Baja Fresh Mexican Grill 237 D St, Davis, CA95616 Baja Fresh, soon to open at the former location of the Davis Holistic Health Center on D Street, is one of the thousands…More of locations for the nationwide franchise. Specializing in fresh, made-to-order Mexican food, it serves an assortment of burritos, tacos, nachos, quesadillas and more. It takes pride in its flame grilled flavors, especially the grilled tortillas; it is big on being nutritious and healthy, and will be an added choice to the plethora of Mexican restaurants already established in Davis.
El Mariachi Taqueria 400 G St, Davis, CA95616 El Mariachi Taqueria, located at the corner of 4th and G Street, is one of the more authentic Mexican taquerias in…More Davis. It boasts a very large salsa bar with unique items such as mango, pineapple and strawberry salsas, as well as being the only taqueria in Davis that includes nopales (cactus) in its burritos, giving a very authentic and unique flavor. Potential customers should note that there is a "tortilla soup" available that is not on the menu, and at only $2.25, it is at the same time good food and a great deal.
Nugget Markets 409 Mace Blvd, Davis, CA95618 Nugget Markets is appealingly designed with a Spanish hacienda motif outside. The interior features compact and…More well-organized aisles paralleling the central produce area below high ceilings. The ethnic section is large and varied featuring British, Indian, Japanese, Mexican and other foods. A full-service bakery in the rear turns out tiramisu, chocolate mousse, cakes and more, and the deli staff whips up sandwiches to order and prepare meats and salads. A fairly substantial health and wellness corner near the checkouts includes sports nutrition protein products along with vitamins, minerals, and other supplements. Outdoors on the veranda extending the width of the store are cafe-style tables at which to enjoy your deli delicacies and bakery treats.
When Chef Christian Marquez travels home to Guadalahara in Mexico, "it's all about the food," he says. While visiting…More with friends and family, he soaks up new ideas for the South Davis Guadalajara menu. He began cooking with his mother's basic, nourishing recipes for meals at the family table and then "tweaked them," he says. The result is a constantly evolving Mexican cuisine featuring, these days, sea bass tacos, shrimp fried (in olive oil) rice and a unique chicken tortilla soup.
Chef Marquez procures many of the ingredients for his unique twists on traditional dishes at the Davis and Sacramento Farmers Markets. Enjoy his creations in the adobe-colored, high-ceiling dining room adorned with traditional art, or outdoors on the cool greenery-draped patio.