La Toc (Regency):
Horrible on every level. Interruptive service, didn't return with promised answers to questions, dirty white gloves. Overcooked food, fish bones in cauliflower soup, liquid "creme brule", dessert that tasted as though it were made with coolwhip.
More Chinese than Japanese. Was painful to watch how much the shrimp was overcooked. The show was nowhere near as impressive as Teppanyaki should be. We were made to wait at least 45 minutes after our reservation time before we were seated.
Most of the made-to-order stuff was good. Fruit and salads were good, but any desserts had to put up with the humidity and were generally poor quality. The chocolate tart was good though. Steamer tray stuff was mixed ... if it was freshly filled or something like a stew that stands up to extra cooking it was fine.
The Pier (Halcyon):
Good seafood, same icky dessert buffet from the Bayside.
Our best dining experience. Excellent service, good food, knowledgeable wine steward. Everything was cooked well, the desserts were well-made with quality ingredients, and the service was professional, yet friendly.
The Beachside Grill (Halcyon):
Nice grilled fish, ordinary burgers/fries/blt/wings type stuff.
Tea at the Paradise Pool (Halcyon):
Nice cookies and scones. The sandwich fillings were mixed quality: yummy spicy egg salad vs. fake cheese slices.
The various bars offer a large selection of blended non-alcoholic drinks, most of which were pretty tasty.