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Dec 26, 2011 03:33 PM

Merlin's Rest

I found some older reviews, and am just wondering if anyone has some more recent experience to add. Since then have they gotten better, worse, or about the same?

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  1. Do you mean the food specifically? or the place in general? I haven't eaten there, but I find it a nice place to stop in for a beer now and then.

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    1. re: LiaM

      The food.

      Specifically, any of these:
      the pate
      fish and chips
      cobb salad
      the burgers

      I'm meeting a group there, over dinner time. The menu doesn't hold much easily adaptable to my diet. For really good food, I don't mind making an exception. However, if the fare is more towards the mediocre then I'd just as soon eat before/after.

      1. re: Enso

        I have not been for quite awhile, but the food is nothing special. I have veggie friends who kind of like the veg shephard's pie. I prefer the more "traditional" fare to their burgers which have never impressed.

    2. I was there last week and enjoyed the food. Between me and my two dining companions, we had the fish and chips, steak and stilton, and the stew. I wouldn't say any are life changing, but all three were good in their own right.

      Combined with the enormous whiskey selection, I think it's a nice neighborhood spot.

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      1. re: BigE

        i like it too... but if you are serious about your diet and only willing to break it on rare occasions i think you have better choices.