Takeout Restaurants Giving Guacamole Centre Stage

National Guacamole Day is on September 16th, and we don’t know about you but this is one holiday we’re always ready to celebrate.

Guacamole is a traditional Mexican garnish with roots dating back to the Aztec people in the 1500s, its name aptly hailing from the word āhuacamolli – literally translating to “avocado sauce”.

Today, typically comprised of some combination of avocado, lime juice, onion, and cilantro, Guacamole is a staple in Mexican restaurants, grocery stores, and households alike across North America.

Here is a list of 5 restaurants across Canada giving this tasty treat the credit it deserves:

Guac Mexi Grill (Multiple Locations)

Guac Mexi Grill specializes in serving up burritos, tacos, quesadillas, nachos, bowls, salads, and enchiladas just the way you like them with your own unique blend of fresh ingredients.

You choose the meat, fillings, and toppings, and then – just as the restaurant name suggests – choose from their extensive list of guac, salsa, and sauces. They even have their own special Guac seasoning blend of Mexican herbs.

Best of all, you can find Guac Mexi Grill locations in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and PEI.

Locations | @guacmexigrill


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Mole Guacamole (Portage la Prairie, MB)

Mole Guacamole is a local hot spot for authentic Mexican cuisine in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, specializing in – you guessed it – homemade guacamole and Mole sauce using an authentic family recipe passed down through generations.

Their guac is so mouthwatering, they couldn’t confine it to just tacos. Even their burger is piled high with a generous serving of delicious guacamole.

Address: 177 Saskatchewan Ave W | @mole_guacamole


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Birdie's Holy Guacamole (Listowel, ON)

Owner, Birdie Chavarria, is serving up classic Mexican favourites like tacos, burritos, and quesadillas at the family-owned quick-service Birdie’s Holy Guacamole in Listowel, Ontario.

Their guac is homemade, always starting with hand sliced and scooped avocados, then mashed with love and good deal of elbow grease – the two secret ingredients that make it taste so good.

Address: 145 Main Street West | @birdiesholyguac

Guaca & Molé (Montreal, QC)

Guaca & Molé is a dine-in restaurant and cocktail bar that also offers takeout and delivery in West Island (Montreal).

With a focus on bringing his traditional home-based cuisine to Quebec, the chef goes the extra mile to proudly use authentic Mexican ingredients. Let yourself be transported down South enjoying the flavours of Mexico in their mouthwatering guac.

Address: 11598 Boul. de Salaberry, Dollard-des-Ormeaux | @guacaetmole


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Guacamole Mexican Street Food (Moncton, NB)

A father daughter duo opened their first location in 2014 and now operate 4 bustling Guacamole Mexican Street Food locations in downtown Moncton.

Always focusing on fresh, local, and sustainable ingredients, you can get any burrito, bowl, taco, ensalada, or nacho with your choice of carne (meat), condimentos (toppings), and Mexican Street Sides.

Real guac lovers will delight at the fact that you can even opt to get any meal with 1/2 meat and 1/2 guac at no extra charge!

4 Locations in Moncton, NB | @instaguac


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