If you're craving Mexican food and live anywhere near Riverdale Park, you're best bet is to head over to one of the authentic eateries off Kenilworth Avenue, just south of East-West Highway.
If you're taking the kids along, you might want to try the , because they have large seating areas and quick service. It's tex-mex food, which is a little more kid-friendly, too.
They start you off with spicy salsa and complimentary freshly fried tortilla chips. Then you can order from their menu that offers traditional items like tacos and enchilladas but also a few dishes you may not come across often with seafood and mole de pavo or a rich spicy cocoa and fruit based sauce with turkey.
Prices are reasonable, too.
If you go, try the tacos al pastor (pork), empanadas and chimichangas.
Where: 5510 Kenilworth Avenue in Riverdale
Prices: $2.50 to $30.