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“Great Location and View”

Rope Loft Dining Room
Ranked #3 of 17 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed July 16, 2013

The Rope Loft was a good place to grab a bite and enjoy the view. The food was good and the place was clean. We asked to sit on the top deck and they complied even though it was not open yet. The service was a bit slow but the waitress was nice and kept our drinks filled. There were several good choices on the menu; but I went with just a burger and fries and I wasn't disappointed. I would definitely go again when in Chester; but, it's not somewhere you go out of your way to dine there.

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Reviewed July 15, 2013

The Rope Loft has a ton of potential. It has a beautiful view and the food is very good.

The service however, could use some improvement. We walked in and were not sure if we were seating ourselves or waiting for a server. There were 2 servers behind the bar talking and laughing and pretty much ignored us. We asked another girl and she said to seat ourselves. We found a nice table right by the water, which was great. Our server wasn't overly friendly, and she wasn't very fast either. The ceasars we had to drink were decent, sangria was OK but WAY too much pop. Sangria isn't supposed to taste carbonated. My fiance had clams and chips, and I had the lobster roll and fries. Both meals were very good.

This wasn't our first visit and probably won't be our last. I think the servers all need coaching though, because all of them seemed bothered by being there. Other than that, it is a decent little restaurant and worth visiting.

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Thank Amanda8925
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Reviewed July 6, 2013

Our server was horrible, slow and not overly friendly. Someone needs to take some time to train him; when a glass is empty suggest a refill, when plates are empty clear them away. We ended up going to the bar for our own drinks. We were never precleared or suggested desserts. We went looking for our own bills. The club was greasy, how do you make a club greasy? The fish batter was hard as a rock, one of our party asked for sweet potato fries and was told no, the table next to us had sweet potato fries as a side...the burger was ok, but just ok, the bacon it boasted was half a slice cut in two... we will ot be returning

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Thank Michele P
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

Great food, simple menu and nice if you like to watch all the action in the harbour! Their Greek Pizza is tasty as well their Fish n' Chips are excellent!

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Reviewed May 11, 2013

Dropped in to have a drink and dinner (in that order) and was pleasently surprized to see Halifax's more famous bartender behind the bar! Service and food was fab along with the other guests from about town. Try to enjoy when the weather is good to take in the great waterside deck.

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