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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED La Valentina

14866 Montfort Dr. Send to Phone
972-726-0202

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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED La Valentina Restaurant Review

: La Valentina, with two very successful restaurants in Mexico City, and one in Ixtapa, has thrived during its three years in Dallas, mainly because of the authenticity of its menu. It’s one of a handful of restaurants in town that uses the Mexican delicacy, huitlacoche, a fungus that grows on corn, with an addictive flavor that’s part truffle, part corn. Check it out on one of the beef tenderloin dishes, which is topped with a huitlacoche sauce. It’s perfect paired with our favorite salad here---a plate of carrots, chiles, julienned tortilla strips and pomegranate seeds and a side of crisp iceberg leaves. You fill a leaf with some of the salad mixture and dip it in a peanut/cilantro dressing---very refreshing. La Valentina is also known for its very good mole. The two best times to visit the restaurant are happy hour (huge assortment of tequila) and Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, when a trio plays soft mariachi music.



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