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“Saw a rat......”

Old Marco Lodge Crab House
Ranked #5 of 5 Restaurants in Goodland
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed June 18, 2012

Came to this restaurant for my husband's boss's retirement party. The wait staff acted as if they'd never waited on more than 5 people at one time. It took them over an hour to take our orders, then after our orders had been taken, we had other wait staff try to come over and take our order again! I ordered the chicken strip basket and although the chicken was hot, it was over cooked!!! Towards the end of the party, while people were speaking about the retiree, our attention was drawn away from the speaker, while we saw something running along the top of the stage....it was a RAT!!!! So disgusting.....will NEVER RETURN BACK TO THIS RESTAURANT!!! STAY AWAY FROM THIS PLACE!!!!

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5  Thank arkfemale21
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Reviewed June 4, 2012

Nothing to dislike. We showed up just as the place was closing and offer to leave and you would have thought we were offending someone. We arrive at nearly 9pm and were treated like family until the time we left. The salad bar even at closing time was fresh and the seafood was excellent. You would be missing out if you visit Marco and don't make a trip to this resturant. Beautiful view of the water!!!!

1  Thank Aaron S
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Reviewed May 18, 2012

On vacation, had to eat on the water every night. Parents had been here 15-20 years before so went partly for nostalgia. Pretty busy night, sat outside, food was mediocre but they served Stone Crab claws so Grandma was happy. Kids were happy not being so contained. On some nights they have a person who takes small alligators out of an exhibit, you can have your picture taken and they have special food pellets you can put in their cage so the kids also enjoyed that. No service problems that others have mentioned.

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Thank Margaret M
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Reviewed April 22, 2012

We were looking for a dive, and we found it---Way off the beaten path and next to a trailer park. Inside is old and in need of repair, but outside seating offers nice view of the lagoon. Nothing fancy but staff is very friendly and attentive. Food was mediocre and pricey for a place like this, but I have had worse.

Thank cmi113
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Reviewed April 12, 2012

Went there in February for our friend's birthday. There were four couples of us. Took forever for our waiter to get our drink order. When we told him we would like separate checks he said they don't do separate checks in season when the menu clearly states that they do with 18% gratuity added in which wouldn't have been a problem. When we finally got our drinks and food which was OK at best we never saw our waiter again until he brought the bill. We ended up going to the bar ourselves and getting more drinks. As we were getting ready to leave we noticed the table next to us who had three couples get three separate checks, from a different waiter of course. When we told someone who seemed to be in charge all she said was that the waiter should have given us separate checks. Bottom line was he was just too lazy. Will think twice about going there again next year.

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Thank tkellis16
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