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El Picante - CLOSED


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Mexican, Caribbean
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours

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Reviewed 6 February 2015

Utila is full of small eateries serving the same food as each other, this one is a real restaurant that serves great food at a reasonable price. Known for it's Italian based food this is a must for anyone who enjoys pasta. Good service also...More

Date of visit: February 2015
1  Thank markallanwainwright
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Lovely Nachos, great guacamole and delicious margaritas and the friendliest host of our entire trip! Need I say more? Nom, Nom, TASTY!! :)

Date of visit: August 2014
Thank Maguij26
Reviewed 4 December 2014

Great food and drink with a stunning view. Every now and then you can see an eagle ray from the balcony.

Date of visit: November 2014
Thank Sam W
Reviewed 2 December 2014

I had my last meal on the island at El Picante - great food especially different than all the other very similar food on the island. You should really go here and enjoy their lovely dishes - many Mexican

Date of visit: October 2014
Thank Sabine S
Reviewed 10 October 2014

The view is beautiful. The vibe is mellow, breezy, friendly and fun. Jean is charming and well loved, so this can be a good place to meet all kinds of people and make connections. The menu depends on what's available locally. The food is clean,...More

Date of visit: December 2013
Thank tr0picalbreeze
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Food was good. 2nd story, Oceanside. Sunset and a nice Carribean breeze. Menu was nothing special service was fine and Jean the waiter was a wealth of local knowledge and island life. The food was slow to arrive, and the wine was not the greatest.

Date of visit: October 2014
Thank James M
Reviewed 17 August 2014

The owner was always corteous and had a nice smile for us the two times we went to El Picante. First night we had these delicious nachos. The ´salsa´ was simply worth for a comeback. A couple of beers left us ready for some bar-hopping....More

Date of visit: August 2014
Thank carlosvirgilioa
Reviewed 2 August 2014

We (group of 4) came to El Picante on our first night in Utila, seating is outdoors on a large veranda. There was already a large group seated and waited for their meal. The gentleman who ran the restaurant was honest and said it would...More

Date of visit: July 2014
Thank Marshgiggle
Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

Went here twice. First time both of us not big fans of our margarita. When John noticed as he brought over the bill, he took them off. Food great both times, John attentive. Lovely evening out.

Thank REd13MX
Reviewed 28 July 2014

food is great, view is among the best in Utila for dinner - pineapple smoothie is delicious as are the chicken quesdillas! Great prices- perfect for our family of 6!

Date of visit: July 2014
Thank MomDoc
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