Great food, decent ambience
I can see how other reviewers might not love the decor, but it reminded me of a little Italian trattoria in the sense that the service was extremely friendly and wait staff highly knowledgeable (dare I say passionate!?) about their food, the tables were cute with loud checkerboard patterns, and the food was extraordinary. Now, obviously, this is Mexican and not Italian food, but you get the idea. The tamal in banana leaf (about $5.50 when I went - great value!)with black mole was extraordinary, the horchata was great (with little bits of nut and fruit in it), and even the chips and salsa with cheese and red mole was the best free appetizer I've had in LA! I definitely have to go back to try some other items on the menu, and I highly recommend the BYOB - no corkage fees, are you kidding? Where else will that happen?
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