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La Joya Fine Mexican Dining - Closed

6450 N. MacArthur Blvd.
Irving, TX 75039
972-831-8000

Details

  • Sun-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-12am
  • $$$
  • Business Dining, Patio/Sidewalk Dining
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted
This is a truly distinctive Mexican restaurant that is essentially a collection of family recipes inspired by the cuisine of Cotija (for which the cheese was named), a small town in the southwestern state of Michoacan. Sinking their American roots in Arkansas with seven Mexican restaurants, the Oseguera family made their way to Dallas to perform before a more sophisticated audience. They succeed. Remarkable dishes include red snapper in chipotle lime butter sauce and the quail basted in ancho-chile sauce. Chile rellenos are treated with cinnamon, banana and white wine walnut sauce--like nothing you've tasted in the species.

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