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“Poop part 2”

Dock Side Restaurant
Ranked #17 of 30 Restaurants in Edisto Island
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
The Shire
2 reviews
“Poop part 2”
Reviewed September 4, 2012

Do not go. I repeat, do not go. Terrible, rude service. Several other parties got up and walked out during our time there. I wish we would have. Poop.

Visited September 2012
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English first
Concord, North Carolina
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great Fish Stew”
Reviewed September 3, 2012

Great fish stew, friendly, efficient service, good value. New management not as good as the Fontaine family. We miss the salad bar. Understand the smaller portions in recent years but really appreciated the free seconds (all you can eat) you used to serve. Miss that too. Would have been an excellent with the previous owner. It wasn't broke. Shouldn't have fixed it!

Visited September 2012
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Edisto Island, South Carolina
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Walked in...walked out...Tells the Truth!”
Reviewed September 2, 2012

We have been regulars for nearly 30 yrs and never left dissatisfied until tonight. Sat there over an hour after ordering but never got meal. Server said 1 person working kitchen. We left after 2 sodas and still no food. I expect the place will be out of business soon. Only 2 tables were served the whole time we were there. Unfortunately (or fortunately) neither table was ours. So sad....it used to be a good place.

  • Visited September 2012
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Piedmont,SC
1 review
“should have walked out”
Reviewed September 2, 2012

The only thing I can say is that it was labor day weekend and perhaps they were short staffed, which would explain the service delays, but does not explain everything.

We waited just over an hour for our food. in that time, several other customers walked in, sat down for a while, and walked out before being served. I was literally ready to walk out myself when the food finally came.

Upstairs at dockside is their restaurant, downstairs is their lounge area. We were there at 7PM on a sunday evening, the bass from the music from downstairs was literally vibrating the drink glasses on our table.

Normal Dinner entrees were in the $20-$25 range - we ate off the salad and appetizer menu. Grilled Chicken Ceaser Salad, Shrimp Ceaser Salad, Cheese Burger and Fries, and Chicken Fingers and Fries. Cost of dinner would not have been an issue if the atmosphere justified it. The wait staff were very casually dressed, much more casual than the dinner menu justified.

One of the few times I have ever left a restaurant paying a $0 tip because service was so poor.

  • Visited September 2012
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Charlotte, NC
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Walked in....walked out.”
Reviewed August 26, 2012

We have been here multiple times on previous trips and have always enjoyed the food. We walked in at dinner time and the waitress who seated us acted like she was doing us a favor even though the place was empty. I looked at the menu and believe the prices have changed...as in went up a lot. The seafood platters were the highest prices we saw on the island. It felt like the AC was not working. I have never walked out of a place when we have already been seated. We had not ordered but DH looked at me and said, "On the count of 3, lets get up and leave...we have not ordered anything." So we did. Talking to waitresses at a couple other places on the island...it sounds like ownership has changed hands here.

Visited August 2012
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