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“Not as good as it should be”
2 of 5 bubbles Review of Clara's Lansing Station - CLOSED

Clara's Lansing Station
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
mason
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Not as good as it should be”
Reviewed February 16, 2008

My son & his gf arrived first. They were passed over by the first hostess who sat the four well dressed 50'ish guests. He stopped the second hostess and asked to be seated at a table for six, "We aren't sitting parties of six right now." and walked away. We arrived and immediately the manager asked if we had been helped. We waited for almost 20 minutes in the bar for a table and wound up with having to split our party between two tables. The food - they had no idea what Pellegrino water was, my potatoes were cold and the pork chops were overcooked. The ribs were slathered with BBQ and also not very hot. The nuts on the Sunday were stale and had an aftertaste. The final insult - the waitress brought our check and then disappeared. We wound up going to the cashier to pay our bill. $125 dinner with the family was very disappointing. We've been to Clara's before and had a wonderful experience. They need to evaluate their staff to sure up areas that seem to be slipping into the mediocre. D. Smith, Lansing area

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“The Sunday brunch buffet...”
Reviewed January 17, 2008

The Sunday brunch buffet is worth every penny. I love the stuffed french toast.

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“Had my rehersial dinner...”
Reviewed December 16, 2007

Had my rehersial dinner here. We rented out the caboose train.

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“Great Sunday brunches.”
Reviewed November 27, 2007

Great Sunday brunches.

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“Huge menu. Food is usually pretty good, though it's been hit-or-miss on a few occasions. Great decor (it's in an old...”
Reviewed November 21, 2007

Huge menu. Food is usually pretty good, though it's been hit-or-miss on a few occasions. Great decor (it's in an old depot).

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