Nuevo Mexicano

Nuevo Mexicano

Editor’s Note: Cilantro is now closed.

This family-run eatery makes classic regional Mexican specialties. But the preparation and present-ation are as contemporary and bright as the setting. The house signature margarita, made with fresh mango, lime and cilantro, is an eye-opener of what’s to come. An impressive menu offers a range of dishes rarely found here, like borrego en mole negro—grilled lamb in a complex mole sauce—and pato al tamarindo—duck fabulously flavored with tamarind pasilla sauce. Whether at dinner, lunch or weekend brunch, Cilantro shows just how diverse and delightful modern Mexican cooking can be.

PHOTO: Upscale Mexican is yours for the tasting at Cilantro. Try the pato al tamarindo, shown here: duck breast served in a tamarind pasilla sauce, accompanied with sweet potatoes.

7005 Tree Ln.

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