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Review of Azuze in San Carlos-- Two Stars


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Review of Azuze in San Carlos-- Two Stars

AaronSchaefer | Jul 26, 2008 09:01 AM

Let me start by stating the service here is pretty bad. After sitting for almost 10 minutes I had to get up to find someone to help us, even though there were only about 4 other tables being used. Further, after ordering no one checked on us until after the meal was done.

Being a wine person I thought the list of wines, was well, sad to say the least. In this day and age most restaurants have at least a descent wine program. They had only a couple wines by the glass, none of them very good (though they were thankfully not over priced). The bottle list was very poor and for the most part expensive. Obviously, wine was not taken into consideration at this restaurant.

For an appetizer my friend and I split the crab cakes, which were not very good. They were over cooked on one side and undercooked on the other. The inside had a terrible texture. The sauce that came with the dish was rather bland and there was way too much of it.

For my dinner I had the ginger soy baby back ribs. They were not too bad and the price was offensive. In general though they could have been better, but I did enjoy them (hence the 2 stars instead of 1).

Skipped dessert. Most of the offering were run of the mill. Cheesecake, bread pudding, creme brulee, etc. Do to the lack of imagination on the dessert menu I was pretty sure they bought out or used frozen desserts.

There are some very good restaurants in the area, my suggestion is find something for the price.

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