I went to Capo with a friend and met her first at the bar for a cocktail. I was impressed by their cocktail list. The drink I had was a bit too sweet but delicious none the less, would stick to my classic cocktails if I went back. We then took a seat and ordered, to start, the tuna tartar and the aged ham and melon plate, both were great but it took a while to get a glass of wine. After that we shared a light pasta that was done impeccably well. We could have stopped there but we came for the steak..... ugh THE STEAK!! Cooked in the apple wood and charcoal ovens visible at the end of the restaurant (giving the vibe a cozy, real italian feel) made my tenderloin steak one of the best steaks I have ever had, hands down! I would stick to the thicker cuts of meat, as my friend got the strip steak which was still tasty but just could not compare!! My steak was charred on the outside and perfectly medium rare on the inside- sealing in all the juices and flavors - which were drawn out even more by the sea salt served with it. we got two sides, sauteed greens, and the potatoes. Both huge portions served family style. for two people would recommenced getting one side but its hard not to get a potatoes and vegetable with steak. all in all i think that the quality of food for the price and location is great, there is a wide variety of options so you can go crazy or just try a few things and keep it a reasonable (fancy) dinner. have recommended it to friends and while most were wowed with the food have said similar things about the service being a little slow and not 100% on top of their game.
Shanghai needs more places like this. Informal, vibrant with a fast and well-disciplined (Phillipino?) waiting staff. However the real winner is the food, although as stated below, some of the colder dishes let it down a little, the hot plates are pretty much all winners. Have been here 4 times already, and I would be interested to know what atjsurfsh's experience was like, as on one of our visits we did get scolded by the waiter for not waiting outside when we were following one of the waiters to our table. This kept the score on service down, but everyone else seemed to be working hard and efficiently to get things out promptly. The black ink squid is truly delicious, stuffed with pork, which they seem to do very well, as all pork-based dishes we ordered were exquisite. Have been back, will be back again.
Have been to eat in the Kerry center Mall a number of times, sampling the numerous Japanese offerings as well as Pintxos a few times. Finally decided to give Dos Locos a try. The atmosphere was relaxed and informal, with a lunch-line style set-up. Despite being the only ones in line, and having just arrived, staff felt impatient to wait for us to order, and upon ordering there seemed to be one miscommunication after another. One of the servers repeatedly recommended sides or toppings to my partner, each one she asked "Is it spicy?" and when answered in the affirmative let it be known that she didn't really want anything too spicy. This went on a few times. Drink orders were also wrong and although they were quick to recover (none of the "I've opened it, so you should have it kind of mentality seen in other places), they had taken down the re-order incorrectly also...this time caught before it was too late. Once the food arrived, everything was good. The tacos were heaving to the point of making those eating them look amateurish, and the salsa roja was just the right piquancy. We will give it another go, as the price is not bad at all for what you get (very full) and in comparison to its neighbours.
MANDI MANDI is a Very nice place! The owner is a fun italian guy which speaks very good Chinese and English. They sell more than a good gelato; You can find great italian food as well as salads , paninis, pasta and tipical desserts! You should also try some drinks and wines! Ciao
Last Friday night me and my friends decided to have a drink in shanghai brewery hengshan road. But we have a doubt because we have bad experience before with the male chinese manager who was very rude. But last friday night we are sitting near the bar in first floor ,All of us was satisfied about the service and on that night our spectaculation is changed. Especially when we have a problem waiting for long time to our second round drinks . We asked the staff and on that time the manager saw us that we are asking about our drinks. The manager ( i think he is new because his not chinese , i think he is from the philippines or latino) come to our table and the first thing that he said is SORRY about the problem i will check whats going on. Not like before same problem but the chinese manager answered us, Its BUSY you need to wait!!. The manager cameback to our table and apologized again and explain what is the problem. We are very happy about the service all the staff always smiling and very attentive and the food is affordable. We are definitely comeback again!!!
Can't agree more with the description above. Friendly staff, cheap drink and good food. A great place to enjoy the excitement of the game. And a relaxing place to play darts, pool, or just have a good time with friends. A new venue that is worth taking a look at
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