At both Charlotte locations, 1900 Mexican Grill's chefs grill up chicken for sizzling fajitas, prepare jumbo burritos, and craft classic Mexican dishes. The kitchen also prepares specialty entrees such as pan-seared snapper in an olive-and-tomato salsa, which diners can pair with a refreshing margarita.
Monterrey’s chef, born in the restaurant’s namesake city, populates a menu with traditional Mexican dishes such as chilis poblanos, five kinds of fajitas, and seafood. In the sizzling fajitas ($9.95+), strips of steak or chicken roll up into flour tortillas as soft as a mattress stuffed with daydreams, and chihuahua cheese melts inside two deep-fried poblano peppers ($9.95). Delight taste buds with seafaring dishes such as the camarones al chipotle, where shrimp mingles with vegetables in a creamy chipotle sauce ($12.95), or tackle 10 inches of soft tortilla with chicken or steak, rice, bell peppers, and surfer jargon in the Super California burger ($11.95). Although not covered by this deal, the cantina pours carafes of homemade sangria alongside lime and peach margaritas ($9.50/half pitcher).
Grilling up a menu of delicious southwestern-style cuisine, Phat inflates bellies with large servings of stomach fuel. Burritos ($5.56–$6.95) come with a choice of charbroiled protein filling, including chicken, fish, and steak, as well as heaps of rice, beans, cheese, and veggies. For variety, Phat Burrito also serves up tacos ($2.55–$3), quesadillas ($5.56–$6.95), and tortilla salads ($6.70–$6.95). Thirsty patrons can secure a soft drink and devour their meals in the restaurant's festive interior or—when the warm weather comes out of hibernation—on the picnic-style patio. This Groupon is also valid for carryout orders, accommodating customers who prefer dining at home.
Armed with a menu packed with authentic Mexican eats, Monterrey Mexican Restaurant pleases palates within the comforting confines of a casual dining room. After warming up on an appetizer of special nachos or cheesy queso fundido, pairs or paired pairs can dive into a house favorite such as fish tacos stuffed with slivers of grilled or fried tilapia and served with pico de gallo and poblano sauce, or beef or chicken flautas?? Mexico?s deep-fried answer to the Cuban cigar. Cheesy queso chunks of chicken arrive skewered for easy eating or an after-dinner game of darts in the alambre de pollo, and Monterrey's house margarita helps mouths cool down from bites of spicy pork chili verde.
At Carnitas Guanajuato?a restaurant founded by a family from Mexico's Guanajuato region?chefs roast pork carnitas for up to an entire day in order to maximize the juiciness and tender texture of this signature dish. They also concoct other generational Mexican recipes from the freshest produce and cuts of meat possible. Their house specialties include succulent barbecued lamb, pork coated in savory mole, and chickens that are roasted whole in accordance with Friars Club tradition. Saut?ed shrimp arrive topped with fresh-cut jalape?os and tomatoes, and enchiladas swaddle chicken, cheese, or steak beneath a ladle-full of spicy sauce.
Eclectic fillings such as fresh poblano peppers, flame-broiled new york strip steak, and grilled grouper stuff tacos, enchiladas, and burritos on Maria Bonita Cantina & Grill's menu of traditional Mexican fare. Bartenders pass beers and mixed drinks across a tiled bar, where visitors can linger to take slow sips and discuss the latest coaster designs.