24 Mexican Restaurant Words You Need to Know

These common Spanish words show up on most Mexican menus. Be prepared with this cheat sheet for your Cinco de Mayo fiesta!

By Meaghan Cameron from Reader's Digest

1. Molé (moh-ley ) A sauce. The traditional mole includes many different spices and chocolate

Sources: Dictionary.com and spanishdict.com

2. Guacamole

5. Enchilada

7. Ceviche

8. Paella

9. Chiles Rellenos

10. Pollo

13. Cerveza


17. Helado frito

18. Pepitas

19. Queso fresco

20. Chipotle

21. Nopal

22. Papas Fritas


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