Discerning food geeks seeking traditional Mexican fare know to wend their way to Eastie, where the chefs don’t dumb it down for Anglos. This Day Square storefront generously stuffs soft corn tortillas with shredded beef, chicken, pork in adobo sauce, beef tongue or beef cheek, dresses them simply with onions, cilantro and lime, and offers three fresh table salsas for added tang, chili heat and spice complexity. For brilliant, budget-friendly, canonical tacos, Taqueria Jalisco has no peer.
291 Bennington St., Boston • (617) 567-6367
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