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Posts Tagged ‘Mexican’

LIME FRESH MEXICAN GRILL

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

3201 North Miami Avenue
305-576-5463
www.limefreshmexicangrill.com

All the choices you would expect in a very casual Mexican fast food grill. Quesadillas can be ordered in half portions.  All the items are giant size, all the salads could feed a family of four.  Tacos, fajitas and burritos are complimented by the addition of house made salsas, from tangy and refreshing to three alarm. There’s even a few selections sized especially for kids.  Lime is located on a sunny corner of the new midtown shopping district, with lots of street side tables.

Monday – Sunday: 11 am – 10 pm

MERCADITO

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

3252 NE 1st Avenue
786-369-0430
mercaditorestaurants.com

Southern Mexican style tapas in a handsome new space, continues to enliven the Midtown area.  A good place to start is the guacamole, either traditional or one of 4  alternative, inventive ways.  Jicama and mango or apple and tomatillo with almond and habanero add brightness and fire to this old standard.

There are 11 different tacos to choose from and three perfect ceviches to cleanse and cool the palate.  Save room for the main course,” platos fuertes,” where a chile relleno is stuffed with scallops and shrimp and drizzled with roasted tomato-arbol salsa. Don’t pass up the adobe marinated, organic chicken as too simple, it’s terrific-flavorful and moist. A nice lead-in to the mains are the “botanas,” or hot snacks of quesadillas, tostadas or flautas accompanied by tasty homemade corn  tortillas or lettuce wraps.  The service is friendly and able, so don’t be afraid to ask about the menu.

Monday – Wednesday and Sunday: 11:30 am – 12:00 am
Thursday: 11:30 am -  1:00 am

Friday and Saturday: 11:30 am – 2 :00 am