11 delicious places to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
One of the best ways to experience and appreciate a culture is through its cuisine. Food is a delicious way to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Check out this list of some of the amazing and authentic restaurants in Everett and find your new favorite dish.
Tia Lety Tamaleria y Taqueria
Website, 9629 Evergreen Way
This little restaurant has some of the best authentic Mexican tamales in Everett. Come hungry on Taco Tuesdays for all of the $1 tacos you could ask for. Keep in mind that the menu is primarily in Spanish, so you might want to study up on your taqueria vocab!
Nuevo Amanecer Pupuseria
Location, 1519 132nd St. SE
Take a culinary trip to El Salvador at Nuevo Amanecer Pupuseria. This restaurant serves delicious Salvadorian pupusas: thick, griddle cakes stuffed full of cheesy, meat and bean goodness.
Website, 1130 Broadway Ste. C
Everyone in Everett knows Taco-Book, and for a good reason. This popular Mexican spot serves up some seriously authentic, family-owned flavor that keeps customers coming back with great combos under $10. Try the highly-recommended barbacoa tacos for a delicious meal of traditional, slow-cooked beef.
El Mariachi (formerly Los Tamaahles)
Website, see their social media for food truck locations
This food truck serves both Mexican and Guatemalan dishes including amazing homemade street tacos. Try the esquites, a popular Mexican corn salad. The truck pops up all over Everett, so check out their Instagram (@lostamaahles) to find where they will be this week.
Taqueria El Pastor
Location, 7606 Beverly Blvd.
This little mom and pop-style restaurant is definitely a good choice for to-go dining. Try the al pastor tacos - delicious pork marinated in pineapple and chiles - for some sweet and spicy Mexican flavor.
Casa el Dorado
Location, 205 E Casino Rd # B-12
Amazing tacos and burritos start with a good tortilla and Casa el Dorado definitely delivers. Once you bring home a bag of their homemade flour and corn tortillas, it won’t be easy to go back to the store-bought kind. Their tacos are $2 apiece and made with fresh corn tortillas.
Taqueria Doña Mari
Location, 710 N Broadway Ave.
This taco truck has a loyal following and after one bite, you’ll taste why. Doña Mari serves some of the best tacos and burritos around with plenty of choices of delicious meats. They are open to customizing your meal, too, which makes this place the perfect destination for those with dietary restrictions. Ask for a vegetarian burrito and prepare to be wowed.
Location, 11632 Evergreen Way
If you’re looking to try something a little different, check out Cemitas Tepeaca. This restaurant is known for its cemitas, a type of sandwich originating from Puebla, Mexico. They offer 13 different types of cemitas, so you might have to come back a few times to try them all.
El Nopal Mexican Food
Website, 12720 4th Ave. W Ste. D
El Nopal is the perfect choice if you want a quick bite to eat without the huge portions you might find at other Mexican restaurants. Their menu is short and simple, but they have some unique options, including tacos, tamales and chicken mole poblano. Finish off your meal with a scoop of delicious horchata ice cream.
Tampico Mexican Restaurant (Location)
Website, 2303 Broadway
Tampico has been a staple Mexican restaurant in Everett since the ‘80s. Their fantastic dinner menu has more than 50 options to choose from, so it’s impossible to go wrong. We recommend the margaritas, which you can get to-go with the rest of your meal.
Website, 205 E Casino Rd
Birreria Tijuana proudly cooks up and represents true Mexican flavor. Their birria is 100% Tijuana style with out-of-this-world flavor you gotta try.