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“Great food”
Review of Acacia - CLOSED

Acacia
Price range: US$30 - US$30
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Skyline and Campbell
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Restaurant has a great view of the city! The interior is very warm and inviting.
We are not vegans but the chef makes the most incredible roasted vegetables with a garlic custard (to die for). Always order at least one of these entrees. This time we also ordered the sword fish entree. It was perfectly cooked, juicy and tender.
We shared a slice of key lime pie, quite tasty, wonderful flavor!
Nice wait staff.

Thank E B
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Reviewed 27 March 2016

My wife and I ate here during the AGTA and TGMS show with another couple. We got a window table overlooking Tucson. The food was well prepared and nicely done bouilibase soup. The appetizers and entrees were evenly spaced and we were never rushed. In fact we were the last table to leave! The check was not presented till we asked for it upon our departure. Very European. We will definitely return. The prices are below what we would have paid for fine dining in Houston, thus we thought an excellent value.

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Reviewed 24 March 2016

An otherwise lovely birthday dinner was marred by a tiny and inadequate serving of the special yellowfin tuna, priced at $32. The wine choices were excellent and we enjoyed our pricy but satisfying selection. The calamari appetizer was excellent, high quality squid, fresh and tender, flash fried in cornmeal with a very nice spicy sauce and garlic. The salads were large and delicious. My husband's cioppino was excellent, delicious scallops, shrimp, mussels and clams in a balanced sauce on pasta. But my special yellowfin tuna consisted of 2 small pieces of OK tuna, some cucumbers and tiny bits of polenta. There was no avocado as described by the waiter. For $32, this was entirely inadequate. We complained to the waiter and then to the manager who explained that the fish is expensive and this is all the chef could include in the entree. They offered me a side dish to compensate for the minuscule serving of fish. My husband countered that they should remove the charge from the bill, which they agreed to do. Even so, at this point, we were not about to stay for dessert and had no indication that my husband's birthday would have been acknowledged. We were very disappointed that Acacia would offer such an inadequate portion and then suggest that a side dish would be appropriate compensation. It's a shame because the space is lovely and the rest of the food was excellent in quality and quantity.

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Thank X-NYr
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

Happy hour is terrific. Especially on Sunday when they have this wonderful burger on the menu for $5.00. The house wines are excellent ! The diners are very good also. Unfortunately they are closing mid May. If you have the opportunity to eat there for lunch, diner or happy hour please go enjoy this wonderful restaurant before they are gone. It is such a shame to loose such a wonderful restaurant with a wonderful view.

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Thank lbreves
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Reviewed 26 February 2016

We knew we had to go to an early dinner as we didn't have reservations anywhere. Upon approaching the hostess, she asked if we had reservations and we replied that we did not but were happy to sit in the bar area. She seemed relieved and we enjoyed our dinner so much that we made reservations for brunch the next (Sunday) morning. Both meals were presented well and were very tasty. I'd go back anytime.

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Thank Joan L
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