Mexican Archive

Gonza Tacos y Tequila

Gonza Tacos y Tequila

4 out of 5 stars Gonza Tacos y Tequila has a really hard-to-remember name, but the experience is memorable. The lighting is low, with pretty lanterns hanging above. Don’t worry, it’s not like at Dos …
Nanataco

Nanataco

4 out of 5 stars Nanataco (@nanatacodurham), brought to us by the owner of Nana’s, Scott Howell, has recently opened in Durham on University Drive by Q-Shack. I stopped in with some colleagues to check …
Pahuatlan

Panaderia Pahuatlan

No Rating Feeling cocky after recent success at Los Comales, I decided take on another Spanish-language challenge. This time my travels brought me to Panaderia Pahuatlan, a bakery and tortilleria along my commute. The neon …
Los Comales

Los Comales

4 out of 5 stars Finally after a few months working in Durham I have gotten a chance to check out one of the rumored authentic Mexican places in town. Los Comales is located, like …
Guajillos

Guajillo’s – Closed

4 out of 5 stars Co-workers billed this simple eatery a Mexican place but upon closer inspection I found that the restaurant also offers Columbian food. You place your order at the front counter, take …
Carne Asada Steak

Frontera Grill (Chicago)

5 out of 5 stars I apologize in advance for the darkness of these photos. The iPhone can only do so much in a dimly lit restaurant! You may or may not have heard of …
La Rancherita

La Rancherita (El Rodeo Grill)

4 out of 5 stars NOTE: This restaurant has the same owners but has renamed itself to La Rancherita. Up until now, I haven’t had many Mexican meals that I have been impressed by in …
Chubby's Tacos

Chubby’s Tacos

4 out of 5 stars Raleigh’s assortment of Mexican restaurants (at least the ones I have tried) are pretty depressing. In fact it seems like the majority of them are run by the same people, …
Muy Pronto Fonda Y Birrieria Jalisco

Muy Pronto Fonda Y Birrieria Jalisco

4 out of 5 stars After an amazing experience at a taqueria in Baltimore I have been looking for authentic Mexican flavors in Raleigh and now I have finally stumbled upon some! Our meal was …
El Dorado “Authentic” Mexican

El Dorado “Authentic” Mexican

2 out of 5 stars Sometimes generic decor and a haphazard paint job are indicative of a hidden gem whose owners dedicate most of their attention to the food. El Dorado is not such an …
Tortilleria Sinaloa

Tortilleria Sinaloa

5 out of 5 stars When we walked by and this tiny place was filled with customers I knew I had to try it out, I could see them making the tortillas through the window! …
Fiesta Mexicana

Fiesta Mexicana

4 out of 5 stars Fiesta Mexicana is one of my favorite lunch places to dip off to from work. The lunch special that I normally get ends up being about $7.50 including my drink. …