805 W. Peace St., Raleigh; 821-7642.
Rating: 2 1/2 stars
Atmosphere: cheery and casual.
Service: friendly and fast.
Recommended: huarache, tamales, chilaquiles, tacos, adobo de puerco.
Open: Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.
Reservations: accepted for large parties.
Other: Visa, MasterCard; beer only; smoke-free; kid-friendly.
The N&O's critic dines anonymously; the newspaper pays for all meals. We rank restaurants in five categories:
4 stars: Extraordinary.
3 stars: Excellent.
2 stars: Good.
1 star: Fair.
Zero stars: Poor
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