beach for breakfast or lunch. We gave it three tries this last visit. Each time service was slow even when it wasn't crowded. The serving staff seemed grumpy and arguing about which tables to serve. The for was always so-so you went here for the beach view, but this time the breakfast omelet was dry and over cooked and the fries and burger for lunch were soggy and cold. Just avoid this place!!!!

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gulfdrivetiki, Owner at Gulf Drive Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2013

I am sorry you were not satisfied during your recent visit. We hope you give us another chance. Please feel free to email me at gulfdrivetiki@gmail.com or call me at 941.778.1919 about the specifics of your visit so I can address your concerns.

All the best,
Wendy
Owner

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Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile
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