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DDD Spotlight: The Mexican

Meet The Mexican. An upscale, impeccably-designed restaurant serving authentic Mexican cuisine that's held to a higher standard. The team behind The Mexican are craftsmen of Mexican food and drink serving generational favorites made with the highest quality ingredients. Read on to learn about the history of the restaurant and what makes it a Dallas Design District favorite.

Tell us about the history of The Mexican and how the Dallas Design District restaurant came to be.
The Mexican is a collaboration between four partners: two from Mexico and two from Texas. These partners, Roberto Gonzales, Rafael Abreu, Rich Hicks, and Todd Istre were compelled to share their love of the Mexican culture with the vibrant and cosmopolitan Dallas Design District.

Since opening, what do you all enjoy most about having a restaurant in the DDD?
The Design District is a beloved segment of Dallas lending itself to both the local and the out-of-town visitor with a sense of history and the future in one of the most architecturally-significant and community-rooted neighborhoods in Dallas.

What would you say sets The Mexican apart from other local concept eateries?
Our uncompromising love and passion of Mexico can be seen and felt in every corner of our restaurant through our commitment to authenticity and modern luxury. This drive is symbolized at the very heart of our brand image with our “Milagro” emblem. The Milagro serves as a reminder that we exist because we love Mexico so much that we want others to experience Mexico the same way we do.

If you had to describe The Mexican’s ambiance in one word, what would it be and why?
Romantic: Luxury, Romance, and Seduction that are felt through all five senses. We promise to transport you to an enticing faraway corner of Mexico where you can not only taste but also feel the passion, excitement, and intention of our cultural art form.

When it comes to menu offerings, both food + cocktails, do you all work in seasonal selections or specials based on current industry trends?
Authentic Mexican cuisine that is held to a higher standard. Handcrafted, authentic and elevated. We are the craftsmen of fine Mexican food, taking the most beloved Mexican favorites from generations past and raising the bar by evolving delicious flavors to inspire a whole new way of serving quality cuisine. Embrace our unique mixological masterpieces that will transport you to prestigious locations of Mexico City like Colonia Roma, La Condesa, and Polanco.

Any current favorite menu items or specialty cocktails you’d recommend?
Menu Items: Aguachile de Ribeye, Coliflor Asada, Spinalis, and Sea Bass Regio. Cocktails: La Nina Fresa, El Rey, and The Mexican Espresso Martini.

Complete this sentence: “The Mexican experience isn’t complete without_______"
"The Mexican experience isn’t complete without taking a tour of The Mexican: bold, beautiful, and authentic." With purposefully designated zones, The Mexican offers a range of experiences, from intimate lounging to large gatherings, from romantic dates to lively celebrations, and everything in between.

Reserve your table at The Mexican today, or call to inquire about their many private dining options for your next small group gathering or large celebration. Be sure to give The Mexican a follow on Instagram and head over to their website for more information.

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