My review for this restaurant gets an all round average.
Having high expectations on how good this restaurant was meant to be probably didn't help.
Firstly may I point out that our party all dressed up for our visit as we were informed of the dress code, personally I would never wear shorts in a restaurant anyway, however on entering the restaurant the very first table of two (from Scotland) wearing shorts and vests, this wouldn't have been so bad but both were obese and should have been covered up. It was a quiet night in the restaurant so I'm guessing that their business must have been needed.
We ordered beer, modelo this was out of stock so ordered pacifico?
Our waitress was full of information which is nice for some diners but soon became patronising, the whole atmosphere of the restaurant seemed to be 'you know nothing about food so we will explain it all on laminated 'fact' sheets', tacky, these could be issued to customers on request?
Ordered a starter, just a light dish of chicken wings, onion rings, babyback ribs and a couple of nacho chips.
Onion rings should never be of the pre made frozen variety in my opinion, even I can cut up an onion and deep fry it in battered, this just makes the restaurant chefs look lazy, which I'm sure they not. Ribs lacked flavour, I doubt they were marinated and more likely just drizzled with BBQ sauce.
Ordered chicken mole as a main this was served with rice and refried beans, fantastic tasting chicken dish which I can thoroughly recommend.
My friend ordered a lamb stew, with pineapple and cactus. He didn't seem to be enjoying this so I tried a small amount, what I can say for sure was that the meat was not lamb, I work with meat for a living, I can tell by looking at a piece of meat what it is, this was beef, it didn't matter either way as the meal tasted bland. The third member of the group ordered fajitas (chicken) which they enjoyed, personally I have tasted much better. The sauces that accomplished this dish were amazing, guacamole was perfect.
To finish my meal I ordered chocolate brownies served with ice-cream which was enjoyable.
So the out come? A very average experience which was marginally better than the so called 'Mexican Patio Chiquito' on the main strip, which is rated #7 on TA.
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