by Randy on
BADASS Chicken wings. Wings are great but on Wednesday from 3 till 6 pm they are only 19 cents each. Plus I get 2 dollar Bud lights durin happy hour. The only bad thing is you can only ordr 20 wings at a time.
by Marina G. on
You know, the CO has its faults, but, as someone who used to frequent it every night but now goes maybe 2 or 3 nights out of the week, it's fairly consistent with service, food, and drinks. I love the bartenders and servers: Amber, Kristen, Will, Wendy, et al. The menu can be a bit hard to decipher these days, but I'm telling you guys they have some of the best nachos in NoHo as well as a kick ass quesadilla. There is now karaoke 3 nights a week which is very popular (not with me of course but I'm old and crotchety) so if you like that kind of thing, you should come check it out. Also, I'm usually sitting at the bar drinking a vodka tonic there so stop by and say hey.
by Victor L. on
I'd actually be interested in going back again. I am always up for anything except places that won't let me in after waiting in a huge line in embarrassing fashion. I went around 10:30 on a Friday, and it actually wasn't crowded at all, but supposedly the group I came to meet said it was more an afterwork place and actually died down early. I don't know how much I believed them, but I definitely was underdressed, the waitresses looked like Elizabeth Hurley in Austin Powers but instead of metallic silver they were in blue dresses and white boots. I enjoyed the place's decor. I didn't care whether it was trying to do tropical beach miami whatever, I liked it because it was nice and light with orange and white and beige. the main room was odd to look at, there was a fog machine for some reason but only like 3 people dancing because there was nobody there. Granted they were dancing like wild people on, around, sort of on, and off the tables. Its just like a big hall almost, with the long tables and stuff. Take away all the decor you might have a beer hall on your hands. My amstel light was 7, gimlet 11. There was a curvy bar with an older bartender, definitely looked uncomfortable in that outfit. The crowd was a bunch of snazzy suits and some incredibly hot women. Like too hot, the type you see in the movie as an eye candy extra or the date that has no speaking lines or the girls in the commercials. And they were heaving for either money, sex, or both. There were just a lot of women who were dressed kind of chic and knowing; they played games, you could tell. Way over my head on this one. This one redhead had this black dress with 4 inch heels was a heartbreaker, I swear to god she had "sensual" written on her forehead, and was playing games with this guy and endeup making out with him. And she was the third wheel. Huh. But I'd go back (its in a dead 'hood so I don't know if I'd ever find myself around there anyway). Just not in my usual sneaks and shirt and jeans.
by Trenton Fickes on
I went to public high school in the city - I have finally come to terms with the fact that I am not going to have a high school reunion. The great thing about El Rio is Monday nights when I get as close to that reunion as I possibly can. The patio is great and going early enough usually means you get a good table. I also am a huge fan of the cheap drinks. So what happened to the other two stars? Bathrooms are SCARY. I hate going to a place that I feel self-conscious about bouncing to a little Timberlake. If they didn't want people to enjoy it, why would they play it?!?! It's GOOD, C'MON...don't giving me the hipster stink-eye because I think Justin is great!!!