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Mexicantown

Detroit, MI
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Ranked #20 of 87 Attractions in Detroit
Type: Neighborhoods
Description: Mexican section of southwest Detroit.
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Toledo, Ohio
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206 reviews 206 reviews
110 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

As where greeektowns sign attract you in, mexicantowns should read " enter at your own risk " there trying there best, and most of the food is good... But the area is sketchy lets be honest .. Go in with the right mind set and you'll be just fine.. But don't think your entering some vibrant oasis of city blocks.

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Brighton, Michigan, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Detroiters and suburbanites are lucky to have this great place to enjoy first class Mexican cuisine. There are several wonderful restaurants to chose from. One time, we went to three different ones to just try a taco at each one! ALL were great and we had a ball!

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Detroit, Michigan
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75 reviews 75 reviews
12 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Lots of Mexican restaurants. Most of them are very very average. The only thing that I would go back for is the Mexican Bakery. It is excellent. Quite an array of breads ranging from sweet to table bread. The shops are quaint and if you're looking for a typical Mexican gift (jewelry, souvenirs) you will definitely find them here.

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London, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

A great revived area on Detroit's East side (hit hard in 68 by Race riots) Just accross from the Canadian Border. Lots of GREAT really great Mexican Food,and stores ,and Bakerys . You will want to stop in Mexican town EVERY Time you pass Detroit!!Safe too!!

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New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Talk about getting a bang for your buck. Love this place, the food is fresh, made by scratch and and mouth watering. We had over 11 people with us once and the bill was so cheap PLUS we had a enough for all of us to have it for lunch the next day.

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Northville, Michigan
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304 reviews 304 reviews
116 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Just a few blocks in size, we found the groceries and bakeries well stocked and extremely clean, everyone from clerks to servers friendly and pleasant and the food absolutely delicious. Will return.

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Portage, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Atmosphere was lively and fun! Authentic Mexican Food was great and service was good! Would definitely go again! Very cool part of town too!

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Livonia, Michigan
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63 reviews 63 reviews
34 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

There are several very good restaurants that lie just west of the freeway. Also nearby, are several shops that offer interesting merchandise. If You travel beyond the tourist part of Mexicantown, there is a vibrant community, although the people are poor, they are very proud. I was quite humbled, when I took a friend, who is blind, through the neighborhood.... More

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Harrow Ontario
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13 reviews 13 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

excellant mexican food with canadian money at par on mondays the food is definnatey authenticand very tasty with generous serving sizes.The drinks were a little pricey but the service and friendliness were very enjoyable.The shops around the area were fasinating and had interesting mexican products.

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Petoskey, Michigan
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I have yet to find anyone who doesn't like the food and service. I take people here and they rave about it. This is just one of many great Mexican restaurants in the area and it's one of the consistently good places to eat.

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