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Any opinions about the Schooner

My wife and I are consider ourselves 'somewhat foodies'. We don't eat out on the Island much, but were looking for something scenic/different and decided to give Freeport / Schooners a try.
Without hesitation, I/we can say this was THE WORST MEAL we ever had in our lives. Actually we didn't even eat it.
Appetizers were fine, soup and steamers (hard to mess up, other than taking 45 minutes to get! Then another 45 minutes for the dinner to arrive.
I had scallops over risotto. The "risotto" was clumpy, dry scattered white rice. The scallops were gummy, seemingly frozen, old or sitting out and stuck to my teeth. My wife's filet of sole LITERALLY had no taste. No seasoning whatsoever. It was literally taste-less. I can't emphasize that enough, cause I never experienced it.

So, almost 2 1/2 hours later we returned our dishes after a bite and just wanted to leave. The waitresses took away our dishes unsurprised, said they understood and brought the check.
Sadly, the man and wife manager team/(owner?) were yapping away all night with the table next to us but couldn't come over to apologize or ask what they could do.
The restaurant took the dishes off the bill, but it's still a good amount of money with appetizers and drinks and here it is 10pm and we didn't eat dinner!!

**Something to note. I never return anything and will deal with it if it's somewhat 'under par'. This was horrendous. What my wife and I figured is, this place really revolves around its "fried" dishes. Otherwise we couldn't imagine anyone continuing to spend money there.

*I kept picturing Gordon Ramsy coming in and tearing this place and it's owners a new hole. He should, since it sounds like they have some history and something to potentially offer.

May 08, 2009
drinkinhand in General Tristate Archive

Biscuits and Gravy - Nashville

Looking for some top notch biscuits and gravy down in Nashville.

I'm also looking for general recommendations of places to eat downtown. (I'm staying downtown, but we'll have a car and I'll travel if it's worth it!)

May 22, 2008
drinkinhand in General South Archive