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Review of Tropics Waterfront Bar & Grill - CLOSED

Tropics Waterfront Bar & Grill
Cuisines: Seafood
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Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere, bland food..i was look forward to eating beside the beach. The patio is a great escape, but our food was extremely bland with no taste.

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1  Thank Jacenda H
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Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

Terrible service, slow uncaring waitstaff.
Food is not fresh and poorly prepared.
Shrimp was overcooked and all dishes ordered tasted the same. Everything cooked in the same oil.
Rice "Pilaf" was nothing more than rice boiled in water.
The vegetables were nothing more than a frozen blend served over cooked. Or shall I say over boiled.
It is grossly overpriced for what you get.
Skip.

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1  Thank pedidoctx
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Reviewed July 19, 2013

We stopped and had appetizers and drinks. The view of the water was great from the outdoor deck. The food was OK. Everything on our sampler plate was fried, which was a little disappointing. Service was average. Atmosphere overall was average.

1  Thank 55_D_and_d
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

Reading these online reviews I had to ask the waitress to level with us - was anything on the menu good? The place is very nice, especially the deck overlooking the water. Mixed drinks were spot-on. Food was good - it's not big city cuisine but the poppers and wings were good and the grilled fish was well prepared and didn't show any signs of having been frozen. Since almost all sushi in the US is frozen (yes some of us big city diners know these facts) I wouldnt hold that against them (if it is even true) as it was good. Ok, I'll stop writing like I'm shilling for these guys - I just feel bad we almost skipped a very nice location for an evening along the shore because of horrible reviews that didn't turn out to be valid based on our visit. We didn't come to Port Lavaca for the cuisine and we weren't at all disappointed here. And while the waitstaff was young, they were friendly and knowledgeable - no complaints there either.

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1  Thank colorful500
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Reviewed June 25, 2013

this place has gone downhill!! Use to be a good but now just really crappy...food has been awful past few months, horrible service, not from the waitress, but a super slow kictchen,its sad cause its really nice place to sit on the bay but, lately such a disappointment, would occasionally go for the drinks, but they don't even have a good bartender and most of the young girls working there dont know any drinks have to look at a little paper behide the bar and still not good....I sent back 3 drinks my last vist and then they ran out of crap!!! Worst of of Mark the owner dosent seem to give a crap..

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1  Thank peace2323
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