Studies have shown that consuming a side of chips and salsa can enhance any experience, from running on a treadmill to reciting your wedding vows. Commemorate every occasion with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of Mexican fare and drinks at Marieta's Restaurant in Oceanside.
Marieta's Restaurant sates border-bound appetites with a Mexican fare-laden menu of fresh, traditional dishes and made-from-scratch tortillas. Quell stomach uprisings with any number of Marieta's tempting house specialties, such as the carnitas, lean pork roast with traditional mexican meat dress-ups ($13.25), or a selection of pescatarian options, including the enchiladas de cangrejo with crab meat and green sauce ($14.95). Ovovores can indulge their yolky daydreams with huevos rancheros, two eggs atop a tortilla covered with ranchero sauce ($8.50), or a weekend brunch entree of nopalitos con huevo, a hearty combo of scrambled eggs cooked with tender cactus, tomatoes, onions, and peppers. Brunch comes with a glass of champagne or a margarita for adults, and a side of fresh fruit for any carbon-based life form ($10.95).
The friendly servers at Marieta's deliver handmade foodstuffs in a festive atmosphere enhanced by a full-service bar housing a variety of margaritas and cocktails. Guests can nibble their meal on the sunny patio while exchanging pleasant dinner conversation with the clouds or while pointedly laughing at songbirds unable to land a major label record deal.