South of the Scenic City Border

In our city, we have a delightfully diverse cultural population, leading to a wide variety of ethnic restaurants. However, Mexican and Tex-Mex restaurants far outnumber all others, many of which are very authentic. Below is a sampling of some of our favorites (not including Poblano’s, our top favorite, which has its own blog post!)

Chicken enchiladas from Delia’s

Taco salad from Fiesta Mexicana

Chicken chimichanga from Las Margaritas


Fish tacos from La Altena

Chicken chimichanga from Las Morelianas

Tilapia veracruz from Abuelo’s

Lobster and shrimp enchiladas from Big River Grille and Brewing Works


Combination platter from El Metate


Barbeque nachos from Mojo Burrito

Cancun Special from Cancun Mexican Restaurant and Cantina

Mexican street taco con pollo and poblano pupusa from Tacqueria Jalisco

Enchiladas Ranchero from El Maguey

Tortilla Bowl from Mr Burrito Grill

Steak, shrimp, and fish tacos from Taco Town


9 thoughts on “South of the Scenic City Border

  1. Tony Burgess February 10, 2017 / 11:14 pm

    Reblogged this on The Tony Burgess Blog and commented:
    My hometown of Chattanooga has some great ethnic places to eat but Mexican/Latin is by far the most popular. Lots of good stuff!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Janette February 11, 2017 / 2:14 am

    I just had dinner but I could have some right now especially the “Taco salad from Fiesta Mexicana”. I love me some tacos Great post!

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  3. LydiaA1614 February 12, 2017 / 2:02 am

    Congratulations on the new blog and the domain. It makes life so much easier! I love Mexican food and all of that looks totally delicious! Thanks for sharing!

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      • LydiaA1614 February 12, 2017 / 4:06 am

        I thought I had been following you but I saw a note that said Tony got you a new blog with WordPress as you had been with Tumblr. Hey, chronic pain and insomnia can really play havoc on the mind. LOL! Anyway, I love your recipes!

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