National Fajita Day is Coming Up on August 18th!

~ 08/15/2021 ~

National Fajita Day is Coming Up on August 18th!


Did you know that there’s a National Fajita Day in August? Well, it’s on August 18th!  If you’ve visited Mi Jalisco before, you’ve probably seen our delicious menu of fajitas. We’re the number one Mexican restaurant in Manchester for fresh and authentic food. So, if you’re looking to celebrate one of the many fun national food days, you’ll know where to go for National Fajita Day. Let’s take a look at why this dish is one of the best and most loved.


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What are fajitas?


So, you might be wondering what makes a fajita different from a taco. They’re similar enough, right? Many people are often confused because they involve meat filling with various toppings like salsa or sour cream. So, today we’re going to clear it up.


Traditionally, a fajita is actually referring to the filling itself as it means “little sash” in Spanish. Typically, a fajita is made from carne asada, which is also known as skirt steak. This tougher cut of meat is marinated, sliced against the grain, and grilled. Then, it’s accompanied with a variety of grilled vegetables and topped with guacamole and other delights.


So, while we’re here, let’s go over why fajitas differ from tacos. Tacos are usually much more versatile. Tacos are made from various types of meat, and the toppings will be kept raw. For example, shredded lettuce and tomatoes are popular choices!


Take a look at our menu.


We have plenty of different types of fajitas for you to try and enjoy on National Fajita Day. After all, we are the best Mexican restaurant in Manchester! Here are just a few of the fajita options on our menu.


Seafood Fajitas


Fish, shrimp, and scallops cooked with peppers & onions served with rice, beans, salad & flour tortillas.


Fajitas Texanas


Chicken, shrimp, and beef fajitas served with rice, beans, guacamole, sour cream, and tortillas.


Shrimp Fajitas


Shrimp with bell peppers, onions, guacamole served with rice, beans, and flour tortillas.


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Looking for a Mexican restaurant in Manchester?


One of the most memorable aspects of Mexican dining is the atmosphere. At Mi Jalisco, expect anything but boring. Our restaurants offer one of the most lively atmospheres across New Hampshire! Visit one of the Mi Jalisco locations today.


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