I'm upping to 5 stars because over the years I've seen improvements in their already great service and recipes, and I appreciate that.
The Aji sauce is now one of my favorite things and has become absolutely crave-able. Who knows if they changed the recipe by lacing it with crack cocaine or I just learned to tolerate the heat better...no sé! This sauce is so yummy and spicy, but not unbearable. It should be applied liberally to all of your food, not just the mini hot dog buns you get in the beginning. Speaking of the buns - they are now so much more fresh and soft. And refillable. Huge plus.
Sometimes when deciding where to eat, I factor in the likelihood and quality of leftovers for future meals. Not sure if that makes me cheap or frugal, but I'm a sucker for leftovers, and Mario's makes for awesome leftovers! Let's say you get the Saltado de Pollo - safe, reliable, but Mario's serves a ridiculously large portion. Throw the contents of your white styrofoam box straight out the fridge into a hot oiled skillet, stir fry for a few minutes til the potatoes have softened again and maybe throw a fried egg on top; best way to start your day.
This place rules so hard. I love the fire show you get behind the glass windows that peer into the kitchen, too!the place was completely empty when we arrived @ 1130 on saturday morning but we were… En savoir plus