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Gardens of Taxico - Worst Mexican in LA


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Gardens of Taxico - Worst Mexican in LA

scscr | | Aug 9, 2010 08:27 PM

Wow.....what a terrible restaurant. I can't believe anyone on this board would ever recommend this dump. The food is factory food and the experience is just plain bad. Where to begin......let's start with no menus. WTF is up with that? Pick your meat, chicken, shrimp or fish and then he rambles off a few choices of each....what was the last one? Chicken Mole, ok I'll try that. The food is five courses (four of which everyone gets) and the entree is your choice. The first dish comes out and it is a triangle of rubbery quesadilla with some guac from a jar. Bad start. The next dish is a flavorless meatball soup with veggies so overcooked you can tell it had been stewing for a few days. Campbells version is much better. The next dish was some sort of taquito which again had the crappy guac and featured a mystery meat. The mole chicken was the worst mole I've ever had. The mole was thick as bad gravy and had a mysterious dull appearence and my guess is that it comes from a can. Last course was a banana cream something that had mushy over-ripe bananas and was not edible. To top off the worst mexican meal I have ever had in LA, we found out when we got the check that the dinner price was $30. We were told by others it would be $15 and since there were no menu prices, we found this out at the end. They gave us a paper and pen at the end of the meal to give them our personal information (I have NEVER seen this at any restaurant) so I used the paper and pen to write a more brief version of this review. Short and sweet, it read.....your food is bad! Really, really bad. Bad, Bad, Bad...worst mexican I have ever tried!!!!! I think my friend summed it up best when he compared the meal to the Mexican version of Spaghetti Factory. I beg of those who read this....DO NOT EAT AT GARDENS OF TAXICO and be leary of those who recommend this place!!!!!!