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El 7 Mares

3831 W. Commerce St. (23rd St.) Send to Phone
210-436-6056
Coastal Mexico invades Westside SA---get ready for fish in unfamiliar forms.
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Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late Fri.-Sat.
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El 7 Mares Restaurant Review

: El 7 Mares (The Seven Seas) is a bright, brawling and boisterous place that embodies coastal Mexico---the part with multiple mariachis but without the conspicuous condos. Try the coctel de camaron y pulpo---shrimp and octopus in a soda glass with tomato/ketchup sauce and chunks of avocado. Add a squeeze of lime. In fact, add lime to everything---even the beer. It's also good in the fish soups such as the eponymous siete mares and vuelve a la vida, or “return to life”---allegedly a good hangover cure. We have been unhappy with the sautéed fish tacos, but like the filete de mojarra (sheep's head) in beer sauce, and can recommend the camarones aguachile, a plate of shrimp with lime, cucumber and an impressive amount of green chile.

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