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 disk with today’s Groupon to Boca Grande Cantina Mexicana in Jersey City. Choose between the following options:
- For $19, you get a prix fixe meal for two (up to a $48 value). The meal includes:
- A seafood-paella platter for two or a red-snapper platter for two
- Two salads
- Two glasses of house red or white wine
- One fried ice-cream dessert<p>
- For $32, you get a margarita combo meal for two (up to a $71 total value). The meal includes:
- One appetizer, excluding Jaquelina’s Sampler (up to an $11 value)
- Two entrees (up to a $22 value each)
- Two frozen margaritas (up to an $8 value each)<p>
Boca Grande Cantina Mexicana’s seasoned seasoners craft a full menu of authentic cantina mainstays served in a bustling common room. Whisk taste buds on underwater adventures with one of two seafood platters for two, divvying up a whole red snapper or donning blindfold for attempts to name every ingredient in the seafood paella without peeking. Each platter arrives flanked by a salad and glass of rich red or white house wine and concludes with a celebratory scoop of fried ice cream.
Sample a variety of south-of-the-border eats from the varied menu during a build-your-own dinner for two. Starters, including fresh guacamole mixed with jalapeños, garlic, and fresh-squeezed lime or crispy flautas stuffed with cheese, corn, and marinated pork or chicken, wave the green flag on flavorful feasts. Quell protein-based protests with the Bistec Azteca, whose 10-ounce grilled hangar steak and trio of sides pair with frozen margaritas to sizzle and soothe ravenous appetites. Many dishes can be altered for vegetarian diners, diners looking to eat healthy, or nosy brontosauruses poking their gargantuan necks through the window.
Boca Grande Cantina Mexicana
Buffalo chicken tortas. Cajun burritos. Tofu fajitas seasoned with curry and cumin. These aren't your average Mexican dishes, and Boca Grande Cantina Mexicana isn't your average Mexican restaurant. There's a playfulness to the menu here, brought on by the chefs' willingness to experiment with ingredients from around the globe. They've found Indian food to be especially compatible with Mexican preparations; for proof, see the vegetarian burrito with red curry sauce or the lentil-stuffed piñata.
564 Washington Blvd.
Jersey City, New Jersey 07310