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“Welcoming with an overview of the bay”
Review of El Picante - CLOSED

El Picante
Cuisines: Caribbean, Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Lansing, Michigan
Level Contributor
14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Welcoming with an overview of the bay”
Reviewed 5 May 2014

We enjoyed several delicious meals at El Picante and shared many conversations with Jean, the owner. He will make you feel very welcome. The view from above overlooking the bay makes a beautiful setting for enjoying juicy roasted chicken, quesadillas, or a beautiful flower arrangement of nachos, the 3 items I ordered at El Picantes, all very good.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Mlwue
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Omaha, Nebraska
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Good Food. Great Margaritas!”
Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

My husband and I went to Margarita Monday... Buy one get one free! They are great margaritas... Good food too but not great! This restaurant over looks water with great views!! Decent prices... Not cheap not expensive!

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Thank WhitLarsen
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Waldorf, Maryland
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“800 Pound Gorilla”
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Loved the food at this place.... The atmosphere was very comfortable, we were there a little early in the evening, the crowd was picking up as we were leaving. My new 2nd favorite drink is the 800 pound Gorilla!

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Mi45865
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Incline Village, Nevada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Place at Sunset”
Reviewed 26 April 2014

This place was right on the water on the second level of the big yellow house, which is easy to spot during the daylight. Big portions and tasty food. The drinks are huge. The smoothies were very refreshing.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank David N
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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best restaurant on the island”
Reviewed 25 April 2014

Great Mexican food, tasty cocktails and the owner Jean makes sure that the guests get the best service. Excellent location right on the beach, prime views for sunsets

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank Werner2510
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