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Old 02-29-2008   #16 (permalink)
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Anyone tried it? I've got a sick husband at home who would love some comfort food like soup.
The chinese restaurant named Lotus on 10th ave. between Calles 6 and 8 has fantastic wonton soup. It's a big bowl and has lots of veggies in addition to the wonton. Yum.
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Jan and I were not impressed with Kung Food.
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Jan and I were not impressed with Kung Food.
Apparently, neither was anyone else. They are gone.


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I saw that Dr. Taco is making renovations and they moved their renovations sign over to the old Kung Food building. Are they moving in?
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They're threatening to open at the end of April but I don't see any signs of activity.

I'm waiting to see Dracula's Dinner Theatre re-open after a soft launch a couple of months ago. It's on 10th just south of Juarez. It's in a living dead zone so it may suck all their savings up and return to the grave.
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Yeah- I said to my husband the other day that they had better get busy, they only have a few days to get it together! lol

A friend of mine might be taking a job at the vampire dinner theater thing. Has anyone gone to it? I'd be willing to check it out. He said they've totally revamped the interior and it's really cool inside.
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i had a good first experience with this place but when i went back the service was terrible and food mediocre so i guess it was meant to end.... i am excited about dr taco opening though, i totally miss them right now!

lotus is OK i am not a big fan of their buffet food but should check out the soup since it's got some good ratings here.
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I have a Chinese friend here who says that Lotus "fills in the gaps" when she's missing home. I haven't tried it yet.

I like Dr. Taco, too. You should try Taco Paco at the Pemex station on the Federal Highway towards Tulum. Crappy location, awesome tacos.
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I saw that Dr. Taco is making renovations and they moved their renovations sign over to the old Kung Food building. Are they moving in?
Yes, taking over the whole space. Carlo is having trouble with permits (shocking) and is hoping to open May 15!!
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I have a Chinese friend here who says that Lotus "fills in the gaps" when she's missing home. I haven't tried it yet.

I like Dr. Taco, too. You should try Taco Paco at the Pemex station on the Federal Highway towards Tulum. Crappy location, awesome tacos.
According to a new sign potsed in Puerto Aventuras in the new locales next to the Pemex, Taco Paco is coming back!! Yippee!! I don't know if they are moving back or opening a second shop.
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lotus is OK i am not a big fan of their buffet food but should check out the soup since it's got some good ratings here.
I agree totally...their "scoops" are pretty bad, but when I've had dishes made fresh I've been impressed. I used to eat there quite a bit before Keith lost his lease on Cpt. Dave's on 10th, but now haven't eaten there in over a year.
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I agree totally...their "scoops" are pretty bad, but when I've had dishes made fresh I've been impressed. I used to eat there quite a bit before Keith lost his lease on Cpt. Dave's on 10th, but now haven't eaten there in over a year.
I agree, most of the food is pretty bad, but the owner is sooo nice. We try to stop in every now and again.
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most of the food is pretty bad, but the owner is sooo nice
This seems to be a recurring theme here in Playa, lol! I asked a friend for his recommendation on a good sushi restaurant in Playa and his response was: "After you've been here for a while you realize there aren't any really good sushi restaurants in Playa... just ones that are more passable than others."

Replace "sushi" with "Indian" or "Thai" or anything special that you miss from home and that's how you end up gaining 10 lbs. in a week when you go to visit the states! LOL! Although I do have to add that Babes has kept my old Thai addiction at bay, even if it's not the same as at home.
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