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Farmer's Restaurant: Good to Great

Original post made by mooseturd, Pleasanton Valley, on Apr 13, 2010

I started a new post for Farmer's because the old one had a very negative title. Many of the posts were positive, but got lost in the rush to pile on negativity in the first weeks of operation of this fine addition to downtown. I like the food. The service is quite good now. It costs more than Denny's but it's a good value.

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Posted by Jessie
a resident of Birdland
on Apr 14, 2010 at 6:58 pm

Sister ate their and got food poisoning...said the shrimp scampi...shrimp tasted funny but thought it was the sauce..

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Posted by Jennifer
a resident of Laguna Oaks
on Apr 15, 2010 at 2:47 pm

Thanks for starting a new post - this place is great. Thanks for coming to Pleasanton - much needed!

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Posted by Maryann
a resident of another community
on Apr 16, 2010 at 1:38 pm

Good food but dogs in the restaurant is unsanitary.

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Posted by Pam
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 16, 2010 at 10:20 pm

Great Review of Farmers in the paper today, in the Preview section of the Valley Times.

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Posted by Dan Doerr
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 9, 2010 at 11:20 am

Forget the write-ups in the paper. They advertise in the dying medium, they get good reviews.

In reality, the place is truly horrible. Decor, floors, service, food - all at best mediocre but usually intolerable.

Not even as good as last place in there and owner promised us better. Shame!

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Posted by localKB
a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on May 26, 2010 at 8:46 am

Dogs are on the patio only... not in the restaurant - that would obviously violate health code. It's not unsanitary, give me a break!

I like their lunch menu. Dinner menu lacks flair. Dessert is delicious. Bar is great. Good live music. Atmosphere brings us back again and again even though food isn't the best on Main St.

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