Where to Get the Best Tex-Mex in Las Vegas

1391767949_5de88e7827_bAs a popular tourist destination, Las Vegas is home to many iconic eateries. While on a break from sight-seeing, shopping, and walking about, you could fill up on some delicious Tex-Mex cuisine. Drool over these top three spots and their tasty dishes.

Mesa Grill

Here, at one of celebrity chef Bobby Flay’s restaurants, is where great grilling meets spicy Southwestern flavors. Located on the Strip inside of Caesar’s Palace, Mesa Grill features a colorful decor that complements its food. Patrons rave about the tenderness of the New Mexican Spice Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with a Bourbon-Ancho Chile Sauce. Others cite the Sweet Potato Tamale and Green Chile Cheeseburger among their favorites. Zagat gives the food a 4.4 rating.

Carlito’s Burritos

This cozy, inexpensive joint is on the East Side in Henderson. Known for their red chile and green chile sauces, they serve breakfast all day. Carlito’s popular New Mexican¬†dishes include Navajo Tacos, Smothered Fries, and Stuffed Sopapillas. If you aren’t up to the drive, you can choose the delivery option via Postmates.

Nacho Daddy

Another place that offers delicious Tex-Mex is Nacho Daddy. With three locations in the Las Vegas area, you will find all-day breakfast selections, a full vegan menu, and more. The faves are Supreme Tostada Nachos, Street Tacos, and the Vegan Chick’n Nachos. Locally owned and operated, Nacho Daddy is famous for its Scorpion Shot, which contains a pickled scorpion.

Whether a hole-in-the-wall or a pricey dining establishment, these Vegas restaurants provide some of the best Tex-Mex in the country. Don’t forget to order a specialty margarita or a signature Tequila cocktail to wash it all down.

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