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Authentic Mexican within 15 miles of Scotch Plains?

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Looking for great mexican-so much is lackluster and americanized. Would love to find a grat place not too far away. Your recommendations?

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  1. Joyce's Taquiera in Bound Brook.

    1. How about Mis Amigos in Dunellen? It's very authentic and welcoming.

      Mis Amigos
      373 North Ave
      Dunellen

      Cinco de Mayo in New Brunswick (maybe a tiny bit more than fifteen miles) - don't be put off by the exterior! It's fine inside.

      Cinco de Mayo
      206 French St
      New Brunswick

      When I drive through Plainfield, there always seem to be a few promising looking places, but I never get the chance to stop. Perhaps there's something worthwhile there too.

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      1. re: BrianYarvin

        I was going to say almost any place in Bound Brook, New Brunswick or Plainfield. My usual is Crazy Burrito, but picking a random place in one of the above towns usually pays off. It's also worthwhile going Central American instead of Mexican. There are a handful of Honduran/Dominican/Guatemalan/etc places.

        Double-tortilla tacos are the only example I can think of where authentic isn't as good as Americanized.

        1. re: chuck98

          Chuck, have you tried any of the places in Plainfield?

      2. I'd recommend trying Casa Maya in Gillette. http://www.casamayamexican.com/Home_G... Great little hole in the wall place with really good Sonoran style Mexican fare.

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        1. re: PuniceaRana

          +1

          1. re: PuniceaRana

            +2

          2. Mi Pueblito, on Kearny Ave. (right next to Town Hall) in Kearny NJ. is one of the best Mexican places I have found. Everyone I recommend loved this place.