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“Unfair policy when food was unacceptable.”

Demetris on the Lake
Ranked #17 of 38 Restaurants in Dunkirk
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Lackawanna,NY
1 review
“Unfair policy when food was unacceptable.”
Reviewed March 12, 2012

My wife had the prime rib melt. After taking a few bites she found quite a bit of grizzle. We would have accepted a few peaces but as she went on found that half of the meat was grizzle. The waitress did come over in the beginning of the meal to ask if everything was OK.
We mentioned the grizzle but told her that it might have just been a little part of the meat. There was no way of knowing how much grizzle there was until finishing the meal. At that time we felt that there should have been a financial compensation for the poor slice of meat.
The waitress stated that we should have brought up the problem early in the meal but we had no way of knowing until she continued on with the meal as to how much grizzle there actually was.

  • Visited March 2012
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
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English first
New York
Level 6 Contributor
167 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Okay if you're in the neighborhood”
Reviewed February 23, 2012

Breakfast is the best bet here. It is slightly worn out looking inside and out. Sweeping views of the lake, however, make up for so-so food and service.

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Buffalo, New York
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“O.K.”
Reviewed December 31, 2011

The place is kinda dirty, but the food is above average. In good weather, the doors are open so flies and other bugs are kind of annoying. I have never had any of the Greek food there, but I have heard good things about it. A good place for a cheaper lunch, plus it has great views of the Lake. During the summer, it has good bands performing at night. A big part of the Dunkirk waterfront.

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Thank nmiller1996
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Westfield, New York
Level 5 Contributor
89 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“A very good place for breakfast and lunch”
Reviewed December 28, 2011

Demetri's is very good for breakfast and lunch. They serve dinner as well, but I have never eaten dinner there. The portions are good, the service is very good and the prices are very reasonable, I order omelets for breakfast and theirs are very good. I often get a cheeseburger and fries for lunch with iced tea. Again, very good and they refill the iced tea several times.

Demetri's is a great value for the money! Also has a great view of Dunkirk harbor

Visited December 2011
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Thank Russell B
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Fredonia, NY
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Nice view”
Reviewed December 9, 2011

This is a great place to be in the summer when tehy have live bands. The Food is good. It is nothing to write home about, but it is not bad either. They have good Fish Fry. Their Soluvaki is good, but their Greek Dressing is sub par. By and Far, the summer entertainment is its best feature

Visited August 2011
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