Alebrijes are carved wooden figures hand-fashioned by Oaxacan artisans in Mexico, and much like most folks’ attempts at making authentic Mexican at home, their hard exteriors prove detrimental to dental work. Ditch dashed culinary aspirations and dine on the inspired with this offer at Cantina Mexicana, good for $30 worth of refreshing Mexican fare for $15.
Cantina Mexicana crafts authentic Mexican fare with a sophisticated twist, from their addictively fresh handmade guacamole prepared tableside to dishes like Grilled Skirt Steak, served with moro rice, chimichurri sauce, fried plantains and fresh greens. Tacos available as pastor, carne enchilada, tilapia, chop, steak and more tend to make menu readers lick their lips in anticipation here, and they also find the burritos, fajitas and crispy chimichangas equally appealing. Whether your meal is started with a tasty Tortilla Soup, hearty Quinoa salad or accompanied with a signature cocktail, you’ll quickly see why this Stamford restaurant is first on the must-return list.