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Puerto la boca (San Diego Argentinian)

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mangiatore Apr 21, 2007 05:20 PM

Has anyone tried this place? It's right across the street from Mona Lisa in Little Italy. It looks really nice from the outside.

Thanks!

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    bethsd Apr 23, 2007 10:11 AM

    I've been there about 4 times now and have always had a good experience. We have had full meals at the bar, and both lunch and dinner in the dining room. They start you out with chimichurri and bread which is positively addictive. The rabas mixtas is a great appetizer- calamari, shrimp, and zucchini- and not greasy at all. The empanadas are very good. I really enjoy the corn empanadas even though I never saw a corn empanada in Argentina... The raviolis were suprisingly light and fresh tasting, and the entrana steak for two is tender, juicy, super flavorful and served with crispy thin fries. On our last visit our server offered to split the entrana into two for us because my huband and I are medium rare steak eaters and our friends were medium well fans. Both halves were cooked perfectly. And we enjoyed a delicious bottle of the Kaiken Ultra Malbec with our steaks. Do try some Argentine wine there if you go!

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