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Fonda Del Rey

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I was going to Washington Street Bar & Grill to use my birthday club certificate (the only reason to ever go there) and noticed that the sign now was Fonda Del Rey. It is supposed to be like Border Grill. The Ceasar Salad was good and that is where the good news ends. The kitchen staff is from Oxaca but the food is from Yucatan and the person telling them how to cook it is Irish. What a mess. The menu reads like a dream but the food is a nightmare. Most of what was on the plates is lettuce anyway. The staff is very friendly and enthusiastic and the Brownie with white chocolate chips is as good as ever.

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  1. The Irish lady to whom you are refering also owns Jake and Annie's on Main in SM.

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    1. re: Pantera

      And Lula on Main too. I am not a fan of Lula either. The next coupon will be redeemed at Jake and Annie's for sure. Some of the things on that menu are quite enjoyable...for the price...with the coupon.

      1. re: Just Larry

        I really like some of the things at Lula - queso fundido; chorizo quesadilla; some of the shrimp dishes; extremely strong margaritas. I guess I am in the minority on this board, though.