Paquito’s Mexican Restaurant

Restaurants, Mexican North Miami Beach
3 out of 5 stars
Paquito’s Mexican Restaurant
Photograph: Courtesy Yelp/Pam R.

Paquito is yet another surprising strip-mall find. And once you do it discover it, there’s no going back. Although the dining room feels like something out of a Frida Kahlo memoir—colorful walls plastered with knickknacks and ornaments—the menu reads mostly like a collection of present-day favorites, like burritos and enchiladas. Peppered in with the ordinary you’ll find family recipes for mole, a signature sauce that takes hours to prepare when done right. Worth skipping over, however, is the list of burgers and fried chicken that undermines the otherwise traditional menu.

By: Virginia Gil


Venue name: Paquito’s Mexican Restaurant
Address: 16265 Biscayne Blvd

Cross street: at 163rd St
Opening hours: Mon–Thu 11:30am–11pm; Fri 11:30am–midnight; Sat noon–midnight; Sun noon–10pm
Transport: Bus 3
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