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Mixteca Taqueria y Cantina
10 Jenkins Court
Durham, NH 03824
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Mexican / Southwestern
$30 and under
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Mixteca Taqueria y Cantina Details
Hours of Operation:
Daily: 11:00am - 11:00pm
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Mexican / Southwestern
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Sister restaurant to Zapoteca Restaurante and Tequileria is coming soon.
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We were at UNH to see our son
receive an award and then we walked over to dinner with our son. We arrived on Friday just after 5 and the place was already quite lively. It was happy hour, we later realized when we got our bill and our drinks were 1/2 off. We were seated at a high-top at the back of the bar area but my son told us there is also a dining room which we did not see. The server was very friendly and the food was quite good, especially for the Durham area. The prices are not low enough for it to be a college hangout, except perhaps for special occasions. My son had been there recently for a friend's birthday dinner and recommended we go. We will be back."
Dined on 4/11/2014
We had heard that the food was
very good and we were not disappointed. The guacamole with bacon was tasty but too chunky. Since it was served with chips, it should have been easier to spread or dip. At 10.00, it was also quite expensive for a dip and chips. Everyone liked their entrees, which included a shrimp/crab enchillata, an adobe pork enchillata and two carne asiado dinners. We had two desserts, the leche cake and the chocolate mousse, and they were excellent. As it was school break, it was a very slow night. Our only grumble was that the lovely waitress was too attentive! We would all return, even though we have other Mexican restaurants closer to us in Portsmouth/Kittery."
Dined on 3/14/2014
The variety of tequilas is
impressive. You can even have scorpions in your drink, if you wish. The guacamole was good, but not well mashed. It was like eating chunks of avocado with some spices. The calamari was lightly breaded with a tasty dipping sauce. We all had enchiladas that were good and not served in an overly large portion. The food was good, predictable Mexican food."
Dined on 3/1/2014
We went for an early dinner before
a hockey game. Made a reservation but no need as there were only 2 other tables occupied and the restaurant is bigger than it looks from the outside. We were in the back room which is quieter than the front room (which is more of a bar). Food was good but not outstanding. Portions not especially large. We requested "No beans" with our dinners and expected that extra rice would be substituted, but it was not, resulting in rather small dinners for the money. It would be an inexpensive way to give the customer a better value, and maybe increase repeat business. Will probably go back to try the margaritas and some other dishes. It's nice to have an option other than pizza in downtown Durham."
Dined on 1/4/2014
Guacamole was not authentic and
did not seem "made to order". Carne asada tacos were cold and the corn tortillas did not seem fresh. The pork enchiladas were excellent and the red sauce particularly yummy. So it was hit and miss for us."
Dined on 12/28/2013
Well done. Food was perfect.
Service excellent. This has become a new favorite."
Dined on 10/28/2013
Finally a GOOD Mexican restaurant
in Durham. The staff appears mostly college kids - more training on attentiveness would be helpful. Food was outstanding. Large portions. Imaginative. Excellent variety. The drinks were a little pricey, but otherwise the menu was a fair price. We used an OpenTable check from redeemed points. They had NO idea how to accept the check. After taking every piece of data off my license and having me sign the check where the restaurant is supposed to sign they finally accepted it as partial payment. The following morning I received an email from O/T telling me the restaurant had canceled my reservation. That being said, we really enjoyed the restaurant, the food, the experience in general and will return often."
Dined on 10/11/2013
I organized a dinner for a group
from UNH after a visiting speaker. The restaurant was very flexible, accommodating a last-minute change from 9 to 12 people, and holding our table when we arrived slightly late. The service was friendly and fast, and the food was good. The location is conveniently close for anyone at UNH, a 5 minute walk from the MUB."
Dined on 10/10/2013
It's great to have such a great
spot in Durham. A very comfortable and enjoyable place to eat, and the choices/food is fresh and cooked to order. Fabulous!!!"
Dined on 8/30/2013
We decided to give Mexteca
Taqueria a try and were treated to perhaps the best Mexican fare we have ever experienced! The ingredients were fresh and choices made to order. The service was excellent and we will be back. One of the best spots in Durham."
Dined on 8/3/2013
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