We have been coming to Cilantro almost since it opened long ago. The food is excellent, the drinks strong, and the service is friendly and helpful.
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Nothing great, nothing terrible. The good: don't often see empanadas on a menu, but they have them and they're good. The rum-based margarita is really tasty, as is the paloma. The not-so-good: the guacamole is very basic. Asked for extra cilantro and - surprise! -...More
For me this wasn't a standout experience but there was nothing wrong with it. I probably would try a number of other spots before returning if at all, but if you enjoy Mexican food in particular this might be a good choice for you.
I had dinner here with with the family on a weekend in October when Salem was very busy. The food is straightforward Mexican affair with fresh tastes, good service at fairly reasonable prices. The food is definitely better than the average Mexican fare and we...More
Cilantro's food is authentic, fresh and homemade. Two of our favorites are the empanadas and the fresh made guacamole. The restaurant is small, cozy and very inviting. The owner is always willing to give suggestions and also at explaining the various dishes.
We arrived just as they opened for evening service & Esther was unbelievably friendly, welcoming & we loved her conversation! She made us 2 killer margaritas & did such a wonderful job explaining the flavor profile! We ordered soups & 2 full entrees! The tortilla...More
We popped in here as most other restaurants were packed this October day. The Quesadilla was good and cheesy and the Tortilla soup was very good, however, the bowl was small and not worth $6 in my opinion. $15 for soup and quesadilla was a...More