La Taqueria restaurant is now open in Burnaby, BC

After a long wait, you can now get your hands on their tacos, margaritas, and Mexican brunch at their new outpost.

Almost three years into the planning, finally opening the doors and seeing guests sipping margaritas and munching on nachos at The taqueriaBurnaby’s first location is a rewarding sight for restaurant partners.

Located in a prime space facing the fountain and Brentwood SkyTrain station in the bustling redevelopment of Amazing Brentwood, this new outpost marks the fifth brick-and-mortar space for the Vancouver-based upscale casual Mexican restaurant. The Taqueria also operates a food truck that parks in the Vancouver Art Gallery plaza.

From humble beginnings as a “pinche” tacho shop on Hastings Street on the outskirts of Gastown several years ago, La Taqueria has grown to include two other Vancouver outposts (Mount Pleasant and Downtown), as well as a Victoria restaurant and a police station kitchen. location in North Vancouver.

Officially advertised as “coming soon” in the fall of 2020, the pandemic-triggered supply chain and construction delays took their toll with La Taqueria’s opening schedule; the restaurant was able to enter a “soft opening” phase on Monday November 7th and is now officially operational since Monday November 14th.

Food and drink: What’s on the menu at the new La Taqueria in Burnaby

The menu at Brentwood La Taqueria is the same as the other locations, which means a wide selection of tacos, burritos and sharing dishes like nachos, fresh guac and special dishes like their Birriaramen. Don’t forget to save room for the golden fried churros served with dulce de leche as a dipping sauce for dessert. You’ll also find a lively drinks menu, with classic margaritas and their lavender version, as well as beer (cerveza), micheladasand non-alcoholic beverages.

There are some welcome additions to look out for, however, in this new La Taqueria. On weekends, the Burnaby location will serve restaurant meals outstanding brunch menu, which made its debut this spring in Mount Pleasant (Yukon). This means you can start your Saturday or Sunday with La Taqueria’s amazing morning offerings, like their fiery divorced husbands, which includes two robust salsas – guajillo and tomatillo – in a skillet with refried beans, queso fresco and a pair of just-cooked sunny side up eggs. While some dishes are familiar brunch classics, you can broaden your horizons with bright, bold dishes like a pan of elote (cornbread) with salsa poblano or enmoladaswhich are basically enchiladas in a sweet, smoky taupe.

And while that’s not happening yet, La Taqueria is expected to use the Amazing Brentwood spot as a test kitchen for new dishes, meaning customers will be able to order dishes not yet on the menu in the restaurant. ‘other restaurant of the restaurant. Locations.

Speaking of locations, not only is La Taqueria’s space within the indoor-outdoor mall complex prime, it’s also poised to be a major draw in the warmer months thanks to an expansive patio that is currently closed – but still has large large windows for plenty of light to stream through.

Cozy interior and an amazing patio

The restaurant’s interior is sophisticated and cozy, with shades of soft green contrasting with industrial chic pendant lights and repurposed metal schoolhouse chairs. The room is anchored by an L-shaped bar with ample seating, backed by a bar with beautiful built-in bookshelves and bookcase-style cabinetry. While you’ll see evocative black-and-white photographs flanking the bar, the room is infused with bold pops of color thanks to the wall art.

La Taqueria at The Amazing Brentwood is located at 4580 Brentwood Blvd Unit 1210 in Burnaby. Tables are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and the location is open Mondays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Tuesday-Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.; and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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