Just outside of West Midtown is Nuevo Laredo Cantina, a neighborhood Mexican restaurant in Underwood Hills that’s been around since 1992. This place attracts a big lunch crowd seven days a week and for good reason, they serve great classic Mexican food and strong margaritas in a space that you could just as easily bring your grandparents to as you could your college friends. If you come with a group, the chile rellenos, tampiquena steak, and lobster tacos are the three things you should split, along with a few margaritas.
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Head to Minero inside Ponce City Market for great cocktails, freshly made tortillas, and a big outdoor patio.
Ponce City Market
Ponce City Market is a food hall with over 30 different restaurants, with options ranging from Italian and ramen to Szechuan and Mexican.
La Fonda Latina
La Fonda Latina in Candler Park is a low key spot with a big patio serving a mix of Mexican, Spanish, and Cuban food.
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Blu Cantina is where to go in East Atlanta Village for Tex-Mex and margaritas until late.
Babalu Tapas & Tacos
Babalu is a great weeknight dinner spot in Midtown, with Latin-inspired dishes like tacos and tapas and a big patio.
Check out Lee’s Bakery on Buford Highway for Vietnamese classics like pho and some of the best banh mi in the city.
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