Although we live in the area, we had not been to the Captain Linnell in a long time. Went with friends to their special Easter dinner with high expectations and was very disappointed. We had a reservation and were seated in a reasonable time, but that was the end of the promptness. The entire meal, appetizer, entree and dessert took nearly 2.5 hours. There were long waits between every course. The lamb, which both men had, was overcooked. The shrimp dish was good. I had the duck which was so crispy that it was almost impossible to cut and the meat was very dry. The underside must have sat in the pan for a long time because it was very hard. The cranberry sauce was overly sweet and didn't work. The mushroom soup was very tasty but over-salted. The desserts were OK; yes, just OK. To be fair, the building and surroundings are more beautiful than I remembered, but that doesn't make up for poor service and over-cooked food.
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