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Sep 8, 2008 11:15 AM

Life is sometimes like Harbour 60. Expensive and disappointing....

We decided to give Harbour 60 a try for a friends birthday. For the money we spent ($600 per couple) I would expect to be "wowed!!"
We did order expensive wine which of course added to the insane cost of this meal but truly the steaks were just ok, not fantastic. Some of the sides were good, some meh and dessert tasted like it was purchased at loblaws.
I'm still blown away by the end price tag and the mediocre meal.

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    1. Wow. Thanks for the heads-up. I would have thought for that price, the steaks would be amazing. I was saving it for a special occasion. Good thing I have held off for so long.

      1. I thought this was a suits-and-expense-account kind of place, not a special occasion destination for ordinary folks.

        1. Everytime I read a negative review in here for Harbour 60 I shake my head and think, when will they ever learn? Forget these local copycats and go with the experts, go to Ruth's Chris. Never been disappointed there. If Harbour 60 was any good they'd have put Ruth's out of business or at least make Ruth's drop their prices to get their customers back. Hasn't happened.

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          1. re: TexSquared

            I agree. Ruths is great for a chain restaurant but don't push it. Better steaks if you aren't just looking for butter can be found at Mortons, Harbour and even Barberians on a good night. Ruth's has it's place but it isn't at the top in our experiences!

            1. re: deelicious

              Have honestly never enjoyed an experience at Ruth's Chris. Dying to love it - commercials had my saliva glands working overtime. But the steak was just not as great as I had hoped. I would take a homemade Cumbrae's steak anyday over another failed Ruth's Chris experience. Luckily a few times were on expense account, so that took away a bit of bitterness.

              But to each their own (I personally like my beef tasting like beef and not butter). It's a huge chain for a reason, am I right? Lots of people must love it.

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