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“Lovely spot; tasty food”

Alternate Grounds Dockside
Ranked #14 of 229 Restaurants in Sarnia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$30
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Mexican, Canadian
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

The indoor room feels like you are on a boat, but we found it too noisy to hold a conversation so we moved outside.

The outdoor patio is also overlooking water. Covered for the sun. Was cool when we were there and the restaurant provided blankets.

Service was efficient and friendly.

Shrimp tacos, fish and chips, and lobsters mac and cheese were all well prepared. The children also enjoyed the children's options--though if a child has a lactose intolerance the children options are not suitable for that.

Thank John B
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

The restaurant was quite busy, and we requested seating away from kitchen,The problem being the quieter area has no a/c only screened open windows and it was a hot that day. We sat in the smaller main part of restaurant,near the semi open kitchen which was a tad noisy at times.
The fish and chips with a small side of coleslaw was very good. The fries are delicious.
Our waitress was very friendly and attentive, staff seem to work well together and are happy to to get what ever you need quickly.

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Love the location! Food is fast and fresh! The fish and chips was excellent! My friend had a pulled pork sammy, and said it was awesome! The people there work together so well! Fast service, smiles, they make you feel welcome! Loved sitting watching boats, ducks, etc, made it such a relaxed and enjoyable time! What a great place!

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Thank K B
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

Had a lovely supper on the patio. Perfect on a hot evening. We shared the picking platter, boys had burgers and I had the summer berry salad with chicken. All was very tasty. Service was fast and friendly!

Thank Sue M
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Very hospitable establishment. Although the patio was full, we were seated right away in the back dining room that has large open windows giving the feeling of being outside. They offer a moderate selection of craft beers allowing for samples before committing to a favourite. Menu and specials offer a variety of choices. Service was attentive and food was excellent. Staff was very attentive.

Thank John M
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