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“Poor serview, over priced food”
Review of Straits Cafe

Straits Cafe
Ranked #12 of 56 Restaurants in Scarborough
Cuisines: Australian, Grill
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Good for: Scenic view, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed August 23, 2013

Atlantic frozen salmon, grilled but still raw. When I aksed why? The waiter and chef said that is how it is....

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Reviewed July 6, 2013

Dinner booked for 7pm we ordered by 7.30, food didn't come for nearly an hour. We mentioned this and the Maitre d gave us a bottle of wine for the inconvenience. When it did come the food was tasty, steak pleasant but nothing special. The chicken, lamb and pork dishes were pleasant, but sides need to be ordered to make the meal complete. The desserts were okay and probably average for the price. Service was patchy, but the new look of the place very en vogue, so if they lift their game, they should have a very good dining venue and experience, far better than the old buffet ever was.

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Thank Christine W
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Reviewed July 3, 2013

Bit pricy. Service was good, but waiting time for food a bit long. They don't know how to prepare a proper steak yet

1  Thank Malcolm B
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Reviewed July 3, 2013

We waited an hour for our meal and noticed two other tables walk out. Steak was warm when it arrived, pasta was average. Waited a further 20 minutes and no one had cleared our plates or offered a dessert menu. Would not return.

Thank journeyfinder
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Reviewed June 29, 2013

Went here while I was staying at the hotel expecting good things. Ambiance was lovely but the service was absolutel terrible! After we were seated we waited 20 minutes, my partner ended up getting up and asking if we could order drinks to which he was told "you need to place an order with your waiter". He said we didn't have one and 5 minutes after that we were finally able to place our order.
Got an entree of oysters, fresh and natural. They were terrible!! shriveled up with bits of shell all through them.
For mains we had one of the steaks and the pork belly. They were both fantastic.

Has the potential to be great, just needs some work.

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Thank Miss_Smith221
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