January 11, 2022

Padrino's on South Grand Serves Pure Tex-Mex Joy [PHOTOS]

For jaw-droppingly massive burritos and margaritas that hit the spot, check out Padrino's in the former Mangia space on South Grand.

Read Cheryl Baehr's review here: "Padrino's Offers a Labor of Love in Former Mangia's Space"

Photos by Mabel Suen
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A selection of dishes from Padrino's: pollo feliz, crispy tacos with chicken, fajitas, margaritas and birria tacos.
Mabel Suen
A selection of dishes from Padrino's: pollo feliz, crispy tacos with chicken, fajitas, margaritas and birria tacos.
Ciro Trapala, Rafa Rosas, Enrique Robles and Christina Robles.
Mabel Suen
Ciro Trapala, Rafa Rosas, Enrique Robles and Christina Robles.
Tacos de pescado, or fish tacos topped with cabbage, pico de gallo and chipotle sauce.
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Tacos de pescado, or fish tacos topped with cabbage, pico de gallo and chipotle sauce.
Pollo feliz, grilled chicken breast topped with shrimp and cheese dip served on a bed of sautéed onions and bell peppers served with rice, refried beans and guacamole salad.
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Pollo feliz, grilled chicken breast topped with shrimp and cheese dip served on a bed of sautéed onions and bell peppers served with rice, refried beans and guacamole salad.
Birria tacos.
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Birria tacos.
Fajitas Padrino's with steak, chicken, shrimp, chorizo, carnitas, queso fresco and chile toreado.
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Fajitas Padrino's with steak, chicken, shrimp, chorizo, carnitas, queso fresco and chile toreado.
Crispy tacos with chicken.
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Crispy tacos with chicken.
Margaritas and more are available behind the bar.
Mabel Suen
Margaritas and more are available behind the bar.
The dining room.
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The dining room.
The margarita selection is very colorful.
Mabel Suen
The margarita selection is very colorful.