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I will have to say I have never written a review, but after dealing with Doc Of the Bay I have to warn People. I will start out with my first experience and the my most recent. My first experience was when I had a 200hp Mercury and had a buzzer issue stating that it was overheating. I had taken it to another place first and had no luck. Then I took it to Doc Of The Bay. They seemed to be very nice and concerned to get it taken care of for me. They had run it and stated that they couldn't get it to do anything. They did find something wrong and had charge me $$$. I picked it up and took it out. I got 500 yards from the doc and the motor seized up. I took of the cowling and notice that the buzzer wires were disconnected (which would have warned me that the motor was overheating and not to run it any more). So there I sat in the middle of the channel with a blown motor. I got in and took it to doc of the bay for them to tell me that it is blown and would have to be rebuilt. I am not going to say that I didn't feel that they were totally responsible, but if they had reconnected the wires that they disconnected I would probably not have blown the motor. They took no ownership of the wires or anything. So I went and bought a new used motor that came with a warranty. 5 months ago I had the oil reserve switched out due to the float that was inside was bad. That was covered under warranty by the place I had bought it from and they are the ones who did the work (NOT Doc Of The Bay). 2 weeks ago I was changing out my impeller and had a issue with reinstalling the lower unit. I call Doc Of the Bay and had them come and pick up the boat which they were happy to do since I was unable to do so at that time. They did fix the problem and even found another problem and very happy that they had fixed both. I will say I am very happy with that part of it. Here comes the reason why I am writing this. Since I had not heard anything from them since they had picked it up. I had called and spoke with the girl that works the office and she had told me the first time that they were just starting to look at it (10:00am). She also stated that she would give me call back when they new something and would let me know what it would cost. By 3:30 I still heard nothing so I called again. She stated that they were out on the boat and just coming back. She was going to call me back. Never did. I was off work and just decided to go down there since it is by my home. I showed up and the cowling was off and they were just finishing up. One of the guy's there had seen that there was a little air gap in the oil reserve (due to it being tilted up) and had tilted it down and said you must make sure you keep your cap tight. I didn't think anything about it. The next day I went out off shore fishing and when I had gotten back had notice I had oil all over the transom of my boat. I got home and took the cowling off and started the motor. It took a few seconds and then the oil started coming out of the oil reserve. At this point I was upset and didn't want to deal with it. The next weekend I bought a new oil cap to replace the one thinking that the seal had gone bad. Got it home and everything seemed to be fixed. I took it out and all the sudden I had noticed oil in the water. I pulled the cowling and sure enough oil coming out of the oil reserve. I came back in and then I replaced the oil reserve. Since then no problem. So I called Doc Of The Bay and spoke with the girl after asking for a manager 4 times I finally gave in and told her my issue. I had looked on the internet and you can read that mechanics have a tendency of over tighten these oil reserves and stripping the units. Which is what had happened and I still have the unit to prove this. I was just wanting reimbursement for the unit $65 plus 3 gallons of oil which is what had dumped out while running. She had stated that she would have the owner call me later that day. Never got that call. the next day at 1:00 I call and spoke with her and asked if the owner was in and she had stated that he wasn't I asked if he came in the day before. Then she ask who I was. I told her and she had told me that they didn't work on my oil reserve and they were not going to do any thing then she hung up on me as I was trying to respond to her. This was the last time I will ever take anything to them and will make sure everyone knows how they treat there issues. I know that in business there are issues that come up and what makes a good company is one that stands behind there issues and fixes them. YOU WILL NOT FIND THAT WITH THEM.
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I will have to say I have never written a review, but after dealing with Doc Of the Bay I have to warn People. I will start out with my first experience and the my most recent. My first experience was when I had a 200hp Mercury and had a buzzer issue stating that it was overheating. I had taken it to another place first and had no luck. Then I took it to Doc Of The Bay. They seemed to be very nice and concerned to get it taken care of for me. They had run it and stated that they couldn't get it to do anything. They did find something wrong and had charge me $$$. I picked it up and took it out. I got 500 yards from the doc and the motor seized up. I took of the cowling and notice that the buzzer wires were disconnected (which would have warned me that the motor was overheating and not to run it any more). So there I sat in the middle of the channel with a blown motor. I got in and took it to doc of the bay for them to tell me that it is blown and would have to be rebuilt. I am not going to say that I didn't feel that they were totally responsible, but if they had reconnected the wires that they disconnected I would probably not have blown the motor. They took no ownership of the wires or anything. So I went and bought a new used motor that came with a warranty. 5 months ago I had the oil reserve switched out due to the float that was inside was bad. That was covered under warranty by the place I had bought it from and they are the ones who did the work (NOT Doc Of The Bay). 2 weeks ago I was changing out my impeller and had a issue with reinstalling the lower unit. I call Doc Of the Bay and had them come and pick up the boat which they were happy to do since I was unable to do so at that time. They did fix the problem and even found another problem and very happy that they had fixed both. I will say I am very happy with that part of it. Here comes the reason why I am writing this. Since I had not heard anything from them since they had picked it up. I had called and spoke with the girl that works the office and she had told me the first time that they were just starting to look at it (10:00am). She also stated that she would give me call back when they new something and would let me know what it would cost. By 3:30 I still heard nothing so I called again. She stated that they were out on the boat and just coming back. She was going to call me back. Never did. I was off work and just decided to go down there since it is by my home. I showed up and the cowling was off and they were just finishing up. One of the guy's there had seen that there was a little air gap in the oil reserve (due to it being tilted up) and had tilted it down and said you must make sure you keep your cap tight. I didn't think anything about it. The next day I went out off shore fishing and when I had gotten back had notice I had oil all over the transom of my boat. I got home and took the cowling off and started the motor. It took a few seconds and then the oil started coming out of the oil reserve. At this point I was upset and didn't want to deal with it. The next weekend I bought a new oil cap to replace the one thinking that the seal had gone bad. Got it home and everything seemed to be fixed. I took it out and all the sudden I had noticed oil in the water. I pulled the cowling and sure enough oil coming out of the oil reserve. I came back in and then I replaced the oil reserve. Since then no problem. So I called Doc Of The Bay and spoke with the girl after asking for a manager 4 times I finally gave in and told her my issue. I had looked on the internet and you can read that mechanics have a tendency of over tighten these oil reserves and stripping the units. Which is what had happened and I still have the unit to prove this. I was just wanting reimbursement for the unit $65 plus 3 gallons of oil which is what had dumped out while running. She had stated that she would have the owner call me later that day. Never got that call. the next day at 1:00 I call and spoke with her and asked if the owner was in and she had stated that he wasn't I asked if he came in the day before. Then she ask who I was. I told her and she had told me that they didn't work on my oil reserve and they were not going to do any thing then she hung up on me as I was trying to respond to her. This was the last time I will ever take anything to them and will make sure everyone knows how they treat there issues. I know that in business there are issues that come up and what makes a good company is one that stands behind there issues and fixes them. YOU WILL NOT FIND THAT WITH THEM.
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Best beer and food in town! Live music every night!!
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Best beer and food in town! Live music every night!!
3.875
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Vary elegant night club, beautiful bartenders and has a lot of space for dancing and has a out side lounge area. This place has potential to be great!
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Vary elegant and has plenty of space. Beautiful Bartenders
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has so much space that if there isn't a lot of people in there at once it can look empty
Vary elegant night club, beautiful bartenders and has a lot of space for dancing and has a out side lounge area. This place has potential to be great! Vary elegant and has plenty of space. Beautiful Bartenders has so much space that if there isn't a lot of people in there at once it can look empty

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