Comment Archives: Locations

Re: “Gallagher's Irish Pub, Scotia Inn

Beautiful building, excellent food, however ........... when we arrived at 6.10pm on Friday 15th May 2015, there were 4 tables occupied, amounting to approx 14 diners. We were supplied with menus and left to peruse - for a long time. Eventually, I went to the bar and asked to place an order. A customer sitting at the bar said they were having staffing problems but the man who appeared to be in charge went to our table to take3 the order. He brought 2 pints of Guiness and asked if we wanted water as well, which we confirmed. This did not arrive and I had to attract a waiter with a jug to request two glasses.

We waited over 30 minutes, but if he food is freshly cooked, then one does not mind.
As the meal was put in front of me, I commented that the plate was cold and was told it was hot in the middle, underneath. I felt it and commented that it was barely 'hot.' He went away and I cut into the end of the sausage (Bangers and Mash) and it was cokld, as was the sweet potato mash. I told my husband it was unacceptable, and to my surprise, the Chef appeared at the table, asking if there was a problem.. I explained a nd he tasted it, agreeing that it was below the required temperature.

He took it away, saying he would sort it out, leaving me holding a dirty knife and fork in the air. This took 10 minutes. When the meal returned, ther sausages had been split into three, lenghtwise, presumably to facilitate microwaving.

When I queried why the food was cold, he said there was a new assistant in the kitched. then he did excused it by saying he did not like to put the lamp on the food to keep hot etc etc.

The food was good, but by this time, my husband had finished his meal and the plate removed.

We asked for the Bill and I was surprised to read that no concession has been made for a spoiled evening, not to mention dangerously cool food which could have made me ill. I spoke with the man in charge who asked what I wanted him to do. I felt my meal ought to have been discounted by 50% as a matter of goodwill, but that I should not have had to ask.

He offered 10%, reeluctantly, which I refused - the entire exchange was conducted without anger or raised voices - and so he went off to speak with the Chef. He returned sayng that they felt 10% was fair as the meals had been consumed, so I had no choice but to accept, still saying that I was disappointed with the decisio n and attitude.

I was expecting a discount of approx $4 - imagine my bemusement to read that he had only given 10% off MY MEAL AND MY GUINNESS !!! so this amounted to $2

So derisory, so dismissive, obviously knowing and not caring that we were just passing throoough, never to return.

As I said, good food, but pity about the Service and lack of customer care.

Posted by Jeannette Shepherd on 05/15/2015 at 9:32 PM

Re: “Hole in the Wall, Arcata

Best sammiches on the north coast! Sure it costs more than a $5 foot long but it tastes soo much better and keeps well if you can't finish the whole thing in one sitting. Highly recommended!

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Posted by Tiva Asuagbor on 04/30/2015 at 11:47 AM

Re: “The Other Place

The other place is true unrefined humboldt gold that lusters in its natural beauty, if you are a person who can appreciate art in the medium of culinary then this is one restaurant you must experience.

Posted by Octavio Acosta on 02/08/2015 at 10:43 AM

Re: “Mekong Cafe

The hours are incorrect .....plz correct them
It's Tuesday - Friday 11:30a - 8p
Saturday's 4-8p
Arts Alive Saturday's 2-10p(1st Sat of every month)
And its not Vietnamese food only Thai and Laotian food
Special parties , catering , reservations are welcomed and encouraged!
Thank you,
Tanya Coleman
Mekong Cafe
307 2nd Street
Eureka, ca 95501

Posted by Tanya Williamson Coleman on 10/07/2014 at 12:43 AM

Re: “RampArt Skatepark

Great skatepark!

Posted by Robert Jensen on 09/22/2014 at 3:00 PM

Re: “Hunan Restaurant

PLEASE NOTE: This menu is NOT accurate. Its a random menu from another establishment tjat closed many years ago. For more currrent listing and pricing, pick up a copy of thier menu brochure at cashier during business hours. 8/21/14

Posted by MGT on 08/21/2014 at 10:43 AM

Re: “North Coast Events & Rentals

Would not use the business again if possible. Order came late, then was incomplete. We were lied to about getting the rest of the items, phone calls were not answered. Overlays were poorly made, seams were puckered and not ironed. Chairs were uncovered, tables without candelabras. So far no refund for the missing items has been made. Very irresponsible and deceitful business dealings

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Posted by Deborah Schlensker on 07/12/2014 at 3:57 PM

Re: “Lost Coast Café & Bakery

A great vegetarian/vegan menu where the food not only tastes sensational, but the presentation of each meal is as visually pleasing as the diversity of ingredients used to enhance every dish. For anyone who cares about the Earth and wishes to support healthy, harmonious living for all Earth's sentient beings, this marvelous restaurant caters to the two legged and four legged among us. It's a win/win for all!

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Posted by Elizabeth Tjader on 06/22/2014 at 10:53 AM

Re: “Ixchel's Sewing Room

Ixchel does amazing work and its always on time. Only trust her with formal wear, always listens to what you want and your concerns. Extremely talented and never cuts corners. Nothing is to much or to hard for her.

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Posted by Alexandra Hays on 06/14/2014 at 4:17 PM

Re: “Ultimate Yogurt, Eureka

good selection of fruits and candies depending on your appetite. Some frozen yogurts ready to go in a fridge. Tables, kid seats for bar counters as well, that is if you aren't take out. It is price per pound so if you want to go super cheap get the marshmallows covered in chocolate topping and you get the best bang for your buck, but for me the gummi bears are good there so there's no other option. They have smoothies and other items as well.
Personal opinion:
Strawberries looked good but I haven't tried them yet. Butterfinger is tasty/cheap, the waffle bowl/cones are very tasty if you want to just eat everything in your path.

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Posted by Andy Bridenbaugh on 06/07/2014 at 1:46 PM

Re: “Old Town

This event begins at 2nd and I Streets in Eureka!!! We begin gathering at 2:30 and march at 3:00!!! - This is according to the local organizer....ME!

Posted by Cheryl on 05/15/2014 at 8:00 AM

Re: “Eagle Prairie Arts District

506-5081 actual phone number
Great place and filling up fast.

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Posted by Monica M. Warden on 04/19/2014 at 3:07 PM

Re: “Jefferson Community Center

Schedule is available at the Jefferson project website.

Posted by wonderboots on 04/16/2014 at 7:02 PM

Re: “College of the Redwoods Community Education

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Posted by Manish Kumar on 02/13/2014 at 1:27 AM

Re: “Hebrew Christian Church

We personally invite You to come to the:

 "Winter Worship Music Festival" Theme:  "We Worship Together".  

 Located at 3014 "J" St., Eureka (one block north of Harris St. near Henderson Center;
 corner of "J" St. and "Wood" St.)  Jesus said You are indeed my disciples if
 you show love one to another. 

 Everyone is welcome to worship with our local Christian musicians, singers and bands as they worship with their music at this "Winter Worship Music Festival" held on Sunday, January 26th, 
starts at 2 PM til 9 PM.  Come any time.

 We are looking for the Holy Spirit to minister through songs to the stressed, weak, sick, 
 hurt, troubled, lonely, diseased souls; bringing deliverance and freedom to all:  
 the body of Christ and those who have not yet met our wonderful Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ.  

 The Healing Rooms prayer team ( will be available at our Winter
 Worship Music Festival.

 This is like "Jesus Rocks the Redwoods" in the summer
 (; but, this is happening in the winter!

 Contact Rose Morris at 707-442-8101 or Jesse Morris at 707-616-5075  This
 event is sponsored by Y.A.H. Hebrew Christian Family Church.

PSA for Sat Feb. 15
Relationships: Living Happily Ever After?

Living happily after what?  Certainly after the honeymoon.  How about after the birth of children? What about after a job loss?  Or after the death of a parent, a business failure, a midlife crisis? Or after you grow old?  The really good news is that the ingredients for a happy marriage are simple small practices one puts in action every day.

 Attend the February Couples Seminar to find out what makes for a strong, healthy relationship. You will laugh and learn this February 15th, Saturday, 6 Pm - 8 Pm at the Hebrew Christian Family Church located at 3014 "J" St., Eureka (off of Harris St. near Henderson Center, corner of J St. and Wood St.)

Refreshments and fellowship follow.  Call for details and to sign up now;  limited registration.  More information at or call Pastor Morris 707-442-8101

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Posted by HCC on 01/25/2014 at 1:10 AM

Re: “Christina Russ Photography

This woman doesn't deserve the right to still be allowed to call herself a "photographer." In March 2011, my husband came home from an overseas deployment to do a photo shoot, since we were unable to be married in person due to the military. I spent a fortune on a dress, hair, makeup, flight to the states, etc, and she shot (I'm assuming she actually took any pics) at trinidad bay. I paid her the shoot fee and she said give her a week or two. Weeks went by, started turning to months. I begged her in emails, phone calls, facebook, through friends and even her husband that I just wanted the pictures, it was the only thing I had of my husband, who had since returned to deployment. I can't imagine anything more cruel than to photograph a couple that is spending a precious few days together, then blow them off and refuse to even contact me again. I trusted her because she did a varsity football shoot at EHS when my son was a senior. I reported her to the BBB almost a year later hoping for a resolution, but she never responded to them. It's sad that someone like this is allowed to prey on vulnerable people who put all their hopes and wishes in her, and it is unbelievable how Christina Russ thinks that it's okay to treat anyone like that. She knew my husband was re-deploying and she knew these pictures were all I had. Yet for whatever twisted reason, she ignored me. It's been almost 3 years, and not a day goes by that I do not think about what she did to us. And I also know that she has never even given us a second thought, and if so it was only to laugh at how she suckered us out of money, and gave us nothing. So be careful dealing with this snake.

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Posted by AVA on 11/21/2013 at 8:41 PM

Re: “Bob’s Footlongs

Well, I waited a year before revisiting this poor excuse for a restaurant, so that the poor service I received would have an opportunity to work itself out, but you still suck. Did I really just pay +$15 for this tiny, mediocre cheeseburger, 3 jalapeno poppers, and some cheese fries? $2.40 of it extra for fricking nacho cheese out of a dispenser to drown my fries? I will NEVER do it again. Last time I intended to give you a chance to explain or make it right, but when I called to complain that you messed up every part of my order other than the milkshake, the little turd that answered said, "Well, I made the milkshake, so I'm feeling pretty good about that,". Seriously? You're not even gonna APOLOGIZE? I just hung up, and avoided visiting you for a year, hoping that it was just a matter of bad timing. I was wrong: It is apparently a permanent fixture for you to hire incompetent kids that have yet to develop a work ethic.
And WTF is the difference between a double bacon deluxe cheeseburger and just a double bacon cheeseburger? Because I asked for no pickles, no onions on a deluxe, and I have two patties, a strip of bacon broke in half, and some cheese on top of a ketchup-smeared bun. What is deluxe about that? And since there's no difference, why couldn't we just use the bacon cheeseburger combo you had listed on the board, and just charge me extra for bacon? Oh, wait, I see on "Yelp!" that someone points out that lettuce and tomato make it a "deluxe", so you just generally screwed up my order as well as overcharged me. I have never in my life seen such poor standards, uninvolved cashiers, and overcharging, even though I am becoming used to the local Dumboldt-level of customer service. I will be visiting every review page I can find to explain and describe what failures anyone that visits can expect from Bob's Footlong, and how the name is only appropriate in how deeply you are gonna get screwed.

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Posted by Benny Lee Maynor Jr. on 11/12/2013 at 5:30 PM

Re: “Palm Lounge, Eureka Inn

Favorite bar

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Posted by saracole on 10/12/2013 at 11:15 AM

Re: “Abraxas Jewelers

Really like this store. Staff is friendly and nice selection of gold and silver jewelry. One of the only places in Humboldt County to find leather goods.

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Posted by Laz on 10/07/2013 at 12:39 PM

Re: “Redwood Raks World Dance Studio

Redwood Raks is awesome! This studio offers all sorts of dance forms from around the world, a whole bunch of social dance opportunities, and just an all-around wonderful collection of dance communities from across our area. Hope you can come soon!
Fun fact...... "raks" is Arabic for "dance" and is often spelled "raqs." It's pronounced like "rocks" ... not "racks." Now you know. :-)

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Posted by Shoshanna on 09/20/2013 at 6:37 PM

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