Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar
Upscale Mexican restaurant & bar in South Beach.
What we had:
My DH and I both had the triple taco plates. He had the carne asada, pork confit & bacon tacos; I had the BBQ tilapia, chorizo & al pastor tacos.
The carne asada & pork confit tacos were simple, well-seasoned and our favorites of the bunch.
The bacon was interesting--deeply smoky well-cooked slivers of thick cut bacon with creme fraiche. We both thought the taste combination was something interesting and new.
The BBQ tilapia wasn't bad for tilapia--I'm not impressed with the fish, but the taco wasn't bad. I would have liked 3x more slaw, though.
The chorizo was smoky & good, albeit a bit greasy.
The al pastor taco was sweet with really nice chunks of pork.
Both plates came with decent Mexican-style rice & fresh pinto beans.
The table chips, salsa & guacamole were fresh and good.
Nice decor in dark woods & shades of red. I almost wish I could tolerate tequila--this place has a huge selection (120 varieties) and a more than amply stocked bar.
Good. Friendly & very attentive.
We would go back. I'm dying to try one of the many varieties of guacamole served in a molcahete (sp?) and the bar bites.
3.5 out of 5 salamanders
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