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 the Bourbon Chipotle Sweet Potato Empanada or Barbacoa Flautas, a simmering beef plate mounded with mushrooms, caramelized onions, roasted poblanos and queso fundido inside a crisp tortilla. Entrees one might not typically expect like Pan Roasted Duck Breast served over pumpkin puree or gluten-free Oaxaca Braised Short Rib 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 acclaimed cuisine. And while you're here take advantage of our Monday night football specials with 40¢ wings in 40 different flavors, $5 Large Cheese Nacho Conqueso and many drink specials!