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“Quirky describes it well”
Review of El Drugstore

El Drugstore
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: European, Japanese, Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
San Francisco, California
Level 6 Contributor
246 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
“Quirky describes it well”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

This is a cute and very weird restaurant in Colonia. You can eat in an old car should you so desire. We chose to eat on the patio. Huge menu, eclectic, I had the yakisoba, an unusual choice of Uruguay. Drinks are ok. The ambiance is fun. Cash only.

  • Visited December 2011
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1 Thank SugarSammy
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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Level 6 Contributor
169 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Nice quirky restaurant with very good, huge, menu”
Reviewed October 25, 2012

Interesting place, great location. I've been twice and enjoyed the food both times, as did my colleagues. Please note - credit cards are not accepted.

Visited October 2012
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1 Thank BSchug
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Montreal, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great ambiance and music, ordinary food”
Reviewed October 20, 2012

This place has a great decor, live music and ambiance. the food is ok, but really, nothing special. It is a beer type place, they have a few wines, but nothing special, which is fine on certain occasions!

Visited September 2012
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Thank MichFrenette
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Sydney, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent location, atmosphere and food”
Reviewed October 20, 2012

Superb atmosphere and the seafood was sublime! Cash only so beware, that being said they were so trusting they let us come in the next day to pay - refusing to keep any form of ID as a guarantee. Must try when in Colonia.

Visited October 2012
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Thank Ralph W
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Ignored”
Reviewed October 9, 2012

From the outside, it looked like a nice enough place. Good atmosphere, live music. That totally changed after entering. After a few minutes of waiting, someone came and showed us to a table. After that, nobody paid any attention. We waited for over 30 minutes, and noone came to take our order, no drinks, no nothing. We signalled several waiters, but even after making eye contact and indicating they noticed us, they preferred to stand and chat with the locals having drinks over coming to take our order. Worse than the 35 minutes waiting, is the fact that they ignored us on purpose. Don't ever go here

  • Visited October 2012
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2 Thank Jason L
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