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“Did the trick”

Congress Bar & Grill
Ranked #102 of 615 Restaurants in Portland
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed October 13, 2013

Thankful CB&G was open mid-day after a few other places we tried to have a late lunch at were closed. CB&G was quiet at the time we came in other than a few other customers at the bar. The place is a little rough around the edges but feels comfortable at the same time. We had a quirky waiter who did an ok job. The menu has a lot of good choices. We were most impressed with their hand cut fries. Meal hit the spot but would probably try another place next time.

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Reviewed September 10, 2013

Why would I rate a restaurant "poor" when it has good food, especially for the vegetarians out there? Because of the "oh well" attitude when a bottle of hot sauce erupted as I was trying to squeeze out a bit of sauce. Obviously plugged, but who knew? Perhaps if the wait service checked before delivering to the table? Hot sauce dowsed my shirt in several places as well as neck and chin. A real volcano. Accidents happen but we were stunned at the situation being ignored - no apologies, no efforts to correct or make amends. Other than that.... it's a pleasant neighborhood hangout. Check it out, just don't ask for hot sauce.

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Thank 46Elizabeth53
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CongressBarAndGrill, Manager at Congress Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2013

Dear 46Elizabeth53:
We are so sorry to hear that you had a less than perfect experience with us. Customer Service is something we pride ourselves on and we apologize for any lack in service that you encountered in your visit here. If you find yourself in the neighborhood again, we would embrace the opportunity to show you the excellent and friendly level of service that we are known for. If there is anything further we can do for you, please don't hesitate to call (207) 828-9944.
Cheers!
CB&G

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Reviewed September 7, 2013

The bar scene here consists of the same 20 people who are here every single night. It gets old. Fast.The food is decent and the drinks get you drunk. As they should.

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Reviewed August 10, 2013

We only went here for drinks before dinner at another place (although the menu looked good here too). We sat at the bar and the bartender was nice. Even though we were from out of town, he treated us very well. We ordered a tap beer and a margarita. The margarita was good using fresh lime and good liquor. The bar area ended up getting very crowded before we left. All in all a good place to get a drink.

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Thank Poltalia
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Reviewed August 2, 2013

Excellent bar drinks! Servers funny and friendly! Lobster sliders were on the chalk board for a special of the night! Great ambiance, food and service!!

Thank lucielleball
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