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“This place should never serve dinner.”
Review of Daily Review Cafe - CLOSED

Daily Review Cafe
Price range: US$12 - US$30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Business meetings, View
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Dunlavy
Reviewed 12 December 2013

Daily review should not even attempt dinner. I'm not super picky, but let me make a list.

1. Two other tables in the restaurant. Took 10-15 minutes to get a drink order in.
2. Server was barely past puberty. She told us a story how she once got drunk on gin. What?
3. Server had never pronounced a wine or liquor in her life. Had no clue what we were ordering.
4. Menu was wacky. Steak with flautas?
5. Busboy was standing, eating a plate of food in the dining room.
6 Food took 45 minutes to reach table.
7. Food was not good. Fish was awful.
8. Server brought wine refills even though we had not asked for them and we still had half full wine glasses. She had no clue.
9. Time for the bill, we were charged for 7 entrees, ordered 4. Told it was a "glitch in the system" right...
10. The valet had to run the credit cards because no one else knew what they were doing.

For a place that is charging 15 - 30 dollars per entree, this place sucked. Seriously. Worst value in Houston. There was no manager - only a clueless server, a busboy who eats in the dining room, and a valet who can runs credit card. Oh, and they had the radio on over the speaker system. I could hear the dj on a local station. What?

Will never go back. Please listen. It sucked.

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3  Thank Ellenann01
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Reviewed 1 December 2013

I only ate the Chicken pot pie which was delicious the atmosphere was a beautiful setting. The service was great and easy to get to. It is located in Mall which is real nice if your out shopping
and sense I like this type of food it is great for me.

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Thank yla870
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Reviewed 18 November 2013

Debris in our water glasses, an alleged caesar salad that featured brown-edged lettuce and an unidentifiable slop for dressing, warm white wine, and not a single dessert we ordered was available. omg, a terrible terrible meal.

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1  Thank davidsteakley
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Reviewed 4 November 2013

Four of us went here for dinner on Saturday evening. Service was non-existent, even though there were hardly any other diners. We sat for 10 minutes waiting for someone to take our drink order,,, then another 15 minutes for the drinks to appear. No bread was offered,,, tea glasses were not re-filled.. and then we had to wait for the check..
Food was okay, but portions were small -- a side vegetable consisted of a tablespoon of spinach..... Mixed vegetables were 2 pieces of bell pepper and a dollop of spinach.
A lot of things can be forgiven if the service is good, but again.. service seemed like an after-thought here.

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2  Thank TomDrama
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Reviewed 13 October 2013

We were informed by our waiter that the management has changed. The food was still very good, but the wine list was in disarray. The service was excellent, but there were only two other tables in the whole restaurant on a Friday night. Sorry to see this place go down; it has been one of our favorites over the years.

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Thank D T
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