Getting Reviews for locations with review count > 200[ Edited ]
June 2017 - last edited June 2017 by Shalini S
When trying to paginate through reviews with the `nextPageToken`, the response will often not have any reviews on it (or a `nextPageToken`). Not just an empty array of reviews, but the reviews field is entirely gone. If the request is made again, reviews will show up. This is making it extremely hard to paginate, since to indicate there are no more pages, the `nextPageToken` is omitted, but that is no longer reliable, since 90% of the time if those fields are missing we just need to make the request again and we'll get back `reviews` and a `nextPageToken` (when appropriate). If it actually returned an error message that would be useful, since then we would know we should retry.
Getting Reviews for locations with review count > 200
When troubleshooting this issue, the first time I make the request for a specific page I get back no reviews. I make the exact same request one second later and I get reviews, and then if I keep making the request I get back reviews still. Once I let it sit for about ten minutes, the request returns no reviews again, but then the next request will.
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