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 $20, you get $40 worth of Mexican and American fare and drinks at Mi Tierra in Smyrna.
Mi Tierra sizzles a menu of traditional Mexican eats alongside steak-and-potato dishes forged from meaty slabs of certified Angus beef. Staffers stand tableside as they mix fresh avocados, cilantro, and a hint of jalapeño into the signature guacamole, served with warmed tortilla chips ($5.99 for regular; $13.99 for family size). Grilled entrees such as the molcajete Zavala sizzle up servings of chicken, steak, chorizo, tilapia, and shrimp, toss them with bell peppers, onions, and cactus, and snuggly blanket them beneath mozzarella cheese and red sauce ($16.99), and herbivores and guests with vendettas against zucchini may opt for sautéed veggie fajitas with rice, beans, and pico de gallo ($8.99). For American-leaning appetites, a 10-ounce certified Angus rib-eye steak arrives escorted by a baked potato and grilled vegetables ($16.99) and a Texas Angus beef hamburger ($7.99) pays double tribute to our nation's beefiest state by pairing a cheesy, 8-ounce patty with steak fries that look and taste exactly like potatoes.
Mi Tierra's distressed brick walls boast Spanish tiled awnings alongside rustic stone archways and Mexican-style paintings. Frequent events such as live music and karaoke entertain ears, and trivia nights keep guests steeped in knowledge that is sure to impress friends, coworkers, and bookish toddlers.
When they aren't mashing fresh avocados to mix up guacamole, the staff at Mi Tierra prepare a long menu of Mexican specialties with American touches. Diners can fill up on fajitas, arroz con pollo, or carne asada, which all come with traditional Mexican sides, or they can choose more American-flavored tilapia fillets, chicken wings, french fries, or grilled salmon. Fish tacos and buffalo nachos seamlessly combine the two culinary traditions. Some kid-friendly dishes, alongside fresh salads and desserts, round out the menu, turning it into a satisfying read for those who want to whet their appetite or add another entry to their summer reading list.