A Touch of Mexico in Coombs

Drove up to Coombs today to buy some Take Out Cannelloni from Cuckoo’s Trattoria and since it was close to lunch time I checked out the TAQUERIA.  Had not been for a few years. THE TAQUERIA has been improved significantly and now has a large covered patio with big log posts and beams and a see through roof. There were 16 tables, appropriately spaced and table service is standard. A big circular bar and serving area has been added around the base of the enormous Cedar tree.  This patio really is a great place to sit back and enjoy a Corona or a Margarita and relax. 

Typical Mexican fare is offered including Tacos, Burritos, Tortilla Soup and Nachos.  I opted for the 3 Taco plate and chose two beef and one fish. Next time it will be all fish.  Really delicious crispy deep fried cod with a red cabbage slaw on top. You can order mild, medium or hot. Unless you are nuts about heat don’t pass medium. The hot sauce made my eyes water and my lips were still tingling an hour later. Be forewarned.  They make their own tortillas and they are good although I would prefer them a little crispier. 

I was the 3rd in line when they opened but in 15 minutes every table was filled. As I left I noticed that there was a long lineup next door for Cuckoo’s which also has a most delightful patio. If you haven’t been, put it on your ‘must do’ list. 

Just saying…

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