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Oct 3, 2008 02:52 PM

el gato negro

Thinking about trying out El Gato Negro tonight for dinner.
Is it worth going?

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  1. I thought the tacos were good, especially the chorizo. The chips are unfortunate, however - Tostito's out of a bag. I hear they have good margaritas. So, yeah, I'd say it's worth going.

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    1. re: N.O.Food

      Fresh orange/satsuma margritas are delicious but not potent.

    2. The fajitas are excellent. The margaritas are good too. Definitely worth a try.

      1. Definitely. Granted, it's been a while since I've been but my friends who's taste I trust go regularly and I haven't heard of any slip in food/quality. Very good place to eat.

        1. agree- the chips are terrible, but the acapulco salad was divine- the fish was fresh and delicious

          1. Would not waste my time or money. The chips were not even Tostitos quality. They come in a box from Sysco. The Salsa was tasteless. The food is way overpriced. Nothing authentic or even close.

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            1. re: ichabodsdad

              i have to agree on the food -- having lived in socal, and enoying the owner's attitude (also from socal), i find the food pretty blah. chips are an embarrassment.

              margaritas are quite good, tho.

              1. re: kibbles

                Yeah, the good buzz this place enjoys says more about the quality of Tex-Mex in New Orleans than the quality of the restaurant.