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Kay and Dave's Mexican Cantina on Pico

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Kay and Dave's Mexican Cantina on Pico

SpongeBobSquarePegs | Oct 6, 2005 01:38 AM

Ended up here when had parked and found that John O'Groates wasn't serving dinner anymore and The Main Course just looked too sad. I hadn't realized that Timmy's Tavern had closed down (it's life was short, never made it there). Kay and Dave's is in this old spot that was formerly Primi (which was great I think). This born and raised Westsider clearly has been living in the Valley for too long.

The friendliest staff I've seen in a long time. The atmopshere pleasant, airey, comfortable. Very kid friendly, we were there early (5:50-6:30), so there were a lot of families with well behaved kids. There is a bar with a tv, but we were in a part of the restaurant that wasn't directly in the line of sight of the TV and it wasn't loud to begin with. They also have a small patio that looks pleasant.

Spoke with the manager, they have been open about 2 months now. When I asked how it was going, he said well, but I wasn't convinced. It's a worthwhile place to go if you want a more traditional less gourmet mexican than La Serranada (sp) further west on Pico.

Husband had lobster tacos, served with rice and veggies. I opted for a cheese enchilada and chicken mole enchilada combo plate, I subd grilled veggies for the beans and rice it would have come with. They were more steamed than grilled, but it was a nice assortment. It wasn't mind-blowing but it was good solid mexican food. We would go again since we are at Fox at least once a month for a screening.

They also serve breakfast. They use no lard. Lot's of fish and vegetarian dishes. Chips and salsa, just ok.

I didn't know they had other locations (SM and PacPal).

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