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Robert Oliver Seafood

eddieandcleo Oct 1, 2007 05:53 PM

Anyone eaten at Robert Oliver Seafood across from the Meyerhoff recently?

My parents and I have series tickets to the BSO and like to have dinner afterwards. For years we were regular customers of Spike & Charlies, and then La Tesso Tano. Were never happy with the various places that succeeded Spike & Charlie's; and Abacrombie wasn't open late enough (i.e, after the concert).

So we're interested in trying Robert Oliver Seafood, but I would like to hear opinions first. Thanks very much.

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  1. aussiewonder RE: eddieandcleo Oct 2, 2007 11:35 AM

    I ate there when it first opened a couple of times, and enjoyed the food and the atmosphere; it's been more than 6months, so I honestly can't remember what we ate but there was a group of about 8 and everyone was happy with their meal and the service. Unfortunately, since then the opening Executive Chef left, as did some of the management team, and i've not had a chance to get back since. I'm not even sure who's running their kitchen now? Anyone know?

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      chauncey RE: eddieandcleo Oct 2, 2007 02:52 PM

      wait,that place is still open?!?!

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      1. re: chauncey
        simetra RE: chauncey Sep 11, 2008 12:55 PM

        They closed in August 08 & just reopened last weekend (I know this post is 10 months later than this thread, sorry) ....there's a brand new menu & Chef (Josh Hill from Tabrizi's, Night of the Cookers, etc) & the grand re-opening is in October, but I recommend stopping by during the week b/c it gets a bit hectic on concert nights. If you go before or after a show, make a reservation and definitely let your server know in advance that you have a time limit! :)

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          hawaiigrl2003 RE: simetra Sep 11, 2008 11:05 PM

          Are you sure Josh Hill is the new chef there? This recent article says he is opening his own place in Harbor East.

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        jdefontes RE: eddieandcleo Oct 3, 2007 01:51 PM

        We ate there earlier this year, and I remember it being pleasant - nothing bad, nothing special.

        Looking at menu...

        I remember having the tuna tartar: so-so.
        The salad with the fig vinaigrette was good.
        She had the crabcake, and liked it.
        I had the salmon and it was fine.

        We enjoyed the concert more than the meal, but we'd definitely go back.

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