After scientists revealed UFOs were actually full-grown tortillas, people everywhere filled swimming pools with guac and beans to catch and dissect the floury creatures. Nab a tender baby disk with today's Groupon: for $7, you get $15 worth of Mexican fare at Mesa Grande Taqueria in Auburn.
Mesa Grande Taqueria entertains excitement-craving tongue buds with its beguiling menu of fully customizable Mexican dishes. Meals sport a variety of stylish outfits, including burritos, tacos, and quesadillas, which serve as the receptacle for a gaggle of fillings, such as lime-cilantro rice, black or pinto beans, and shredded cheese. Meats, such as grilled marinated chicken ($6) and grilled steak ($7), and vegetarian offerings of guacamole and veg-friendly black beans ($6), conclude the cavalcade of meal toppers, providing the protein high-kick necessary to fell hunger and its bumbling henchmen. Mesa Grande also serves up vegan and gluten-free alternatives and fresh sides such as homemade chips and guacamole ($3.50).
With eco-consciousness on its mind, Mesa Grande strives for an earth-friendly eating experience whenever possible. Burrito bowls and salads rest comfortably in biodegradable containers, and real silverware and glasses take the place of plastic utensils and styrofoam cups, creating less waste and reducing the risk of embarrassing terra-firma tantrums.
Syracuse New Times, Auburn Pub and Operation Auburn all positively reviewed Mesa Grande Taqueria. Five Yelpers give the business a perfect average of five stars and 91% of Urbanspooners like it. More than 1,200 Facebookers like it.
Mesa Grande’s fresh burritos, tacos and quesadillas are already a hit with the Auburn community – Staff, Syracuse New Times
The menu consists of many taqueria staples, from huge burritos to tacos to nachos to a few twists, such as vegetarian and vegan options, all made with fresh ingredients. – Jason Gabak, Auburn Pub
Mesa Grande Taqueria
Lime green walls surround guests at Mesa Grande Taqueria as they wait in a cafeteria-style line for their turn to watch cooks create customizable Mexican dishes. Tacos, burritos, nachos, and quesadillas materialize out of the restaurant’s fresh ingredients and meats, which include grilled chicken or steak that’s been marinated in chipotle adobo sauce, or vegetarian guacamole and black beans. As they diner, guests might also notice the restaurant’s energy-efficient lighting, reusable silverware and baskets, and biodegradable to-go utensils, which help the taqueria take its commitment to staying green well past its vivid walls.
100 Genesee St.
Auburn, New York 13021Get Directions