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Fin Cape Cod

phelana | Jun 12, 2011 05:41 AM

My date and I secured a 6:15 reservation. We typically enjoy dining later but they were full. When we arrived the place was bustling. I have been to this location when it was Marguerites and then Gracie's Table. The owners brightened up the spot to my liking. We were welcomed by the host and bus boy, Neil. We were seated in an upstairs two top in between two others. I prefer a quieter intimate experience. This proved not to be the case. Noise level is an issue here. When the waitress spoke to our neighbors I could not hear my date's conversation. The tables are also quite close. If you mind that factor be aware. Our server from start to finish was friendly and accommodating. The table setting was lovely. My date chose rib eye and I chose the poached lobster. I had asked for light on the butter. My date's roasted beets were amazing. He found the rib eye dry and not the best cut of meat. it was slightly overcooked but fine. My lobster was cooked to perfection. I was glad I asked for light butter because this dish was swimming in glistening butter. I ate the top of my risotto (the menu listed jasmine rice but I am fairly certain it was Aborio rice) as the butter was quite heavy. What a delicious risotto, perfectly cooked. The pea shoots were hard to eat without using one's hands, so I did. I didn't love the hearts of palm or the champagne gelee but again, the presentation was flawless. We enjoyed our wines very well (11.00 each) and skipped dessert. I am excited the Dennis dining scene has diversity and Fin certainly adds a fresh look. I wish the owners much success. We always enjoy trying new places and

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