County Line’s Best Winners Offer Mexican Cuisine for Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo is this weekend, and that may have people thinking about yummy foods and drinks. From County Line Magazine's Best Of The Upper East Side of Texas, here are some suggestions for those Mexican cuisine cravings.
BEST MEXICAN FOOD - 2018:
Rio Lerma Mexican Restaurant, Forney. Rio Lerma takes pride in serving quality authentic Mexican food. On their menu, they have Tex-Mex, fajitas, tacos, comida casera, seafood, and other house specialties. They also provide vegetarian options, pasta, burritos, and sandwiches. On Saturdays and Sundays, they offer a special brunch menu. Some of their more popular items include enchiladas, Chile Relleno, or tamales. 124 E Hwy 80, Ste 100. (972) 552-2023. www.riolermaforney.com
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' winners:
La Finca Mexican Restaurant, Gilmer (2016)
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.
Villa Montez, Tyler (2015)
Tele’s Mexican Restaurant, Longview (2014)
La Finca Mexican Restaurant, Gilmer
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.]