Feb 20, 2010
There are many Mexican joints in this town claiming to have authentic food, but this one nails it. The sauces are perfect-- spicy, but not overbearing.
I had the Mole Verde con Pechuga de Pollo, which is a very tender chicken breast served in a smooth green mole sauce (made from pumpkin seeds, cilantro, and serrano peppers). My wife had the Chilaquiles de Bistec, which is home-style tortilla chips, sour cream, and cheese over a generous portion of marinated beef. Both are delicious.
Next time, I'd like to try some Albondigas (meatballs) or Cochinita Pibil (Yucatan-style pork stew).
They've got some new hours now: Lunch only M-Th (until 3pm), until 8pm Fri, and now open for dinner on weekends (5-9pm). Beer is also just $3 on weekends. We went on a Saturday night and parked on the street right in front.
Jan 2, 2010
reviewed Toulouse Petit Kitchen and Lounge
First and foremost, the food is superb. I've been there for breakfast 3 times now. They have excellent coffee, and you get your own french press at the table ($3.75 for a small, which gets you 2-1/2 cups or so). My favorite thing so far is the crawfish and tasso scramble. Their breakfast potatoes are seasoned perfectly, and cooked just right (I hate em when they're undercooked).
Now for the bad. On two of my three visits, it was relatively busy. On both of these occasions, the service was extremely slow. Granted, this is a fairly new establishment, so perhaps they are still working out the kinks. However, having to wait 10 minutes for my check, and then another 10 minutes for the server to take our money, all while there is a crowd of people waiting for a table, is not acceptable. I hope they fix this, because I love the food. I will go back regardless, but not when it's busy.