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Anyone know of any truly good Mexican food in the GTA ?

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skov1 Apr 20, 2009 04:52 AM

We have been disappointed what we have been found so far........

  1. Finnegan Apr 22, 2009 06:34 AM

    The most authentic place I've found is Dos Amigos on Bathurst near Dupont. Has the usual tacos, burritos, enchiladas, etc. but also a lot of other more substantial main dishes like chicken in a mexican chocolate mole. Haven't been there in awhile so take this recommendation with a grain of salt

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      Gary Apr 22, 2009 06:56 AM

      This comes up every few months, with the same restaurants and arguments posted in reply ("there is no good mexican in Toronto" and "restaurant X is not as authentic as restaurant Y" being the recurring themes).

      Here's a very long and detailed thread on Mexican food. Some of it is a few years old, but there are recent responses near the bottom and most places mentioned are still around:

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/105564

      For my money, Rebozos on Rogers Rd. was the tastiest, most interesting and affordable Mexican food I've had in Toronto.

      1. helen0505 Apr 22, 2009 08:25 AM

        Have you tried El Rincon Mexicano? I am not an expert in Mexican food but El Rincon Mexicano seems authentic and the food is great. Also, they have such a cute and charming back patio! That being said, I find them to be a bit pricy for what it is.

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          Ginsugirl Apr 22, 2009 04:38 PM

          Have to agree about El Rincon. Family run, as authentic as you'll find; no taco bell tex-mex here. They do plenty of milder items (as in, for the kids), but if you request hot, they really mean business!

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          Arcadiaseeker Apr 22, 2009 01:34 PM

          34 posts came up recently on this same question -- here:
          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/5858...

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