Mercadito is tiny but totally worth it. We started with a three guacamole sampler and goodness, was it good.
1. traditional guacamole
2. guacamole made with mango, jicama, and chili chipotle
3. guacamole made with pineapple, tomatillo, chile habanero, and mint
Sounds like a good appetizer, right? right! Then I got cactus tacos, Waqas got fish tacos, and I got excited so I ordered another appetizer- the Queso Fundido:
Which is baked oaxaca, (a cheese), smoked gouda and machego cheeses with wild mushrooms, and small soft corn tortillas and a bowl of smoky salsa on the side. Ah! So good.
And here are a picture of my tacos, which were good to try- but I don’t think I’d order them again. Cactus has an interesting texture-minimal flavor combination- but not so much my style. But take a look-
These sexy things were called Napolitos and contained: grilled cactus, caramelized onions, chipotle-tomatillo salsa, and cheese.
Mercadito is far east, but the walk there is through lovely neighborhoods: Ave B b/w 11 & 12 streets.