Lkld eats: Mega Mercado


The Vibe: Mexican restaurant attached to a Latino market attracts neighborhood families and foodie hipsters with authentic fare,  killer guacamole and futbol on big screens.

Finding It: Wabash Shopping Center, 2009 George Jenkins Blvd. | Map

Good to Know: You pay at the supermarket checkout so it’s helpful to bring cash for tips.

Signature Dishes: They serve shrimp lots of ways from a filling $3.50 tostado to a spicy $16.99 Camarones en Aguachile. (It’s the most expensive item on the menu and can feed two.)

Service: The service is friendly but it can be slow, especially when the restaurant is busy. You can see the kitchen, and those folks are moving quickly.

Is the menu online? Yes

Imbibing: Most popular Mexican beers are available, as are soft drinks made in Mexico, including cane-sugar Coca Cola.

Vegetarian Options: Several dishes such as enchiladas and tostados can be prepared without meat.

Hours: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily

Website: A Facebook page that hasn’t been updated in awhile.

People Are Talking: Yelp – 4.5/5 stars | TripAdvisor – 4.5/5 stars | The Ledger’s Eric Pera – 3/5 stars | Eat a Duck | The Dish: Veg Out

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