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Don't Eat Mexican anywhere else!

This is the premier neighborhood to go to a Mexican restaurant. There are at least three here that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alan N
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Had a great time here !! The fresh burritos were the best ever !! Then we came home and made... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Youngstown, Ohio
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“mexican town”(34 reviews)
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Mexican section of southwest Detroit.
Located along Vernor and Bagley Streets, Detroit, MI
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the premier neighborhood to go to a Mexican restaurant. There are at least three here that never disappoint! The neighborhood will be close to the new International Gordie Howe Bridge, if it ever gets built.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alan N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time here !! The fresh burritos were the best ever !! Then we came home and made fajitas with the fresh meat and veggies and they were delicious!! I couldn’t believe the variety of EVERYTHING!! Prices were reasonable also.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 772paml
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being raised in Southern California, this place is kind of an anomaly to me. I grew up on cali-mex. This, is not that. But it is a bastion of mexican culture and heritage, largely surrounded by folks that don't know the difference. Add to that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DetroitPelon
Reviewed December 7, 2018

Suburban Detroit Natives have been flocking to Mexicantown for years to get delish Mexican food just outside of the city proper. As neighboring Corktown starts to expand and prosper, Mexican town has also gotten a little bit busier than in previous years.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank HKar0610
Reviewed November 29, 2018

That alot to learn in this area of Detroit there a Mexcian stores here .the bake shop and few restaurant in area to it worth to go .

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank johntavernier
Reviewed November 25, 2018

It's old and quaint and maybe in it's heyday it was a good place to visit. Today, not so much. There are many more interesting places to visit so this should not be on the top of your list for the Detroit area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank yellowpixels
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Mexican town is a great place for authentic delicious Mexican cuisine. There is a large selection of Mexican restaurants with fantastic atmosphere and great authentic food. It does not make a difference to your choice of restaurant, they are all great!!! Parking is available and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

feel the new spirit of Detroit, Mexicantown has nice restaurants and bars...i like it. Its different to Cass corridor, but also very entertaining

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kersten J
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Good atmosphere, great food, excellent margaritas! I loved that when the check came the Canadian $ amount was also listed. Will eat here again.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 70jamiep
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Love Mexicantown. There are so many great restaurants there. And the Margaritas are awesome. My favorite restaurant is Mexicantown because they have flaming fajitas. YUMMMM

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Donna S
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cheryl r
December 12, 2017|
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Response from Dana G | Reviewed this property |
my mother buys is from a little place right by Evie's. you have to order it in advance. I know Honeybee sells it too.
August 6, 2016|
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Response from mwalker674 | Reviewed this property |
I would try Whole Foods Organic Store in Troy on 15 mile and livernois. They usually carry everything.
December 22, 2015|
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San Antonio, Texas
Greektown (1 Replies)
What is the best place to eat at in Greektown? Is Mexicantown any good?
December 01, 2010|
Response fromgobluegirl|
What kind of food are you fond of? If you love Mexican food and that is your first choice then I would suggest heading to Mexicantown. If you’re looking for something else then Greektown has more than a few options. There is Nikki’s that has good pizza and Greek Salad, Mosaic is higher end and has a little bit of everything, Fishbones had steaks, seafood and Sushi. You have Pegasus and Golden Fleece specialize in tasty Greek Food, Red Smoke off BBQ, Pizzapoplis specializes in Chicago...More
Janet H
SW Detroit / Mexicantown (11 Replies)
We will be visiting Detroit next month and thinking about booking an airbnb studio in the SW/Mexicantown area. It looks like it is on or near N Rademacher St. and gets very good reviews. The owner and guests who have left reviews make it clear that it is a blue collar neighborhood and as one reviewer has said "don't expect all well-kept homes in the area." That doesn't bother us. In fact, we like that diversity if the neighborhood has a personality and is relatively safe and clean. And cities...More
July 05, 2015|
Response fromMichiganderTravelers|
Is there a particular reason you're considering staying in SW Detroit? Personally, I would prefer to stay Downtown Detroit or Dearborn, especially if you plan to sightsee in those two areas. There will not be much for you to see and / or do in the area you described, other than visit some of the Mexicantown bakeries and restaurants.
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Thanks jimmyk64. I appreciate all of the info. One last question. Can you please provide the names of one or two streets in Mexicantown-just for reference for when I look the area up on my map? thanks.
November 24, 2006|
Response fromwrabs|
Sorry. I meant to reply to the previous post-not to post a new topic!