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“Awesome place for margaritas!”
Review of El Picante - CLOSED

El Picante
Cuisines: Caribbean, Mexican
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 30 September 2013

NOT to be missed! The best margaritas and the best Nachos on the island hands down! And the view of the bay is striking! If you have to take the ferry back in the afternoon, it's the perfect place to have lunch so you can see when the ferry pulls up!

Thank Katherine K
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Reviewed 9 September 2013

We went here twice during short stay on Utila. Great food, good drinks, and the owner is as friendly as it gets. Nice setting too. You won't be dissapointed!

Thank Ben S
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

Nice view and the cheapest and best smoothies in town. But the Mexican food is about the quality of a mediocre Mexican place in the states. Salsa and guac were decent but otherwise the food was meh, and expensive for what you're getting. I wouldn't go back except for a smoothie.

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Thank Mattbc
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Reviewed 19 August 2013

I spent a month on Utila last summer and once we discovered El Picante, we went back almost daily. The food is fantastic (the quesadillas especially) and Jean, the owner, is truly fantastic. By our last few visits, he was eating his food with us and we all ended up as great friends. The atmosphere at that place is also really great - bang on the sea-front, great place to watch the sun go down. Love it.

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Thank Brucie216
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Reviewed 11 August 2013

We ate there on our last night. The food was a bit pricey but it was worth it! The place was busy but the food was delivered shortly after our order was taken. The view over the water was nice. The food was tasty and there was big portions. The bathroom was very clean,

Thank multitravelorrkj
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