It’s easy to transport yourself south of the border—just visit a Mexican restaurant or hit the “Mexico” button hidden inside every car’s glove box. Escape with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $12 for $20 worth of lunch for two or more people
- $17 for $30 worth of dinner for two or more people
- $35 for $60 worth of dinner for four or more people
- See the lunch and dinner menu<p>
Dona Esther Restaurant
In 1982, Alfonso Castaneda opened Dona Esther Restaurant, which he named after his grandmother in honor of her life and love of cooking. Popular dishes include carne asada made with rib-eye steak and the Dona Esther Special, a combination platter that hides its plate beneath a piping-hot chicken enchilada, taco, and burrito and bed of rice and beans. Customers looking for something more comforting than a mariachi band that lulls them to sleep can always order a steaming, fragrant bowl of menudo—a traditional Mexican soup seasoned with onion, cilantro, and crushed red pepper. But if music's your thing, live musicians fill the room on Saturday nights and during the Sunday brunch buffet. The traditional tunes add to an atmosphere epitomized by rustic carvings and paintings, as well as lush greenery that spills out of pots in search of salsa.