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“Average meal”
Review of Garrison House Inn

Garrison House Inn
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Visited here back in mid June. My husband and I both chose from the specials menu rather than the main menu and chose what we thought sounded like really good dishes. Unfortunately when they arrived they were lacking in flavour and not very inspiring. We tried a chocolate cake dessert which was very average. There were a few tables dining but the atmosphere was a little uncomfortable. The lady serving was very friendly with all customers.

1  Thank Hyly20
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Horrible and very plain... had Digby scallops on tricolour pasta with dried tarragon sprinkled on the plate... really small scallops... no taste in the sauce and surrounding the pasta in a circle was one piece of broccoli, cauliflower and three beans... there was suppose to be feta cheese and when I asked they said it was part of the sauce... is it not to be crumbled on top, so you actually melt the feta in the nonexistent sauce? Okay this is for real I asked where their dessert comes from and the cheese cake is Sara Lee! and the ice cream is bucket ice cream, I thought I was safe ordering local pie but it tasted stale and the crust was mushy and not flaky at all... just do not go... staff is friendly... except big mistake when we walked into an empty restaurant and the first words out of their mouths was “ do you have a reservation” no welcome just negative from the start and when we left still empty... oh and by the way unfortunately we did have a reservation... welcome your costumers!

1  Thank Pauline P
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here It was a slow night but rez are recommended
Great service Great seafood esp lobster and scallop dishes
There is parking

1  Thank Tempusfugit2015
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

We had dinner here one evening while visiting the region. You can eat inside or out on an enclosed patio. Dining area, furnishings, etc were all attractive. Service was good. But the food was a disappointment, portions very small and accompaniments pretty plain. My "scallops on tri-color pasta and potatoes" main should have been more correctly labelled "pasta with some of the smallest scallops you will find in Canada intermingled in the sauce". Pasta AND potatoes seemed an odd combination in the menu, but no matter since the potatoes were non-existent upon delivery.

My partner's main of salmon was the smallest filet of salmon you can imagine, perhaps less than three fingers wide.The only highlight was the crème caramel dessert which was surprisingly excellent.

Apparently given the seasonality of the tourist business it is a real challenge to deliver a high quality dining experience in the region. Restaurant Café Compose (see my review) was the only place we found which delivered, and at a similar price point to Garrison House.

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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

We had a great 2 night stay. Very friendly staff, comfy bed and great air conditioning during a hot spell. Quiet. Room #3 is small but certainly adequate. We had dinner which was very good as well. Right across from fort Ann and the cemetery which made for a great walk after dinner.

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