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Dos Perros is located in the heart of downtown, meaning easy access! And gladly it is so, since so many locals absolutely enjoy dining here. The menu is pretty extensive and has quite a bit of variety. The rates may appear to be a little higher than you would expect for Mexican, but you certainly are paying for better quality. One interesting fact about Dos Perros is that they have a list of rarely-available beers.If you love Tacos, then don't miss the Monday Taco Special. Call for details.
Gonza is a colorful Mexican restaurant that specializes in tacos and tequila. The interior is eclectic: mannequins greet diners at the door, and Mexican artifacts are mounted on the dining room walls. The menu is a burst of flavor, combining classic Mexican dishes alongside some surprises. Start with a pitcher of strawberry margarita and move on to tacos prepared with chicken tinga poblana, or a scallop and pork belly combination. Patrons can order food online for pickup.
Cosmic Cantina is one of the few places in the city which is open till late in the night and you will see that the place is often full during the after-hours. This classic Mexican joint is known for their burritos, nachos, and tacos with fresh and homemade tortilla chips, which are always made to order. They use very carefully sourced ingredients like Himalayan pink salt among others in each and every dish. Their motto is providing good and healthy food at a time when it is needed and not easily available, i.e. till 5am in the morning.
Taqueria El Toro is a clean and friendly Mexican restaurant located just south of Raleigh proper. Tucked away next to a small plaza and market of the same name, El Toro has a large open dining space and a first-rate condiment and salsa bar known for miles around. Locals come here for the sope, gorditas, torta sandwiches, and tacos. Every item on the menu is fresh and well-prepared. Counter service is carried out in English and Spanish.