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Jul 17, 2006 04:08 PM

I'm going to Mercadito tonight. What's good?

What should I avoid? Experiences? Stories? Thanks!!

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  1. I really like their ceviche sampler along with the fish and carne asada tacos.

    1. I liked those too, the guacamole sampler was also good. Didn't have anything to avoid. The service, ambiance, and quality are all very good. Prepare to pay a lot for a small amount of food is my only caveat.

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      1. re: warrenr

        "Prepare to pay a lot for a small amount of food is my only caveat."


      2. There's been a lot of debate about the value of Mercadito, ie how much you pay for their food.

        I've always found their food quality to be good vs. the quantity. That is, there may only be a few tacos per plate, but I walk away from the meal satisfied and having paid an overall bill similar to other places of the same quality.

        All that said, I'd recommend their shrimp tacos, and the mariscos (seafood) tacos. And their margaritas are great, especially the ones with chile peppers.

        1. though the ingredients are high quality and the combinations are inventive, i don't find the experimentation to be altogether successful. overrated.

          1. Beef tacos are excellent