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by Cherri Megasko
May 2, 2007
January 26, 2005
My first impressions were not good -- mainly because of the long, long line and my cramping stomach (from lack of food!). Once we were seated, nothing got better.
I love seafood. I even love mediocre seafood. Bubba Gump's was bad. I was truly disappointed (as would be Forrest).
The service was really the major flaw of the restaurant. The restaurant offers a new kind of service—where all waiters help all tables (supposedly). We found that nobody really helped us at all. It took an extremely long time for our order to be ready, and then our order was not right and it took forever for it to be corrected.
The food, though really not BAD, was far from good. The "outstanding" hush puppies were the worst ones I have ever had in my life. The shrimp was just pretty bland. My biggest problem with the food was the restaurant's very limited menu selection.
There are better restaurants in Chicago, but this restaurant is tolerable if you are at the Navy Pier with your family and want to wait forever for mediocre food.
By all means, visit the Navy Pier—but schedule it so that you get hungry elsewhere.
From journal Exciting, CLEAN Chicago
St. Louis, Missouri
January 18, 2005
From journal Weekend in Chicago
Blairstown, New Jersey
June 17, 2003
They have great, inexspensive seafood meals (and more) with everything named after the characters of the movie, right down to an awesome "Run, Forrest, Run" fruit smoothie.
On each table is a set of license plates. A blue one with Run Forrest Run on it and a red one display Stop Forrest Stop. So if you need a waiter you just flip over the appropriate license plate! They also have some unique souvenirs in their gift shop that are a must take home; like perhaps a box of chocolates for Jenny?
From journal Chicago - My kinda town!
Prairie Village, Kansas
February 25, 2003
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August 10, 2001
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