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trinyc Apr 4, 2007 12:45 PM

Going tomorrow with some friends. Has anyone tried the new location? Any feedback or recommended drinks/dishes.

Thanks for your help.

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    jrw8127 Apr 5, 2007 07:44 AM

    I always get the crab crusted shrimp - quite tasty.

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      jsmitty Apr 4, 2007 06:29 PM

      my only reaction, don't want to be a downer, is that there are many other mexican chocies that are much better than dos caminos. i am not a fan. however, for drinks and scence you should be good.

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        trinyc Apr 4, 2007 07:39 PM

        jsmitty, I agree in terms of Mexican it isn't one of my faves, however, its a work get together--so it was easiest and closest.

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        christinaemcc Apr 4, 2007 02:32 PM

        i have been to the 3rd ave, park ave south and soho locations....
        i am pretty sure that the menus are pretty much identical.
        i always get a pitcher of sangria, fresh quac and some sorta quesas....
        although the menu varies if you want lunch, brunch, early dinner or dinner.....
        i recommend the sangria, and the traditional margarita on the rocks.
        as for atmosphere: obviously the SoHo location is trendier and more "celeb" spotting than others (i saw Eric Dane a.k.a. Dr. McSteamy there!!!). the Park Ave So crowd is more i-bankers and the midtown crew. the third ave location seemed to be the most grounded, and just there to eat a good meal.... nothing pretentious or superficial. maybe thats cause i was there on a sunday during brunch??

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          trinyc Apr 4, 2007 07:40 PM

          thanks for your suggestions. Wow McSteamy...is he as McSteamy in person...or McSteamier ;=)

        2. LFeinberg Apr 4, 2007 12:50 PM

          Pomegranite or prickly pear frozen margaritas are always great!

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            jsgjewels Apr 4, 2007 01:06 PM

            The pomegranite ones are at Rosa Mexicano, but both are delicious. I think this location is pretty much the same quality-wise as the others, big bar area downstairs as well. Haven't been during the week, but I'm sure it fills up with the happy hour crowd quickly.

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              kesues Apr 4, 2007 01:12 PM

              actually, they have a blueberry pomegranite margarita that's pretty tasty

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