el Thrifty Social Charlotte
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El thrifty is definitely a fun experience! We had a large group reservation so we had the game area with the couches reserved for a few hours before the crowds moved in. Their service was outstanding with very knowledgeable and friendly waitresses. The food was above average but not anything special. I had the brisket taco and shrimp taco that was seasoned well and tasty. For dessert I had the cheesecake burrito which was disappointing. Honestly it tasted like a tortilla had been stuffed with dense cream cheese and not like the delicious cheesecakes I've had elsewhere. They have some fun games here like duckpin bowling, basketball, board games and even a claw machine. I blew several dollars on the claw machine but got a couple of cheap stuffed animals like knockoff beanie babies. Fun place to hang out and chill. But this would not be the place to go for great food.
Very cool spot to go play games, eat, take photos or just get drink at the bar and of course you can do all of the above. My husband, myself and our son went here for brunch. They have a Spanish style menu and offered a drink special during brunch.
We hosted our "Baby Bash" (most commonly known as a baby shower) at El Thrifty. The event from pre-planning through completion was TOP NOTCH. Working with Bianca was extremely easy and she was a pleasure to work with (especially since I consider myself a highly detailed person). She answered all of my questions and offered solid recommendations from start to finish. The day of the event Bre was our main point of contact and she was just as helpful! She allowed us to come in early and set up our party before the restaurant even opened.. as well as offering a hand as we ran around like crazy people. The waitresses and bartender were also extremely pleasant to work with and did a great job keeping up with our guest. We have been into El Thrifty as guest several times and to be transparent, I was never really "blown away" by the service or food but the service and catering we received on Sunday was entirely different - in a good way. Guest left happy and raving about how good the food was so hopefully this will create some reoccurring business for the restaurant. I hope to find a reason to work with you all again in the future!!! Highly recommend El Thrifty to be considered for your next party or event.
Atmosphere and drinks i will give this place 5 stars. Food use it get 1 star. I really enjoyed the dip trio. The shrimp tacos were very basic and bland
Whoa! That Beef Torta w that consume! Heck yes and more please! Kayliegh was an awesome and knowledgable server/bar tender. Bree the manager/cook made an awesome experience even better! Looking forward to my next visit. Friends had a burrito and a special fajita. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meals along with the delicious cheese dip.