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Best Mexican Restaurant

Los Amigos

5506 Harford Road, (410) 444-4220, www.losamigosbaltimore.com

Posted 9/21/2005

We don’t ask for much in a Mexican restaurant. The surroundings don’t have to be fancy, and a little grime is even OK by us—we understand, it takes a lotta grease to fry those fajitas. The food, though, that has got to be right, and Los Amigos delivers night after night. The menu offers more than the usual taco/burrito/enchilada suspects, serving up smoky moles and jalapeño-packed pico de gallo, lip-smacking lime-drenched ceviche, tender chile-rubbed carnitas, and refried beans with that unmistakable velvety texture speaking of much lard and love in the preparation. Other wanna-be local Mexican restaurateurs should eat here, and take lots and lots of notes.

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Other Awards for Best Mexican Restaurant:

El Guapito Mexican Restaurant, 9/16/2009

Fiesta Mexicana, 9/17/2008

Tijuana Tacos, 9/19/2007

Arcos, 9/20/2006

Los Amigos, 9/17/2003

Los Amigos, 9/18/2002

El Salto II, 9/13/2000

Mike’s Bar, 9/18/1996

All Awards for Los Amigos:

Best Mexican Restaurant, 9/17/2003

Best Mexican Restaurant, 9/18/2002

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