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“Best Mexican Food this side of the Atlantic!”
Review of Santo

Santo
Ranked #17,551 of 24,261 Restaurants in London
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 12 March 2014

Incredible mexican food! And I have eaten much! In New York and Mexico too!!
Incredible cocktails! Incredible beers. All to wash down the Insanely amazing incredible food!
Its definitely on the pricey side but if your gonna splash out on something you might as well do it right! You even get some free exercise!! With Salsa dancing to burn off the calories in the evening! Drink Mezcal!

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Thank kerri g
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Reviewed 9 March 2014

Really enjoyed our visit to Santo, we went for the set menu which was plenty of food for the 8 of us.
Starters of fish spices and nachos, followed by 2 rounds of main courses! Black Beans, pineapple pork, spivey lamb, chicken dish, rice plus more loaded nachos! Delish!!
The waitress was really attentive and the chef even came out to tell us about the dishes! Would defo go back again!!

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Thank Amanda W
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Reviewed 9 March 2014

Popped into Santo for a quick lunch, really enjoyed it, good tasty food, great staff and a good cold beer. Worth the walk up from the main bit of Portabello Road.

Thank Duncan G
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Reviewed 5 October 2013

Have been there yesterday for the third time in the recent past. Santo is a very nice mexican, at the end of Portobello (area of Ladbroke Grove) away from tourist traps. Great place to have a drink, eat well and then on friday/saturday dance some salsa until 1 am. It has always been a pleasure going there, but I feel many have discovered the place and it is not the same experience as before. Crowded on a friday, lovely and kind service but not attentive enough as somebody has said already. Beers and mineral water at 5 pounds, margaritas at 10 pounds are just too expensive for the place and area, a bit of an abuse. The set menu is a good deal, 25 pounds for appetizers (nachos etc) plus a main spanning from lamb to beef to guacamole, beans, rice, ribs etc. But at the end of the day is difficult to spend less than 50 pounds which is excessive for an easy-going place. We stopped to dance some salsa in the internal room. The area was prepared late (around midnight) and the guys put up music only for one hour, a bit of salsa and R&B. The place is very small so gets crowded easily. It was packed, quality of people coming in later for drinks only was honestly so so and there was confusion. At the end we couldn't dance. Not as good as before, I think we won't come back for a while.

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Thank Warpa
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Reviewed 4 October 2013

Barman is rude to customers. Not acceptable in this day an age. Service take ages and if you complain about that they won't serve you anymore! Great customer service!

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Thank Victor S
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