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Underwhelmed by Alma Nove in HIngham Shipyard


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Underwhelmed by Alma Nove in HIngham Shipyard

rowanej | Jul 28, 2010 09:30 AM

A group of us went here for dinner over the weekend with high hopes and all of us left dissapointed. To start, we had 7:45pm reservatsions; at 8:30 we were seated at our table. While service was fair, it could have been better as our drinks took a very long time, the bread basket arived with our food and no one at our table got a refill on water after the first pour. The food was unimpressive for the price. The appetizers were good but drowned in too much dressing or sauce that it started to detract from the main ingredient. The main dishes were the real dissapointment though. The rib dish tasted like beef stroganoff and the swordfish special was underseasoned. To add insult to injury the side potatoes which you had to order separately were merely oven roasted potato pieces with no seasoning other than so much salt they were inedible. I had the only edible dish (gnocci) but the serving size, like all of our main dishes, was very small for the price. I had ordered the full portion so I would hate to see what the half portion looked like. The decor of the restaurant is tastefully done and reflects an elegant atmosphere and the patio with the firepit seems like a great place to have a meal and/or drinks. However, I will not be going back as there are much better places to eat in the surrounding Hingham, Cohasset and Hull areas.

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