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“Fun place”
Review of Distrito - CLOSED

Distrito
Price range: $12 - $60
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Indian School Rd./ Buckboard
Transit: Valley Metro bus Route 41- Indian School arriving every half hour, Scottsdale Trolley, Ollie the Trolley.
Description: Distrito is a cool celebration of the culture and cuisine of Mexico City, with a menu focused on the cuisine of what is known by locals as the "Distrito Federal.” With a premium tequila bar and lounge seating, Distrito is an exciting backdrop for Chef Garces' modern Mexican small plates.Private Parties: Distrito welcomes groups of all sizes. Festive settings, service and menus are perfect for intimate dinners with friends, special occasions and holidays, corporate meetings and staff parties.
Bahamas
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96 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Fun place”
Reviewed April 21, 2013

We enjoyed a dinner of very good food and mediocre service. The restaurant was not busy as it was a Monday night. I think the service would have been better if the restaurant was busier. My wife’s quail with the chevre crepe and fig was the dish of the week for her. She’s already planning that for the next time. My glazed pork belly was really good- and I know belly! The Jefe (boss) margarita became a staple for us- and I’m not a fan of margaritas. It seems to be a happening place – busy but not too crazy and lots of small interesting plates upon which to graze.

We had guacamole and margarits there several times - all good. Bar service was great

  • Visited March 2013
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Helpful?
1 Thank SankandFrandy
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Niels V, General Manager at Distrito, responded to this review, April 25, 2013
Hi SankandFrandy,

We're glad you enjoyed the food and margaritas! Thank you for the helpful feedback. We hope to see you again soon.

Best Regards,

Niels Vuijsters
General Manager
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English first
Louisville, KY
Level Contributor
16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great food and atmophere”
Reviewed April 12, 2013

We shared a lot of tapas plates and everything was fantastic! The tacos were especially good, as was the lamb

Visited April 2013
Helpful?
1 Thank gkosse
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Niels V, General Manager at Distrito, responded to this review, April 19, 2013
Hi gkosse,

Thank you for the high praise! We are so glad everything was fantastic. We can't wait to see you again!

Best Regards,

Niels Vuijsters
General Manager
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San Diego, California
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90 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Very good food with excellent margaritas”
Reviewed April 11, 2013

We stayed at the Saguaro so it was an easy choice to go to Distrito for dinner. The tacos were pretty good, the guacamole was excellent, and the margaritas were very good! I appreciate a margarita made without the use of mix. The margarita I had was the Distrito which is made with only tequila, triple sec and lime... which is all you need. We went back just to have margaritas one afternoon. We sat out on the back patio area in a loungey area. A really nice spot to take a break from the day. It's in a park-like setting and very relaxing! We also had more guacamole and their civiche a tun sent up to our room. Both are very good!

Visited April 2013
Helpful?
1 Thank mnnbrown
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Niels V, General Manager at Distrito, responded to this review, April 19, 2013
Hi mnnbrown,

Thank you for the high praise! We are so happy you enjoyed our margaritas. We can't wait to see you again!

Best Regards,

Niels Vuijsters
General Manager
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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“great service”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

The menu is limited but the service is beyond repoach. the staff is as friendly as any I have ever encountered

Visited December 2012
Helpful?
1 Thank Ron T
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Niels V, Manager at Distrito, responded to this review, April 11, 2013
Hi Ron,

We are so happy you enjoyed the service! We hope to see you again soon.

Best Regards,

Niels Vuijsters
General Manager
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London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Convenient for Saguaro guests”
Reviewed April 5, 2013

I had dinner here when arriving late in to Scottsdale and staying at the hotel Saguaro which is part of the same place. It served good Mexican food, but no atmosphere, it was empty.

Visited March 2013
Helpful?
Thank RupertPaul
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Niels V, Manager at Distrito, responded to this review, April 11, 2013
Hi RupertPaul,

We're glad you liked the food. We hope to see you again soon!

Best Regards,

Niels Vuijsters
General Manager
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