Mexicantown is located on Bagley in downtown Detroit. Mexicantown is one of the fastest growing neighborhoods in Detroit. It is of course known for its amazingly good Mexican restaurants. It will also soon include the Mexicantown International Welcome Center, and the Mercado, which will house 85 shops.
Xochimilco is one of the smaller restaurants in Mexicantown, with a seating capacity of only 240, but it is also one of the best and busiest eateries on Bagley. This restaurant is known for its botanas and margaritas. You can’t go wrong with your choice; it’s delicious and extremely reasonably priced. Xochimilco is a regular stop for those traveling through Detroit, locals and suburbanites. The decor is laid-back and unusual. Xochimilco is conveniently located to all the local gift shops and bakeries. They also stay open late, until 2am most evenings.
Mexicantown Restaurant is located on Bagley also. This restaurant is two floors, and the inside is bright and spotless. They occasionally feature a mariachi band. The most popular entree is the flaming fajitas. During the warm months you can enjoy seating on the outdoor patio. Mexicantown honors Canadian money on par with U.S. dollars on Monday nights. Their hours are 11:00am until midnight daily. They feature a full bar and have wonderful margarita selections of course.
Mexican Village is the namesake restaurant of this neighborhood and is the oldest of the Mexican Village restaurants. They are the pioneers of Mexican food in the area, and you will find all your favorites featured on the menu. Mexican Village is close to the old Detroit train station and is a valued part of the city’s history. Seating capacity is a little over 300. Their traditional fare is served in an old world setting of white stucco and hand painted murals.
Los Galanes is part restaurant and part nightclub. This place is known for its lively atmosphere, which features music and dancing. Los Galanes features a seafood bar called El Huachinango Grill. They also have a daily lunchtime buffet. They have a large banquet facility that seat up to 250 people which can host parties of every kind and features traditional family-style meals. Hours are Monday –Thursday 11am-11pm, Friday 9am-12am, Saturday 9am-2am, and Sunday 9am-12am.