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“Great Local Hangout”

P.T. Pelican's Intercoastal Deck Bar
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Buffet, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Buffet, Reservations
Columbia, Maryland
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great Local Hangout”
Reviewed October 4, 2013

One of the main reasons we head for Chincoteague Island for a relaxing weekend is this restaurant! The service is great, and the food is quite good. The steamed shrimp may be the best in the area. Yes, it is old, dilapadated, and the service can be a bit slow, but that's just because it is a popular place, and the waitresses and staff are working hard. Sitting at a table by the window, watching the sunset over Chincoteague Bay, and conversing with the laughing gulls make this an experience we are definitely going to miss (yes it is closing soon). We always look for a place where the locals hang out, and this is it. I can see the point of some of the other reviews, but if you want to go to an Applebee's or a similar boring look-a-like, go for it. I can't imagine we'll enjoy the sterile atmosphere of it's replacement nearly as well, and will look for another place to call home when we're in Chincoteague.

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank SimG1
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English first
Annapolis, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Awful all around”
Reviewed September 27, 2013

Bottom line: poor service, dirty restaurant, please stay away! We waited for almost an hour to be sat, even though half the tables in the restaurant were empty. After we reached our table, 15 minutes went by with no sign of a server coming to take our order. By that point, we were fed up and just left. The "buffet" was open that evening, but the food looked like it had been sitting awhile and wasn't very appetizing. I can't imagine ever spending money in this dump.

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank Amy A
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Mechanicsville
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Nice view, but dirty and dilapidated”
Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

It's on a beautiful spot on the water. Food was ok, steamed shrimp were tasty, crab cake was mostly crab, but bland. Our waitress was very nice and attentive. However, this place is so dirty and falling apart. I don't think the floors have been swept in years. Tables were sticky. The restrooms are disgusting and smelly. We found out as we were leaving that it is slated for demolition this fall. Hopefully a new place will take advantage of the great location!

Visited September 2013
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Thank Luvsummer5104
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Haddonfield, New Jersey
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Friendly folks”
Reviewed September 13, 2013

We liked the diverse and friendly clientele at the bar during happy hour. Certainly couldn't complain about the size and price of my pina colada--everyone appeared to be having a good time.

Visited September 2013
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Thank Harriet M
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Plenty of Local Flavor”
Reviewed September 10, 2013

Found this restaurant to be a real locals hangout that had great crab cakes, and reasonably priced seafood baskets($8.99) that were very tasty. If you're looking for elegance and fancy schmantcy, this is not the place but the wait staff was friendly and around when you needed something. Sorry to hear this place will be history come November 1, 2013.

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank KitchenQueenVB
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