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Photo: Inmagine

European cuisines are almost a norm for us Malaysians, and it’s no longer difficult to find good Italian joint or British pub grub around, so why not venture further around the gastronomical globe and try something from South America? Mexican cuisine is steadily gaining popularity in the Klang Valley area and if you’re craving something new with a steady kick, you ought to give Mexican food a try!

Here’s our top five list of Mexican food joints in town that you should check out.

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Photo: Kampung Boy City Gal

1. Fresca Mexican Kitchen & Bar, The Gardens Mid Valley
If you want a romantic setting to go with your delicious burrito, Fresca’s the place to be! The place can be packed on weekends including Friday nights, but the dim setting, delicious food and great service make it all worth it! It’s also a great place to enjoy a margarita session with the girls.

Address: Lot G-242A, Ground Floor, The Gardens, Midvalley City

2. Las Carretas
For a more elaborate and exciting experience with Mexican food, head on over to Las Carretas, which stands for The Wagon in Spanish! Serving up refreshing margaritas and amazing fajitas, you can choose to water it down with some clasic liquors or choose from their elaborate wine list! With success of its first outlet in Damansara Heights, Las Carretas has also expanded to Subang Jaya and Ampang!

Address: Click here for Damansara, Subang Jaya and Ampang address

 

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Photo: EatDrinkKL

3. La Mexicana, The Terrace at Hock Choon
La Mexicana is probably the most authentic Mexican restaurant in Malaysia. Patronized by the Mexican Ambassador of Malaysia, Jorge A. Lozoya, La Mexicana is also quite possibly the first (and only) Mexican restaurant to serve pork! If you really want a kick, the try Pastel La Mexicana, a nutty chocolate cake served with spicy hints of chili!

Address: The Terrace at Hock Choon, Jalan Nibong (off Jalan Ampang),50450 Ampang, Kuala Lumpur

4. Caliente Mexican Cosina

If you don’t plan on venturing all the way out to the city, you can enjoy some decent Mexican food right here in Kota Damansara! Caliente Mexican Cosina gives you a taste of delicious Mexican food at a more affordable price; And the food menu is much simpler, so it’s the perfect spot to start trying Mexican food if it’s new to you. You can enjoy a cup of hot Mexican coffee to go with your quesadillas!

Address: 5-1, Jalan PJU 5/6, Dataran Sunway, Kota Damansara

 

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Photo: K the Blogger

5. Frontera Sol of Mexico

Frontera Sol of Mexico has been serving up the taste of Tex-Mex (Texas-Mexican) cuisine for years now! Situated in the laid back setting of Jaya One, you can enjoy great Mexican dishes without breaking the bank! Whether it’s enchiladas, or even their amazing cheeseburger, you’re always in for a treat at Frontera’s!
Address: 72A, Jalan University, No 18-G-2, Block L, Palm Square, Jaya One