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123 E. Court Sq. (Church St.) Send to Phone
MARTA: Decatur Station
Zócalo relies on fresh ingredients and a rigorous devotion to authenticity to keep the light of real Mexican cooking shining in Atlanta.

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

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Zocalo Restaurant Review

: Lucero Obregón and her family have transplanted a bit of Old Mexico to the textured brick walls of an old Decatur storefront. The menu is the same as at the original Zócalo, with the occasional additions of specials crafted by Obregón. There's a supremely good salsa, smooth-textured but with a zingy fresh tomato flavor and just enough picante to it to pique your palate. We love the brunch dishes, the arrachera (ancestor of the fajita), the chipotle shrimps, the creamy poblano pepper soup and the tortilla soup, the guacamole (made tableside), the well-seasoned beans and rice with queso fresco crumbled on the beans, the sandwiches at lunch (best ham sandwich in town), and for dessert the crepas with cajeta (a goat milk caramel sauce). Margaritas and sangría come in swimming pool-size glasses. Also located at 187 Tenth St., Atlanta, 404-249-7576.


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