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El Mariachi’s new locale maintains fiery reputation

By Nadine Kam

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 22, 2014

~~<p>El Mariachi is on a roll. The restaurant has locations in Kaneohe and Aiea, and over the holidays opened an outpost in Kapo&shy;lei Marketplace.</p>
<p>What I like about this place is that they don&rsquo;t shy from heat. I scoffed a bit after being told the spicy shrimp would make us cry. Then I had to laugh when it did make my dining partner tear up with its smoky chipotle garlic sauce. I&rsquo;m too tough to cry over spicy sauce, but I did have to take it slow.</p>
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El Mariachi is on a roll. The restaurant has locations in Kaneohe and Aiea, and over the holidays opened an outpost in Kapo­lei Marketplace.

What I like about this place is that they don’t shy from heat. I scoffed a bit after being told the spicy shrimp would make us cry. Then I had to laugh when it did make my dining partner tear up with its smoky chipotle garlic sauce. I’m too tough to cry over spicy sauce, but I did have to take it slow. Login for more...



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