Right in the heart of Birmingham's downtown lies this bright, festive restaurant. With polished wood and a giant, colorful mural adorning the wall, the atmosphere is comfortable and friendly. The menu features dishes inspired from all over Mexico, from of course tacos to dishes like short rib quesadillas, grilled chorizo meatloaf or enchiladas. At the bar, fill up on something from their impressive wine list, one of their four different margaritas or another one of their unique, signature cocktails.
Serving delicious Mexican food in a laid-back casual setting is the Cantina Tortilla Grill at Pepper Place. The place is fondly known as Cantina at Pepper Place, and is the locals' favorite spot to grab a quick Mexican fix alongside refreshing pear margaritas during the summers. The grill also serves its own rendition of Mexican street food, such as the El Mexicano - Fish Burger served with a side of sweet potato chips. The taco options are versatile, while the large plates come generously portioned.
Rojo is a popular choice for people looking for outstanding Latin and American menus in one trendy place. Diners can take their pick of American favorites like cheesesteaks, burgers, wings and big salads, or Latin dishes like tacos, burritos and quesadillas. There is also a gluten-free menu and a kids menu. Also popular is the weekend brunch with a small but solid selection of breakfast burritos, egg dishes and Mexican-inspired foods. Daily specials include a weekday happy hour, sangria Sundays and Corona Tuesdays.