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“Great Mex cantina and bar”
Review of La Malinche - CLOSED

La Malinche
Price range: US$30 - US$30
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Reviewed 21 May 2016

This is located in St Armands Circle - just over from the mainland in Lido Key. It's a great Mex bar/restaurant. It has street-side dining, a terrace, and is massive inside with a restaurant and a huge bar. The staff were great in explaining the menu and we chose Chicken Qusadilla and Chicken Tacos. The portions were good in size and nicely resened - both were delicious! We noticed on other tables they were having hHuge lava pots of something which looked great - chilli or nacho pots - enough for four people at least!
St Armands gets busy at night - especially weekends but parking is free all around and if you cruise for long enough you'll be able to ark somewhere - it's only a small "village" so no more than a couple of hunded yards to walk. It only opens from 4 till 9 in the evenings so plan on this.
Overall a great experience with a proper Mex feel - worth a visit!

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Reviewed 5 May 2016

My wife and I shared the Molcajete. Be careful because it is served in a lava bowl which is extremely hot. I burnt the roof of my mouth on the first bite. I would get it every day if I could. It was excellent. There was enough for three people.

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Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Good little spot for drinks and guacamole
Scott is a great waiter .. Chicken quesadillas were on point. Go for happy hour.. House Margaritas are great for the price

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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Went late at night and got a beer and a margarita - pretty standard. Wife got mini chimichangas which she loved. I got street steak tacos which were good, but expensive. Guac was ok but I've had better.

Thank Brad B
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Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a dinner with girlfriends on a Saturday night. Greeted by a big sign that restroom was for paying customers only. Tacky. Food was mediocre at best. Overpriced. No chips and salsa on the table? In a Mexican restaurant?? Tried to order a side of guacamole and was told it wouldn't come with chips!!! It was so bad it would have been comical if not for the huge check.

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