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Criollo Latin Kitchen
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Ranked #7 of 357 Restaurants in Flagstaff
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Latin
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Good for: Business meetings, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed October 25, 2012

A little four day trip to Flagstaff was our "big" vacation of the year, so we did a lot of research before going to maximize our time there. This place doesn't have a great reputation here on TA, and I'm not sure why. When we walked by and saw the menu, we immediately decided to go here, and then several people we met in the area highly recommended it, so we were sold. And we were not disappointed. The food was SO GOOD - we ordered the pork tacos, which were good, and the mojo chicken, which was delicious - the sides were what really impressed us. Order here based on the sides as much as the entrees, because the sides were equally delicious and hold their own.

We sat at the bar, and the bartender/waiter was friendly, informative and just great. Anymore you don't always find bartenders to be friendly so much as pretentious, so we really appreciated the service here. Their margaritas were delicious, and a nice treat since we live in Utah. Their bar selection was very nice, and I had a delicious dessert sherry with my chocolate cake.

The appetizer was yummy, dessert was very good, and the atmosphere just at the bar was great. I'm sure their patio is lovely as well. We will definitely eat here again if we make it back to Flagstaff, and would recommend this place to anyone and everyone. Such a refreshing menu from your typical southwestern fare - we loved it!

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Thank InnkeeperAllAround
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Reviewed October 22, 2012

The lighting helped with ambiance, however it made it slightly difficult to read the menus. Local paintings on the walls were Pink Floydish and interesting. The food selection was fairly broad, drinks more so. Food itself was a little bland. I was wishing for salt and pepper on the table, or more seasoning from the kitchen would have been nice. Tamales left a little to be desired. Cebiche was far from genuine. Bison meatloaf was pretty tasty, although it could have used more glaze. Lastly, while the salmon tostada was enjoyable, its side salad was the best part of the meal. The food needs to be on par with the atmosphere and pricing. The staff was friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed October 21, 2012

Loved the Bison Meatloaf! It was my favorite dish during my AZ trip! Their prickly pear cactus margaritas were delicious too and very reasonably priced at Happy Hour!

Thank Brandy K
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Reviewed October 19, 2012 via mobile

Decent food at a decent price. Definitely get the salmon tostado. My mother had the grilled fish tacos and did not love them.

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Reviewed October 8, 2012

Casual dining with interesting recipes. Not a large menu but choices not found in most restaurants. Food was very good. Nice waitress. If your kids only eat pizza, hot dogs and hamburgers don't go here.

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