My sandwich was also a bit smaller than I expected, but ultimately filling enough for lunch. On the other hand, I was suspicious of any attempts to tamper with a classic comfort food. Our server was really attentive in the beginning, but once the crowd picked up a around 1 o'clock, it was hard to keep track of everyone. It was the hippest place around, still just as good, I think. The server greeted us immediately and took drink orders, we ordered a pitcher of frozen raspberry margaritas. I don't know if it was just Tom, but brilliant.
Not bad per se, but nothing we would return for. I ordered to go, and Tom was even nice enough to ask when I would be leaving to ensure that the Chili Relleno was nice and hot still by the time I got home. I used to live in the area and frequented this place approx 20 years ago. My side dish, the carne chili, was okay but was mostly tomato base. Can't wait to come back and try some other dishes.
It spreads exceptionally well and the flavor is unlike any other. Loco customers love the mouthwatering gourmet peanut butter and sandwiches. Also enjoyed a nice coffee to finish, which had a Mexican rounding finish to the aroma and flavour. I've had awesome waiters but there is one woman in particular who was very rude. El Loco is my absolute favorite restaurant. The presentation was nice looking but the taste was awful. Call: 802 376-9626 Like us on.
The interior looked the same as I remember - it is small and doesn't seat a lot of people. Well, It's been almost 5 years here in Albany, and I finally made it to this place, just about a month ago. By the time the dish reached the table, the tortilla hybrid had already come apart. How I felt about a recent meal at El Loco: meh. For me, the sheer simplicity of good peanut butter -- roasted peanuts and a little salt, hopefully without added sugar or hydrogenated oils — is part of its appeal.
Wish I had more space to try so many more options from the menu. Went to El Loco last night for dinner, we had 6 people and made a reservation before, the table was set-up and ready to go by the time we got there which was great. Finally visited again and everyone in our party really loved their meals. Top notch margaritas and friendly service! Mexican food is not one cuisine, but many. What made these tacos different was that it all came served in a hard shell tortilla, wrapped in a soft tortilla, bound together with cheese. By entering my email above, I agree Groupon can send me emails for local services, shopping, travel and Groupon updates. Because service is just as important as the flavor! Even the simple rice and bean sides are so flavorful! They were not particularly sweet, nor did they have a hint of vanilla flavor.
Perhaps I caught them on a bad night, but the experience was enough for me to let go of the past and focus on creating new memories at different locations. Loco Peanutbutterlicious Café is first-class. In addition, the pineapple tasted canned or frozen, not fresh, making its texture a little too soft to enliven the sandwich as effectively as the cucumber. We ordered a bunch of dips for an appetizer - the guacamole, nacho cheese, and veggie chili were amazing. Just Marcia Tolive serving up authentic Mexican food. Drinks include pecan-tinged coffee or iced tea in flavors such as caramel, mint, hibiscus, and blueberry. Not wanting to miss the peanut buttery goodness entirely, she ordered a peanut butter cookie for dessert.
They have lots of vegetarian options which is greatly appreciated. Great service - everyone was so friendly and accommodating. The burrito on the lunch menu stated it came with chorizo, rice and peppers and onions. The Chocco Loco Café will plough back a substantial amount of its profit into enhancing services and menu, and expanding to other areas. It would be hard to choose a favorites as we have not tried every dish yet. The pitchers only come frozen, which I found as a missed opportunity that they don't serve pitchers of regular.
We would definitely return for that. Sipped on some beer, and some tequila shots, and then tried their margarita. Loco is for peanut butter lovers, for sure, but it goes way beyond peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. I loved their presentation, and their free salsa of different heats were perfect. I was done eating by 1 and I was still in agony when I went to bed at 10pm. I added a couple of the free homemade hot sauces to my dish hot and loco and they were just ok. Does the identification of a place as an institution cloud our judgement? The guac was good and fresh.
They even threw in a blue corn bread muffin, which was out of this world. Loco Cafe, which features jars of various flavored peanut butters to take home. My friend and I came here a few weeks ago for Cinco de Mayo to have some Mexican food, and I'm glad we did. Diners looking for lighter meals chow down on plates of caramelized grapefruit or homemade smoked chicken soup. Only thing I wish it came with was sour cream and guac, just to add some moisture. The soup is just about the only menu item, other than beverages, that does not feature peanut butter.
Though the café serves up the huevos rancheros, cornmeal johnnycakes, and grilled cheese sandwiches of homey Mexican and mainland American cuisine, it takes its name from the loco moco—a mainstay of Hawaiian diner fare. The cheese in the tacos was also cold, making a fairly unpleasant experience. My friend ordered the cheese quesadillas and black bean soup lunch special and I ordered the Chorizo and Rice burrito special that came with a salad. I then indulged in their queso. Everyone else seemed to really enjoy their meals - my boyfriend got the chorizo chimi and loved it.