Mexican (11)

Mad Taco

The Mad Taco (Waitsfield)

2 Village Sq., Waitsfield, 802-496-3832

Customers go mad for Mexican dishes made with fresh ingredients from the owners’ farm. Have a margarita or craft beer with your tacos, and don’t skimp on the legendary housemade sauces.

City Market, Onion River Co-op (Downtown Burlington)

82 S. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 802-861-9700

People of all stripes converge at Burlington’s downtown grocery cooperative. Buy some kale, get a sandwich fresh-made at the deli or peruse the hot bar.

Mad Taco

Mad Taco (Essex)

21 Essex Way, Essex Shoppes & Cinema, Essex, 802-876-7152

The taqueria’s menu includes tortillas stuffed with pork, chicken, fish or roasted yams from the owners’ Waitsfield farm. The homemade salsas and hot sauces are legendary.

El Cortijo Taqueria y Cantina

189 Bank St., Burlington, 802-497-1668

The Farmhouse Group’s hip taqueria keeps it fresh and fun in a revamped 1950s diner car. Go for tacos, burritos and killer margaritas.

City Market, Onion River Co-op (Burlington’s South End)

207 Flynn Ave., Burlington, 802-540-6400

The South End location of Burlington’s grocery cooperative offers a robust selection of marinated meats and spit-roasted birds in addition to groceries and prepared foods.

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La Casa Burrito

30 S. Main St. St. Albans, 802-528-5944

For fresh south-of-the-border fare, Vermonters can now head north — to St. Albans. Customers build their own burritos, bowls, tacos, nachos and quesadillas, selecting from a variety of housemade salsas and sauces. Dinner service is sit-down.

Park Squeeze

Park Squeeze

161 Main St., Vergennes, 802-877-9962

The hip neighborhood joint has exposed brick walls, metal sculptures, beet flatbreads and tangy barbecue ribs.

Agave Taco and Tequila Casa

Agave Taco and Tequila Casa

28 Walnut St., Williston, 802-876-7129

In a chic industrial-style space, Tex-Mex tacos and carnitas burritos meet modern marvels such as avocado toast. Check out the long list of fine tequilas.

tres amigos

Tres Amigos & Rusty Nail Stage

1190 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 802-253-6245

The Mexican fare includes hibiscus-glazed chicken and ancho-rubbed steak, along with enchiladas and tacos. Find dozens of tequilas at the bar — and bands onstage several nights a week.

The Mad Taco (Montpelier)

72 Main Street, Montpelier, 802-225-6038

Customers go mad for tacos, burritos and fajitas made with farm-fresh ingredients. Don’t miss the craft beers and legendary homemade hot sauces.

Twin Flames

Twin Flames Taqueria

97 Main St., Brattleboro, 802-258-6393

Proteins such as carne asada and and grilled Maine lobster can be had in tacos, burritos and fajitas. Grab a cup of pozole to start, or go all-in on a sauce-smothered chimichanga.

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