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Feb 22, 2012 03:33 PM

Old School - Saskas

So I received a gift certificate from Saskas as a gift. I've never been. i've heard it's dark and very old school. What should I order and what should I stay away from?

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  1. They run a special Mon-Fri, $16 off a second entree, that with a gift cert should get you pretty far in the menu. As for the menu, ah...OK. maybe sushi ?

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    1. re: cstr

      Check the gift card for the ubiquitous "cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer"

      1. re: stevewag23

        I would check the gift card for the expiration date...could be a 1980 or 81..

        1. re: stevewag23

          Oh yah.... love those disclaimers, makes you want to just shred those certs cus you could get a better deal just walk'in in off the street!

      2. The teriyaki top sirloin and baked spud was a damn fine meal at $4.99 when I lived on Redondo Court in 1975. I see its $20 now. Whew!

        1. Good ol' Saska' certificate...didn't know they were up on that kind of stuff.

          I've been going there since the 70's, when I had a fake id, a feather Farrah haircut and a knitted bikini top... it still looks the same...kind of like me...cue for Fakey.
          We used to have the burger and fries and a cold one..haven't been in several years..we also used to go for breakfast and they had a sushi place next door.

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          1. re: Beach Chick

            "Still looks the same". You mean the feathered Farrah hair of knitted bikini top? :>)

          2. Mmmm...garlic cheese toast. And I've always loved their roquefort dressing.

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            1. re: camilles

              Some of the best damn roquefort in the County...

              1. re: Beach Chick

                Expiration date 80 or 81 - too funny! I think I will stay away from the hamburgers. Someone brought me one once and it was the worst hamburger I've ever had. My understanding is that their mainstay is their steaks. I know they're no Cowboy Star or even Mortons, but what is the best thing on the menu?

                1. re: sdnosh

                  Haven't been in so many years but my suggestion is to stick with a steak, baked pot, salad with extra blue cheese, couple of cocktails.

                  They have a coupon for $16 or less for a 2 for 1 and also, a birthday free dinner.
                  Piggyback that 80's gift certificate and call it a day.

                  I'm more intrigued on the psyche of the person who gave you a Saska's gift certificate.
                  ; )


                  1. re: Beach Chick

                    Baked pot??? Sounds like a dessert item to me...but so fitting with the area ;-)

                    1. re: Beach Chick

                      Not saying there food is bad or anything, but leveraging the gift card into straight up cocktails probably wouldn't be a bad move.

                      1. re: stevewag23

                        ding ding ding...winner chicken dinner!