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Good Authentic Mexican Restaurant

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Good Authentic Mexican Restaurant

Can anyone suggest a good authentic Mexican restaurant in Scottsdale? I'm also looking for any good ethnic or regional cuisine. Suggestions?

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1. Re: Good Authentic Mexican Restaurant

Los Olivos in downtown Scottsdale is locally owned and a frequent suggestion to requests such as yours. Mexican cuisine in most of Arizona differs a lot from others you may have experienced. It's not as fiery as New Mexico or Texas. Most dishes are more savory than spicy. It shares its heritage with Sonora, the state in Mexico to the south of us. Features are enchiladas, tamales, soups, meat prepared with red or green chiles, mild peppers stuffed with everything from just cheese to meat and seafood, grilled meats, rice and beans both whole and refried. Fajitas may be offered but they're not "authentic" Sonoran.

As for ethnic and regional cuisine, if you mean such as German, Polish, etc., I would look for those in other areas than here. You will find good Italian of several varieties, and lots of Chinese.

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2. Re: Good Authentic Mexican Restaurant

Great, thank you!!

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3. Re: Good Authentic Mexican Restaurant

We love the Barrio Cafe

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4. Re: Good Authentic Mexican Restaurant

Los Sombreros, hands down.

http://lossombreros.com/

Carlsbad Tavern for New Mex cuisine, great happy hour.

http://carlsbadtavern.com/

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5. Re: Good Authentic Mexican Restaurant

Also checkout Blanco Taco....not necessarily authentic but sooooo yummy!!! Otherwise I agree with first reply Los Olivoa in Old Town, but Barrio Cafe is an experience if not in Scottsdale.

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