Mexican restaurant opens near campus

Britney O'Donnell

The carne asada nachos are a great appetizer for a low price.

Britney O'Donnel

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Rinconcito Mexican Food is a brand new restaurant nestled beside San Diego Mesa College, less than a mile from the Mesa College campus. Make the second left when leaving campus on Mesa College Drive onto Ashford Street, and Rinconcito Mexican Food is on the left. Riconcito is a quaint family style restaurant that offers quality food for a reasonable price.

They boast a large variety of Mexican style dishes made to order; from the popular California Burrito for $4.89 to their Nachos Supreme for $5.99 which come topped with sour cream, guacamole, mozzarella cheese, carne asada and beans; all thrown strategically over crunchy homemade tortilla chips. Nachos are offered with your choice of ground beef, carne asada, chicken or shredded beef.

Their bean, cheese and rice burrito is uniquely prepared with white rice and mozzarella cheese matched deliciously with fresh beans wrapped in a deliciously warm tortilla.

Appetizing combo plates are offered all of which include sides of steaming rice and beans along with three warm corn or flour tortillas for around $6.75. Some of these plates include: two delectable enchiladas (chicken or cheese), chile verde (red or green), or the succulent chicken fajitas.

While exploring the menu don’t forget to try the delicious tacos that range from fish or carne asada tacos to pollo asado or chicken for a great price of around $2.25.

The menu also includes breakfast; containing items like the chorizo plate, huevos rancheros or the A la Mexicana for $6.99. As well as breakfast burritos such as the chorizo, machaca or racho burrito (which includes chorizo, ham, cheese and salsa) all at the practical price of $4.89.

Also presented on the menu are quesadillas that price from the cheese quesadilla for $3.30 to the shrimp quesadilla for $6.25 along with tortas that all price around $5 as well as Tostadas that include lettuce, beans, cheese, guacamole and salsa that are offered around $5.00.

With this cozy restaurant being not even a mile from campus, it presents students with a relaxing retreat into a mexican style atmosphere with delicious options to satisfy their demanding bellies.

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Mexican restaurant opens near campus