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“Great location; questionable staff. ”
Review of The Kokonut Hut

The Kokonut Hut
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Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

The setting is perfect, the food is good, but the service could be improved- and it seems to stem from one waitress who feels the need to boss the rest of the staff around when they are in the middle of a conversation with patrons/taking orders. Seriously, no less than three times out waitress was talking to us and another felt the need to interrupt and bark orders ( which seemingly we're not important and could wait...e.g., I think your other table is wrapping up now). Ditch this anchor and the place would be improved instantly.

Thank T8ntboy
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Reviewed August 17, 2014

This has to be one the easiest reviews I have written. This place is very, very good.

The setting is fantastic - right on the beach as you drive down into Bradenton with parking opposite.

We (family of four) waked in for lunch and we were met by Lauren and Megan who looked after us throughout our time.

After lunch we played on the beach before returning for a late afternoon drink.

Food was good, location and service excellent. Sadly due to wanting to try other places we have not been back but when we return to AMI it's in the top three for us to come back to.

I have no idea why some reviewers have not the same experience we had - although on hearing how some guests have spoken, since arriving for our holiday in the US, to waiting staff you do wonder if this has anything to do with it?

This is a great place for lunch, I'm sure you'll enjoy it!

2  Thank JW1000M
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Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

Last place we visited on our vacation. We wanted to see a beautiful sunset. This place delivered. What an amazing sunset. The food was also amazing. Sitting on the beach we ordered the calamari and shrimp and scallop pasta. Both were phenomenal. Yes and both were a little pricey! But they were both well worth it. Highly recommend this place to all visiting Bradenton beach.

Thank susann w
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Reviewed August 1, 2014

$8.25 watered down mojitos served in plastic cups, 5 slices of fried green tomatoes priced at $7.00, A small bowl of mediocre clam chowder for $6.25 and coconut shrimp entrée that had 10 pieces of very small shrimp and over-fried waffle fries for $18.99!! Everything that was fried was a dark brown color, suggesting that their fryer's oil was well overdue to be changed out. For 2 appetizers, 2 drinks and one share entrée, the bill came to $60! Definitely not worth that price, and one of the worst meals myself and my grandmother had. Unfortunately, this was her birthday dinner and I was embarrassed that we decided to come here. On top of it all, the service was slow and we had to repeatedly ask for things such as refills, silverware and napkins! Ridiculous. Please, do yourself a favor and avoid this place altogether.
HIGHLIGHTS: TERRIBLE SERVICE, OVERPRICED, AWFUL FOOD, AWKWARD SERVERS WHO FORGET TO BRING YOU THE NECCESITIES AND DISGUSTING WATERED-DOWN BEVERAGES.

3  Thank ALEX F
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Reviewed August 1, 2014

We enjoyed cocktails as the sun set. The view was incredible and you could see it from pretty much every table. Food was fine and so was the service. Grouper sandwich and fried oysters were especially good. Family said the desserts were exceptional and there was a large selection. It was a lovely evening on the beach.

Thank PennWanderer
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