After scientists revealed UFOs were actually full-grown tortillas, people everywhere filled swimming pools with guac and beans to catch and dissect the floury creatures. Nab a tender, baby disc with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of Mexican and Latin-American cuisine and drinks at 1492: New World Latin Cuisine, a Midtown munchery famous for its cheese dips, epic portions, and casually upscale décor. This Groupon is good for both dine-in and carryout.
As you sit or ethereally levitate amid 1492's artful tortilla wrap of moody chandeliers and onyx-hued tablecloths, nosh on complimentary chips and homemade salsa while perusing an authentic menu. Slap your sleeping stomach awake with the 1492 queso, a bubbly mix of beans, spicy beef, guac, pico de gallo, and sour cream ($8), or an order of chicken-tortilla soup ($5) before moseying on to ambitiously sized entrees of skirt-steak-topped poblano peppers ($22) stuffed with chopped shrimp, zucchini, squash, and monterey jack served over cilantro queso or Venezuelan-shredded brisket ($15). 1492 also offers selections off a rotating specials menu. This summer, sample pineapple-espresso pork ($14), sided with chipotle mashed potatoes; fresh lump crab, tilapia, and shrimp ceviche ($12) topped with fresh avocado and pico de gallo; or an updated version of the classic Cuban sandwich served with Latin fries ($10). Less experimental eaters will appreciate classic Tex-Mex combo platters such as the tres amigos ($12), a cheesy taco and enchilada duo plus a beef taco.
With the warm, kicky flavors of 1492's food as your sunny Acapulco beach, take periodic dips into an ocean of cold margaritas or sangria, preferably in the company of close friends, Latin lovers, or just plain Latin-lovers. Toast the best year to be a seafaring explorer and the worst year to be everyone else over a sumptuous fiesta feast at 1492: New World Latin Cuisine.
- The sweet-hot dipping sauce made of an intriguing combination of mango and habanero that accompanies lightly battered coconut shrimp keeps you coming back for more. – Gayot
- Service is excellent, attentive without being overbearing. – Twoprofs, TripAdvisor
- The restaurant is very tastefully decorated, lots of authentic touches. But the real star is the food - DELISH! – kmh200886, TripAdvisor
Downtown Oklahoma City
1207 N Walker Ave.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73103Get Directions