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Mary's Fish Camp - Very Disappointing


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Mary's Fish Camp - Very Disappointing

KZ | | Oct 5, 2004 01:01 PM

My husband and I were both very disappointed with our dinners at Mary's Fish Camp last week. We started with oysters on the half shell, which were good and came with tasty sauces and fresh horseradish. I wish we had stopped at this point.

I ordered a glass of wine which came in a juice glass, and tasted like cheap airline wine.

We ordered two types of grilled fish from the daily special board. Both came filled with large chunks of raw garlic and herbs. The garlic was so strong, we couldn't taste anything else. We are big garlic lovers, but the garlic stuffing was so strong we couldn't eat it, and it imparted an unpleasant flavor to the fish.

The server discouraged me from ordering a side dish of spinach, because my entrée came with vegetables. The vegetables turned out to be onions and two thin slices of summer squash, a very poor substitute for the spinach I desired.

We stopped at another restaurant, I Tre Merli Bistro, on the way home, and doused the burning garlic flavor lingering in our mouths with a great bottle of Italian wine served by a charming gentleman. The evening was saved, but we sure won't return to Mary's.

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