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New Year's Nightmare at Ray's Colts Neck

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  • Sarah P Jan 1, 2001 06:41 PM
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I had hoped to post a review of the food at Ray's located in Colts Neck, NJ last night. My husband and I along with three other couples had 9:30 dinner reservations there for New Year's Eve.
We arrived at 9:10 and checked in with the hostess who told us we were a little early. So we squeezed into the tiny waiting area along with about 12 other people waiting for tables. By 9:20, our party was all there and waiting.
To make a long story short, 9:45 rolls around, then 10:00 and still no table. In fact, there was not even any communication from the hostess or the manager. We asked about our table and were told that the current guests were still lingering on their food and that there was nothing they could do. No apologies, no offers of a drink or a bit of food, in fact, we would not even have gotten an update about our table if we hadn't asked.
After another 15 minutes without any word from them, we decided that we were not going to get dinner before midnight and left the restaurant.
All in all it was a most unprofessional display from the hostess and manager of Ray's, and we will never even consider going back there.

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