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Which of these Mexicans should I go with?

Looking for a nice Mexican restaurant for a Saturday night. Not too casual. Should be good enough for a date night. Awesome food and a nice interior and atmosphere would be great.

Looking for the best among these:

Ofrenda. Crema. Mercadito. El toro blanco. Mayahuel.

Thank you.

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  1. Mayahuel is more of a bar, specializing in tequila and mezcal cocktails. Is that what you want?

    1. Mayahuel is out then... Which one of the others would be a good bet..? Thanks...

      1. empellon?
        Hecho en Dumbo?
        Tacombi is pretty casual, but cool.
        Fonda on ave B has a date night feel.

        To be fair, I havent been to the first two on your list, and Im not a fan of the last 3. But the above would be my date night mexican spots.

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        1. re: Hey19

          Which empellon? What is the difference between the two?

        2. The thread subject is worded funny. I wasn't sure if you were asking for which restaurant to go to for your date or who to take on your date.

          Have only been to Mercadito. Food is nice but I don't think I would choose it for a date place both food and atmosphere wise.

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            1. re: fooder

              That's what I thought, too. Hmm, if I were 20 years younger and unmarried, I'd go with the cute Mexican trainer at my gym. But I'm pretty sure this is a discussion about Mexican food.

              1. re: fooder

                Yeah, I was going to say, definitely Juan or Francisco, Pedro is kind of creepy, Domingo is too quiet, and Aurelio already has two girlfriends.

                  1. re: babette feasts

                    Go with the Mexican that makes you happiest!

                1. Toloache is good. Rosa Mexicano is a bit precious, but pretty good. I've had good food at Cascabel Taqueria.