What You'll Get
Though coveting thy neighbor's wife or underground sprinkler system is beyond the pale, longing for a mouthful of his cuisine is an understandable desire. Today's Groupon satisfies desires to eat from the table of our nation's neighbor: for $10, you get $20 worth of authentic Mexican eats at Jalapenos in Keller. This Groupon cannot be used toward alcohol purchases.
Using the freshest ingredients possible, this family-owned restaurant cooks up a savory storm of traditional breakfast, lunch, and dinner dishes. Tasty appetizers ranging from guacamole ($6.99) prepared tableside to grilled fajita salad ($7.99) pique pep-less palates as surely as you won't hit a piñata on your first swing. House specialties come in lunch and dinner portions, including enchiladas poblanas ($6.49 lunch, $7.99 dinner), stuffed with grilled chicken and cheese and then dressed in a classic black cloak of mole with sesame-seed buttons. Taqueria tacos ($6.99) and comales de fajitas ($8.99 lunch, $12.99 dinner) are also feast-worthy favorites, as is prepared-fresh-daily menudo (bowl, $6.99), a delectable soup made with hominy, tripe, and an assortment of herbs, such as cilantro and Ricky Martin.
From its humble storefront in Keller, Jalapenos' offers authentic Mexican eats as a delicious alternative to Tex-Mex hybrids and exclusive Tech-Mex cyborg taquerias. Gregarious servers will instantly greet you with welcoming smiles and happily answer any questions you have about the menu.
Though reviews are limited, ten Yelpers give Jalapenos and average of 3 stars and say:
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires May 3, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per table. Not valid for alcohol. Dine-in only. No separate checks. Valid only at Keller Parkway location. Tax and gratuity not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
Inspired by Mexico’s culinary traditions, the chefs at Jalapenos concoct a menu of authentic fare that combines classic eats with modern adaptations and popular contemporary dishes. Diners can kick off meals with guacamole whipped up tableside using juicy tomatoes, crisp cilantro, and avocados freshly plucked from the mouths of the giant green oysters found only in the warm coastal waters off of Puerto Escondido. Main courses include tacos brimming with beef brisket or spicy diced pork, beef fajitas sizzling in iron skillets, and the Oaxaca chile relleno bursting with cheese and seasoned beef or chicken under a blanket of ranchero sauce. Guests can satiate their sweet teeth with innovative desserts such as the cheesecake chimichanga, a deep-fried tortilla-wrapped cheesecake topped with cinnamon and caramel sauce. Throughout meals, Jalapenos entertains diners with festivities such as live Mariachi music on Tuesday nights from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.