Monday, March 17, 2014

Adobo Grill

Location: 1610 N Wells
Cost: About $30 per person

It may surprise you, but there are still some places in Old Town that I haven't eaten at. I used to dig Las Pinatas for simple tex mex, but they closed down. So in this weeks version or Pearl Family Early Bird Sunday Dinner, we went to Adobo Grill.

Logistics
Adobo Grill is just North of North on Wells in that jumble of places that people often eat at before going to Second City. We just happened to be craving Mexican food and be in the area. They've got a great patio in the summer that obstructs just enough of the sidewalk to be a bother. The front area is a lively bar setup, and they've got some calmer seating in the back. We had quick service. Entrees are in the $17 ballpark which puts it at a little higher pricing than many Mexican places, but it's also got a nicer vibe.

The Food
We got the table side guacamole to start with. It's always a bit gimmicky for my taste, but the portion was sizable.We split an Adobo Chopped Salad and a few special Mushroom Soups after that. The salad was your typical Southwest variety, but the soup was a well balanced cream base with plenty of kick. From there we got the Carne Asada and the Pechuga. The steak was an accurate medium rare and came in a basic jus. There were a few stringy pieces, but it was a good deal. The Pechuga was more or less Chicken Mole with a twist. The mole was complex but the chicken was a little tough for my liking.

The Adobo Chopped Salad

 The Mushroom Soup

 The Carne Asada

The Pechuga

Overall
For people heading to Second City that want a nearby option, Adobo Grill is good enough. Otherwise, I wouldn't try to hard to hit them up when this city has so many amazing Mexican options. I'm giving them 2.5 out of 5 Pearls.


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