Eating out in Dallas: Gonzalez
It was actually funny. Friday I was thinking… man, I need some new places to eat at in Dallas. Then I pick up a Quick DFW (a weekly news paper whose target market is the twenty something early thirties group). On the cover it
reads something like: Top 10 restaurants in Oakcliff (a district in Dallas). So I mentally decide that on Saturday I would try one of these places in the morning for breakfast. Well, that didn’t happen. It’s Saturday and I slept in.
Later that day I get on FaceBook and see that my brother announced that he wanted some Mexican food. So I picked him up and we headed to Oakcliff to a restaurant called Gonzalez.
Now my brother LOVES AUTHENTIC Mexican food… key word being authentic. Well, when he picked up the Quick article I was basing our trip on he was not too thrilled it was “Tex-Mex.” I was like, “We are going to Oakcliff. How Tex-Mex could it be?”
Once we arrive at the place I remember that I actually had been there before. My friend had taken me there over a year and a half ago and he had mentioned it was his favorite spot to eat after partying all night on Saturdays. He would come to this place on Sundays and eat Menudo.
Overall the food was okay. I had the Picadillo meal (they are actually better a Fuel City) and my brother had some meal… I don’t remember the name… but his mango margarita was MASSIVE! On top of that it wasn’t expensive. A drink that size would easily be $12-$15 in Uptown, but in OC (Oakcliff) it was only $8!
Will I be making special trips to go to Gonzalez again? Perhaps not, but if I’m in the area I’m defiantly going to have one of those margaritas!
My lil big brothers Mango Margarita