Your Pick for St. Louis' Most Underrated Mexican Restaurant Is...


       Who got your vote? | Ian Froeb
  •        Who got your vote? | Ian Froeb

Even after all the great nominations, we still had folks claiming there is no good Mexican to be had in St. Louis. We would like to direct the haters to this list. And the winner is...

See also: Ten Best Mexican Restaurants in St. Louis

WINNER: Las Palmas (7356 Manchester Road, Maplewood; 314-645-3364). Las Palmas Maplewood shares all of the simple, tasty things about the original in north county. We'll definitely be checking out that black margarita.

Here's the full report:

  1. Las Palmas (7356 Manchester Road, Maplewood; 314-645-3364): 24.8%
  2. Mi Ranchito (887 Kingsland Avenue, University City; 314-863-1880): 17.75%
  3. Chimichanga's (5425 South Grand Boulevard; 314-352-0202): 16.71%
  4. Taqueria El Bronco (2817 Cherokee Street; 314-762-0691): 11.49%
  5. Other: 29.24%

Original poll here.

We'll be back next week with another edition of Underrated/Overrated -- got an opinion about which food group we should tackle next? Tell us in the comments.

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