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Posted by anonymous on 04/08/2014
We went to The Whale a couple of times this last month and both times were consistent, the food and the service. First time we had the fresh lobster specials they have during the weekends, it was fresh and delicious, served with their Whale fries and side order of your choice, we chose the coleslaw salad, it's a must. This last Friday I had the Almond Crusted Tilapia, wow it was an amazing and succulent dish. They say there is a new owner and they are doing quite a few changes with service and menu. The place is definitely a hidden gem in Parkland.
Posted by Harry and Celyne on 06/09/2012
Being from New England we know seafood, and this was not good. Jumbo Scallops, (4) on a plate for $19.95 is a joke, and my wife Lobster Salad plate for $ 21.95 had more celery than lobster... $65.00 for a disappointing meal....
Posted by Darlene Buckle on 04/14/2012
Having had a great first visit, my husband and I went back tonight for dinner. It was as if we were in a different restaurant. We ordered lobster bisque, scallops, and oysters rockefeller. The bisque had separated and was lumpy. The 2 scallops for $12.00 were not only overpriced, but not very good. The oysters had some whole spinach leaves over them, topped with a bland cheese and warmed. We were grossly overcharged for very poor quality food.
Posted by anonymous on 02/16/2012
I have been in hundreds of South Florida seafood restaurants and I have to say I have never had a Mahi Reuben come close to tasting as good as the one at The Whale. The purple cabbage coleslaw, juicy grilled Mahi, cheese and bun are perfectly paired! My wife had the Veggie Salad with Grilled Chicken. She said..."How do they make a salad taste this good!" The chicken was juicy and cooked to perfection. She especially loved the avocado and Swiss cheese in the generous portion. We will be back for one of their nightly specials like "Conched out Thursday" or $6 lunch specials.
Posted by Alysa Brown on 02/16/2012
This restaurant is our local favorite. They have a new menu and it is so great! They have had some of the same servers for a while here and they are very personable. They have a new spicy crab dip that is my favorite. It is creamy with lots of crab and spinach. It has a great amount of "kick" to it to make it spicy.
Posted by annoymous on 08/23/2011
Disappointing food. Four of us went to this restaurant Friday night and could not believe how poor the food was. My wife ordered prime rib, and it had so much grissle she sent it back. Our server said others also complained about the price rib. He then recommended the flank steak, and after waiting for over 20 minutes, that too was unpleasant. The scallops on the menu sounded good. I had a choice of different preparations. When they arrived, nothing like the manue showed. No breading, and the scallops were soggy and unappetizing. When we complained to the manager, he was not very friendly at all.
Posted by Elyce on 04/21/2011
Saw and heard such great reviews of The Whale that I made reservations for a table for 3 at 7:00 on a Wednesday night.... got there a little late... was embarrassed to say I had a reservation - there were 2 tables dining.. the place was literally empty!!! The service was poor... went for soup and appetizers... $125 later... very unhappy and very unsatisfied... had the lobster bisque... a bit grainy... came out not hot... and was not really good... fried calamari.. too small of a portion for the $$$ amount and it tasted like it was frozen... bucket of steamers - $22 - half the clams were not in the shell ... who even knows if I got all of them... not great tasting... all in all... will not go back there again.... Xed off my list of restaurants in South Florida.....