There’s no doubt that Mexican is one of the nation’s favourite cuisines. With this realisation, many restaurants opened their doors stocking the finest dishes and taking burritos, tacos and quesadillas into the Irish lexicon.  To coincide with this week’s Taste of Mexico we’ve drawn up our Top 5 Favourite Mexicans to whet your appetite.  

¡Ay, caramba!

Cactus Jacks

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A Mexican restaurant based in the Italian quarter…Cactus Jacks is a must for fajitas lovers in Dublin. The restaurant promises every dish is cooked in an original way, making this place unavoidable. Finally, Cactus Jacks is very reasonably priced so it’s ideal to go before heading for a night on the tiles..

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Taco Taco

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As the name suggests it, Taco Taco is specialises in… Tacos! Char-Grilled, Chicken, Lamb, or Veggie, you will find the Taco that suits you. But wait there’s more…. Their cocktail menu is one of the finest in the city and complements any taco perfectly.  

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Cafe Azteca

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Small but beautiful, Cafe Azteca is a hidden gem in Dublin’s Mexican landscape. This Irish-Mexican cook strives to introduce Dubliners to the taste of his childhood with his ever-expanding Menu. Their burritos are one of the freshest in town. 

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777

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777 is located in South Great Georges Street and is popular for its large choice of Mexican specialties. In addition to serving such stalwarts as Tacos, the restaurant try to encourage you delve deeper into Mexican cuisine with temptations such as Arrachera or Costillas. It’s good, beautiful and terribly tasty. 777 is the place to go to add some spice to your life!

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Boojum

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Fast beoming an Irish institution, Boojum is a must for any self-respecting Burrito lover, the only downside is that there’s usually a queue.  This success is down to a number of factors: the freshness of all their ingredients, the large choice, the rapidity and friendliness of the staff, and the simplicity and most  importantly the taste of the food. To dine in or to take away, Boojum Burritos are THE Burritos in Dublin and to confirm that fact the brand received the Just Eat Award of Best Mexican Takeaway earlier this year. What are you waiting for?

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