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5500 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd., Ste. 3 (Mt. Vernon Hwy.) Send to Phone

Lunch & Dinner Mon.-Sat.
Open late

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Fandango's Restaurant Review

: Bringing tapas to the ’burbs is a tricky proposition, but newcomer Fandango’s may just have hit on the right way to do it. Dishes are comfortable and not too experimental. Although food isn’t served after 10 p.m.---a situation that may have to change to keep ’em coming in late---the 20-somethings show up as late as 1 a.m. for the weekend music. If the crowd is there having a good time, the place stays open. Patrons may dance, or just relax on upholstered seating with some drinks and conversation. The house-made sangrĂ­a (red and white) is pretty good, and pitchers hanging from the ceiling over the bar operate as a visual invitation to have some. Skip the ice, though, as the lack of a filter system means the ice retains unfortunate chemical aromas. If you get there in time for food, the menu (a work in progress), can offer some good dishes, most of them with tiny price tags. At the moment, the kitchen’s a little hit or miss. One excellent choice is the puerco en su jugo, just $4 for a half dozen slices of cold medium rare roasted pork tenderloin with red pepper. Very yummy, indeed. Less appealing is the chilled artichoke, doused in an unfortunate bottled dressing that ruins an otherwise properly cooked huge fresh artichoke.


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