Restaurants

Top Choice Mexican in Laredo

Taco N' Madre

These are, without hyperbole, some of the best tacos we've ever eaten. The meat is juicy and perfectly seasoned, the tortillas fresh, the salsa piquant without being overbearing. Two or three is a reasonable meal, b…
Top Choice Mexican in Laredo

El Meson de San Augustin

Six days a week, superb food pours forth from this tiny, ubernondescript family-run restaurant just off the historic square. Walk through the barely marked door and be immersed in a wonderland of home-style Mexican …
Steak in Laredo

Tack Room

Steaks that would make any Texan proud, served in a historic Victorian house (also the west wing of La Posada) just off San Augustín Plaza. It's on the pricey side and you should probably spiff up a little before yo…
Mexican in Laredo

Palenque Grill

The upscale chain of the Taco Palenque empire features an airy main dining room and a huge terrace. The menu is ambitious and features a broad range of regional cuisine from across Mexico. From the moment the chips,…
Mexican in Laredo

Zaragoza Grill

Inside the lobby of the La Posada Hotel, the Zaragoza offer a more casual fine-dining option. Chef Alberto Gutierrez specializes in fusion fare that starts with Mexican but runs through quite a few creative combinat…
Mexican in Eagle Pass

Super Tacos Morales

The tacos at this roadside shack are so good that cars line up down the street – literally. Breakfast tacos (till 11am) are an unbelievable 89¢, but even the super-loaded Super Taco is only $3.09. Which is good, bec…
Mexican in Laredo

La Unica De Nuevo Laredo

It's sit-down simple at this family-run classic that got its start across the border in Nuevo Laredo. It's flautas or tostadas and maybe a couple of sides, but don't confuse simplicity for lack of flavor. It's all g…
Mexican in Eagle Pass

Parrilla de San Miguel

For a sit-down meal of authentic Mexican food in an upscale sidewalk-cafe-meets-date-night setting, or just for the sake of the popular sizzling fajitas, Parrilla is a good bet. It's two blocks southeast of where E …
Bakery in Eagle Pass

Downtown Cupcake Shoppe

Handmade cupcakes in a delightful tea room setting just off the historic Main St. There's even a functional record player, to make the ambience properly retro.
Mexican in Laredo

Taco Palenque

This outlet of the phenomenally fast-growing Rio Grande Valley chain is ready to please around the clock. The vast salsa bar awaits, and it serves beer.