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“Nice location, great concept but short on delivery” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Trawl Door - CLOSED

Trawl Door
Cuisines: Seafood, American
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Raleigh, North Carolina
Level Contributor
71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Nice location, great concept but short on delivery”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2012 via mobile

Had a group of 15 scheduled a month in advance. Birthday event, all out of town travelers. Arrived and nothing was set up. Tiki bar closed. Apps arrived in varied times and waves and after 2 and a half hours, still no dinner. Service was excellent even if only one staff assigned to our group. While food was good, price point is off. Having an executive chef has no merit if the food never arrives. Consider this an option for a drink with the view but not worth the price or the time.

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22 reviews from our community

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    Food
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  • English first
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English first
Newport, NC
Level Contributor
140 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Stopped for drinks”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2012

We sat outside on the veranda and it was marvelous. The wait staff took it all in stride when we moved tables together and a bunch of women just ordered various drinks. We saw food being carried to the tables around us and it looked delicious. I want to go have some for myself. The menu looks great!

Visited July 2012
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1 Thank Luvsdsea
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North Carolina
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A nice little restaurant!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2012

Our family came here for lunch around 1. The restaurant is very nicely decorated and has a nice atmosphere. Our waitress was very nice and did a great job. Everything we ordered was fresh and delicious but our 2 favorites would be the philly cheese steak and the bbq sandwich. The philly cheese steak tasted more like prime rib and the bbq was tender, juicy, and they had their own homemade warm sauce to go on it. YUM!!! It was a very nice experience and prices are reasonable. They offer indoor and outdoor seating overlooking the harbor. It was also kid friendly, a must for our family!

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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