Gracia is a “cute,” admittedly expensive taqueria that needs a disclaimer: come here during happy hour and happy hour only to reap the full benefits of a screaming deal on fancy Mexican food. Gracia makes interesting tacos you won’t find anywhere else, and when you have the choice between four dollars per taco (best two: crispy rockfish and the lamb barbacoa) or 14 dollars for two tacos with a side of lifeless, dry rice, haul your ass here before 6pm, or regret it forever. Add a margarita and guacamole, and your early dinner date is a success. If you don’t want tacos, first see a doctor, then order the tomatillo chicken enchiladas.
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