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May 17, 2011 08:08 AM

Pinang - So Disappointed

After raving about Pinang and their excellent food, I went there for dinner on Friday expecting more of the same and to leave impressed. I certainly did not. The waitress was slow, rude and unaccomodating to regular requests ( for example, may we have an extra wine glass?). This was an outing for my monthly girls night where we try to have or make various types of cuisine. None of the other diners had eaten there before and this was not a good impression.

The food arrived at scattered intervals, appetizers, soups, entrees in a blur. Some were just starting their appetizers while I was enjoying some pineapple fried rice. Until, oh wait, what's that? Glass. Yes, shards, of glass in my rice. I found five about the size of peas after biting down on two of them. I was totally repulsed. Stopped eating immediately and alerted the "awesome" server. She apologized and then tried to charge me for the rice. Needless to say, I did not pay and left promptly after.

I am so disappointed that this is the impression I and my friends will forever have of Pinang.

217 Louviers Dr, Newark, DE 19711

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  1. Wow, that is terrible! I had this place on my list to try, but after that review, I'll cross it off. Too bad.

    1. I have had issues with the way dishes come out at wildly different times.

      No glass though. Uggh.

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      1. re: gfweb1

        Interesting... I was there Friday for the first time having read all of the postings about the place here and other than the roti was unimpressed. Chewy, gristly short rib special, gummy, gooey pad thai and not ripe mango chicken were not all that hot. And our server was pretty miserable except for when she brought the check.

        At least we didn't have any glass in our food...

      2. Really sorry to hear this about your recent visit to Pinang. We have eaten there on two occasions and never had a problem with the food or service. Takeout is how we usually order and again the food has always been very good.

        I hope the management reads this and takes note. Service like that is not acceptable and a recipe for failure.

        217 Louviers Dr, Newark, DE 19711