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debw1946 May 3, 2011 06:32 AM

Has anybody been? How's the food?

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    cantkick RE: debw1946 May 3, 2011 07:43 AM

    It's been commented on many times here. This is one relatively recent thread: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/717218.

    What is more relevant is whether anyone has been there RECENTLY. (I haven't been in years, so my input would be worthless to you.)

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      debw1946 RE: cantkick May 3, 2011 07:57 AM

      I've never been - we're going for Mother's Day Brunch.

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        MGZ RE: debw1946 May 3, 2011 08:28 AM

        It's a very nice setting. The food is ok - generally a notch or so below their aspirations. I'd call it "country club" level.

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      nj07719 RE: debw1946 May 3, 2011 07:48 AM

      I have been there...and recently! The food is great. They recently revamped their menu with some new items. Of course the weather was beautiful when I was there and the lake looked amazing. If you like them on Facebook they are offering 10% your entire check. I think it's this month only.

      1. mschow RE: debw1946 May 3, 2011 11:09 AM

        Went with my parents for lunch 2 weeks ago. I think the description of good country club food is right on target. Food was good, not adventerous, but solid. And their lobster bisque is absolutely delicious; maybe the best I've had. Room was very comfortable and service was attentive.

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          JerZ Wine Geek RE: mschow May 3, 2011 04:50 PM

          Agreed. I go back and try the Mill once a year, each time hoping for it to live up to it's long ago hype... It never quite makes it but usually isn't too much of a disappointment. As MGZ and mschow already said, "country club" quality is just about spot on. And yes, the lobster bisque is fantastic, one of the top five I've had in my life. I know people that don't even care for the rest of the menu but keep going back for the bisque.

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