Tortas, tamales, tacos, and all the rest of your spicy favorites can be found at Minneapolis Mexican restaurants. At Zantigo , a popular spot with multiple locations, a must-try dish is the chilito, a hand-stretched tortilla stuffed with shredded cheese and chili. Other Mexican restaurants in Minneapolis stick to the classics, like made-to-order quesadillas at Maya Cuisine . Chefs stuff flour tortillas with melted cheese and your choice of meat, such as slow-cooked shredded pork or juicy chicken with smoked chipotle peppers. You can also experience made-from-scratch cuisine with a local flair. El Nuevo Rodeo Restaurant, for example, serves regionally inspired Mexican dishes with pineapple-chipotle margaritas and guacamole made tableside in a lava-rock molcajete.

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