Best Mexican in Richmond, VA?
I want to go out for Mexican tonight, but every place I know of or have been to in the area seem sub par. Good, really good, mexican food is hard to find. Any recs for the Richmond area? (That also might not be way busy tonight).
I have yet to find good authentic Mexican in the 9+ years I've been here. Of course being a California native I'm pretty hard to please. I've heard there are a couple of good places on the southside on Jeff Davis Hwy and Hull Street (El Hulpa?). Someone also told me there's a pretty good place in Powhatan called El Corazon Azul or something like that.
The place on Midlothian is la Palmera, it is in an Old Dunkin Donuts just west of Chippenham, on the same side of the street as the old mall...it is delicious. I have not stopped at any of the places on Jeff Davis Hwy but was driving it a few months ago on the way to Route 10 and it looks like a Hispanic community has really grown up around there in all the little old motels, they were a ton of tiendas and taquerias where you might find some more authentic foods.
There is a restaurant/grocery on Hull Street called La Milpa that I have heard good things about. We always go to Mi Hacienda, Mexico, or Don Jose, in that order of preference.