Davis has so many restaurants that offer Latin American, Spanish, Tex-Mex, Southwestern and Mexican food that it is often difficult to know where to go and what restaurants to avoid. Below is a compilation of Latin American Restaurants with important rating information, including Price, Quality, Service, Chips and Salsa, and Misc, to help the hungry Davis masses find a place to eat! Mmmm....
Many people go to Woodland for better Mexican food. So there is also a compilation of Woodland favorites on this page to help guide your mini trips.
Chipotle Price: Quality: Reviews are mixed, the consensus seems to be that they are good for a chain Service: fast, assembly line style Chips and Salsa: costs extra Misc: student discount (free drink)
Chuy's Taqueria Price: Quality: reviews seem to be fairly positive, although mixed reviews, specialties seem to include fish tacos and carne adobada Service: order at counter, they bring the food to you Chips and Salsa: 1 basket of chips per party Misc:
Dos Coyotes Price: Quality: Reviews tend to be pretty positive. It's Southwestern, not Mexican or Tex-Mex. Some recommend the Colorado or Paella Burrito. Service: Order at the counter, leave your name, they will call it and bring you your food. Chips and Salsa: Must purchase chips; 6-8 salsas to choose from. Chips come with some meals Misc: Some outdoor seating.
El Mariachi Price: $4.50-6.00 Quality: great salsas and horchata but the food has mixed reviews Service: Order at the counter and wait for it to be prepared. Chips and Salsa: Huge salsa bar with wide variety to choose from. 1 side of chips come with most meals. Misc: Some outdoor seating.
Taqueria Davis Price: $5-6 Quality: reviews are fairly positive Service: order at the counter they bring it out to you, service is noted to be quite friendly Chips and Salsa: 1 basket served per party, help yourself salsa bar Misc: Burritos with egg and potato are unusual and flavorful.
Taqueria El Burrito Price: $2-10 Quality: Service: Chips and Salsa: Misc: Open till 3am Thursday-Saturday
Taqueria Guadalajara Price: $2.90-7.00 Quality: reviews are fairly positive, but somewhat mixed. Service: Order at the counter. Chips and Salsa: self-serve all you can eat; a few salsas to choose from. Misc: Outdoor seating at South Davis location.
Tres Hermanas Price: Entrées and tacos are $8-$14 Quality: Reviews are mostly positive Service: Mixed, especially for the bar at night Chips and Salsa: Served free with meal Misc: sit down, full service, plus a bar at night. Large outdoor seating area.
Silvina's Basket Price: $ 2.00 - 16.00 Quality: best Chili Relleno in the Davis/Woodland area Service: sit down ,full service, Taco's , lunch buffet Chips and Salsa: free chips and salsa. Misc: The New Flavor of Old Mexico
Tacos El Paisano Restaurant & Taco Truck Price: $ 2.00 - 5.00 Quality: best tacos in the Davis/Woodland area according to the people who have commented Service: order at the counter or truck, you pick up the food Chips and Salsa: free chips and salsa at sit-down location; salsa only at truck. Misc: one dollar tacos including tax
Quetzal Price: $ 2.50 - 7.00 Quality: only positive reviews. Everyone seems to love the homemade maza tortillas, and gorditas. [Note: In Spanish, a gordita is a pleasantly plump young girl.] Service: order at the counter, they bring you the food Chips and Salsa: 1 basket per party, 4 salsas and various comments Misc: closes at 6:00 pm
Union_de_Tula Price: $ 1.00 - 3.00 Quality: best churro of your life, only $1 per giant curvy piece. Service: family owned truck - Loreno Llamas, his wife, and son are extremely hospital and nice. Chips and Salsa: n/a - no savory items here. It's all about the churros, mango ices, and cold/hot corn drinks. Misc: Open every day 2pm-10pm
La Esperanza (Davis) Price: $8.00-15.00 Quality: Mainly negative reviews. Few people have enjoyed their experience here Service: Waitresses and waiters will take your order. Chips and Salsa: all you can eat provided for the table while you are waiting for your food. Two kinds of salsa. Misc: Closed August 28th, 2009.
Agave (Davis) Price: Appetizers are $7-$12, entrées are $14-$21 Quality: Reviews seem positive Service: Chips and Salsa: Fresh, homemade chips? Misc: Full tequila bar, happy hour drink specials. Was once Soga's, then Agave, then Soga's again, now closed.
Baja Fresh (Davis) Price: Quality: Service: Chips and Salsa: Misc:
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