We have been to Tres several times. Love the space and the food is always good. This time however, and I find it true with most restaurants, Tres was not busy and the service was horrible. I think staffs need the hustle of a crowd to be on their game. Staff was inattentive, invisible at times and there were only 5 tables full.
Tres Agaves (or now, just Tres) has quite good food and terrific margaritas. We had the opportunity to do a tequila tasting which was so fun. It was a real tasting, comparing tiny sips of tequila against various distillations. The Tequila Ambassador was very knowledgeable and taught us a lot, in a fun and festive atmosphere. After that, I had tasty tortilla soup. Yum!
Our party was three adults and two teens. We went to the restaurant about 5 pm on Sunday after a show nearby. The restaurant wasn't busy at that time, and we had reservations. I think our waiter must have been new, but he never told us that. He was indifferent it seemed, and fairly uninformed. When we ordered drinks, he didn't now about one of the wines (they only serve six or seven different ones) and the bartender didn't know about it either. The teens wanted virgin pina coladas, but we were told the restaurant didn't have a blender (they have a big bar area). They ordered something else, but were brought a different drink and weren't told. When we ask they told us they were out of they original drink. My cousin ordered sangria, but it was with white wine. She got it anyway, but it was a strange tasting drink (i couldn't tell what it was).
It was hard to get the waiter's attention. We thought maybe there was a big party in the back, but found out there wasn't. We finally got him and ordered. The food is minimal to say the least. I told the waiter I wanted carnitas tacos, but they didn't have them. He said to order the carnitas and they came with things to make tacos. I had the carnitas, but all it is is a giant plate of meat with no sides whatsoever. I like meat, but who would eat just a plate of meat. He brought me tortillas and my tacos were meat and tortillas. Our other food was equally minimalist.
When we were done we sat there trying to get him to clear the table. There was another helper, but he was equally absent. We finally got his attention and asked him to clear. We shared a dessert and left.
Again, not the worst restaurant but certainly not great. I think this must be a place where people go to drink, They have a lot of tequilas, so I could see it being busy with a drinking crowd. Just don't come thinking your going to have a nice dinner.
Once again we had a fun outing with friends at Tres. Our meals were delicious; those who ordered the Carnitas were knocked out by the tender meat and generous portions. Tasting tequila flights is always a trip. It will continue to be a go-to spot in the neighborhood since it's location near the train station and ball park is ideal.
Once Tres was a hot spot, filled with young techies eating reasonable priced upscale Mexican food. Now its virtually empty on a Saturday at prime time, and the prices are to laugh at. All meals are now a la carte, but you can get a side of beans and rice for 6$. The joke is on you! You can get the whole meal for 6$ at a taqueria. No way is Tres worth the bill. There are lots of resturants that charge this much and are actually worth it. You will feel like you got robbed south of the border if you eat at Tres.
The food and cocktails were amazing. The service was a bit slow but we weren't in a rush.
Food was cold and bland. Service was terrible. Waited over 15 minutes. Had to ask and re-ask for things.
We visited Tres Agaves for a pre-game beer and some food. Despite the fact that it was crazy busy, the servers were attentive, courteous and the prompt. The ceviche was amazing, the empanadas were excellent, as well. We've had the tacos before and they are always a favorite. It's very loud when it's busy but that should be expected in place like this. Just a very fun place to go with great food, great service and it's really close to AT&T Park. Go Giants!
We hadn't been here in a while and decided to give it another try. We arrived and the hostess said that she could not find our reservation but that they would try to accommodate. I knew she wasn't really listening when I told her our name so after a little fluster I spelled it for her and voila she found it. Then she made some comment as we were going to our table that WE were confused. I wasn't sure what that meant. We always end up at one of two tables, both at the front door and in the path off all the traffic between the bar and the kitchen, very unpleasant. We ordered quickly because the last time the meal took a while to come but this time the food came out before our drinks. The food was tasty, I had the blue corn enchiladas.
Were looking for something Mexican and fairly close to our hotel, and this popped up on Open Table. What. A. Gem! The cocktails were magnificent, the food delicious and plentiful and the ambiance welcoming. If we lived in San Francisco, this would be a regular haunt for us.