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Ixtapa mexican rest. in Lexington

Sal Monella Feb 18, 2008 01:30 PM

Drove past it earlier today. Never been there...I think was there once when it was a Greek restaurant...anyway, looking for feedback. How does it rate with Mexico Lindo?

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    Bluebell RE: Sal Monella Feb 18, 2008 01:52 PM

    Not nearly as good! Several reviews on the board already. It is a mini-chain. We live very near so go there occasionally - the chips are usually warm, and the service is very friendly, but the food is not Angela's level great, or even Forest Cafe level.

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      peregrine RE: Bluebell Feb 18, 2008 05:03 PM

      Agreed. A pleasant neighborhood restaurant that happens to be Mexican.

    2. Eatin in Woostah RE: Sal Monella Feb 18, 2008 05:04 PM

      We went to Ixtapa for the first time for lunch on Saturday. It is very similar to the food at the Acapulco's chain. Good, serviceable Mexican, friendly service, warm chips. Not transcendant, but we'll go back.

      1. pamalamb RE: Sal Monella Feb 18, 2008 05:07 PM

        Considering the lack of Mexican in the area, Ixtapa is great. Considering the Mexican you can find closer into the city, it's just ok.

        That being said, I did like their mole... but I haven't been to Angela's yet ;)

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          LStaff RE: Sal Monella Feb 19, 2008 05:45 AM

          I've been there around 10 times for lunch figuring that there has got to be something they do well. Well in 10 tries, I never found out what that was.

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            chowmel RE: Sal Monella Feb 19, 2008 05:03 PM

            One has opened recently in Woburn center, too.

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