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Harpoon Willy's in Manasquan, what was I thinking??


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Harpoon Willy's in Manasquan, what was I thinking??

Angelina | | Sep 29, 2008 02:41 PM

First off, I know I recommended this place many times earlier this year because I thought it was just so great, but as time has proven I was SO WRONG!

We went with friends over the weekend for a simple, casual dinner. It started off bad when we waited and waited by the hostess stand with no one to seat us. The wait staff just stared at us as if we were crazy. I saw the owner by the bar gabbing it up with a group of guys, but did not even pay any attention to the hostess stand or the people in the dinning room.

Finally we got seated. The waiting started again for a waitress. (We really should have just went to SHipwreck, but we figured that place would be mobbed.) So we stayed and waited. When the young, very unfriendly girl approaced tthe table, she simply wanted our order all together...drinks and dinner all at once. I said no..we want drinks first, then we will order. She made a ridiculous smerk on her face and took our drink order..well guess what more waiting!

Again, the owner never once looked in the dinning room. We were not the only table waiting for things, the table next to us, a couple, one had their dinner almost half eaten, while the other had no meal yet. Unbelievable!!

Anyway, to make this long story short..the food sucked. The lobster avacado sandwich was missing...the needed a microscope to find it. Fish tacos were loaded with gook! so gross. The sirlion was all grizzle, and the cheeseburger came out rare, when ordered med. well...fries were cold too. Never go to order 2nd drinks as the waitress never returned, only to give us the check without asking if we wanted dessert.

Case in point, I WON'T BE BACK! I don't care if someone says it might have just been this one night. The place clearly showed they were no longer that busy, bustling restaurant it was when they first opened in Jan. or Feb. They also coould make sure the ladies room is stocked with supplies...maybe the owner instead of chatting away with kids at the bar, maybe he should do this job??

Therefore, I take back everything I EVER said about this horrible restaurant!