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“Very, very average”
Review of Socialito - CLOSED

Socialito
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Central
Reviewed March 4, 2013

Went in a group of 9 which meant that we had to have a set menu?! Asked the waiter if the set contained fish or seafood, which he replied "not much" and then first two courses where Red Snapper and scallops! Followed by pork and then smoked salmon. Perhaps it was a difficult question.

Found food very, very average bordering on unappetizing. Expensive for what it is.

On a positive note, service was generally good and the restaurant manager did her best to rescue my meal.

Best for having a beer or wine outside at the street bar.

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Thank Jimmy D
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Reviewed February 26, 2013

This is sort of a hip fusion Mexican restaurant, sort of the place where you would come with a friend for a couple of drinks and small orders. If this is what you want, you will like it. Food is served in a small tapas style and quite good. Service is good as well. Good music is turned on all the time. But if you are looking for a nice elegant place with a full meal, then this is not for you.

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Thank Chai_Sitti
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Reviewed February 20, 2013

This restaurant was recommended by a colleague and like many in Hong Hong the exterior is deceptive. It looked like a bar with stools and a shelf from which to eat. Fortunately I found the door to the sumptuous and candle lit main dining room.
The service was excellent with very attentive service and wait staff who continuously replaced our plates and flatware after each use. We had the chips and guacamole and tomato salsa as well as wagyu carpaccio as appetizers. The condiments (cilantro and quesa blanco gave it the Latin touch). The roasted corn relish and the green chili rice were wonderful. I can still taste the smoke from the corn. We had the pulled pork with a spicy barbecue sauce, sweet potatoes, and chicharones (packaged :( and the wagyu beef with mole sauce (smoother than my grandma used to make) but good nonetheless. It was expensive, but I will eat there again and recommend it to friends. On Wyndham in the 60's. it was a Wednesday night and we did not need a reservation.

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Thank Wmojica
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Reviewed February 8, 2013 via mobile

Looking for a good stop to eat before you start clubbing. Look no farther then socialito. Food is amazing and in the hot spot for clubs in hong kong

Thank Glenn R
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Reviewed February 2, 2013

We went there at night and the place has a great atmosphere, with good music and decor. They have mexican beer - very expensive - and the food is good, but not the real mexican taste. Portions are small and the food lack of mexican flavour - where are the beans and the sour cream? If you are from latin america, you may be disappointed like I was. Finnaly, it's the most expensive mexican food I ever had!

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Thank alalas
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