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[[File:Squid Row Logo.png|180px|left|Squid Row logo in GTA IV.]]
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[[File:SquidRow-GTA4-Easton.jpg|thumb|300px|right|The [[Easton]], [[Algonquin]] Squid Row in GTA IV.]]
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[[File:SquidRow-GTAIV-Easton-exterior.jpg|thumb|300px|right|The [[Easton]], [[Algonquin]] Squid Row in GTA IV.]]
 
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'''Squid Row''' is a chain of seafood restaurants featured in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]]. With its name an obvious pun of "[[:wp:skid row|skid row]]", the restaurant is promoted as a budget restaurant, featuring in its logo a squid (against the background of a cityscape) wearing a torn hat and holding a bottle, a cigarette and a syringe. None of the restaurants are accessible to the player. The restaurant's slogan is "''We're well worth the risk!''", implying their produce carries a risk of food poisoning.
'''Squid Row''' is a chain of seafood restaurants featured in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]]. With its name an obvious pun of "[[wp:skid row|skid row]]", the restaurant is promoted as a budget restaurant, featuring in its logo a squid (against the background of a cityscape) wearing a torn hat and holding a bottle, a cigarette and a syringe. None of the restaurants are accessible to the player. The restaurant's slogan is "''We're well worth the risk!''", implying their produce carries a risk of food poisoning.
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In [[The Ballad of Gay Tony]], gay movie star [[Chris Hunt]] is known to be a big fan of the restaurant, and [[Daisie Cash-Cooze]] and [[Luis Fernando Lopez|Luis Lopez]] once chased Chris to one of the stores, only to find out that he already left.  
 
In [[The Ballad of Gay Tony]], gay movie star [[Chris Hunt]] is known to be a big fan of the restaurant, and [[Daisie Cash-Cooze]] and [[Luis Fernando Lopez|Luis Lopez]] once chased Chris to one of the stores, only to find out that he already left.  
  
 
== Locations ==
 
== Locations ==
* Long John Ave, [[Leftwood]], [[Alderney]]
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* [[Long John Ave]], [[Leftwood]], [[Alderney]]
* Bismarck Ave, [[Easton]], [[Liberty City in GTA IV Era|Liberty City]]
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* [[Bismarck Ave]], [[Easton]], [[Liberty City in GTA IV Era|Liberty City]]
  
 
== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
* Although primarily revolving around the concepts of urban dilapidation and the urban poor, the "Squid Row" name is also similar, intentionally or not, to [[wp:Saints Row|Saints Row]], a video game considered to be a [[GTA Clone]].
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* Although primarily revolving around the concepts of urban dilapidation and the urban poor, the "Squid Row" name is also similar, intentionally or not, to [[:wp:Saints Row|Saints Row]], a video game considered to be a [[GTA Clone]].
 
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Latest revision as of 00:15, 22 August 2012

Squid Row logo in GTA IV.
The Easton, Algonquin Squid Row in GTA IV.

Squid Row is a chain of seafood restaurants featured in Grand Theft Auto IV and Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars. With its name an obvious pun of "skid row", the restaurant is promoted as a budget restaurant, featuring in its logo a squid (against the background of a cityscape) wearing a torn hat and holding a bottle, a cigarette and a syringe. None of the restaurants are accessible to the player. The restaurant's slogan is "We're well worth the risk!", implying their produce carries a risk of food poisoning.

In The Ballad of Gay Tony, gay movie star Chris Hunt is known to be a big fan of the restaurant, and Daisie Cash-Cooze and Luis Lopez once chased Chris to one of the stores, only to find out that he already left.

Locations

Trivia

  • Although primarily revolving around the concepts of urban dilapidation and the urban poor, the "Squid Row" name is also similar, intentionally or not, to Saints Row, a video game considered to be a GTA Clone.