Your Guide for Great Mexican Cuisine this Cinco de Mayo




At La Finca Mexican Restaurant, a tasty option: beef enchiladas topped with queso and served with a side of rice and tortilla soup, plus an appetizer of beef taquitos with queso dipping sauce.

Something about Cinco de Mayo that activates our taste buds. This May 5th, here are County Line Magazine’s entries for anything related to Mexican cuisine and drink.

BEST MEXICAN RESTAURANT — Voted by readers in 2017

Rustico Fine Mexican Cuisine, Denison. “Holy guacamole, this place is awesome,” says one five-star Yelp reviewer about Rustico, which features authentic Mexican cuisine in a fine dining atmosphere. Award-winning chef Felipe Gaytan began his culinary career at age 19 and worked in many great kitchens, including the Hilton Palacio Del Rio in San Antonio and the Mansion on Turtle Creek in Dallas, before opening Rustico. 506 West Chestnut Street. 903.337.1447. rusticocuisinetx.com.

Past years …

  • La Finca Mexican Restaurant, Gilmer (2016)
  • 3 Brothers Mexican Grill, Mount Vernon (2015)

BEST QUESO

  • Chilango’s Mexican Restaurant, Clarksville (2016) — Queso takes no second place to salsa here. The authentic Tex-Mex chip dip has plenty of fans, who often even trade up to Queso Fundido: melted cheese with Mexican sausage, beef or chicken fajita meat. 2000 West Main Street. 903.427.0089. 
  • TaMolly’s, Greenville (2015)
  • Cinco de Mayo, Lindale (2014)

BEST SALSA AND TORTILLA CHIPS

  • Posados, Lindale (2016) — Folks come away from Posados admiring the crispy thin chips and flavorful salsa. And for a change of pace, some regulars opt for the tomatillo sauce. 3201 South Main Street. 903.881.0434. posados.com.
  • Villa Montez, Tyler (2015)
  • Tele’s Mexican Restaurant, Longview (2014)

BEST MARGARITAS

  • La Finca Mexican Restaurant, Gilmer
  • Taqueria La Ventana, Greenville
  • Villa Montez, Tyler
  • Cinco de Mayo, Lindale
  • El Torro Mexican Restaurant, Palestine

[EDITOR’S NOTE: County Line Magazine makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.]

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