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3167 Peachtree Rd. (Grandview Ave.) Send to Phone

Lunch Mon.-Sat., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sun.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Oh... Maria! Restaurant Review

: Imagine a Mexican crafts shop with people-sized candles casting a glow on rough-hewn beams. Texture and authenticity are everywhere, from the lighting to the earthy colors, textiles, copper and art on the walls. The margaritas are superb, best when prepared with a tequila añejo (aged). Many of the menu’s specialties are rarely seen in Atlanta. Sábana is a perfectly cooked rib-eye with black beans and tomatillo salsa. Celebrate Mexico’s real independence day in September by dining on a classic version of the national dish, chile en nogada. For this rarely seen treat, poblano peppers are filled with beef, pork, veal, tomatoes, onions, dried fruits and pomegranate seeds. The creamy walnut-cheese sauce that covers it finishes a color combination that captures the hues found in Mexico’s flag. Huitlacoche, the uniquely flavored corn fungus so prized in Mexican cooking, lends earthiness to sundry dishes here. Seafood dishes, as at Zócalo (the other restaurant owned by this team), demonstrate freshness and imagination. The tres leches cake is exemplary, moist and light. The wine list is very short; limited mainly to a few selections from Latin America and Spain, but an upgrade is promised.


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