My girlfriend and I were in the mood for seafood. There are only a few restaurants in the area where we can get seafood -- Red Lobster, Real Seafood etc. We decided to go to Reel Seafood. Reel Seafood is located on 195 Wolf Road, close to Professor Java's and the Wolf Road Diner. It is very convenient for us to get to.
When we walked in the restaurant, we were greeted by a gracious hostess. We got to the restaurant really early, so we got a table right away. Reel Seafood is a nicely decorated restaurant with a very comfortable feel. The nautical theme is carried throughout the restauant. There is a nice fish tank in the middle of the place.
Our waitress was very accomodating. Real Seafood mainly serves seafood and steaks, and a host of specials. My girlfriend ordered the salmon cakes ($18.95) and I ordered the Baked Stufed Haddock ($20.50). Dinner at the Reel Seafood Company comes with bread, and we were both very glad it did. The bread is homemade, crusty and delicious, and it comes with fresh, whipped butter. We easily finished the four pieces the restaurant gave us. We could have easily eaten more bread; however, we felt an obligation to keep our New Year's Resolutions.
In 20 minutes, our dishes came out, and they were very impressive. I had a 2/3 pound piece of haddock with a generous portion of crabmeat spread on top. My meal came with cole slaw, and a vegetable. I got the red potatoes, and they were out of this world! I wish I could make potatoes like that. The haddock was very moist and tender and the stuffing was very tasty and not too greasy. My girlfriend got for her meal three huge salmon cakes that weighed at least 1/4 pound each. I was not expecting her to get such a big portion. She told me she enjoyed the salmon cakes.
As we left the restaurant, we both agreed this is somewhere we would like to go to again. Of course, we could only go on special occasions. With tax and tip, we each owed $28.00, which is a lot of money. This is a reasonable price for seafood, but we cannot afford to go there all the time.
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