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“A* for effort, but food needs more attention”
Review of Island Grill

Island Grill
Ranked #17 of 41 Restaurants in Holmes Beach
Price range: $9 - $28
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Wine Bar
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Providing an exquisite menu that features true American cuisine in a hip environment, Island Gourmet Grill creates palate teasing dishes that guests will enjoy. Island Gourmet Grill is under new ownership. With its clean, Florida atmosphere meshed with traditional yet slightly modern dishes, Island Gourmet Grill is a fantastic choice for dinner with friends or a romantic date with a loved one, and the service and visually appealing atmosphere will surely entice guests to come back for more. Al Fresco dining is also available along with a full bar.Not only does Island Gourmet Grill offer a beautiful dining environment, but the cuisine is fantastic. Some modern Italian classics accompany array of fresh seafood, steak, chicken dishes and delicious hand made pizzas.
Reviewed October 20, 2012

First impressions were good, we were seated straightaway by a super friendly waitress. Inside looks like its been given a makeover and is lovely. We were very well looked after and had a mix of pizza, pasta and fish dishes. Sadly the fresh fish was breaded and both fish and pasta were both overwhelmed with way too much garlic and oil. There was a pool of oil in the pasta bowl. The Pizzas are huge, plenty for hungry appetites, thin bases and crusty, but far too hard and a bit burned making the most of the base and edges impossible to eat.
Its clear that front of house are trying really hard and service is superb, I really wanted this to be a top rating, but the food has let the Italian Gourmet down.

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Scott S, Owner at Island Grill, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2012

I sincerely apologize for the unpleasant experience you had at my restaurant on Friday night. I also wanted to thank you for bringing this matter to my attention.

I have brought this up to my chef and assure you that we have corrected the issue with the pasta dish. If you would keep this communication and call me I would love to do something nice on your next visit.

Once again, please accept my sincere apology.


Best regards,

Scott

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Reviewed October 8, 2012 via mobile

Under new owners and I have to say the food and service was awesome.I Think anyone who was here before should try it again.Best chef on the island.

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Reviewed September 1, 2012

Nicely designed with plenty of parking and now a new owner and chef. The advertised new owner is experienced and serious about doing a great job. The style of food is obvious and the location is spot on.

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Reviewed May 8, 2015
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Reviewed November 6, 2014
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Scott S, Owner at Island Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2014

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