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Feb 16, 2012 06:47 AM

Orlando - Best Mexican Restaurant

Had the best burritos at Tijuana Flats - hands down, everything else in Orlando pales in comparison.

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      1. where else have you gone? for comparison :)

        1. My mother always told me if you don't have anything nice to say....

          I do like their burritos, especially if I make it "wet" with the red chipotle sauce

          IMO, best Mexican (it's a low bar), is the original Taquitos Jalisco in Winter Garden/Ocoee

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          1. re: YosemiteSam

            I'm in agreement with Sam here. Although I've never been to the original, the restaurant they used to have on Hiawassee had the best, most authentic, tacos I've ever had in Florida. Very similar to stuff I'd eat when I lived in Mexico City.

            If you're looking for TexMex I had a good meal at Garibaldi.

          2. I love Tijuana flats! I enjoy their tex mex spin on flautas.

            But TF is more a Tex-Mex casual and fun place. It's not an authentic Mexican restaurant.

            I think some of the tex-mex options available are better than the others.

            Tex-Mex Flautas with guacamole and Chili con queso dip

            Fish Taco - I hope they take that off the menu.

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            1. re: Sandwich_Sister

              I hope you get a chance to visit Texas one day for real Tex Mex it will blow your mind <3

              1. re: pdpredtide

                My great aunt is Mexican and lives in San Antonio. I've visited there. Nothing in Orlando compares to what is there.

                and nothing I've ever tasted compares to my aunts tamales.