Murals of tropical scenery decorate the walls inside Cancun Mexican Grill - Saint Johns, and in the eatery’s kitchen, cooks prepare Mexican favorites such as sizzling steak fajitas, whole fried fish, and burritos stuffed with shredded pork. Patrons can sip frosty margaritas, beer, or spicy Micheladas flavored with tomato and lime juice while dining or enjoying live entertainment.
Purses surround customers at The Purse Rack, with bags from designers such as Dooney & Bourke and Coach adding splashes of color to the crisp white walls. Ranging in size from fashionable wristlets to suitcases big enough to stash a compulsive purse collection, the bags also pair well with a pair of the shop’s designer sunglasses or a piece of their custom-made jewelry.
At Taqueria La Casita, Mexican dishes arrive hot from the kitchen accompanied by an spread of colorful sauces, from tangy red salsa to creamy guacamole. The restaurant's chefs deploy fiery grills and sizzling pans to create traditional classics using an array of crisp vegetables, tender meats, and flavorful spices. They shower handmade corn quesadillas in crumbled fresh cheese before adding in spicy chicken and pressed pork. The chefs smother steak and chorizo burritos in piquant ranchero sauce, and layer gorditas with marinated roasted pork.
As chefs bustle about the kitchen, diners soak in the vibrant colors of the bright dining room, where multi-hued strings of lights dance along the walls. The warm space is flush with whimsical accents, including bright Mexican paintings and an magical sombrero that gives people the ability to smuggle left-overs out of the restaurant.
Mexicali Restaurant's Colombian-born owner Evencio Sanchez primes appetites for exotic flavors with a menu of authentic cuisine crafted from generations of family recipes. Begin a food fiesta by bashing a piñata filled with fresh starters and pocketing the tasty prizes, such as the botana nachos, where homemade tortilla triangles sport refried beans, Mexican sausage, melted cheese, and a cornucopia of veggies ($8.95). Then an entourage of entrees saunters in, including the carne con chili, which fills bellies with chunks of pork loin singed by fiery jalapeño sauce and infused with a blend of spices ($12.45), and the grilled quesadilla supreme ($9.45), which quells cheese cravings with a dairy-decked flour tortilla slathered in sour cream, tomatoes, and guacamole. Those wishing to suppress meaty hungers or practice shark-like hunting techniques can press their faces into a plate of tres combination fajitas ($13.95), with four pieces each of grilled steak, chicken, and shrimp roll-ups.
The menu at Camelia’s Mexican Grill is stocked with genuine Mexican flavors made fresh every day with a tasty melange of meats and veggies. The eating frenzy begins with four deep-fried flour tortilla chips hiding beneath chorizo, refried beans, cheese, guacamole, sour cream, tomatoes, and jalapenos ($6.49). Try three soft corn or flour tacos de lomo inflated by ribeye steak sauteed with onions and served with pico de gallo ($8.49), or fill your cheeks with carnitas, a specialty dish of tender pork chunks highlighted by avocado, pico de gallo, and tortillas ($9.49). Vegetarians can opt for three pan-fried quesadillas whose internal organs have been replaced with scrumptious cheese and guacamole ($8.49). Horchata ($1.79), Jarritos ($1.79), and coffee ($1.49) line throats with sweet lubrication, and a variety of margaritas and liquors await customers at the restaurant’s full bar.