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Jan 13, 2008 03:57 AM

Pier 25A-My Sad Goodbye

OK, this place on Northern Boulevard, once a diner, was never a gourmet destination. Good place to take the family, though, for inexpensive and decent food, with huge quantities to satisfy the old-sters. Last night when I ordered a fried shrimp platter they brought back breaded and fried "tiger" type shrimp (not really shrimp at all as far as I can tell). My wife said her salmon seemed like a cheap piece of fish too. Yeah, the prices are still low, and they throw in a decent bread basket and a salad, but who cares if the main dish sucks?

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  1. I have to agree and disagree with you. I have been to Pier 25A many times over the years. It is not an "inexpensive" meal. On the other hand you do get a decent amount. However, I do agree the quality of the dishes have been getting worse and worse. The last time I went there (I will no longer go back) I was extremely disappointed and could not get the bad after-taste to go away for hours. I ordered raw oysters (app) - they were not opened properly and the connector muscle still attached. My "sea" scallops looked like bay scalops and were very gummy. My husband's sole was watery. For $110 (for two people) I expected at least edible food.