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Rowayton Seafood was dissapointing.....

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taboo Sep 24, 2012 12:17 PM

Having been many times before and the awsome new reviews, I decided to go this past Saturday night. Arriving early at 6PM, the outside area was mostly full and quite louder than I recall. Tuna flatbread to start which is always good. Other appetizers were the clam chowder and oysters. Both were fair at best. Main courses were the tuna and the blackened mahi mahi. These were 2 of the smallest pieces of fish I have ever been served and the rest of the plate was rice. I am not sure if this was an off night for the Chef, but a complete dissapointment. Desserts were the sorbet which lacked flavor and was icy and the key lime pie which tasted more like a cheesecake. My friend was very upset as this was a $200 bill and we will not be going back for a VERY long time.

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    SteveSCT Sep 24, 2012 01:05 PM

    My wife and I had nearly the same experience a few months ago. We had been there several times before, but hadn't visited for some time prior. After a loud, unsatisfying, surprisingly expensive meal (prices hadn't changed much, but portions were smaller), we reached the same conclusion.

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      mmminnis Sep 29, 2012 10:43 AM

      My daughter and I had a bad meal/bad experience there on Friday night. The place was almost deserted, so the word must be out on how the quality of the food and service has deteriorated. Don't go. Too bad, since it was a decent local restaurant for years.

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        sexyLAMBCHOPx Sep 30, 2012 06:44 AM

        I've never had a memorable meal there. Only plus its on the water.

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          sibeats Sep 30, 2012 07:53 AM

          I agree, mediocre at best.

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            ctfoodie Oct 2, 2012 08:50 AM

            +1

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