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Flora Bama Yacht Club-- Not the same

Old 02-11-2019, 10:34 AM
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Well they have gone and done it. First they did away with the potato salad and now they have done away with the Austin's Margarita. I knew it was all going to go to hell when folks started showing up with shoes on. And not just shoes high heels no less. I remember when this was just a taco trailer. Robbie would make the fresh Ausitin's (they were named after a guy from Austin TX that worked there and showed them how to make them). They claim they take to long to make and are now just to busy to serve them. What a load of crap.

Now they have something called Tateraide --it anit no Austin's..


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Top with Grand Mariner
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Serve with extra lime and orange slice.
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Old 02-11-2019, 09:06 PM
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Food is still good though. The bama sold out years ago when the new owner bought in with his parents money. Place isn’t the same anymore.
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Two weeks ago... food sucked!
tuna sashimi served cold, I mean right outta fridge cold. Gumbo was not near as good as it has been in the past. I was disappointed!
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Two weeks ago... food sucked!
tuna sashimi served cold, I mean right outta fridge cold. Gumbo was not near as good as it has been in the past. I was disappointed!
My tuna was cold when we went Saturday.
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They got new management and fired all the employees who had been there longer than a few months. I think they brought in some lady with 20 years experience in management with Outback and she fired all the long term employees and wanted to start fresh with new people. What a way to reward loyalty; I won't go there anymore.
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Originally Posted by Fishfinder64 View Post
Two weeks ago... food sucked!
tuna sashimi served cold, I mean right outta fridge cold. Gumbo was not near as good as it has been in the past. I was disappointed!
I thought sashimi was cold, raw fish?
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I thought sashimi was cold, raw fish?
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Flora Bama and Tuna Sashimi.....that in an of itself is probably the problem....

Now if the heap of fried whatever come out cold as a refrigerator or beer is warm then we got us a real 911....

Sorry to hear about firings/new management/drama....
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Originally Posted by Fishfinder64 View Post
Two weeks ago... food sucked!
tuna sashimi served cold, I mean right outta fridge cold. Gumbo was not near as good as it has been in the past. I was disappointed!
How else do you serve sashimi. The word literrally means fresh raw meat You want to sit it out under the heat lamp?

I eat there a bunch, have no affiliation to it, and can say compared most place, the seafood quality there is extremely high. They buy and serve really fresh fish and most of their menu is very good. That is why you have a lot of locals going there and not places like shrimp basket and tacky jacks that fill their menu with frozen sway and imported trash shrimp. I am glad they got rid of some of the folks. They were busier bs'ing than they were serving.

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Originally Posted by mlanzotti View Post
Flora Bama and Tuna Sashimi.....that in an of itself is probably the problem....

Now if the heap of fried whatever come out cold as a refrigerator or beer is warm then we got us a real 911....

Sorry to hear about firings/new management/drama....
You have evidently never been there, has had one of the best menus on the gulf.
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That seared tuna wrap is hard to beat. But it has been a while since I was there.
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Originally Posted by tnhntr View Post

You have evidently never been there, has had one of the best menus on the gulf.
i have and now see in the title you’re referring the “yacht club” and my tongue and cheek reference was for bar across street.
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Originally Posted by mlanzotti View Post


i have and now see in the title you’re referring the “yacht club” and my tongue and cheek reference was for bar across street.
Yea, the bama food, not so much. Yacht club food is excellent. Funny how that works but it true for some reason.
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Originally Posted by Barnacled View Post
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Temperature affects how you taste food and drink, if it is cold it's harder to taste. So if the sashimi is super cold it covers up the great taste of the expensive, high grade, super fresh tuna you just paid to eat, which defeats the point of ordering sashimi. It's the same reason why you don't drink wine straight out of the freezer. Store it cold, let it warm towards room temp then serve it. I sear my tuna steaks but hey to each their own!
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Well they have gone and done it. First they did away with the potato salad and now they have done away with the Austin's Margarita. I knew it was all going to go to hell when folks started showing up with shoes on. And not just shoes high heels no less. I remember when this was just a taco trailer. Robbie would make the fresh Ausitin's (they were named after a guy from Austin TX that worked there and showed them how to make them). They claim they take to long to make and are now just to busy to serve them. What a load of crap.

Now they have something called Tateraide --it anit no Austin's..


Austin's Margarita
Heavy Shot of Patron Silver over ice
One whole fresh squeezed lime
Splash OJ
Splash Sprite
Top with Grand Mariner
Shake
Serve with extra lime and orange slice.
Be grateful that the place is there. It wasn't long ago that there there were only a couple of places to choose from by boat. All you hear nowadays are people complaining about stupid shit on social media, while ruining someones business, regardless if it was "daddy's money." If you don't like the food, don't eat it. If you don't like the place, don't go. It's that simple.
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Old 02-15-2019, 05:20 PM
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I like the place.
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Old 02-15-2019, 06:07 PM
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I use to like it more when they had Potato Salad and good Margaritas.

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I was actually surprised with the food. When we were stationed here, Its one of the first places we went. Great atmosphere and entertainment.
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Old 02-17-2019, 05:46 AM
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went yesterday food was good, its not the same since CHris left but its still our go to place by water to eat. kids love to play in the sand while we eat so it our favorite.
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As long as they don't get rid of the calamari I'm good.
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