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“Enjoyed the Experience”
Review of Alice May

Alice May
Ranked #1 of 20 Restaurants in Franz Josef
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $23
Cuisines: International, Healthy, New Zealand
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: As warm and welcoming, as a traditional English Carriage House. The white walls and exposed rafters are adorned with riding tack, farm tools and other historic artifacts. While the wooden floors, wagon wheel bar stools and open fireplace add to the warmth.
Reviewed March 8, 2013

We were recommended to this restaurant by our motel "58 on Cron" and were not pleased with the end result.
Initially I was a bit surprised by its make up being a rather "funky" location whereas I expected a more "Alpine" of offering.
However, the food was very nice, service excellent - I went out of my way to tip the server which is very unusual for me.
Would visit again if in area.

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Thank HighburyCheshire
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Reviewed March 1, 2013

We ate outside with the mountains looming above us. Outdoor heater turned on as the sun went down.
The food was good but a couple of the dishes were complicated and not very well executed.
Reasonably priced wine-list.
Friendly service.

Thank dcb99
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Reviewed February 24, 2013

We had looked at a number of restaurants in Franz Josef, some we had eaten at on previous trips but none took our eye until we checked Alice May's out.
Welcomed by friendly smiling staff, seated quickly and our waiter promptly gave us the menus, took our drinks order and in a short time we had placed our order for food. The first course arrived promptly (smoked salmon for me and calamari for my wife) both were excellent and signalled good things to come. The mains arrived - again promptly (rib-eye steak for me and seafood medley for my wife) and again both were well presented and full of flavour.
A bottle of Pinot Gris complemented the meal and this was followed by a berry sundae.
A perfect meal in a place that was clearly busy, but where you did not feel rushed and where the staff were comfortably attentive. Great atmosphere.
Congratulations to the staff, the chef and the owners as clearly this restaurant has a happy, well trained staff. The smiles were evident!!
We will be recommending you to our guests when they visit Franz Josef.

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Thank CDW46
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Reviewed February 24, 2013

We went here for dinner based on a local recommendation. It was so delicious that we returned a second night. Great view of the mountains while you eat. Only item to comment as a possible negative is it can be crowd and thus slow getting your food. Just order some appetizers, a few drinks, and soak in the views until your meal arrives. Would eat here again.

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Thank MartyParty4
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Reviewed February 21, 2013

Met up with friends for dinner. Food excellent and good service. The place is always full and rightly so. Would go again.

Thank TrishCornwall
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