The folks behind the highly successful Lolita’s have set up shop in boho quarters on Commercial Drive. Service can be slow, but the food—smoky beef taquitos ($10), house specialty paella ($18.25), and ceviche habañero ($14) featuring local scallops, wild sockeye, and halibut in a zippy pomello-citrus marinade—is well worth the wait. The drinks list is as lively as the room, from fruity... more
Big sister to thimble-sized West End fave Lolita's, this generous room with double-height ceilings and a 25-seat sidewalk patio is dominated by a formidable curved bar and its fruity-but-deadly concoctions, like rocket fuel margaritas, sangria, and a great variety of imported beer. Besides weekend brunch warriors and casual after-work driop-ins, communal tables draw fans of locally-sourced... more
Specializing in Mexican food, they are most known for their delicious smoky beef taquitos, house specialty paella, and ceviche habanero. Their menu also feature fresh local scallops, wild sockeye, and habilut in their house pomello-citrus marinate. The setting and layout of the restaurant has a tropical feel and is very lively and inviting. The drink list is excellent as they are an... more
they always have something adventurous to try on the cocktail menu. I'd walk past here on my way home from work & read what drink special they have on the blackboard that day - most days, I'd be tempted in.
Considering it's North of two borders, it's as good as Mexican gets here. It's okay for Gringo-light, but lack depth and flavour of real Mexican food. Sauces are too sweet!