Thursday, February 16, 2017

Our Unexpected Free Meal From Marco Polo, Johor

WHAT TURNED OUT THIS EVENING'S DINNER was the least expected....  We were looking forward to having a western meal dining at the Marco Polo restaurant without any hitches.  The place was crowded as usual and we were ushered to the first floor for our meals.  For us three persons, three main meals were ordered to be eligible for the membership discount of 50%.  For my two princes, they ordered Pasta with walnuts, Angus Beef steak and for myself, I had a special Pizza wrapped.  My son recommended this to me, he said it is kind of special nowhere else have ever made. For side orders, we had french fries with truffle oil, something new to me too.....

Anyway, our orders came except for the Angus Steak, while waiting, we just shared and ate our food served.  But the steak was nowhere in sight even though we had made several waves to the staff and commented.  The friendly staff kept apologizing for the delay, we saw him made several calls in foreign language and eventually he came over and informed us the there was a shortage of steak and thus our order was delayed or cancelled... My son complained why we were not informed earlier... and the poor guy kept apologizing on behalf.  He asked us whether we wanted to order some other food to replace, but by then, our food were almost finished and we were actually quite full so we rejected.  We just asked for the bill instead.... Then to our surprise, he said, "No need to pay this meal."  What? Really?  Yes, he smilingly replied.... Alright, that was not bad... huh... 
Taken at the first floor of Marco Polo....
Pasta in some walnut sauce and spinach.... 
They tasted really nice though I couldn't eat much... 
Very filling for me... around RM29
And this is under the Pizza category...
Looks like a Giant Puff to me....
How am I going to finish this?
These two were our orders... 
The Angus steak did not come... 
so we ended up sharing our two main meals which was really a wise choice....
Inside the giant puff...something like this... creamy cheese with chicken.... 
Around RM27 or so... 
Our side order.... Straight cut French Fries with Truffle oil whatever that is.... RM17 or so .. 
Well, instead of the Steak, he ended up eating this instead!
LOL... 
Well, Jokes aside... Thumbs up to Marco Polo for living up to its name
and Thanks for the evening meal.... 

18 comments:

  1. Guess it's to make up for not being able to deliver the order, they waive the bill...

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  2. Your meals make me happy! You are so creative. I am pinning now!

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  3. It's great that they made up for the steak boo boo.

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  4. A very nice gesture. Such pity you guys did not havd the steak but the other dishes looked good and filling.

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    1. Yeah, we have to go back for our steaks one day.. if this beef is sold out, it means they must be good...

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  5. great customer service to keep customers' satisfaction high.

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  6. These dishes look very good! They did a very good thing to give you the meal free! I am sure you like the free meal better than having the steak. This will give them a good reputation. I KNOW what your puff is!!! Here, the pizza and Italian places sell them, they are very popular! It is called a Calzone. Folded dough stuffed with cheeses and meats, you can choose your filling. Our son loves them and orders them a lot when we go out to eat.

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    1. Oh really.. Calzone, yes, it is filled to the brim with cheese and meat.. so after eating that, I am really full!

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  7. The fries macam big portion, I like their presentation, something special.

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  8. I like the creamy cheese with chicken giant puff

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    1. If you love cheese, then you must order this...

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  9. It looks extremely tasty! I even don`t know how you notext managed to eat that all. Thank you for the interesting post!

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  10. Giving free meal is really appreciable. The dishes are seems to be very very yummy. Hope i could also get a chance to participate in this. The essay writing service is giving best online writing helps.

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