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Matt's In The Market-Best Bad Experience

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Matt's In The Market-Best Bad Experience

bosanova99 | Aug 31, 2008 09:48 AM

I had a day to spend by myself in Seattle and went and had lunch at Matt's In The Market. I made reservations at the bar and ordered the Catfish Sandwich with the house salad. First off I have to say that the service was great and that's what will make me come back, because unfortunately the sandwich was not very good. The house salad was one of the best I've had, pumpkin seeds and goat cheese over mixed greens with a wonderful dressing. When the sandwich arrived it was different then I imagined. I thought it would be a thinner, more crusted piece of fish, but it was thick and a bit undercooked. I ate around it, but only ate about a third. I covered the plate with my napkin and when my server came to get it he noticed that I didn't eat much and asked if I enjoyed my lunch. I said it was fine. I know I should of said something, but I didn't know what to really complain about. I thought, maybe this is how they prepare it and I just didn't care for it. He took the plate away and came back and told me that he didn't feel it was quite cooked enough and didn't charge me for my meal. I was shocked! I don't think that's ever happened to me before. I saw other dishes arriving to tables around me and I can tell what a wonderful restaurant this is. I guess I had the best bad experience. I will definetly try Matt's again when I'm in town.

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