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Re: “Bella Napoli

While the food was good, the service was TERRIBLE. Our waitress was very pleasant, but we had two issues. First, my ID was denied because it looked 'fake'. While I was visiting from out of state, I had two forms of identification and it still look half an hour to get my glass of wine. Second, The group I went with was using a Scoutmob. When we received our checks the alcohol was not discounted. We had to send the check back 3 times before we asked for the manager. The manager was the RUDEST manager I have encountered at a restaurant. When we asked about the discount on the alcohol, his response was 'We have never discounted alcohol before and if you have a problem with the Scoutmob you need to call them and complain'. The Scoutmob did not say the deal excluded alcohol, but the manager didn't seem to want to work with us at all. He was not listening, just talking in a very condescending manner. I will not be going back to Bella Napoli EVER. And if you plan on drinking a glass of wine, don't expect a discount if you're using a Scoutmob. This is a very unfortunate situation, food was good, but you can't have a successful restaurant with a terrible manager.

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Posted by Andrea on 10/17/2011 at 8:22 AM

Re: “Gojo Ethiopian

This place is filthy. If you loooove dense cigarette smoke and loud unbathed Afrikaners, then by all means go!!!!

Gojo... It is the only restaurant I have actually walked out of. No indeera for ME!

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Posted by Tommy Salami on 09/27/2011 at 9:57 PM

Re: “B.B. King's Blues Club

Average food, bad service, crummy plastic decor...not really what you'd expect at these prices. The music was just...OK.
I'm sure they just rent BB Kings name and that he doesn't have anything to do woth the running of the place. better take a loom Riley! Its your name on the marquee!

Posted by CITYBOY on 09/21/2011 at 4:26 PM

Re: “Bailey and Cato Family Restaurant

My husband and I have been to this little place a dozen times. We have recommended them to several of our friends. Although we have never felt comfortable w/the atmosphere/attitude of the staff and surroundings (very dumpy), we have tried to patronize this place because they are a minority owned business. I have a saying, "I don't pay for bad service". I have put this saying aside many many times in this place because the staff always seem to be attitudal, angry, and unprofessional. They make you feel as though you are a bother rather than a valued customer. No one ever says.. hello, welcome, thank you, or come back to see us. I can't recall ever noticing a score (too distracted by the attitudes). As of right now, we are done! My husband and I will not continue to put our money into a place that obviously does not care anything about its customers, and care even less about offering their customers a decent, clean establishment. You can't even sit down in this place without someone's butt in your face, or them stepping on your toes. It's painfully apparent that they have no intentions of doing anything except pocketing their profits. For the record.... The greens are always dry (could do w/a little meat grease, and vinegar) the mac and cheese is awful (need to use better cheese and cream) I had the sweet potatoes once and said..never would I make that mistake again! They normally keep the dessert behind the serving area, but noticed that some are now in the drink cooler. Decided to try one and the cake was stale. So long B &C. You have lost two very good customers. The sad part about it is... We don't think that they even care.

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Posted by penn1725 on 09/13/2011 at 12:45 PM

Re: “Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Terrible, greasy American fare. The few times I've gone, I have NOT enjoyed the food - very much what one would expect from a chain restaurant. Plus, every time, parking has been a hassle and there has been a long wait to be seated. Pass it by.

Posted by Johnny Uhr on 08/08/2011 at 10:47 AM

Re: “Cheeseburger Charley's

Expensive and terrible quality. Might as well go to Sonic and save a few bucks!

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Posted by Burgerhound on 07/28/2011 at 5:15 PM

Re: “Red Door Saloon

This is one of those bars in 5 points that fills up solely on location alone. If you are a local who knows one of the bartenders good for you and the convenience of such. If not, avoid this bar at all costs. Lots of fun until you cash out, and find your tab padded. Good luck trying to disseminate what you actually owe because there is not one person there who cares anything about you when it comes to money and your tab. Pay up or suffer, and these folks will intimidate when they need to. Highly suggest avoiding. The whorish looking dark haired female bartender (not Tracy) will harass you for a better tip and pad your tab unless you call her on it. Good luck getting a positive outcome. I didn't have the cajones to punch her in the face but maybe you will. I write this in the intent to all who read reviews in the hope you steer clear until this bar (a franchise, sadly) man up and accept that they are in the customer service business and we, as consumers, have the power to persuade a company like this to acknowledge its consumer base's needs for fairness or watch it's consumer base boycott its moneygrubbing ways (it is a business that makes craploads off of you for grabbing a few drinks) and encourage the establishment to hire people with a little more integrity. The owner is interviewing via fuck!ng chicks. Steer clear. Way overpriced.

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Posted by Shorteeb21 on 07/23/2011 at 2:16 AM

Re: “Couva Calypso Cafe

Had not been to one in years so we thought we would try Elliston place. The redhead with the chest tattoo was rude once we walked in the door. We apologized for our forgetting that we had to wait to be seated and she was still belligerent and rude. We walked right out and never coming back again.
Wife added "l they didn't have a hostess or server anywhere near the entrance. No one said anything to us when we came in, and the menus where already on all the I assumed you sat yourself. Then and only then did someone acknowledge our presence and she was unnecessarily rude and flat out bitchy about it."

Posted by Nashblackcat on 07/02/2011 at 1:54 PM

Re: “Bombay Bistro

This place was horrible. Not only was the service bad but the food was cold as well. This place had no A/C, even the employees were complaining about how hot it was. The owner was rude and the servers were super slow. I will never go back to this place ever again. I will stick to Sitar in Nashville or The Taste of India in Franklin.

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Posted by nishu on 06/19/2011 at 11:32 PM

Re: “Beyond the Edge

i witnessed a bartender break into tears and begin berating customers. the reason being that his boss apparently berates the employees when they do something wrong. it's creepy.

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Posted by EastNashvilleGuy on 06/17/2011 at 7:16 PM

Re: “Merchants

The new owner's "overhaul" shows, but in a bad way. I had heard he got rid of the mgr, chef and all the kitchen staff; it shows. Food has suffered and with these overpriced entrees, I won't give them many chances.

Posted by Big R on 06/01/2011 at 6:26 PM

Re: “Manna Korean Restaurant

horrible! dont go in! you will regret it.

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Posted by jljx on 05/09/2011 at 12:50 PM

Re: “Wild Bill's Beignets & Bikes [Closed]

This place is working people and not paying them. They are operating the roof top deck with any running water, no way for employees to wash their hands. The food is completely overpriced... 15 bucks for a chicken finger basket. This place sucks. DO NOT EVER GO HERE

Posted by lorieadams on 05/02/2011 at 8:23 AM

Re: “August Moon [Closed]

Well, my search continues for the best Chinese in Nashville. I thought that from their awards and other reviews I had read that this may be it, but I was saddly dissapointed. I don't judge a place on looks so I will leave that alone, but the food was not up to standards. As it was my first venture at this place, I started with the staples: General tso's, fried rice, egg drop soup. The other three in my group had similar standard items. NONE of us came close to finishing our meals. The sauces tasted as if they had scraped the bottom of a 5 gallon drum of generic sauce they bought from Walmart. Egg drop soup was equally disappointing. Even the ice in our drinks tasted gross. Needless to say, I will never go back.

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Posted by Live to Eat on 04/14/2011 at 10:32 AM

Re: “Urban Flats [Closed]

Over priced. I also asked if they validated parking in the garage, was told they did, but then really they didn't validate. I hate having to pay for parking at an establishment I'm already giving money to. Valet was not there that day either.

Posted by transplant on 03/05/2011 at 9:52 PM

Re: “Darfons

The price is way to high for quality of their food selection. Which isn't that great anyway!

Posted by Billy & Anna on 02/20/2011 at 9:54 PM

Re: “Fiesta Azteca

I have been to the Fiesta Azteca twice now. The first time was not that memorable other than the long wait before being seated. It was not busy at the time, so there wasn't much of an excuse. But despite that, we thought we would give it one more try. That was a horrible mistake. It took a LONG time to get seated. once we were seated we were brought chips and salsa and finally drinks. Then the waitress disappeared. No refills on everything, just waiting...

When the waitress did re-appear we had to ask for everything and was only brought a portion of what we asked for. I had to ask three times for a salsa refill. By the way, the salsa has a strange flavor and is very hot, so if you dare eat any be sure that you have plenty of water, which in my case I didn't.

Four of us were brough fajitas without the tortillas, which came about t minutes later so the food was nice and cold before we could start eating. One person in our party did not get his food with everybody else's because they apparently forgot his order.

There are too many restaruants in the area to choose from that are far better than this place and comparable in price. Don't waste your time here. But if you do plan to take the risk on the Fiesta Azteca, be sure to bring a couple bottles of water and a jar of Old El Paso with you.

Posted by bmg4357 on 12/03/2010 at 1:36 PM

Re: “Satay Thai Grill

Worst Food I've Had In Nashville So Far!
Seriously guys? I couldn't believe my eyes when they brought out my $12 "entree" on a styrafoam plate, iceberg lettuce topped w/mayo, orange rice, and some sad white sliced meat that was supposed to be grilled chicken. To my horror, it tasted even worse. I think their "chicken" was of the pre-cooked varitey, soaked in sulfates,and the texture was like eating rubbery eggs. The salad tasted like mayo and relish, and the rice tasted like nothing. The only pleasant suprise was not getting food poisioning that evening. The owners of this restaurant have spared every expense to create this culinary catastrophe and in the words of my sister "must think we are idiots". I've had some great cheap Thai food but not at Satay!

Posted by camtea on 11/23/2010 at 11:02 AM

Re: “Bombay Bistro

I had heard nice things so I went but was very disappointed.
Goat curry meat was too tough, veggies were watery, and their famous chaat was too soggy instead of being crisp. Maybe the owner was having a bad day.

I hope they would get their act together soon as I love Indian food and they are conveniently located in Franklin.

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Posted by Jonathan on 09/17/2010 at 9:12 AM

Re: “Yogurt Oasis [Closed]

not good do not go there!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by john lang on 08/29/2010 at 9:24 PM

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