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81 Star Starred
Pampas Argentine Grill
8690 Aero Drive San Diego, CA 92123
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We went to Pampas Grille a little early to have dinner - the food was great and they have a good wine list, including several wonderful Argentinian wines
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The GoldStar price is not all-inclusive. You'll get another bill at the end of the meal, even if you don't order anything else. $30 was automatically added as tip for our table of four people. Tax, two sangrias, a coffee, and a diet Coke brought the "extras" to about $70. I'm not complaining, this seems pretty reasonable.
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2 reviews
6 stars
attended Dec 31 2009

Nice, but definitely not a fancy or elegant affair. The best part of the meal was the steak. We had a 3 course meal. One of the appetizers, the asparagus, looked like it had been cooked hours before. The corn chowder was excellent. The dessert...continued

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9 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 31 2009

Overall, I would rate this restaurant a 3-star, but I'd give the food a 3 1/2 to 4 stars. I agree with the other reviewers regarding the set-up of the "show" - a small dance floor, squeezed into an already tight space. At first, we were aggravated...continued

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4 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 31 2009

The food and service were good. The waiter was very personable. The restaurant was out of the bottle of wine we ordered, so they sold us a more expensive bottle for the cheaper price. The asparagus wrapped in prosciutto was dry, the filet...continued

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The show will start at 8:30pm. There will be party favors and a complimentary glass of Champagne for all diners.

Three-Course Dinner Menu

Appetizer: Your choice of one:

1. Prosciutto wrapped Asparagus: Baked Aspargus wrapped with thin prosciutto topped with Parmesan Cheese.

2. Crema de Choclo Saltena: Cream of corn chowder served with herb croutons.

3. Mollejas al Malbec: Sauteed sweetbreads in a Malbec wine sauce.

Main Entrée: Your choice of one

1. Blue Cheese Crusted Filet Mignon: 8oz. Grilled Natural Filet Mignon topped with a blue cheese crust served with garlic mashed potatoes and green beans.

2.Salmon a la Albahaca: Grilled Atlantic Salmon topped with a Basil & wine cream sauce served Pampas rice and green beans.

3. Ribeye in a Malbec Reduction: 12oz. Natural Ribeye Steak grilled and served with a Malbec Peppercorn sauce served with Argentine Fries and green beans.

4. Mar del Plata Surf & Turf: Grilled Herb Marinated Lamb Chops & Coconut Shrimp over a plum Sauce served with onion rings, green beans & creamy potatoes.

Dessert: Your choice of one:

Goat Cheese Berry Empanada: Sweet goat cheese, almonds and berry empanada served warm with a turbinado glaze.

Flan al Caramelo: Chilled Custard topped with whipped cream & dulce de leche.

Torta de Chocolate: Chocolate cake with chocolate frosting served with whipped cream and berries.

Pampas Warm Bread Pudding: Warm cinnamon raisin bread pudding served with walnuts whipped cream and ice cream.