I am a big fan of seafood and am always looking for someplace new to eat - so when the folks at Mitchell's Fish Marketit contacted me about trying some of their new menu items - I was all for it!
This was the tater & asparagus that came with our meals - they were fine. The asparagus was a little underdone but the potato was great - I love the salt they rub on the outside. It was a perfect baked potato!
They also have a 3 course prix fixe special going on for fall - with 3 choices of meals starting at $19.99. The key is STARTING - so it's not really prix fixe - since each one is different - but oh well - it's still a good deal. Because of that - I went for the Snow Crab ($29.99) with salad, entree and dessert.
When I ordered this one - we asked the difference between the Snow and King - the server said the King was bigger and much sweeter. With that Larry decided to get the King so we could compare.
The server was dead on - the King was MUCH sweeter and easier to get the crab out. We both preferred the King to the Snow...
Why Should You Go? Mitchell's was a nice dining experience and is a step above Red Lobster. While that might be a joke to some - it's really true. There's a little more space, it's a little pricier and the experience is a little more special all around. Is it heads and tails above? No...just a bit nicer all around. It was nice to try the two styles of crab bite-to-bite. I would definitely say it's a good option and probably one of my favorite at Newport on the Levee because it's one of the only non-burger places!
Thanks to Mitchell's for the gift card - that new prix fixe menu is a nice all-around meal option!