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Rita's - Permanently Closed
175 Mare StreetLondonE8 3RH
Rita's started out very quiet the Saturday we dined there. It had already gone half-twelve, half an hour after opening time, and we were the only two customers inside. That turned out to be a good thing for us, as we took ages to decide what we wanted to eat for brunch. I know everyone seems to go for the chicken & waffle, particularly seeing as it's an uncommon combination for the UK, but we...more
Wow! Best. Restaurant. Ever.
Came here for Sunday bunch at 12:00. There were loads of tables at that time and the place looks great! The colour scheme is really cool. It's like something out of a Wes Anderson film :)!
I had the chicken and waffles. D-A-Y-N-M! The flavour of the crust they put on the chicken literally made me die. But then the angelic waitress brought some mac'n'cheese and my...more
There seems to be a number of restaurants popping up in London who serve "American style ____". Being American, I like to roll the dice on these to see if I can't quell a craving from back home.
Rita's serves "American style diner fare", albeit a slightly more upscale take on this concept. Not too many diners have duck on the menu....
We went for brunch on a recent rainy weekend. The setup...more
I love Rita's. Last night the four of us started with blood orange margaritas, sake hi-balls and the usual but always delicious frozen ritas. Their drinks are mixed perfectly. With a balance of booze, sweet, salty and tart that always hits the spot.
After a few drinks we shared some fried cheese, black sauce wings, buffalo wings, tostadas, a few chicken rolls, a patty melt, green chilli mac...more
Om nom nom.
Yelp has quite a lot of American reviewers, but I'm not one of them, so I must confess I have never eaten a combination of fried chicken and sweet waffles. The idea would probably have never even come into my head if I didn't have yelp friends to tell me about it. Therefore I have absolutely no idea if this tastes like it should in the American South...but I know I like it.