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Keiths trip

Discussion in 'Trip Reports' started by keith, Dec 5, 2008.

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    I'm guessing, because it is so very dependent upon what you chose, but for three of us it was a bit over $150. So, $50 per person, but I do think that's a bit low.

    We didn't have dessert, and I can't remember about wine. I know a glass for certain, but I don't think a bottle... also the a la carte sides are quite large enough to share, so we did.

    If it were just the two of us, we'd spend more. I know that sounds weird, but we would.
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    Jon and I went on one of our very first dates...I think our bill was close to $150 for the two of us...but we did have drinks.
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    okey dokey, thanks
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    Yeah, that's what I mean. When you go by yourselves you tend to take longer over dinner and spend more... you get wine, etc. The person we had with us the time I am citing in the above post wasn't a wine drinker (or any drinker) didn't want dessert. Really, the person really only wanted a massive piece of beef. :)

    So, if it's just a couple (or two couples perhaps who are close) you could easily spend $100 per person. :yes:
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    True... we had drinks, but no sides...and we were so full at the end, we split dessert...

    It was funny though...I was buying (as a result of losing a bet on a football game :wink: )...and I swear I nearly died in a fit of giggles over how hard it was for him to NOT reach for the check at the end of the night...he was practically sitting on his hands! The look on his face was actually *pained* :D
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    awww how sweet, i do like to be a modern woman most of the time, but chivalrous acts are nice and make you feel special.
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    It was very sweet...though I don't think I've paid for another meal since then!
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    Ruth's Chris is considerably cheaper than Morton's, I can tell you that. I'm thinking that with tax and tip at RC, we spent about $200. At Morton's we skidded in just under $400. And both of those are for two people.
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    yep, just over $200 for us at Ruth's Chris although we had no starters but did have champagne

    Totally worth it though and if Morton's is better again, well, I can only try to imagine
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    I could not imagine ever paying $400 for a meal....holy smokes.
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    well Jon says we're not going to Myrtle Beach next year to go! he says it's like going on holiday to the UK and going to Skegness :rolleyes: so it looks like i'll have to wait until Orlando
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    Went to the new T-Rex restaurant at downtown disney this afternoon (pics coming soon :)

    No wait at all at 1pm on a Tuesday, but Im led to believe that's unusual!

    It's pretty similar in terms of setup and menu to the rainforest cafe. There are dinosaurs all over that growl at you and some pretty good movement. There are three main rooms, one was a jungle type, one an under the sea style and my favourite, the ice room :)

    The service was pretty good although it was clear it's a new restaurant and they were still finding their feet. Still, I'd class the service as a notch above rainforest.

    The menu itself was astoundingly similar to rainforest with most of the same things. I'd rate the food slightly above RF in terms of quality but they're both pretty similar.

    There did seem to be more space at trex, the tables werent quite so close which was nice.

    All in all, I dont think you go to either place for the great food ;) but neither disappoints in terms of a fun show with an ok meal.

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    Thanks Keith. :yes: About what I thought. I'm not an RFC fan at all, so you've saved me a trip. :D However, the little people in the family may think differently. :sigh:
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    few more photos...

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    Wow! Wild interior!
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    yep, the little people certainly seemed to love the place :yes:

    Like RFC every so often a storm errupts and the ice room turns red, dinosaurs go wild etc. and the kidlets certainly seemed to love it.

    Even the tables were themed with fossils embedded therein.

    There's also a build-a-dino style area from the build-a-bear people
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    Oh, but of course. :lol: Must have a way to take home a souvenir, eh? :lol:
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    I want to sit in the ice room. Thanks for the pics Keith.

    I'm surprised there isn't a Build a Bear store in DTD like in CA. It would do tons of business.
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    OOOOOOOOOOOH!!! That looks for cool, Keith! Thanks for the photos!
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    OMG the ice room is amazing!!

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