Upgrade your next Taco Tuesday with these 15 Mexican Restaurants in Gaston County
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Queso lovers rejoice. It is officially the summer of the taco and Gaston County has you covered with multiple Mexican restaurants in every town. What’s not to love about Mexican restaurants? Daily drink deals offering discounted margaritas and Corona, enough sides to keep you feeling full the rest of the night, and festive interiors.
Authenticity, flavor, and a dash of spice are only a few blocks away with fifteen Mexican restaurants serving up tantalizing treats in Gaston County.
1414 E. Franklin Blvd., Gastonia
Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Your next Gastonia staycation just got more flavorful with Agave’s authentic Mexican-styled seafood. This seafood-focused restaurant provides unique twists to classic Mexican dishes in a fun and festive environment. Open for lunch and dinner.
1863 W. Franklin Blvd., Gastonia
Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
There is never a bad time for a margarita at Azteca Family Mexican Restaurant. You will never leave on an empty stomach with their wide variety of authentic and fresh Mexican dishes, with vegetarian options available.
6928 Wilkinson Blvd., Belmont
Sunday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Casa Vieja is no stranger to flavor or authenticity. Make sure you have an empty stomach when you stop by for their large portions and a bit of room leftover for a margarita.
119 Center St., Cramerton
Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
A walk down Cramerton’s main street can quickly turn into a stop for delicious Tex-Mex classics at Doffer’s Canteen. Liven up your taco Tuesday with their unique take on street tacos and do not forget to take a look at their wide selection of craft beers and wines. This cult classic fails to disappoint.
3272 Union Rd., Gastonia
Monday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
A traditional Mexican dining experience may not be as far away as you thought, with Don Pedro Mexican Restaurant serving up classic Mexican dishes. Don Pedro’s offers both lunch and dinner, with vegetarian options included, just make sure you do not skip out on dessert.
1002 Gastonia Hwy., Bessemer City
Saturday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Friday 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
This family-owned restaurant’s daily drink specials make it the perfect place to celebrate your next birthday or special occasion and their lunch specials, offered Monday through Friday, are sure to impress your coworkers.
3670 S. New Hope Rd., Suite 9 Gastonia
Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Grab a beer and take a seat at El Patron for their daily drink specials and lunch specials offered Monday through Friday. With an expansive menu, including vegetarian options and a kids' menu, you could try a new dish every day of the week.
207 Rankin Ave., Mount Holly
Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
What’s the key to happiness? El Rinconcito believes it is their tacos. Take a seat at their Mount Holly location and see for yourself.
791 W. Charlotte Ave., Mount Holly
Sunday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Whether you are looking for a quick bite to eat during your lunch break, a sit-down dinner with your family, or a late-night cocktail with friends, Mount Holly’s El Valle Mexican Restaurant has you covered. Their menu options are expansive with everything from vegetarian dishes to twenty different premium tequila shots.
3070 E. Franklin Blvd., Gastonia
Monday-Sunday 12 p.m.-9 p.m.
This family-friendly restaurant is the perfect way to celebrate summer with your kids. Taco Tuesday just got more fun with their family pack taco bar, which serves up to five. They provide both carryout and delivery, and a mariachi band plays the last Friday of every month.
300 N. New Hope Rd., Gastonia
Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
Next time you are in Gastonia, stop by Los Arco’s Mexican buffet or try one of their traditional Mexican plates.