- Parking lot
- Dress Code: Casual
- Reservations suggested on weekends
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Mary & Tito's Cafe Restaurant Review: A fixture in the North Valley since 1963, Mary & Tito’s Café isn’t merely still going strong---it’s going incendiary. Long the secret of loyal locals, it has been “discovered” beyond state lines---not that you’d know it from the attitudes of the lovely, humble mom-and-daughter team running the New Mexican diner (for that’s essentially what it is) since Tito’s passing several years back. Nor would you know from the cooking, which remains as utterly pure and simple as ever. The exemplary red chile (with or without pork) smothers just about everything here from omelets to tamales to the fresh-tasting chile rellenos; equally famed are the carne adovada, chicharrones and savory stuffed sopapillas with sides of refrieds done right. Desserts, when available, are homemade. The only downside---besides the early closing time (between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. depending on the day)---is that you can’t cool your heels (or your satisfyingly singed palate) with a beer: no alcohol is served here.