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“Horrible Service!” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ancient People

Ancient People
Ranked #1 of 1 Dessert in San Juanillo
Cuisines: Cafe, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Jupiter, FL
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Horrible Service!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2013

We ate here for lunch after an acquaintance recommended the casado. We asked the waiter what type of fish they were serving, he didn't know and asked the owner, who also could not recall the fish his restaurant was currently feeding his customers. Oh well, guess we'll give it a shot!
My casado came out first, by the time I was almost finished with the very dry chicken, the cheeseburger my kids were sharing came out....after they were nearing the end of their meal, my husband's fish sandwich arrived. The french fries we ordered were still no where to be found. Once all of the meals had been consumed and with no more water to wash it down, because refills for the small glasses were never offered, my husband asked for the check. I told the waiter we didn't need the fries because we had already completed our meals...he seemed agitated and said he would not take them off our bill because he had "added everything up already" so we waited another few minutes for the fries to FINISH COOKING and just took them to go. Ironically, that was the best part of the meal.

NEVER AGAIN!!!!!!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank hatnole
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great food! Great place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2013

I went to have lunch in Ancient People with a few friends,beautiful little
restaurant in a peaceful fisherman village,San Juanillo.The food was
excellent,very fresh...the ceviche was so special,then we had a felafel
plate like on the streets of Cairo,no wonder,later we found out that the
owner is Egyptian;one of my friends ordered a burger,amazing home made
taste with fresh herbs,and they even had a vegetarian choice that made my
mate very happy,tofu filet with grilled veggies and fresh
salad.Surprisingly they also had home made ice-creams done with local
chocolate and organic vanilla,and ...don´t miss the carrot cake!!!!!!. We
were satisfied with the quality,price and the friendly service.Definitely
a place to go back to!

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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3 Thank 777Calgarian
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“great breakfest place in san juanillo!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

We vacationed in San Juanillo in December 2012 ... we heard Ancient People restaurant was great so we decided to try it out! The falafeal ,salmon salad,carrot cake and fresh fruit juices were all amazing!We returned to have breakfest there every day.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
4 Thank pura_13
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