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“What a disappointment”
2 of 5 bubbles Review of Lulu Restaurant - CLOSED

Lulu Restaurant
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Lulu is located on the first floor and roof of the luxurious Wyvern Hotel. Our first floor dining features a new menu for 2013. Our roof top with the scenic sunset views of the harbor area, trendy drinks, weekend bands and fabulous atmosphere make it the place to be for all.
Concord, New Hampshire
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“What a disappointment”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2012

I wanted to eat on the rooftop (fabulous view of the Peace River and Charlotte Harbor) but it was too windy that evening. I went down to the bar instead. Very nice, adjacent to the intimate dining room. That initial impression gets this place the second star. The food, however, was terrible. I had the Lobster Rangoons as an appetizer. They were described as being stuffed with lobster chunks and cream cheese. There was cream cheese alright, but not a hint of lobster taste. For an entree I decided on the NY strip (I was hungry). What I got was a tough piece of beef barely 5/8" thick. I thought I had stumbled into a Longhorn Steakhouse. The sides were good, but hardly made up for the lousy steak.
For dessert I tried the Tres Leches, which was described on the menu as "Delicious sponge cake, soaked in three different milks and a hint of spiced rum". What I got was something that tasted like a very stale doughnut in a sweet milk sauce, topped with what seemed like RedyWhip. No spiced rum flavor that I could discern. Blech.
Summing up, go to the rooftop, but eat elsewhere.

  • Visited April 2012
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2 Thank bnhpgfl
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45 reviews from our community

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English first
Florida
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“4 Star Restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2012

I love the food at LULU's. The menu has one of the kind recipes as well as traditional items. One of my favorites is the Chicken Marsala. There is a bar on the roof that you can order food from as well, one of the best views in the Punta Gorda. You must try this place, it will keep you coming back.

Visited April 2012
Helpful?
Thank graciemay79
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Harrison Twp. MI USA
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Watch sunset on rooftop deck”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2012

We enjoyed a glass of wine and watched the sunset over Charlotte Harbor a number of times during our stay in Punta Gorda. Beautiful spot with wonderful breezes. Service was very good too.

  • Visited March 2012
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Thank upbeat624
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Have Fun At Lulu's !”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2012

This rooftop restaurant and bar was great. Live music some nights, great drinks and solid wait staff. Start or finish your night off with a stop here !

Visited March 2012
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Thank Fischstix
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Punts gorda
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Nice ambiance but slow service, lukewarm food & dessert disappointing”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2012

Lamb was tasty but just warm, veg was not fully cooked ..berry pie dessert was actually a berry tart. Scollop dinner was also just barely warm, but tasty. Service was slow & impersonal. A disappointing Saturday night dinner!

  • Visited March 2012
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1 Thank Robert F
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