Open late Fri.-Sat.
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Taco Haven Restaurant Review: Taco Haven has returned to serving dinner --- late, at that, on weekends. And with oil-slicked queso flameado and steak a la mexicana among the enticements, it’s easy to linger. We find Yoli’s Thursday soup with meatballs and Ralphie’s special fried corn tortillas stuffed with chicken and cabbage equally compelling at lunch, though Tommy’s carne de puerco with chile Colorado also exerts its earthy attraction. But we’re forced to admit that breakfast is our favorite meal here --- there’s something about the light, the acceptably indifferent coffee, and the chorizo and potato tacos that are the essence of the genre if enough hot sauce is applied. Tacos of morcilla (blood sausage) or barbacoa (steamed cabeza) are other pluses. More cautious diners might prefer stalwart chilaquiles or migas, two versions of eggs sautéed with tortilla strips. Dessert is limited to the classic, lenten capirotada (bread pudding). The Aztec calendar art that dots the walls, coupled with artwork from local designers, makes for a décor that's as colorful as the clientele.