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suziequeue Jul 23, 2009 01:28 PM

Is it possible?

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  1. drewinmrblhd RE: suziequeue Jul 23, 2009 02:16 PM

    Some of the best Mexican food I have ever had. It is located on Cabot Street in Beverly. The Burrito tends to become three seperate meals for me due to their size. The guacamole is made fresh to order and I highly recommend it. My wife tends to get the seafood dishes and has never had a bad meal.
    www.cielitolindogrill.com

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      fesenjan RE: drewinmrblhd Jul 24, 2009 05:27 PM

      Yes, yes, yes. Cielito Lindo. Just stay away from the "from the border" page on the back. The rest is wonderful!

    2. hiddenboston RE: suziequeue Jul 23, 2009 02:20 PM

      Not quite North Shore (or is it?), but La Siesta in Winthrop has some really good Mexican food, and the folks who work there are about as nice as you'll find.

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        DianneF RE: hiddenboston Jul 25, 2009 11:18 AM

        I agree with La Siesta. We've chatted with the owner a couple of times. He told us that he got all his recipes from his mother. It's the same food he grew up with.

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        crabtree RE: suziequeue Jul 23, 2009 02:22 PM

        Mexico Lindo on Main Street in Melrose.

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          Carty RE: suziequeue Jul 23, 2009 02:33 PM

          Tres Amigos in Reading

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            hiddenboston RE: Carty Jul 23, 2009 02:37 PM

            Isn't Three Amigos in Stoneham? Or are there two of them?

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              Carty RE: hiddenboston Jul 24, 2009 10:14 AM

              nope, you are correct hidden ... it's in Stoneham.

          2. ScubaSteve RE: suziequeue Jul 23, 2009 03:10 PM

            pushing the limits of NorthShore:
            Cafe Azteca in Lawrence
            and Tacos Lupita's outpost in Haverhill

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              El Guapo RE: suziequeue Jul 24, 2009 06:15 AM

              Tacos Lupita in Lynn.

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                Northshoregirl RE: suziequeue Jul 24, 2009 06:55 AM

                I like Cielito Lindo, already mentioned, which is casual and fun. Have the guacamole. I also like Agave in Newburyport, which is a bit more upscale and has great fish. The margaritas are terrific.

                http://www.northshoredish.com

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                  ScubaSteve RE: Northshoregirl Jul 24, 2009 09:13 AM

                  not a Fan of Agave except for the Bartending. last two time we were there a few of our entrees had a certain cat food quality.

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                  bcliff RE: suziequeue Aug 2, 2009 03:38 AM

                  Jalapenos in Gloucester
                  http://www.jalapenosgloucester.com/

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                    suziequeue RE: suziequeue Aug 9, 2009 11:17 AM

                    Thank you for the Cielito recommendation. We went that night and it really took care of our craving for delicious guac and margaritas. It was a great night and a wonderful little "cheap & cheerful" restaurant find.
                    Went for lunch later on in the week and did not find it to be as good. Guac was not freshly made and our burrito seemed to be premade.

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