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Bangkok Spice - Glastonbury CT


Restaurants & Bars Southern New England

Bangkok Spice - Glastonbury CT

geminigirl | | May 16, 2010 07:25 AM

I really wanted to like this's located right next to Whole Foods and we keep saying we're going to try it, and finally had the chance...unfortunatly we won't be going back, but this spot seems to turn over a lot so maybe we won't have the opportunity. We started with the satay, both chicken and beef were pretty dry (although the chicken was the better of the two) but both were really flavorless - which was the theme of the night. We all had different dinner dishes, they were very generous portions, but basically all tasted the same and looked the same. It was a mish mosh of veggies that didn't seem to go together and were not listed in the dish description on the menu, and the flavor of the dish was either sickingly sweet (again not in the description), or hot, but no real flavor to speak of, and all the veggies and meat tasted alike...

I think it was the owner who came over when we first got our meals and asked how they were, and we gave a ho hum response indicating our dishes were not quite what we expected which he seemed to ignore and change the subject...later when our table was cleaned, and our plates were still pretty full and we opted out of a doggie bag (something I never do), I was surprised that no one picked up on it . I don't know if they didn't want to acknowledge that dinners had a bad meal or just didn't care, but I feel like they really missed the boat...I probably still would not have gone back, but at least I would have felt like they cared about our dining experience and at least acknowledged that we were not happy with the meal. I'm not sure how they have stayed in business this long, wondering if anyone else has tried this place with better results?

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