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Review of Chiquito

Ranked #294 of 391 Restaurants in Poole
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: ¡Hola amigos! Being the UK's biggest and most loved Tex-Mex restaurant, we know a thing or two about good food and drink. Our range of Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes have been making mouths water for over 25 years - from mild to wild, we've got every flavour! If you're in the mood for sizzling fajitas, bursting burritos, or tender fall-off-the-bone ribs, you've come to the right place. For those who fancy a lighter bite we have a brunch menu and a selection of desserts for your sweet tooth. We offer a gluten free menu too so anyone can enjoy dining out with friends. Our drinks will quench the greatest of thirsts - simply pop in try one of our famous margaritas. After all it's 5pm somewhere, right? See you soon, or as they say in Mexico, ¡hasta luego!
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Usually know what we are getting here. Mediocre food which does not resemble close to the quality that would be given in a restaurant with half the quality in Mexico. This southern americas style eatery is just a shy representation of what it could be. As an example today I ordered today the ‘ultimate fajitas’ which I was assured is a bigger portion of the usual fish and with more wraps as you only usually get 3 (unbelievable in itself). Well I paid nearly £20 for this dish and it came with the usual 3 fajitas and no more meat than usual. The sauces were also smaller than the usual portion and nothing like the representation in the menu which shows the small bowls of things like sour cream and guacamole! We have also been served in the past their nachos which are usually dry and small. I hope the management or staff try mexico or a Mexican in America. They will open their eyes a bit.

Thank T1148OWbens
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

We called in after a movie - too hungry to drive home and cook at 8pm. The drinks came out quickly after we ordered - but a little too pricey e.g. Pint of Becks lager and a large red wine £10.60.

We only ordered mains - food was OK and came out fairly quickly. The restaurant soon filled up after we arrived so we must have been lucky not to have to wait too long. Top marks to the servers for keeping up with the orders.

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Thank mik-and
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Came here for a meal with my family to be disgusted with the manager behaviour towards a number of customers. Our table were restricted to non alcoholic drink as the manager apparently has the ability to look into someone eyes to dictate whether they have had to much to drink. I have only had one pint! Wouldn’t recommend to anyone would be great had he manager not be so aggressive to customers.

Thank Danny W
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Hadn’t been to this place for a while. I was disappointed to not see the renowned Basil Fawlty still in action there. Nothing wrong with food par mine being slightly cold.
The girl/waitress/manager on till as we arrived was very good but the lass who took over may as well thrown us out the door.Perhaps she had a body art booking to go to, who knows.
I wouldn’t be surprised if she went to the remaining couples table and force fed them
Missed Basil and his meltdowns though. The place lacks him

1  Thank Mrf1oyd
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

We came here through recommendations from friends and so glad we did and didn’t listen to the reviews . Our waiter was called Ben and couldn’t do enough for us I don’t normal mention people but he went out of his way for us and really was on the ball all night . It’s very busy being based on a complex but as long as you don’t mind noise you will enjoy .the only complaint I had was we sat quite close to the front door and was very chilly with people in and out but that can’t be helped really. Food was prompt and very tasty . I will definitely be back again

Thank Hmcfsc
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