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Dining Guide

La Mariscana

Life beyond the beach usually means a life without coastal cuisine. Not here. Let’s start with a citrus-brightened welcome of cheeky ceviche with shrimp and roasted Sonoran chiles. The decision to order which of a widening spectrum of antojitos (appetizers) can be daunting. Jump on the queso tatemado, seared panela cheese blanketing refried beans lightly sprinkled with a smoky tomato-based salsa. Then there’s the refreshing aguachile verde, an artful layering of chilled shrimp, cucumbers, and onions with a lime-based marinade. The stellar Baja-style Capitan taco features tempura-fried shrimp bathed in a creamy salsa and tucked in workman-worthy corn tortillas with crisp cabbage and radish slaw. Beefeaters will want the rustic Tacos Tintan: fajita meat heavy with cilantro, onion, and radishes and smart with a garlicky salsa taquera.

City: Laredo


Drinks: Bar

Price: $$$

Rating: ★★★

Address: 120 W. Village Blvd., Laredo, TX, 78041

Hours: L 7 days. D Mon–Sat.

Phone: 956-516-7006

Last updated: March 25, 2020