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“What a waste!”
Review of The Mermaid Cafe - CLOSED

The Mermaid Cafe
Price range: $7 - $20
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Description: Inside cafe dining in a unique atmosphere or outdoor courtyard with balcony overlooking historic downtown
Orlando, Florida, United States
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“What a waste!”
Reviewed December 31, 2012 via mobile

The food was absolutely terrible. We ordered the seafood crepe, the apple crepe and a kids meal mac n cheese. The crepes were tasteless and cold and the $5 macaroni and cheese was a dried up clump of microwaveable Kraft macaroni and cheese. Accompanying us were handfuls of flies inside the restaurant. Shame on Sara's for taking advantage of their prime location with tourist. Have you no pride in what you serve to your customers? Steer clear of this place.

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1 Thank Alison R
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English first
Coral Springs, Florida
Level Contributor
133 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Hidden Gem”
Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

We ate at Sara's twice on our trip to St augustine.music at night.

Good food both times,service was good,wait staff
very helpful
Hardly any wait for our food.

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Thank Jgeptp
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St Augustine
2 reviews
“AWESOME AWESOME FOOD AND SERVICE”
Reviewed December 23, 2012

I eat here often and would HIGHLY suggest this place to anyone seeking a delicious meal in a European setting with awesome customer service! This is a family business and the family is usually present to meet all of your needs... Share this business with your friends and check it out, If you live in St Augustine im sure it will Quickly become your favorite place to eat

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank Oceanboy1986
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good food in a sea of tacos and pizza”
Reviewed December 16, 2012

Had a light lunch and went back again for breakfast at Sara's cafe. Wish we had of gone there for dinner as well. It was good food and good service. Highly recommend.

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank TheGalahs
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Lakeland, Florida
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304 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
“I hate undisclosed pricing policies”
Reviewed December 15, 2012 via mobile

Stopped for coffee. Lattes and mochas were made from a mix. Mediocre fare. But when the $6.47 tab came and i presented my credit card only to be told the store policy was a $7 minimum I decided to look for the disclosure. I don't mind paying a small tab in cash, but if a place advertises credit cards and does not disclose a minimum upfront, they are being dishonest and I don't do business with dishonest merchants.

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1 Thank Frenchguy48
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