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Tapas Picasso

3923 Fourth Ave. Send to Phone
619-294-3061 | Menu
This authentic Spanish eatery delivers fruit-laden sangría, garlicky tapas, and an inviting, whimsical ambience.
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Lunch Tues.-Fri., Dinner nightly
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Tapas Picasso Restaurant Review

: The warm, sociable environment of Tapas Picasso makes it a nice location for small groups to enjoy intense flavors and interesting conversation. Eclectic paintings lining the walls show the owners' sense of style and humor, and this funky artwork brings a little bit of Spain to San Diego. We typically order a large pitcher of the not-too-sweet sangría (made from the chef's hometown recipe) and delve into the tapas menu (main courses such as paella, steaks and chicken are available, but for our money, the little plates have it). We never miss the standard potato tortilla, a kind of Spanish omelet with layers of golden potatoes and roasted red peppers served at room temperature, or the deep-fried potatoes with creamy aïoli sauce. Order the whole head of baked garlic with toast rounds and mushrooms. The garlic shrimp, garlic mushrooms and garlic lamb all have robust flavors and, you guessed it---more garlic. Those seeking something lighter might try the chicken in plum sherry sauce, tender bits of chicken breast with a subtly sweet cream sauce. The classic flan makes a good dessert.

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