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 deal at La Boca Mexican Restaurant & Cantina for $20 worth of Mexican cuisine for only $10.
La Boca translates loosely to “the mouth,” a body part that will be all too pleased when it sees what’s on the menu inside this Middletown mecca. Here, inventive appetizers celebrate authentic Mexican street foods like Empanadas de Puerco or Flautas de Pollo, seasoned shredded chicken with caramelized onions, roasted poblanos and queso fundido inside a crisp tortilla. Entrees one might not typically expect like Spicy Mango Lime Chicken served over coconut-cilantro rice or Brown Sugar Chile rubbed Salmon topped with avocado cream served over Pablano Rice stride alongside all the expected Mexican favorites (some with a special twist), transporting patrons to Mexico with the flavor and fragrances the North American country is acclaimed for. Over 60 labels of tequila and endless other beverage options pair well with any dish, so be sure to stop in soon for a crash course in esteemed cuisine. And while you're here take advantage of $2 Street Tacos, $4 Nacho con Queso, $4 Chicharrones and many drink specials!