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Que Bueno Suerte Swings Up and Down with Diners and Critics

The online community appears divided about the new South Pearl Mexican Eatery

Que Bueno Suerte
Que Bueno Suerte
Adam Larkey

Food News - Occasionally Bland and No Free Chips and Salsa: Numerous online reviewers lamented the Mexican eatery's upscale prices despite its claims as a neighborhood spot. The introductory chips added a surprise $7 to diners bills while customers grumbled that the food tended to be "good but not great." Additionally, multiple parties of two shared their stories of slow service and forgotten cocktails on Yelp. One user lamented that "the pricing is outrageous for what you get" and that they weren't impressed with the "Lola wannabe." [Yelp]

Praise for the Tastebuds of Chef Vicente Sosa: Westword favored Que Bueno Suerte's flavors more than the online dining community. The alt-weekly included the South Pearl Street spot in its December round-up of "The Fifteen Best New Restaurants in Metro Denver in 2016." House-made tortillas support slow-cooked meats or get deep-fried to become delectable panuchos loaded with fresh toppings. The writers recommend that diners shouldn't "go expecting standard combo plates" with innovative dishes like the pato con mole and faisan a la pibil dominating the menu. [Westword]

Colorful and Mayan-Inspired Aesthetics Charms and Divides Diners: Zagat praised Que Bueno Suerte's high ceilings, Mayan-style decorations and colorful character that cultivate a "sultry mood" inside the two-story restaurant. However, one Yelp reviewer shared that the "soul-less interior design" made her feel like she was trapped inside an all-inclusive resort. [Zagat]

The Grammar Police: 5280 Magazine notes a grammatical error that has plagued Spanish speakers since the restaurant's announcement: it technically should be Que Buena Suerte. However, Callie Sumlin points out that the gender disagreement is an intentional shout-out to parent company Mission Yogurt's original Westminster concept's location, Que Bueno Mexican Grille. Sumlin makes a point that the cuisine's authentic flavors stand up to the choice and "belies the legitimately delicious dining experience found within." [5280 Magazine]

Que Bueno Suerte

1518 South Pearl Street, , CO 80210 (720) 642-7322 Visit Website

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