Habeneros Grill and Mexican Cantina: A flavorful fiesta

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Habaneros Grill and Mexican Cantina, a cherished fast-casual gem in Scottsdale, captures the essence of family-owned warmth while offering an enticing all-day menu. “Horizonte” host Catherine Anaya stumbled upon this culinary haven during her son’s high school sports days. The restaurant boasts an array of delights, from breakfast burritos and tacos to vegetarian options, all complemented by top-shelf margaritas.

Adriana Salazar, the passionate owner, takes pride in crafting everything from scratch, ensuring a fresh and authentic dining experience. Anaya, a self-proclaimed nacho snob, sings praises for the generously topped nachos, adorned with meat, beans, cheese, guacamole, sour cream, and salsa.

“Check, Please! Arizona” guest Paola Boivin, Director of the Cronkite Sports Bureau at ASU and a self-proclaimed happy hour expert, kickstarted her meal with a unique jalapeno margarita featuring jalapeno chunks, describing it as an “amazing way to start the meal.” Enthusiastic about the plethora of options, she dove into a selection of tacos, black shrimp, lobster, and el pastor, each served on a different tortilla and thoroughly enjoyed every bite.

Anaya’s pro tip? Visit during happy hour, perch at the bar, witness the culinary magic unfold, and indulge in a margarita. She also highlights that the restaurant caters to vegetarian preferences.

At Habaneros Grill and Mexican Cantina, every visit promises a flavorful journey through Mexican culinary delights.

Restaurant address: 10392 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ

Phone number: (480) 991-9211

Website: habaneroscantina.com/

Cuisine(s): Mexican

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