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“Awesome lunch”
Review of The Whale's Rib

The Whale's Rib
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $15
Cuisines: Latin
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Takeout
Description: 'We Feed The Beach' since 1981!
Winchester, Virginia
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Awesome lunch”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

The homemade potato chips were excellent and the fish was incredibly fresh. I really enjoyed my meal there.

Visited January 2013
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Bardstown, Kentucky
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great Find”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Just ever so slightly off the beach - you can see water from the front door - great atmosphere ! Food was good, little heavy on the fried selections, but oysters were fresh and good, all the food perfect.

  • Visited January 2013
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Mahopac, New York
Level 6 Contributor
210 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Just ok”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

After many friends telling us what a great place this is, we decided to give it a try. Be prepared to wait outside for a very long time. This place is always jam packed with diners. It is extremely loud and quite frankly we felt very rushed. I am sure they have to turn the tables over very quickly in order to accommodate the growing crowd outside. If you enjoy deep fried everything, then this place is for you. I was pressed to find something that was grilled or somewhat healthy. The clam chowder which they pride themeselves on was just mediocre. I guess I can understand the appeal of this type of place. It is casual. It's not expensive and the portions are large. I think most people would enjoy this, it just wasn't my cup of tea.

Visited January 2013
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Holland, Michigan
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Consistantly Good”
Reviewed January 20, 2013

We stop in here at least once a year on our trip down to the Boca/Deerfield Beach area. Love the seafood and the atmosphere. Excellent service and it will be hard to beat their fresh seafood options anywhere in the area. Love their house "special" dolphin sandwhich and they are always generous with their chips and whale juice sauce. They don't take reservations and it is always a wait to get in for dinner, but you have to try it at least once when you are in the area. A must stop. It was also featured on Diners, Drive Ins and Dives, which is one of the reasons it is always busy (with tourists as well as locals).

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank James O
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ALABAMA
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“BCS GAME 2013”
Reviewed January 14, 2013

Long wait at night but tried the next afternoon the food was ok not great our server was good and very friendly bot the food was just fair. Just a local joint with a name.

  • Visited January 2013
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