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“Good food and reasonably priced”
Review of Merriman's Market Cafe - CLOSED

Merriman's Market Cafe
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed January 27, 2013

Arrived at 6:30pm on a Friday evening and were seated immediately outside along the rail. We just wanted a casual dinner since we were tired after a long flight. The service was very good, we had a waitress (Irene) who was very attentive to us and boys that helped her always refilling our water, bringing new silverware, etc. We ordered iced tea and coke to drink and she brought it out in a carafe filled with ice. For dinner we had a Caesar salad (lettuce was excellent but the dressing bland) and the mushroom pasta which was very good and huge portioned. Hubby had the fresh fish sandwich which was Ahi and it was huge! Fresh bun and toppings, a side of truffle fries and an order of the Mac n Cheese which he devoured and loved every bite. We were in and out in 1 hour and the bill was only $62 plus tip. Yes, the atmosphere of being in a mall was less than average but the service and food and price more than made up for it. We would definitely go back or recommend for a casual dinner and probably more fitted for lunch.

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Reviewed January 26, 2013

Their menu had offerings of tacos and pizza all the way to entrees of fresh fish. We tried the island fish prperation of the day, swordfish, very bland, but creamy. It said it had capers and lemon zest sauce but didn't have much taste. Also had chicken piccata which was a bit better. The drinks had very little alcohol in them. I wasn't sure if this was an upscale bar, fancy bistro, or a simple cafe, the hostess and waitress acted at times like it was a very upscale place and at other times more relaxed. I am not sure how it ended up at $90 + tips for that. I was a bit dissapointed after going to the Merriman's on Kauai, which was great. It is in a mall so there is no view or anything like that. Some outdoor seating. It is another choice around the resort area so I would give it another try with something a bit more simple.

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1  Thank Skippington
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Reviewed January 23, 2013 via mobile

This place is located in the King's Shops. Merriman's is a better option than the fast food places at the Queen's Shops (across the street, further down). The food seems to have slipped. Pass on the veggie lasagna, nothing special. Spicy broccoli, fries, and hummus appetizer were good. Save room for the ice cream shop at the Queen's Shops.

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1  Thank Ohana143
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

we really enjoyed the cafe and the TV's with the games on. The fish sandwich was fresh and the calamari very good

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Reviewed January 23, 2013

Sorry to say, we had mixed reactions to this place, a disapointment considering Merriman's reputation. Short ribs were very good - fish tacos not so much with a stale, watery tomato condiment & hardly any of the avocado sauce. Roasted beet salad was mostly salad - we had to search for the beets. Wait for an outside table unless you enjoy SCREAMING to be heard by your companions as the inside space is BEYOND noisy.

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Thank Betsey66
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