One tends to work up an appetite when they spend a day by the beach. Fortunately, the Southport area offers no shortage of great eateries. Today, our real estate agents are excited to highlight their favorite local Mexican restaurants right here in Brunswick County, North Carolina.
- San Felipe Mexican Restaurant - 1673 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461
You can always count on a great meal and a good time at San Felipe Mexican Restaurant. They make next-level fajitas, enchiladas, and tacos using fresh ingredients and age-old recipes and techniques. They also happen to serve some of the best margaritas in town. San Felipe Restaurant is located in Tidewater Plaza, just minutes from these Southport homes for sale. They also have a second location in Southport, and another in the community of Shallotte.
- StrEAT Side Takeout - 524 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461
Southport's StrEAT Side Takeout isn't exactly a Mexican restaurant, but their globally-influenced cuisine draws inspiration from a wide range of traditions. Taco bowls and tostada bowls are highlights of their menu, and the Mahi Mahi fish taco bowl is a particular standout, served with Jicama mango slaw, sour cream, guacamole, salsa, and either corn or flour tortillas. StrEAT Side Takeout is a great place to grab lunch on the go.
- Kai-Joe's - 4722 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465
There's no place quite like Kai-Joe's. A beloved local takeout joint on Oak Island, Kai-Joes serves Mexican food with a Hawaiian spin, much of it made using fresh North Carolina seafood. Their food is creative, colorful, and bursting with flavor. Try the North Shore Tacos, made with grilled shrimp, Asian slaw, and Thai chili sauce; or get into an order of Mel's Shrimp Nachos. Kai-Joes also has picnic tables outside where you can enjoy your meal, and they're just a few blocks from the beach.
- San Jose Mexican Restaurant - 5051 Main St, Shallotte, NC 28470
San Jose Mexican Resataurant is a small local chain with five restaurants in North Carolina. The Shallotte location is always a great place to get delicious, authentic Mexican food close to the coast. From appetizers like Mexican-style street corn to specialties like Steak a la Mexicana, everything here is expertly prepared using the freshest possible ingredients. You can even order guacamole and have it made right at your table.
- Mini Jalapeño Mexican Restaurant - 3408 Holden Beach Rd SW, Supply, NC 28462
With a vast menu of Mexican staples and specialties, you'll never run out of new flavors to try at Mini Jalapeño Mexican Restaurant. They offer a wide range of classic burritos, enchiladas, tacos, chalupas, and quesadillas made with your choice of chicken, beef, or seafood. Make it a combo with beans and rice, and you're good to go! Just be sure to save room for dessert; they serve some amazing churros and fried ice cream.
- Las Palmeras - 1780 Chandlers Ln # 4, Sunset Beach, NC 28468
You simply can't go wrong at Las Palmeras, a Sunset Beach Mexican eatery that offers up hearty portions of classic staples like enchiladas, fajitas, and quesadillas. Even the yellow rice and refried beans are next-level, and you can get a great lunch or dinner combo with all the fixings. There are excellent vegetarian choices on the menu as well. Las Palmeras also has a full bar, a great selection of imported Mexican beer, and some very tasty margaritas.
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