Best Mexican in Nassau?
- sw cravin Jul 10, 2003 05:11 PM
Guess this is for all the folks who crave and live
Mexican/SW cuisine and can remember towns based on
the Mexican joint nearby......
What is your favorite Mexican in Nassau and why?
Green Cactus in Roslyn, I get takeout there two times a week (even though I live 10-15 minutes away).
For a sitdown dinner Don Juan had been my favorite but they have gotten too expensive. I know chains aren't that popular on this board but On the Border in Hicksville in my opinion serves fresh food at very reasonable prices.
I found two "real" mexican resturants on LI (not Don Juan/Taco Bell) one is in Oyster Bay Just North of Main Street called little Mexico and the other in Westbury just off Brushhollow Rd near the Post office, I'll check the name next time I go. These are not for Zagat types, be prepared to be the only gringo in there and learn your spanish if you want anything you can't point to.
I love La Panchita--- excellent service and authentic as it gets I think. No crummy ground beef cheese slop that is most mex. fare. Though chicken for me is a throw away generally, their Pollo al Whiskey (tequila cream sauce) is great... and their saphron rice is always great.
I don't think it's "real" Mexican, but Cozymel's in Westbury next to the Source Mall has good Mexican food. Their tortillas are made fresh, their meat isn't that frozen burrito meat. It's not too expensive either.