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“Great restaurant with a view!”
Review of Black Trumpet - CLOSED

Black Trumpet
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed August 24, 2012

This restaurant is great. We always dine outside on the front porch with a spectacular view of the ocean. Try it once and you will be back!

Thank Elaine L
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Reviewed August 23, 2012

Went for a late breakfast......wound up getting lunch. The lunch entrees were more enticing than breakfast. Food was good, but I think that the service was a bit difficult. Servers seemed to have too much on their plates

Thank shoppingal
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Reviewed August 21, 2012

I ate here in Aug 2012 on a Sat night. I had a great time at this restaurant because It has a nice atmosphere and I was in great company, but it had several flaws that kept it from being excellent, or even great. For one, it is terribly noisy and the table placement in the interior is odd. Secondly, I did not find the wait staff to be especially friendly. It also took a very long time to get drinks. As for the cost, The prices are outrageous for the quality! As for the food, it was kinda strange. I got the scallops on the menu, which themselves were tasty, but there was something in the dish that was grey in color, not sure what it was, I think it was potato maybe, but it was just too weird for me. Nothing on a plate of food should be grey in my opinion. Also, Instead of a regular salt and pepper shaker, they give you very coarse salt chunks in a dish which I thought was very bizarre. Not sure who would want chunks of salt in their food. Then I went to the ladies room and it was disgustingly dirty with refuse everywhere (it was definitely not maintained at all, that evening) and it also had a big, dirty and stained, white-ish rubber backed bath mat in the middle of the floor, which really grossed me out. You definitely dont see that in NYC. In all, it was OK. Just because it's the shore. But that's it. Anyone with discriminating taste will not be impressed.

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Thank tinyrabbitNyc
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Reviewed August 18, 2012

Price fix menu $15 if you arrive before 3pm. Enjoyed the outside high table with the beach view. Order the crab cakes. Red velvet cake was a nice finish to a delicious luncheon. Great value and quality.

Thank Lisa L
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Reviewed August 13, 2012

The food is always delicious and consistant.
We love the filet mignon on the bone and the lobster tower.
However. the shrimp cocktail is no longer served in the dish with the siamese fish in the bottom bowl. That was a really cool presentation. But people complained that it was cruel for fish that live their lives in those bowls to actually live in those bowls. Perhaps they believe that the fish could see patrons eating the shrimp.
The food is above average, and well worth the visit.
It is a decent value in Spring Lake

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Thank horsedadMorrisCounty
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