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Modesto

5257 Shaw Ave. (Marconi Ave.) Send to Phone
314-772-8272 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Order Now! | Menu
The standard-bearer for traditional Spanish tapas spices up The Hill.
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Modesto Restaurant Review

: Modesto’s use of authentic ingredients --- Serrano ham, manchego cheese, Arbequina olive oil --- and preparation styles from across Spain have established its reputation as a food-lovers’ destination. While there are only a few entrées, including paella, the emphasis is on tapas. Servers understand the menu and they’ve mastered the pace of cyclical ordering and serving to ensure tapas-style dining is fun. An all-night happy hour menu with prices from a quarter (for, say, a slice of chorizo) to a buck (for a Cabrales-stuffed date wrapped in bacon) makes Tuesday a popular night at the bar. The all-Spanish wine list offers interesting possibilities, as do the creatively conceived cocktails; mild sangría (which is to say, it won't knock your socks off) is available by the glass or pitcher.

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Terrible experience
by nancydrew7 on Sun Oct 25, 2009 9:14 am
 
I had been to Modesto for the fifth and final time on Friday, October 23. I chose it for a get together with friends, as I have thoroughly enjoyed the first four trips. Apparently, my luck had run out. We had a reservation for 10 at 6. At 6:30 we were informed that we needed to speed it up as there was another reservation at 8 pm for that table. It didn't set the right tone and we waited 40 minutes for things from the grill. They said that the grill was backed up. Even if we wanted to eat quickly, it would not have been possible. And my husband did not get his final entree. The waitress claimed she just took it off of the table, after we asked. It is a shame when you spend two hours at dinner and still have to hit the White Castle because you didn't get any food.
 
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