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Re: favorite under-the-radar mexican places in the kansas city area?

Post by earthling » Sat May 19, 2018 11:59 am

You still live in NE Side right? Which in the list above are worth checking out?

The ratio of Mexi/LatinAmerican seems rather high for how much diversity there is on NE Side - more Mexi than any stretch in KCK. Would think some of those Mexi places that don't make it could switch over to others that represent population. There are a lot of E Africans, SE Asians (especially Laotian) and I believe Bosnians, right? Though to your point it would appear that Mexi has more broad appeal to all.

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Post by mean » Sun May 20, 2018 1:35 am

I do. This probably comes off as a bit of a cop-out, and I haven't tried them all, but in my experience they tend to be FAR more hit than miss so it seems likely that most of them are worth checking out. My top favorite spots never seem to make it very long, I'm not sure whether this means I have bad taste or it's simply due to the fact that restaurants are more likely to fail than succeed. I still miss La Hamburguesa Loca dearly, although I do see their truck sometimes.

There is a lot of diversity, yes, I just don't know if there are large enough populations to support restaurants that all but the most adventurous gringos will likely avoid or, even more likely, never even know about before they fail.

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Post by WSPanic » Wed May 23, 2018 11:52 am

Hey Mean - have you been to any of the taco places on St. John Ave? I've been to Guerro, but still need to try Los Altos de Jalisco. I think they're open for lunch and then close again and reopen sometimes for dinner/late night. I remember trying and failing once and I haven't been back.

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Post by mean » Wed May 23, 2018 8:24 pm

I haven't, although I hear good things about Guerro. Do they actually have seating though?

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Post by WSPanic » Thu May 24, 2018 9:38 am

I think they throw a table and few chairs on the sidewalk - but no real seating. If memory serves, it's all through a walk up window. I don't even think there's an inside. But the were good tacos.

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Post by earthling » Thu May 24, 2018 9:42 am

Now that's street eats. Downtown needs some of that.

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Post by KCPowercat » Thu May 24, 2018 3:41 pm

We'd just complain about thensidealks being blocked.

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Post by chingon » Thu May 24, 2018 5:38 pm

mean wrote:I haven't, although I hear good things about Guerro. Do they actually have seating though?
Are you guys talking about Tacos el Guero, in the corner of wheeling? Or a different place?

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Post by WSPanic » Thu May 24, 2018 11:55 pm

chingon wrote:
mean wrote:I haven't, although I hear good things about Guerro. Do they actually have seating though?
Are you guys talking about Tacos el Guero, in the corner of wheeling? Or a different place?
Yes. St. John and Wheeling.

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