Long long ago, in April of 2008 when I took over this group (yes... a full six years ago!), our very first dinner was at none other than Señor Pique! And since then, sure, we've paid a visit to a number of other excellent Mexican restaurants. But I decided it's time for another visit to our first venue, which remains consistently among the best Mexican restaurants in the region!
Cuisine - Señor Pique is authentic Mexico City style Mexican food, which to be fair, is not a distinction that I necessarily would recognize. Still, what you will find here is simply a cross-section of all your favorites, from tacos to quesadillas, from enchiladas to tostadas. They may not have the zillion combinations found in some restaurants, but everything I've tried has been outstanding. Their queso fundido appetizer is cheesily amazing; their beef chimichanga is juicy and delicious; their tacos al pastor are the best pork tacos you'll ever taste (and I love the pineapple); their camerones a la diabla (tiger shrimp in poblano garlic cheese sauce) simply have no comparison anywhere. And their espazote rice is beyond delicious, once you get past the fact that it's green! Bottom line, if you like Mexican food (or even if, like me, you're only lukewarm about it), you will love the food here.
Cost - Mexican food is usually on the inexpensive side, and despite being possibly the best in west county, Señor Pique is no exception, with entrees starting around $10 and maxing out under $18. Hard to beat awesome food that's also so reasonable!
Other Info - The restaurant is located in Olde Towne Plaza on the south side of Manchester in Ballwin, between the signals at Ries Rd and Ballpark Dr. It's on the west end of the center. Tons of free parking.
I'll be looking forward to seeing lots of my west county foodies at Señor Pique for some delicious Mexican food on Tuesday the 22nd!