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If you’re looking for some authentic flavors of cilantro, lemon and beans, or if you’re just in the mood for some reliable tequila, these five Mexican restaurants are perfect for you.
The Daddy-O of all things Mexican – Arriba is one experience that you’ll want to relive every weekend. From food and beverages, to their music and ambience – everything is so well thought out to culminate into one collective experience that leaves a mark on you. Trust us, you’ll be happy you came.
Highlights: Full bar available, outdoor seating
Must-haves: Tequila, Avocado Torta, Fajitas, Churros, Strawberry Margarita
Cost: Rs 2500
Address: The Village Restaurant Complex, Asiad Village, Khel Gaon Marg, New Delhi
With their tiny sign and an even tinier door, you wouldn’t expect this place to be what it actually is. Enter this place and you’ll be stunned at how spacious the restaurant really is. Known for their extremely friendly and knowledgeable staff who are ready to make sure you have the best meal ever, Le Bodega offers authentic flavors in food that packs a punch in every bite.
Highlights: Home delivery, full bar available
Must-haves: Churros, Margarita, Nachos, Enchiladas, Cochinita Pibil
Cost: Rs 1700
Address: 1st Floor, 29-B, Middle Lane, Khan Market, New Delhi
Known for their vintage decorations and eclectic interiors, Cafeteria & Co. boast of pocket friendly prices, authentic flavors and attractive crowds that are constantly looking for the next best thing. With regular customers ordering everything from their pastas to burgers to tacos, Cafeteria & Co. has a versatile chef with a plethora of specialties.
The owner of one of the most diverse menus on this list, Ricos offers everything from Mexican food to Italian food. A big hit with the college students of the area, Ricos serves a wide spread crowd which loves their quick service, aesthetically pretty interiors and heaping portions that will satisfy the hungriest of kids.
Highlights: Beautiful ambience, huge portions
Must-haves: Burger Platter, Chicken Club Sandwich, Arrabiata Pasta
Cost: Rs 900
Cuisine: Café, Mexican, American, Italian, Lebanese and Continental
Address: Delhi University-GTB Nagar, New Delhi (get directions)
If you’re ever in the area, visiting Adda needs to be at the very top of your list if you have a hankering for some pollo. Not only are they known for their brewed beer and picturesque terrace seating, Adda by Striker is a well known party hub that caters to the best crowds with their constantly updated menu of delicious Mexican delicacies.
Highlights: Nightlife, take away available, open air seating
Must-haves: Choco Mudpie, Wheat Beer, Butter Chicken Noodle,
Cost: Rs 1500
Cuisine: Finger Food, North Indian, Mexican
Address: SCO 24, Main Market, Sector 29, Gurgaon (get directions)