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Coming Nov. 1 - THE SEA by Alexander's Steakhouse - Formerly Trader Vics in Palo Alto

letsindulge Aug 3, 2012 11:21 PM

Hubster & I are watching our calorie intake in preparation for a trip to HI in 3 weeks. So after a salad at Max's Palo Alto we decided to have a mai tai in place of dessert and made a stop at Trader Vics on ECR. Lo and behold we spotted a posting touting the coming of THE SEA (A high-end seafood venue), by Alexander's Steakhouse. Anyone have details to share? Am anticipating it to be phenomenal. Last day for TV is tomorrow.

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    nocharge Aug 4, 2012 11:06 AM

    http://insidescoopsf.sfgate.com/blog/...

    1. bbulkow Aug 4, 2012 04:09 PM

      Nuts, sort of. I wish they kept the tiki and just added better food. But I admit to not stopping off there often, and when I'm in a tropical party mood going to Nola instead, so maybe it's time for a change.

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      1. re: bbulkow
        letsindulge Aug 4, 2012 08:54 PM

        True that but the drinks were stiff, and reasonable. BTW isn't NOLA (in PA) cajun-creole? Maybe you were thinking of Hurricanes LOL!

      2. Glencora Aug 5, 2012 09:40 AM

        According to their website, the last day was yesterday -- in case anyone else was thinking of going by there today.

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          laterible Aug 5, 2012 11:58 AM

          I, for one, am happy to see a new venue, though sounds like it will be another pretentious fancy affair. But I will reserve judgement.

          Trader Vics had such a nice facade and ambiance that it perpetually disappointed when it came to the food (though my young sons were very impressed with it)

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