Like most modern conflicts, the rivalry between soft and hard tacos will not end until one side gets eaten by a bear. Broker a culinary truce with today’s Groupon: for $26, you get a Mexican dinner for two at Chapala Grill in Bergenfield (up to a $59.90 total value). The dinner includes:
- One appetizer (up to a $7 value)
- Two entrees (up to a $20.95 value each)
- Two regular margaritas (a $5.50 value each)<p>
Groupon holders can upgrade to other dishes for an additional fee.
Inventive house dishes and authentic Mexican favorites headline Chapala Grill’s menu of spice-tooth-sating cuisine. Dining duos can reservedly dip tortillas into queso swirled with bits of spicy chorizo or dive mouth first into the shrimp-stuffed quesadilla appetizer. The house-specialty pollo and langosta splashes a chicken breast and lobster tail in a savory pool of white-wine sauce, while the sizzle of skirt steak and shrimp fajitas gets more tongues wagging than an alarm clock at Pavlov’s laboratory. Chapala’s zesty smorgasbord rounds out with classic Mexican eats, including burritos, chimichangas, and chilies rellenos, whose poblano-pepper shell protects a trove of gooey cheese.
Hand-painted frescos of mountainous coastlines adorn fiery terra cotta walls in Chapala Grill’s dining room, whereas a rounded archway carves the entry to a sprawling wood bar. Couples can polish off cuisine with a traditional margarita, which sweetly blends lime, tequila, and salt in a drink that simultaneously quenches thirsts and inspires plans for igniting a tricorner-nacho-hat fad.