Simple and Fresh Unique from other competitors in this category, Agave provided us with a fajita-style chicken wrap. Lightly seasoned, the chopped chicken is mixed with the perfect ratio of peppers, onions and cheese, and wrapped in a soft flour tortilla. Both red and green peppers add a spicy yet sweet kick that really brings this dish to life. 805 Hope Street, Bristol. 253-1566.
Sweet and Savory When it comes to flavor, Nacho Mamma’s soft shell chicken tacos are anything but simple. The meat is seasoned to perfection with a spicy Jamaican jerk spice that contrasts perfectly with the sweet mango salsa and ginger-cabbage cole slaw. These savory tacos are topped with crispy garlic chips, adding a Caribbean twist. 76 State Street, Bristol. 401-396-9588.
Pickled Pink Tallulah on Thames created our favorite taco yet. These perfectly seasoned chicken tacos include a layer of fresh avocado and chopped onions, all in a warm corn tortilla. We thought the side of pickled radish and lime really made the dish! A must-try on your next trip to Newport. 464 Thames Street, Newport. 849-2433.
Going Old School If you are looking for traditional beef taco, look no further than Tito’s Cantina With a crispy taco shell, chopped lettuce and shredded cheese, this taco left us nostalgic for our childhood. The savory flavor of the seasoned beef paired with the fresh top- pings will not disappoint any fan of this classic dish. 1379 Fall River Avenue, Seekonk. 508-336-2400. 651 West Main Road, Middletown. 401-849-4222
What better way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo than to treat yourself to a delicious Mexican meal? To get us in the spirit, we traveled across the Bay to sample an array of unique dishes, each offering a twist on traditional Mexican cuisine.
Tallulah on thames,
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