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“Very good, not great...”
Review of Shawbucks

Shawbucks
Ranked #14 of 125 Restaurants in Jamestown
Price range: $6 - $23
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Description: Conveniently located across the street from Northwest Savings Bank Ice Arena and The Best Western Hotel
Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

For a lack of nothing else open on a Tuesday for dinner around 6:00pm, we found this restaurant while looking for a gas station in the area. Much to our surprise we were the only ones in the dining area and there were two other people at the bar. And, this is a fairly large establishment with two bars and a dining area. But, our meals were very good, cold crisp salad, great hot roll, but the veggies were terrible, frozen medley and no flavor. Chicken marsala was excellent but the chicken with ham and cheese was average and lacked any flavor. Our server was ok, just someone doing her job.

Thank Lena H
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Tammy J, Owner at Shawbucks, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2014

Thank you for sharing. We appreciate feedback and consider your comments when the kitchen staff considers making changes to our entree selections

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Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

We ended up choosing to eat here solely on its proximity to our hotel. What a good choice! The staff was friendly and the good delicious.

Thank Mfclingan
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Tammy J, Owner at Shawbucks, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2014

We are happy to hear you stumbled upon us and enjoyed your meal! Thank you for sharing your experience

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Reviewed December 20, 2013

I've never disagreed with a review, but I have a totally different take on this place.
First the bar area is very nice...and you can walk right by it to the totally separate dining area.
The recent renovation has made the dining area warm and pleasant (maybe a tad dark, but these eyes are getting older).
We don't drink at all and were not uncomfortable, nor did it smell or feel like the bar we thought it might be.
The menu was smallish but nicely varied, fish, meats and veggie salads were represented and presented nicely. Four of us had dishes ranging from salmon to chicken and we were pleased with them all. Prices were good too.
We also expected a younger crowd, but the restaurant was peopled with a nice, quiet, slightly older group of diners (although we were there on a week night and early-ish, 6 pm). We will definitely return.

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Thank miopinion
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Tammy J, Owner at Shawbucks, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2014

Thank you for sharing! We are happy that you enjoyed your dining experience

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Reviewed December 5, 2013

I have recently dined here the food was excellent quality but I would never consider it to be a family restaurant with the two outstanding bars being highlighted in bright colors what r the ownership thinking? Kids can eat over here while watching mom n dad do shots??? Need to choose if they r a bar or a restaurant first n last time I come here

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Thank anna716761
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Tammy J, Owner at Shawbucks, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2014

We are disappointed that you enjoyed the food, but will not be returning. We would never encourage or allow parents to drink heavily while they are with their children. We fully support responsible drinking. We do offer nightlife entertainment in the later evening hours, but our dining room stops serving dinners @ 9:00.

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Reviewed August 3, 2013

New restaurant with excellent variety of menu selections. Definitely worth going to, hoping they enjoy great success.

2  Thank Tina R
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