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Terrific Birthday Dinner off of the Lounge Menu at Cafe del Rey last night

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Terrific Birthday Dinner off of the Lounge Menu at Cafe del Rey last night

westsidegal | | Jun 8, 2014 08:48 AM

Girlfriend and I ended up at the bar at Cafe del Rey for a birthday dinner last night, and gotta say i was EXTREMELY pleased with the food.
During dinner hours, when eating at the bar, Cafe del Rey allows you to order from the lounge menu and/or the dinner menu. I believe that you can order from the lounge menu continuously between lunch and dinner as well

It goes without saying that the service was great because Nathan, who has tended bar there for years, has always been great.

We ordered off of the lounge menu.
The high point for me were the MUSSELS.
they were PLUMP, FRESH, and the sauce (garlic, shallots white wine and mustard) was perfect: flavorful, but not overpowering nor greasy.
they were better than the mussels at Fig and better than the mussels at Lukshon.
also, the portion size was good.

the Beet and Burrata salad was also top flight. two kinds of beets, perfectly done, sweet. Burrata extremely fresh. lamb's lettuce.

Also recommend their Scallop Scampi.

I plan to return there again in the next few days and will expand this report.

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