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“Don't go out of your way”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Essex Grill

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Essex Grill
Ranked #16 of 69 Restaurants in Essex
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Fair Oaks, California
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246 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Don't go out of your way”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2013

This restaurant is typical of many that we found on our cross country jaunt - it just wasn't anything special. They either don't know or don't care. It was edible but there is nothing at all special about this place.

  • Visited May 2013
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English first
Colchester, Vermont
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“nice place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2013

I went due to someone else suggesting it. I think the food is fantastic and most importantly FRESH!
The place was cozy and the service was very good.
The prices were average.
They had a steady flow of traffic
The bathrooms was very clean both in appearance and smell that is a huge plus

  • Visited April 2013
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Hinesburg, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good food, good prices, friendly service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2013

Basic food, but prepared with unique touches, well presented, very reasonable prices and friendly service. Even though it's a bit out of the way from where we live, my wife and I often decide to eat here. We can both order dishes we like (we have very different tastes) and stay for a drink or two without breaking our modest budget. It's a small restaurant, and sometimes they run out of certain items--no meatloaf today, or no olives for martinis. If we were paying sky-high prices, that would be irritating. But in the informal and friendly atmosphere of the Essex Grill, that's just not a problem--there are always good alternative choices.

  • Visited May 2013
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