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Dinner at the Oarhouse in Portsmouth, NH

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LA1PP Sep 2, 2008 05:28 AM

The waitstaff needs serious training. We shared an appetizer and had to ask the waitress to give us an extra plate. That happens and I can understand, but , When the waitress was bringing our main courses', she placed her tray with our food at a table beside us and instead of serving us our main courses, she went to another table to answer a question and then came back after a few minutes and served us. How do explain that? We ordered the crabcrakes, which were bland and the mesculan salad was gritty. The New York sirloin was overcooked-we asked for it to be cooked medium and it was well done.We also ordered the lobster portofino (seafood in a brandy sherry cream sauce served in a puff pastry. I enjoyed this dish. Decided not to order dessert. Nice decor, very rustic.Restaurant has a waterfront deck. All and all my husband and I were very disappointed and would not recommend this restaurant. Try the Green Monkey in Portsmouth or Lattitudes in New Castle

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