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Jul 31, 2007 07:44 PM

Baltimore Restaurant Week - Gertrude's

Put this out there: Don't bother with Gertrude's RW menu--it's terrible. For the appetizer we got the Gazpacho which was the only decent dish the whole mean and the salad which seemed pre-made, tasted watery and overall, was not good.
For the entree, we got the pork chop, which was extremely fatty and almost raw. I couldn't figure out how they cooked it, but all I know is that it wasn't in a pan. Microwave was not ruled out...
Also got the flounder, served with buttered rice and steamed vegetables. Isn't this a little too cafeteria for 30 bucks? The flounder itself was poached somehow--again microwave does not seem out of the realm of possibility.
The desserts didn't help. The mud cake wasn't bad, nor was it good. The clafoutis was bad. It tasted like a brick. It wasn't even sweet. Also, it was served as a piece of cake, instead of the traditional ramekin.

We are trying to get over having wasted 75 dollars on this meal and I urge you all to avoid making the same mistake.

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  1. I had to laugh at the flounder with buttered rice and steamed vegetables, sounds like something someone would make for a dinner party circa 1974!

    1. My condolences, meppo, your experience sounds horrifying. Thanks for letting us know - I was considering trying G's for RW but I think I'll pass :-)