The right blend of Mexican spices turns meals into fiestas and lures droves of grazing piñatas within the reach of a sturdy broomstick. Enjoy south-of-the-border zest with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of Mexican cuisine and drinks at Fiesta Tapatia in Mishawaka.
Fiesta Tapatia's menu brims with authentic Mexican flavors complemented by festive Mexican décor and a friendly, bilingual wait staff. While munching on a free first order of chips and salsa, visitors can peruse a description of Mexican dishes, which outlines the correct pronunciation and atomic weight of popular items for the chalupa-unfamiliar. Sizzling slices of new york strip steak snuggle into beds of spanish rice and refried beans in the Steak a la Tampiquena ($11.95), which arrives tableside with an entourage of tossed salad, tortillas, and slices veggies. The mole ranchero ($9.49) pairs its signature red mole sauce with tender pieces of chicken and a side of gauca salad, whereas vegetarians can combat mealtime indecision with a number of combination plates that marry meatless favorites such as a bean burrito, cheese enchilada, and bean tostada or a hearty helping of veggie fajitas ($6.45). Real sugar and warm-weather fruits such as strawberries or carbonated pineapples comingle in Jarritos mexican sodas ($1.75), and imported beers ($3.25) and sangria ($3.95/glass) help keep the dinner conversation flowing for diners of imbibing age.