El Camion Cantina

194 Avenue A – East Village Mexican, Restaurant/Bar, Awesome Margaritas http://www.elcamioncantina.com/ Our friend Frank, formerly of Meade’s in the South Street Seaport, got a new gig at a really fabulous spot. Steve tried only one bit of food, which naturally was the fish taco. He was impressed and that’s impressive. It looked really tasty! Actually, there was split opinion at the bar on which was the favorite. The fish was Frank’s pick. tacos 12 coca … Continue reading

Mezzanine Restaurant – Tulum, Mexico

Mezzanine Hotel in Tulum, Mexico has an excellent restaurant on site. The cuisine is Thai-Mexican fusion. Thai recipes are prepared with the freshest local Mexican ingredients with perfection. Whether you are a guest at the hotel or if you are traveling in Tulum, Mezzanine Restaurant is one of a few must eat stops in Tulum. The beach and view here are outstanding as well!

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Mad Dog & Beans Mexican Cantina

Mad Dog & Beans

83 Pearl St – Financial District Mexican, Bar/Restaurant http://www.maddogandbeans.com While I’d never recommend Mad Dog & Beans for a meal, it is a nice bar on Stone Street. This time I had something I’d reorder – Mexican Grilled Corn on the Cob 2/$5. The pinto beans and refried blk beans are good. Fish tacos, meh. It has been a while since we tried the margaritas, but they certainly have options. We had Caronas and called … Continue reading

Centrico – CLOSED

Centrico

Mexican http://www.myriadrestaurantgroup.com/centrico/index.html 211 West Broadway – TriBeCa This place has a fab location, outdoor seating, nice decor, killer margaritas and the food is horrible. So, go to the bar or sit outside and sip on some great drinks on a hot summer day. Stick with some apps if you must eat, but don’t invest anything in dinner. And just an FYI, they charge you $5 for your little dish of salsa and chips. The roasted … Continue reading

Papatzul

Mexican, Local Favorite http://www.papatzul.com/index1.php 55 Grand Street – SoHo I can’t say enough good things about this place. The atmosphere is really authentic Mexican, warm and inviting. The food is CHEAP and really delicious. And best of all the margaritas are tasty and potent. A pitcher is $18.00. Where is there a better deal than that in this city? We were there over President’s Weekend and went back with a friend this weekend. Can’t say … Continue reading