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Tacos Mariachi

A year after the original taqueria’s star turn on the Food Network, this outpost launched. Traditional tacos make good on the menu’s “Tijuana Street Flavors” boast; the shredded barbacoa in chile rojo is a standout. But the “Gourmet” and “Funky” tacos really show chef-owner Jesus Carmona’s culinary chops. A delicious pulpo taco features tender, pesto-bathed octopus cradled in pillowy corn tortillas with molten cheese and avocado. Tuesday’s chicharrón-crusted fried cod taco is also a winner, especially if augmented with squirts of mango-habanero salsa (one of three house salsas). A vegetarian Tesar Taco salutes chef John Tesar, for whom Carmona worked at meat-centric Knife. Extras like mole fries and tres leches cake round out the menu.

City: Dallas


Drinks: Bar

Price: $

Rating: ★★★

Address: 2018 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX, 75212

Hours: L Mon–Fri. D 7 days. B Sat & Sun.

Phone: 214-702-5325

Website: www.tacosmariachi.com/

Last updated: July 9, 2019