$5 Taco Tuesdays @ Calle Rey Newtown

$5 Taco Tuesdays @ Calle Rey Newtown


Posted 2023-07-04 by Nicolefollow
If you're a food enthusiast looking for a unique culinary adventure, Calle Rey is the place to be.

Nestled in the heart of Newtown, this vibrant restaurant is redefining plant-based cuisine with its innovative Mexican fusion dishes. Inspired by the diverse flavours of both Mexican, Japanese and Peruvian cultures, Calle Rey has become a haven for food lovers seeking a twist on traditional dishes. Don't worry, you don't need to be plant-based to enjoy this one!

As you step into Calle Rey, you'll immediately notice the lively and welcoming atmosphere. The vibrant neon colours, rustic decor, and energetic music transport you to the streets of Mexico, setting the perfect stage for a culinary journey like no other. The menu at Calle Rey is a testament to the creativity and passion of the chefs who have meticulously crafted each dish.

What makes Calle Rey even more exciting is its Taco Tuesday promotion. Every Tuesday, you can indulge in their mouthwatering tacos at a discounted price ($5). It's the perfect opportunity to gather your friends and savour the tantalising flavours that Calle Rey has to offer without breaking the bank. Oh, let's not forget about the $10 home-made Sangria at Calle Rey! With hints of zesty lemon and vibrant orange, this one will go down a treat.

One standout item on the menu that is worth mentioning is the Taco Fried "Calamari." This unconventional creation combines the textures and flavours of crispy fried "calamari" with the creaminess of guacamole, the tanginess of salsa verde, and the richness of classic aioli ($16). Topped with fresh cabbage, togarashi, and chives, every bite is an explosion of tastes and textures that will leave you craving for more.

Another must-try dish at Calle Rey is the California Roll Taco. This fusion of Mexican and Japanese cuisines brings together crispy "prawn," creamy avocado, luscious cream "cheese," refreshing cucumber, and a drizzle of teriyaki sauce. The subtle heat of wasabi "mayo" and the nuttiness of sesame seeds add the perfect finishing touch. It's a delightful blend of flavours that will take your taste buds on a whirlwind adventure. All I can say is, this is one to remember!

If you're in the mood for some side dishes to complement your tacos, Calle Rey has got you covered. Their Aji Amarillo Charred Corn with chilli flakes is a fiery delight that adds a kick to your meal. The smoky flavours combined with the heat of the chilli flakes create a perfect balance that will leave you reaching for more. Additionally, the Smoked Chicken Vegan Nachos are a unique twist on a classic dish. Loaded with black beans, jackfruit, sweet potato cheddar, and pico de gallo, these nachos are a flavour explosion that will satisfy even the most discerning taste buds.

To complete your dining experience at Calle Rey, make sure to try their Diablo Pisco Bar . Here, you can indulge in unique cocktails based on the Peruvian Pisco, a grape brandy with a rich history. The skilled bartenders will take you on a journey through the flavours of Peru, offering a range of refreshing and innovative concoctions that perfectly complement the vibrant cuisine. A must order if you're a fan of fruity fresh flavours is their Pisco Fruit which will truly amaze your taste buds. This delightful concoction combines the smoothness of pisco, a Peruvian grape brandy, with the vibrant flavours of strawberry puree, kiwi, and lime. The result is a refreshing and tangy cocktail that bursts with fruity goodness.

Calle Rey's commitment to pushing the boundaries of plant-based cuisine is truly commendable. By combining Mexican, Japanese and Peruvian flavours, they have created a culinary experience that is not only exciting but also sustainable. Their dedication to using local and seasonal products ensures that every dish is fresh, flavourful, and environmentally conscious.

Whether you're a plant-based food lover or simply someone looking to explore new culinary horizons, Calle Rey is a destination that should be on your list. With its innovative dishes, vibrant atmosphere, and commitment to sustainable practices, this Mexican fusion restaurant is making waves in the Australian food culture. So, gather your friends, head over to Calle Rey, and embark on a gastronomic adventure that will leave you craving for more.

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