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“Looks 5 star, smells 5 star....taste and service 0 stars”
Review of Straits Cafe

Straits Cafe
Ranked #10 of 55 Restaurants in Scarborough
Cuisines: Australian, Grill
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Good for: Scenic view, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed September 22, 2013

Service was woeful, we were seated and then waited 15 minutes for water and menus. The restaurant was not even half full at the time. The waitress was rude, the food whilst looked fantastic was terrible. My medium well steak came out rare if not bleu and my gravy was inedible. The wine we ordered with our meal came after we had finished both our entrée and our main so we were already ready to leave.
Breakfast had a good selection and again looked great but was mostly of "bulk" quality and made me sick for the rest of the day. The coffee was probably the worst I have ever had!

Thank Jessica S
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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....

1  Thank Baggywrinkle75
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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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