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Food plays an essential role in our lives. Alma Cocina which means soul kitchen, takes you through a culinary journey of Latin America. Introducing contemporary Mexican cuisine with a fresh spin that blends all the other flavors of South America, the menu created by chef Chad Clevenger is delightfully refreshing. From street fare to fine dining, Alma Cocina will wow even the most discerning diners. Complement your meals with their unique tequila and cocktail lists. Visit this warm and vibrant eatery in downtown for a great Mexican fiesta.
Located in the new Westside complex, Taqueria Del Sol is quietly building a reputation for its high-quality, yet inexpensive Mexican fare. The interior is rather eclectic and funky, with exposed ductwork and an abundance of wrought iron. A wide variety of Mexican dishes includes all the traditional favorites, but their emphatic specialty is tacos. You'll find a nearly impossible variety of taco combinations, with fish, shrimp, and other odd options. Taqueria Del Sol also has a full bar with a wide selection of cervezas and tequila. See website for menus, maps, photos, and Decatur location.
Buckhead has numerous Mexican restaurants, but none so uniquely qualified to educate gringos on the delights of authentic, south-of-the-border cuisine. Voted Best Mexican in Atlanta five years in a row, this laid-back eatery is a popular choice with the locals. The signature homemade tamales highlight a menu that includes noteworthy fajitas, enormous burritos and a delectable selection of Mexican desserts. Several winning vegetarian dishes are also offered. Beer and wine only.
Tacos La Villa is a haven for any Mexican cuisine lover. Located in Smyrna, this place is a small joint with a large variety of tempting Mexican dishes. A popular eatery among locals, this place is said to serve one of the best tacos in town. You can never go wrong with anything on the menu. They have tacos in chicken, pork and lamb in addition to favorites like burritos, fajitas and quesadillas. There is also a separate salsa bar with a variety of sauces and chopped vegetables and herbs. Definitely worth a visit!
In the cluster of restaurants in and around Atlanta, Taquería La Oaxaqueña definitely stands out for serving authentic cuisine from the Mexican region, Oaxaca. The decor is kept minimalistic, but the delicious food makes up for this simplicity. The menu comprises tacos, quesadillas, burrtios, soups, tortas and tamales, all made with fresh vegetables and traditional ingredients. Thought the popular favorite, here, remains the tortillas that are best relished with the variety of salsas served at their salsa bar. They also have a kids menu for the little ones, thus making a delightful experience for the entire family.