Address: 4911 Edmonston Rd., Hyattsville, MD 20781
South American, Mexican, Breakfast
Opening Hours: Open daily except Tuesday for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Nearby Metro Stops: West Hyattsville, Landover
Price Range: Inexpensive
Noise Level: Rowdy
Reservations: Not Accepted
Best Dishes Chilaquiles with a fried egg on top; chorizo, salty beef, and tongue tacos; chile relleno; chicken mole; posole; melon, a canteloupe drink.
Price Details: Appetizers $2.50 to $12.50; entrées $8 to $18.50.
The time to come is Friday or Saturday night, when this
roadhouse is at full tilt—jukebox pumping out Latin hits, bowls of seafood
soup sailing through the dining room, tablefuls of Spanish-speaking
patrons blowing off steam over Negra Modelo. But the cooking’s the
The owners hail from Puebla, and the flavors are solidly Mex,
not Tex. The renditions of chiles rellenos, chicken mole, and
tacos resonate as powerfully as the music—all the more if you’re
accustomed to cheese-blanketed dishes that taste virtually
Also good: Huevos rancheros; guacamole;