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“Good food...watch out for the spicy wings”
Review of El Picante - CLOSED

El Picante
Cuisines: Caribbean, Mexican
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Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed June 21, 2013

We dined at El Picante, and the food was very good. Moreover, this is one of the few restaurants on the island overlooking the sea.

Watch out only if you ask for the spicy wings appetizer. They are REALLY, REALLY extremely spicy.

Thank flaviosimonetti
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

With only a small seating area, it makes it popular place to grab a bite. Friendly staff and nice surroundings, they do great fresh fruit smoothies and a good hearty lunch.

Thank MichelleeeJ
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

The place is at a wonderful location. My friends and I were not impressed with the food and how in the world can you screw up a margarita!? The worst we ever had! They don't even fill the glass completely! We will not be back! The prices are also way to high for what you get.

Thank Michelle M
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Reviewed May 3, 2013

Open air dining on the top floor with views of Utila town and bay. Great chips, salsa, and order the Chimpanzee. Delicious! Jewelry available by local artisans.

Thank bigbrowndoggie
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Reviewed April 16, 2013

If you're spending any elongated period on the island, it will not take you too long to realize the food generally leaves something to be desired. However, the enchiladas, nachos and everthing else here are amazing. The owner is incredibly nice and will often share a free tequila shot with you at the end of the night if it is quite.

Go here, turn down the ally, walk up the stairs and enjoy the view and food.
I miss this place.

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Thank Halie G
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