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“"Awfully" disappointing”
Review of Awful Arthur's

Awful Arthur's
Ranked #44 of 105 Restaurants in Salem
Price range: $8 - $18
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: Come for the food, stay for the fun! Awful Arthur's has been serving up some of Southwest Virginia's finest seafood ever since the Historic Downtown Roanoke location opened in 1994. Boasting an abundant supply of fresh fish and the areas most complete raw bar, as well as steaks, pastas, salads and sandwiches, there's no better place to enjoy the big game or catch local live entertainment. We also have Diamond pool tables in the pool table area, free WiFi and raw bar specials Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights. Shuckin' seven days a week for lunch and dinner. Check out our website to see what's happening this month.
Reviewed August 11, 2012

Warm raw shellfish, rubbery when steamed, no utensils for seafood, drink orders were wrong, waitress tried but just needs to find another profession...that about sums it up. And charged for everything even when sent back!!!

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Thank P8riots54
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Reviewed July 15, 2012

I returned to Awful Arthur's this year having enjoyed the food there last year and the quality was still excellent. We ate in the restaurant side rather than the bar and the service of the very friendly staff was excellent. The presentation of the various dishes we tried over our four night stay in the area was of a high standard as was their taste.

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Thank Graham J
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Reviewed May 2, 2012

After eating here, I understood why it was called "Awful". It truly was. There was a fishy smell in the air, which made me very careful about what I ordered.

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Reviewed January 30, 2012

Food was good, drinks were good and had a great time.

Thank Kimberly B
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Reviewed January 8, 2012

Find them on Facebook to watch for half price night. The night we decided to go in, that is what their special was and it paid off - great seafood!

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Thank tlh8858
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