Monday, April 23, 2012

Lone Star Taco Bar


From the crew who runs Deep Ellum in Allston comes an adjoining taco bar that goes by the name of Lone Star, where the Texas inspired vibe is casual with an understated hipness. Look for the single hanging star on the exterior, and settle into a vintage wooden booth under a giant mounted bison head, or pull up a stool at the custom zinc bar backed by an impressive stock of tequilas and mezcal. 

Margaritas like the smokey and spicy El Diabolo to the sweet and unsuspecting Chica Facile, shaken with aperol and orange bitters, are captivating. The tacos on housemade tortillas run the gamut from a crispy beer battered fish of the day to one that pairs grilled avocado with sweet corn relish and griddled queso, to heartier options like pork carnitas with salsa verde and Dallas spicy beef. Sides and starters to compliment the main attraction include a refreshing tuna ceviche, remarkable whole pickled jalapenos and grilled street corn bathed in a chili lime aioli and sprinkled with cojita.

One things for sure, this taco bar in Allston has created a serious buzz. You likely won't want to miss out!
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17 comments:

In and Around Town said...

I have been a loved it! The guac was some of my favorite!

Fun and Fearless in Beantown said...

This place has gotten a lot of great reviews. I definitely want to check it out!

Elizabeth said...

That elote looks to-die-for. I love getting it at taco spots.

Jaime @ La vie...J'aime said...

looks so good! And i love deep ellum.

Emily @ A Cambridge Story said...

This place is definitely on my short list of restaurants to try! Deep Ellum + tacos = a dream come true!

Hogger and Co. said...

I need to visit Allston and try these places you speak of.

Shannon said...

just tried out deep ellum recently and definitely enjoyed! i'll have to remember about this one :)

Colleen @ Culinary Colleen said...

You're pictures are beautiful, and I keep hearing such great things about this place. I need to get myself to Allston ASAP!

Michelle Collins said...

I've been dying to try this place - hopefully I can convince Z to go with me sometime this week.... ;)

Bianca @ Confessions of a Chocoholic said...

As you know I am a little obsessed with Lone Star! The Chica Facile sounds great!

MOLLY GALLER said...

After reading Bianca's review a few weeks ago and now seeing your gorgeous photos I am convinced I need to get to Lone Star! Yum.

MelissaNibbles said...

I need to go to this land of wonder! I love tacos.

Megan said...

Great pictures! I could go for some pork carnitas!

Sienna said...

um, yum. haha

Simply Life said...

your photos have completely sold me!

kfenton917 said...

I'm ready to try this place!

Meghan said...

I've definitely seen a lot of good reviews!