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“Good Food and Wine Menu”
Review of Spindleshanks

Spindleshanks
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Reviewed 20 February 2018

We are locals and don't go out to dinner often, but we almost always enjoy Spindleshanks. We've been there for breakfast, lunch and dinner, actually. The breakfast is a great alternative to the other places around the North Lake. The portions are sizeable and cooked just right. For dinner, I really like the nightly specials, but the Spinach salad with Asian pears, candied pecans and goat cheese is our must have before dinner. The Muscovy Duck is prepared perfectly (not too dry!) and their wine menu has a decent selection of wine by the glass. Our only drawback is they tend to be a bit pricey, especially the dinners--portions are a decent size, but more expensive. In many other restaurants, I tend to have some of my meal to take home because of the portion size. Not here.
The atmosphere is varied; there are 4 different areas each with it's own "feel". Of course the deck seating is only available in season. For dinner, we like the fireplace room, but enjoy breakfast in the room past the bar.

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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a great meal here and was particularly amazed by the Chili Relleno that accompanied the marinated grilled flank steak (which was good in its own right.) The guacamole and salsa topping just add to an incredible presentation. I have to say here that I always judge a Mexican restaurant by their Relleno and wasn't expecting to have the best I've had since The Blue Corn Cafe in Santa Fe years ago.

My wife had the pork schnitzel with lemon butter and capers; it so was perfectly prepared I almost peeked in the kitchen to see if there was an Austrian chef. Thomas, our server, was very friendly, informative and professional; made for a memorable visit.

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Steven M, Public Relations Manager at Spindleshanks, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hello, George R. Thank you for visiting us and for your great review. We are glad that you were very happy with our Chili Relleno. Thank you for taking the time to give us such a detailed review. We hope that you will visit us again soon.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a great cozy place with terrific food. Their happy hour has great prices on beer and wine flights and tasty appetizers! Their dinners are very good. The setting is on the golf course, so plenty of sun in a quiet setting. We had breakfast there once and it was okay.

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Steven M, Public Relations Manager at Spindleshanks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hello, thank you for the nice review. We're happy you had a great experience and enjoyed our happy hour drinks and appetizers. Hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Hadn’t been here since the moved. Food was great! Had the Pork Chop special and it was outstanding. Everyone’s food was delicious, the service very good

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Steven M, Public Relations Manager at Spindleshanks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Hello, thank you for the wonderful review. It was nice to have you return to our new location, and you enjoyed the pork chop. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Went back for dinner after an excellent lunch experience. Nice setting, nice variety with breakfast option during lunch. All were pleased with selection and quality.

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Steven M, Public Relations Manager at Spindleshanks, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hello, UWLAW68. Thank you for your business and for your great review. We are happy that you chose Splndleshanks for your breakfast and then that you were so pleased, you returned for lunch. We are pleased that you were happy with the food choices and our service. We look forward to having you visit us again.

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