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Uno Mas, Mt. Pleasant, SC

Sue in Mt P Nov 28, 2009 12:00 PM

I was trying to finish my list, just beginning to feel hungry, when I passed Uno Mas on Highway 17. I had heard mixed reviews, but I really like all Sal's other restaurants (diningwithsal.com) so I decided to give it a shot. I'm so glad I did.

I got the Sopa de Lima, described as "Yucatan style chicken broth, avocado, bitter lime, tortilla strips, shredded chicken topped with Chihuahua cheese, tomatoes & cilantro". I don't know what Yucatan style is but it hit the spot. The citrus was obvious but not bitter at all. The shredded chicken had been cooked bone-in ( yes, I can tell!) The cilantro had been sprinkled just before serving so it too stood out but did not overwhelm. A half an avocado was sliced and placed on top. For six bucks it was a great deal. I also got the shrimp quesadilla, which came with cilanto pesto and a nice arugua salad.

The chips were fresh and warm - light, not like Fritos (although I love them too), and the salsa was almost as good as my own.

The menu was extensive, so I'm looking forward to going back. I usually don't write reviews after just one visit: I worked in restaurants back in the day enough to know how things can vary. But this was good enough to share.

  1. Naco Dec 1, 2009 11:52 AM

    "I don't know what Yucatan style is but it hit the spot."

    Sopa de lima is a Yucatecan dish.

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    1. re: Naco
      Sue in Mt P Dec 8, 2009 03:36 PM

      Worked for me! Thanks.

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