Southwest Detroit Restaurant Week starts TODAY! …Perfect for National Taco Day!

The event, which starts today and goes until October 13th, will feature nearly 25 Latin American restaurants.

The eateries will feature exclusive menus that will “showcase traditional and authentic food.”

According to a release, the eateries will feature exclusive menus during the week which will “showcase traditional and authentic food.”

The Grand Tasting At Vegas Uncork'd by Bon Appétit

(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit)

“Southwest Detroit Restaurant Week will offer attendees much more than just an affordable price point since we know that can be easily found throughout our community,” said Southwest Detroit Restaurant Week Event Organizer Monica Casarez. “Participating restaurants will offer guests a truly remarkable dining experience by showcasing an exclusive menu that is centered on Southwest Detroit’s diverse cultures, origins and stories.”

Some of the 2019 SWDRW participating restaurants include:

Antojitos El Catracho (Honduras & El Savlador), 4627 W. Vernor Hwy.

Armanado’s Mexican Restaurant (TexMex & Cuban), 4242 W. Vernor Hwy.

Asty Time (Dominican Republic), 7340 McGraw

Camino Real (Jalisco, Mexico), 1100 Central Ave.

Centro Botanero, (Nayarit, Mexico) 2302 Campbell St

El Asador Steakhouse (Northern Mexico), 1312 Springwells

El Barzon Restaurante (Mexican and Italian), 3710 Junction

El Rancho Restaurant (Mexico), 5900 W. Vernor Hwy.

El Rey de a las Arepas (Venezuelan), 7701 McGraw St.

La Palapa del Parian (Jalisco, Mexico), 1628 Lawndale

La Posada (Jalisco, Mexico), 1930 Springwells

La Rosita (Michoacan, Mexico), 7849 McGraw St.

La Terraza (Mexico), 8445 W. Vernor Hwy.

Los Altos Restaurant (Jalisco, Mexico), 7056 W. Vernor Hwy.

Mariscos El Salpicon (Nayarit, Mexico), 8600 W. Vernor Hwy.

Mexican Village Restaurant (Mexico), 2600 Bagley Ave.

Peso Bar (Modern Mexican), 2547 Bagley St.

Pupuseria y Restaurante Salvadoreño (El Salvador), 3149 Livernois

Rincon Tropical (Puerto Rico), 6538 Michigan Ave.

Senor Lopez Restaurant (Hidalgo, Mexico), 7146 Michigan Ave.

Taqueria El Caporal (Jalisco, Mexico), 1414 Junction

Taqueria El Nacimiento (Jalisco, Mexico), 7400 W. Vernor Hwy.

Taqueria El Rey (Jalisco, Mexico), 4730 W. Vernor Hwy.

Triangulo Dorado (Northern Mexico), 8065 W. Vernor Hwy.

*For more information and a full list of restaurants, click HERE!


It’s National Taco Day Ya’ll!!!

The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel & Resort

 (Photo by Erik Voake/Getty Images for Taco Bell)

Oct. 4 is National Taco Day, and national and regional taco chains are marking this taco lovers’ fiesta day with free tacos or specials.

Taco tidbit: According to the made-up food holiday’s website,, Americans ate more than 4.5 billion tacos last year.

The site estimates that’s 490,000 miles of tacos and 775 million pounds!

Taco Day Deals:

-Taco Bell: The taco gift box is $5 today and comes with two Doritos Locos Tacos and two Crunchy Tacos.

-Baja Fresh: Buy a taco at regular price Friday and get one free with a coupon that will be posted on the restaurant’s Facebook page.