Besito Mexican Restaurant | Chestnut Hill, MA

(Porkbelly) We were invited to try out the newly opened Besito Mexican Restaurant opened up in Chestnut Hill mall. The restaurant has a very authentic feeling, upon arrival the staff greets you in Spanish.

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The restaurant is large and bustling with a great energy.

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Very interesting Decor

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We were promptly seated and presented with the menu. Besito has a very expansive menu.

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While waiting for our food, we chowed down on some chips. It’s easy to go overboard with chips.

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Watermelon Margarita and Besito Patron Margarita

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Made Tableside
en Molcajete
Served with warm tortilla chips and salsa de
tomate y jalapeño

Our 1st appetizer

Basically Guacamole made tableside, it is damn good. I definitely recommend this. I could eat this all day

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2nd Appetizer
Queso Fundido
Baked queso Chihuahua, rajas, chorizo, cilantro, white onion.

Cheesy warm and hits the spot, especially on the extremely cold day we visited.

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The Queso is served with warm tortillas
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That cheese action + Carne Asada Tacos

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3rd Appetizer

Tacos de Carne Asada*
Grilled marinated skirt steak, organic romaine
lettuce, pico de gallo, chile de arbol salsa, queso

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4th Appetizer

Panquesito de Jaiba
Crispy jumbo lump crab cake, roasted habanero
cream sauce, roasted corn salad, cilantro,
queso fresco

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1st entrée

Filete de Res al Chipotle*
Filet Mignon marinated in Negra Modelo, chipotle quemado salsa, queso Chihuahua,
nopales, plantains, queso fresco

Very tender, cooked perfect, everything on this dish went well.

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It came with Beans and rice and cheese.

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For my side I ordered

Elotes de la Calle
Roasted Mexican street corn, queso fresco, chile molido

Bunny is a big corn fan. The combo of sweet and savory is what makes this dish

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2nd entrée

Camarones Ajillo
Jumbo shrimp and organic crimini and button mushrooms cooked in a garlic chile
salsa, mashed boniato, pico de gallo

This reminded us a lot of Mofongo in Puerto Rico. Shrimp with a starch base, the shrimp was perfect.

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At this point we were pretty stuffed. But there is still dessert, the show must go on….

Dessert

Flan

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My beautiful wife

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At the end of the meal the waiter gave us two of these guys
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You put them under your pillow and it is supposed to ward off bad spirits.

Overall Besito Mexican is a very welcomed addition to the Chestnut hill area. It serves delicious Mexican food that is fairly priced with a large diversified menu. The restaurant seems like it is doing very well. There was a decent line forming behind the Hostess. I can recommend this restaurant.

Besito Mexican
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

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*The meal was provided for free all opinions are my own*

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