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Old 05-03-2011, 04:58 PM
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We visited in April and went to the breakfast buffet. It was great. There was one large table dedicated to baked goods...it was scrumptous. Will definately visit for breakfast again when we become full-time residents in July.
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We complete a year in TV next week and do our fair share of eating out. We have had one bad experience, period. That was a breakfast buffet at Tierra, where not only was the food horrible the service was worse. We have not missed many places either, other than Ocala and Leesburg areas. Favorite? Can not single any place out.
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All the meals I have had at Tierra Del Sol have been very good. The eggplant parm is one of the best in the area. I really do enjoy the Sunday brunch buffet. For $10.95, you have all the breakfast items plus carved steamship round of beef and ham. There are also all the wonderful fresh baked pastries by Peter.

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WE will never go back again. Each meal we had was horrible. Our friends thought so too. It needs to be torn down and started over with new management. We have had better food at Johnny Rockets so that says it all.
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We complete a year in TV next week and do our fair share of eating out. We have had one bad experience, period. That was a breakfast buffet at Tierra, where not only was the food horrible the service was worse. We have not missed many places either, other than Ocala and Leesburg areas. Favorite? Can not single any place out.
After four winter seasons in TV, we've tried just about everywhere. Tierra Del Sol got scratched from our list a long time ago. The only restaurant I always enjoy, and which never disappoints me, is Bonefish Grill. On one occasion our dinners were delayed. Bonefish provided them at no charge and also comped us all for free appetizers for the next visit.
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We have eaten at TDS four times now and have had only positive experiences. Good food and good service. Entertainment was also very nice.
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Old 06-09-2011, 05:50 PM
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We also went there and had a wonderful meal. Now here's a hint: go for lunch, price is almost half and the portions are only slightly less! One of our favorites here in TV!
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It's like rolling the dice if you are going to have a good meal and service any time you dine out in TV. Living in TV 10 years and we try to stay out of all restaurants.
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I remembered asking for "bread" with our soup. Here the owner is a baker....NOPE...no bread. We DO NOT serve bread at lunch. Crackers! You make sandwiches don't you? Maybe we should have asked for a soup sandwich? The owner is REALLY rude but can kiss up fantastically when you've ordered lobster. Olive Garden is a better choice!!
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Duke says he has been living in The Villages for 10 years and tries to stay out of restaurants? Does he do all the cooking or insist Mrs. Duke does the cooking?

Well over 100 restaurants in The Villages, Duke. Lots of good ones that sure beat cooking at home. Try Bonefish Grill, try McCalls Tavern, try Glenview CC, try Nancy Lopez CC. All are excellent.
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I remembered asking for "bread" with our soup. Here the owner is a baker....NOPE...no bread. We DO NOT serve bread at lunch. Crackers! You make sandwiches don't you? Maybe we should have asked for a soup sandwich? The owner is REALLY rude but can kiss up fantastically when you've ordered lobster. Olive Garden is a better choice!!
Tweety - that story (the soup sandwich part) reminds me of a Jack Nicholson movie....
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last Sat (8/20) we ate at Tierra del Sol with neighbors - none of us had a good meal (miedocore at best for some of the meals - I could not cut my husband's veal (veal parmagnia) - it was one of the specials. We arrived at 6:20 and didn't leave until 8:50 - It took over hour to be seated (at a table that was empty the whole time) - drinks came after another to 3/4 hour - I had to ask twice for water. My husband ordered a glass of wine when his salad came - it was delivered when we were finished eating. The waiter asked if we wanted the piece of veal wrapped & I told him that I couldn't cut it so no. One would think that the chef or manager would have been summoned after that comment - but I guess not. I asked the waiter if they were short staffed and he said no (you would think that he should know good service ='s tips - but I guess not). The music was good - but way too loud. We knew nother group that got there shortly before us (they were seated after us) - they said their met was ok but the potatoes were lousy. Not a cheap dinner & it was the worst dinner we've had in The Villages since getting here in April. I will not be in any hurry to go there again.
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Tweety - that story (the soup sandwich part) reminds me of a Jack Nicholson movie....
I think that was Five Easy Pieces...he wanted wheat toast....and the conversation ended with him ordering a chicken salad (?) sandwich (which came on wheat toast) hold the chicken salad. I believe he suggested to the waitress what she could do with the chicken salad and it was not polite...LOL
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I can honestly say I have never had a good meal at Tierra del sol. We will never go back.

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I can honestly say I have never had a good meal at Tierra del sol. We will never go back.

Pete
We went there last night with 2 other couples and the food was wonderful and we each had something different. The entertainment was great; the singer had a magnificent voice. We were also there on Sunday and had great meals then as well.
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