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Eastern Standard - Boston; AKA worst breakfast ever

jhopp217 | Jun 6, 2013 06:55 PM

Leaving our hotel, a friend suggested we "pop in" and have a quick breakfast before our three hour car ride, because our hotel's continental breakfast was pretty lousy the day before. So in the six of us went. As we perused the menu, we realized this was not really a breakfast place. Three of us, including myself, ordered the Vermont Cheddar omelet, two got the scrambled eggs, but subsituted over sunny side up - which was only offered as a side (fried - $4 per egg) and one person got the eggs benedict.

My omelet came out and looked wonderful. I cut it down the middle, expecting that wonderful cheese to stick to my knife and ooze out. One problem. Not one of the three had any cheese in it. I mean none! On the plate was one piece of toast, cut in half, which was white bread, not even a choice of breads was given. The home fries were red potatoes absolutely smothered in some kind of oil, which wasn't even heated enough to lose the oily flavor. Nothing was seasoned at all. Not one pinch of salt or pepper on the eggs or potatoes. The coffee cups couldn't have been more than 3oz and our server, while making a huge production both time he refilled our glasses, was slower than molasses.

A few other complaints.
1. The server wanted to take our drink order, then walk's breakfast and the menu has about eight choices, how much time did he think we needed.
2. The place was dead and from the time we ordered it took well over 20 minutes to get our food (we all ordered eggs).
3. He served three of is, walked away, then served two more, then brought out the sixth dish a good four minutes after the first three had been served.
4. $120 for breakfast! $20 per person with tip.

Food - F
Service - F
Ambience - B+
Price - ridiculous

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