Mezcal Cantina, Dalston.



Okay, this is gonna sound a little weird, but one thing I miss is Americanized Mexican food.  Basically in the suburbs, there's always a token Mexican restaurant or two.  In Indiana, it was El Rodeo.  And everything tastes super amazing only because it is super unhealthy.  And these places always have queso.  God I miss cheese dip.





My flatmate Rosi (pictured in this post--the blonde), believe it or not, is half Mexican so I trusted her when she suggested this place.  Mezcal has an breezy, authentic atmosphere.  The prices are a bit steep, but it's definitely a treat to go.




I've had their nachos, their vegetarian enchiladas verdes, and a nibble of this potato taco thing.  What's it called... ahhh, tacos dorados.  All are excellent with the latter probably being my favorite.  And they make a mean marg.




Your bog-standard margarita.


Tacos Dorados and guacamole.


A blurred Enchiladas Verdes with the accompanying rice and bean side.

London gets a lot of crap for not having good (or widely available) Mexican food.  But if you're here, and looking for an incredible meal, I'd say this is definitely a place to check out.  I know I'll be back.  You can check out Mezcal's menu and hours on their Facebook.

Mezcal Cantina
127 Kingsland High Street
Dalston 
E8 2PB

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