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Los Charros Mexican Restaurant

4111 Southwest Gage Center Drive, Topeka

One or Three vouchers, Each Good for $12 Worth of Mexican Cuisine as Los Charros Mexican Restaurant (50% Off)

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Authentic Mexican cuisine and exotic margaritas at this family-friendly storefront restaurant

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  • $6 for $12 worth of authentic Mexican food
  • $18 for three vouchers, each good for $12 worth of authentic Mexican food ($36 total value)

Carnitas: Little Meats, Large Flavors

After spending hours cooking, carnitas can fill a host of Mexican mainstays. Peek under the lid of this Michoacan favorite with Groupon’s introduction.

Though their name translates, vaguely enough, as “little meats,” carnitas are entirely and specifically pork. To get the intense flavor Leah Eskin of the Chicago Tribune memorably described as “something like bacon-wrapped pork roast,” hunks of pork are traditionally simmered until they turn tender and begin to release their own fat. As the water boils away, the meat comes into contact with its fat once again and, having been steamed to tenderness, now sizzles to produce a crisp shell around a juicy interior.

Carnitas are a specialty of the Mexican state of Michoacan, and on both sides of the border they’re so beloved that many restaurants focus all their attention on the dish. At a typical carnitas counter, you’ll specify how much meat you want by the price or pound—and how much you want of meat, fat, or offal—and be left to apply garnishes of salsa, cilantro, and onion according to your taste or how soon your edible mosaic of the Mexican flag project is due. They’re also an extremely popular taco filling, but even on their own, there’s more flavor going on than just the palatal pork explosion; before it hits the cauldron, the meat is generally marinated in citrus, salt, and other herbs and spices.

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person. May be repurchased every 30 days. Limit 1 per visit. Limit 1 per table. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Los Charros Mexican Restaurant

This Mexican eatery's unassuming storefront belies its zesty persona. Inside, you can dine on sizzling fajitas, chorizo tacos, or shrimp-topped monterrey chicken, or cool off with a signature margarita. Weekly buffet nights grant diners the chance to sample a variety of cuisine and pick their favorite dish.

On the weekends, the restaurant is charged with activity, from karaoke performances and salsa dancing, to limbo-dancing beneath tortilla shells.