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“They say it is a different food.”

The Cheesecake Factory
Ranked #8 of 98 Dessert in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Neighborhood: Back Bay
New York City, New York
Level 6 Contributor
244 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“They say it is a different food.”
Reviewed February 18, 2013

Advantages: cheesecakes are good, service is fast and nice. Disadvantages: do not take steak, this is not a real stake. Diana Stake is just pieces of fried stake type meat, of much smaller proportions. The place is too big and too noisy (for not American). But overall, if you are in Boston, this place is worth visiting. No reservations accepted. In summer, very limited outdoor seating is available.

  • Visited February 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Over-priced !”
Reviewed February 3, 2013

OK so the cheesecake is delicious and there are many varieties to choose from, but it's expensive. And the rest of the food is just chain restaurant food, not so great and over-priced.

Visited January 2013
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Playas del Coco
Level 5 Contributor
56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Poor service - food so so.”
Reviewed January 30, 2013

They don't make reservations but they agreed to have a table ready for our group of 24 at 7:30. We finally sat down at 8:15. (We were at the restaurant at 7:20). Continual promises of five more minutes, just two minutes came and went without being seated. Finally after much hassle we got seated.
They assigned two waiters to the table and while they were perfectly pleasant they were often absent (I had to go to find them to pay the bill - the one I found was chatting with another staff member and continued to do so as he took my credit card to the till.)
My waiter was unable to remember who had ordered what, even with the drinks, and ended up walking up and down the table asking for the owner of each dish.
I had the Seared Tunai Salad which was ok.
Cheescakes were good.
The Green Ice Tea was very watery and not what I expected.

  • Visited January 2013
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Halifax, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Delicious cheesecakes!”
Reviewed January 28, 2013

For a chain restaurant I have to say I really like it here. They have a huge selection and everything I tasted was delicious. Portions are large and filling. The atmosphere is nice. And of course there's the cheesecake! So many choices and so yummy! We really enjoyed our meal here.

  • Visited November 2012
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Pleasantville, New York
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Fine food, big portions”
Reviewed January 27, 2013

This place is a bit pricey for the quality, but the portions are humongous. Get a couple of appetizers, then share an entree. It's very crowded and noisy...

Visited October 2012
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