Mercado, a dinner-based, fine dining Mexican eatery, is known for its delectable menu and expansive number of tequila offerings. Located in the core of downtown Santa Monica, Mercado serves authentic fare and offers a menu comprised of both classic and contemporary Mexican dishes. Mexican born chef Jose Acevdeo uses his experience and expertise with flavor and cuisine typical of Mexican meals to create high quality dishes from fresh, locally sourced ingredients.
The restaurant is relaxed yet high end, with upscale décor combined with a welcoming atmosphere. If you are looking for romantic date night ideas, this is a great place to try. The two story dining space is laden with trendy details, including industrial features, ambient lighting, and an entire wall of windows, giving the restaurant an intimate yet open feel.
Third Street Promenade, 1416 4th St, Santa Monica, California, Phone: 310-526-7121
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