Tex Mex Deals in New Orleans
You've lived here long enough to develop an aversion to Bourbon Street. But get wise to a hidden gem nestled amongst the bars and souvenir shops with today's deal: Pay $15 for $30 to spend on food and drink at Rita's Tequila House. Rita's specializes in Tex-Mex cuisine and drinks not common among the tourist traps on Bourbon Street. Get started with a plate of Yuca Fries, which comes topped with homemade Queso, sour cream, fresh-chopped bacon, and pico de gallo. The restaurant also serves up a variety of fresh fajitas, quesadillas, and Mexican pizza, which comes piled high with your choice of freshly marinated meats, lettuce, queso, pico de gallo, and black olives. But with a name like Rita's Tequila House, the spirits are the star of the show: This Quarter establishment serves up more than 135 tequilas. Whether you're noshing on some Tex-Mex fare or sipping an exotic tequila, the candlelit courtyard is a world away from the rowdy Bourbon Street scene.
Ditch the usual lunchtime suspects and keep things light with healthy and delicious offerings from Fresh Bar: • $8 for $16 to spend on food and drink • Choose from ten specialty menu creations, like the Spring Greek or the Tex Mex salads • Or, build your own salad or wrap with chicken, shrimp, steak, or turkey • More than 40 toppings and 19 house-made dressings to choose from • Open Monday through Saturday, from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Want more? Check out Fresh Bar on Facebook.