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Red Dog Cantina
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed January 14, 2013

I stopped by this bar / restaurant with my family, including 2 kids, late on a Thursday night after arriving in Fort Lauderdale and wanting a quick bite to eat and it was close to the hotel we were staying at. We were very hestitant to walk in since we had our kids and it looks like a party bar but it was pretty empty. It is open to the street and has a big "U" shaped bar in the middle. There are lots of TV's on the walls showing sports so it might be considered a sports bar. The food, although pretty basic, exceeded our expectations .. it was pretty good ... including my daughters chicken nuggets (real boneless chicken) and fries. Our server was average to slacking but friendly. The one standout is that two of the owners or managers (i don't know who they were) did stop by our table a number of times to check on us to see how things were and if we needed anything else. I thought that was very nice of them .. hopefully it wasn't because we were one of the very few customers in the place at that time.

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Reviewed January 3, 2013

Dropping in for a quick lunch seemed to be challenge to them. The restaurant wasn't enough half occupied, and yet, we waited nearly an hour for our food. Not only that, but I substituted my side to which they forgot, then I subsequently had to wait another 20 minutes--as I finished my burger--so they could cook my side.

It seemed to be a combination of a slow kitchen and an inattentive server. The food was good, but not good enough that I will be returning.

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Thank Emily R
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Reviewed December 22, 2012 via mobile

We went there to watch the Heisman awards so we had a little time to spend. We started with the crab spinach dip that was awesome. I had some beers and one mahi taco and one shrimp taco - they were the best seafood tacos I have ever had, even better than at my own restaurant. My boyfriend had one beef and one chorizo taco, which he said were also one of the best he's had.

The staff was great an very attentive.

Their bathrooms could definitely use some work and a lot of cleaning. One lady needed to change her baby and had no where to do it because there was no changing table and the counters were a little disgusting.

The layout and decor in the restaurant is very appealing. The restaurant opens to the street so there are few walls separating interior from exterior.

There are plenty of TV's to watch sports on. One thing that was strange was they had no beer on tap. The waitress stated she had just gotten back from a trip and she wasn't sure why but while she was gone all the beer taps were removed. Bad idea in our opinion.

I would go here again for sure, but I would hope that they made a few improvements.

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Thank Stacia B
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Reviewed September 2, 2013
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Reviewed April 6, 2013
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