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    Señor Iguanas local chain is rapidly growing, and has recently expanded into St. Matthews with their Dutchman’s Lane location.  The Louisville and Southern Indiana Mexican grill & bar features an authentic Mexican menu with some bolder flavors and variations from the typical Mexican menus around the city.   I have visited the new location for lunch and dinner, and have been told this location is now serving breakfast from 7-10 AM.  This area is home to many area hospitals and businesses, but a true, sit-down Mexican restaurant in the Dupont area was something that has been missing, so it is a great addition. Drop by the bar for a margarita or dinner before of after catching a movie at Village 8, or stop in at lunch, relax and enjoy a reasonably priced meal on a busy weekday. 

    My first visit was at dinner time on a busy Friday night during the opening weeks of the restaurant.  The Fish Tacos caught my eye, three double corn tortillas filled with grilled tilapia and pico de gallo, served with a “guacamole salad,” a side of guacamole atop some shredded iceberg.  Our server was very attentive and happy to oblige to my request of extra cilantro on the side.

    I stopped in for lunch last week.  A broad lunch menu is offered and includes Burritos, Lunch in a Hurry, Tacos de la Calle, Combos, and Especialidades.  Without much debate, I opted for the 2 Tacos de la Calle and a cup of shredded chicken tortilla soup combo.  I was quickly served a cup of piping hot soup, topped with fresh avocado slices and tortilla strips with a slice of crispy baguette. The tacos were served in mini corn tortillas, or as they call them in Mexico “street” tacos with ground chicken (very spicy, I might add) shredded cilantro, diced onion, and lime wedges on the side for $7.99.  Complimentary chips, fresh salsa and a Mexican style ranch dip are brought to every table.  Señor Iguanas will rapidly become a routine spot for lunch and dinner for this Mexican food lover!  Check out any of the five area locations.

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    I am a food writer for Louisville.com, as well as the creator of my own blog "Blue Cheese on the Side Please." I live daily in the wonderful world of Employee Benefits Insurance, but I use food writing, cooking and traveling as my escapes.

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