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Taco Del Mar presents a great range of Mexican eats for the discerning foodie. With a number of locations throughout the region, one of the highlights of the place is the "Mission Style" Burritos. Keeping the natural flavors intact, Taco Del Mar has found an exceptional rapport with Mexican-food lovers in downtown Seattle. The menu that can be customized has options for tacos, nachos, quesadillas and enchiladas as well. Choose your main filling, salsa and side, and you're in for a juicy treat. Check website for catering options and more information.
La Vaca Burrito Express, as the name says, is a great option for burrito-lovers. The inexpensive options maintain great quality standards and an unmatchable taste. The simple joint is great for take-away, and their service is prompt and fast. Along with chicken and beef, La Vaca also serves vegetarian options. This is definitely a must-visit place for those who like Mexican food.
A quintessential part of the Capitol Hill's dining scene, Bimbo's Cantina is one of the top Mexican restaurants in the area. Mostly known for their burritos, this ethnically-decorated restaurant is a good spot to catch up with friends and enjoy Mexican food and drinks. Those coming for the first time must try the burrito or the pork verde. Other options include the tacos, nachos, quesadillas and fajitas. The experience is incomplete without the house margaritas which are served in simple mason jars. Beer and sangria are also available. And downstairs you will find Cha Cha Lounge, perfect for late night fun post-dining.
The enclosed patio at Poquitos, a Mexican restaurant on Seattle's Capitol Hill, is a welcome destination on sunny and cloudy days alike. Sliding windows open to let in the breeze during hot weather and fireplaces warm you when it's cold outside. Poquitos unique take on Mexican cuisine is usually spicy hot, with representative dishes from the country's many regions. Oaxacan mole - the darkly rich chocolate and chile sauce - is available in a variety of preparations; from Yucatan comes Pork Pibil, covered with reddish annatto seed paste and cooked in a banana leaf. Every dish is a veritable trip to Mexico.
Rancho Bravo Tacos serves some of the best burritos in Capitol Hill. Their chicken tacos and burritos have created a steady fan base in the neighborhood. Some of the dishes of Rancho Bravo Tacos that the locals would vouch for include Steak Taco, Bravo Burrito and Pork Tamale. With down-to-earth prices and a friendly atmosphere, this is definitely a must-visit in Seattle.
Tacos El Tajin is a great food truck to try out some spicy burritos. They have a regular-sized one and a super-sized one for burrito fans. The menu also features tacos, quesadillas, mulitas and salads. Their regulars are quite vocal about the quality of the food, which is quite evidently inexpensive and fresh. Try the Spicy Pork or Steak Tacos with pickled carrots and jalapenos, if you're confused about what to order.
Housed in a funky and retro bus, Tacos El Asadero is a popular food truck in the Eastside neighborhood of Seattle. Locals flock to this truck from far and wide to experience the fresh and delicious Mexican cuisine served here. Similar to a sandwich, the mulitas found on offer are the most popular items on the menu served with two thick corn tortillas with delicious fillings like carne asada, beef cheek, guacamole and fresh salsa. If you like your food spicy, be sure to ask for the grilled jalapenos. Be advised to put away the plastic, as this food truck is a cash only establishment.
Fremont's staple for Mexican food since 1996, El Camino is the perfect place to stop by for casual family affairs and or a friendly night-out. A vibrant and buoyant atmosphere invites you in and the colorful dining room sets the mood for a Mexican dining extravaganza. A well laid-out menu gives you a lot of options to choose from; favorites like carne asada tacos, plantain chips with guacamole or traditional dishes like chilaquiles de chile verde and quesadillas. Post dining patrons can relax at the bar, while sipping eccentric cocktails and house margaritas. Reservations and walk-ins are welcomed.
Located in quaint Madison Park, Cactus is bright and busy cantina. The tapas bar offers delectable small dishes including grilled portobello mushrooms and green chile soup. The extensive menu includes dishes like chimichangas and blue corn tamales. For a real treat try the ripe bananas in Meyer's Rum, a delicious end to your meal. The restaurant is smoke free with a full bar.
Senor Moose Cafe is one of the best cafes in Seattle. It is a favorite among locals and tourists alike. All the dishes are thoughtfully prepared with the freshest ingredients available. Experience the best of Mexican cuisine by trying the carne del abuelo, queso fundido or ensalada de nopales. Don't forget the scrumptious Senor Moose sangria for dessert. The food here is home cooked, service is polite and prices are reasonable. Do you need any more reasons to keep coming back for more?
Oaxacan cuisine is served at La Carta de Oaxaca, which is nestled on Ballard Avenue. You can't miss the bright entrance. Once you step in, make yourself comfortable at one of the long tables. Do let your glance venture towards the open kitchen where a busy staff cooks up delicious Mexican treats. Lots of black and white photographs line the otherwise plain walls. House specialties include the famous Oaxacan mole negro and fish soup among many others. In case you get stuck waiting for a table, go ahead and gulp down those tequila shots and feel happy!