I visited on a day this restaurant was full of Mexican diners, which is a very good sign! The service is attentive and prompt the minute you walk through the door and, even though I was on my own, I was seated at a table with a prime view. The decor is the type you seen in old restaurants in Mexico,with iron fittings, copper rangehood, old beams and heavy carved wood chairs. The mariachi music was great ambience and not too intrusive. This restaurant is popular and, located in the Olvera Street precinct, has lots of passing trade. The production line for getting food and drinks out was fast and efficient, but every waiter who brought something to the table was friendly and would chat briefly. I was talking to one of the waiters about unusual Mexican ingredients (which I can't buy where I live, so try and taste as much as possible when I go out) and he brought out a little dish of local grilled peppers and home made chili sauces - they were wonderful. I just had enchiladas, beans and rice but they were as tasty and authentic as anything I have tasted in Mexico. Loved this little place - if you can go there when it's not mobbed with tourists, then you'll have your own little slice of the real thing.
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