Definition of fajita
: a marinated strip usually of beef or chicken grilled or broiled and served usually with a flour tortilla and various savory fillings —usually used in plural
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El Tenampa also will serve tacos, burritos, fajitas and other entrees such as chicken in mole ($10.99), chiles rellenos ($11.75) and, on Saturdays, pozole ($11.99).
South of the border dishes like fajitas and enchiladas.
Consider also stuffing them into a quesadilla or serving with beef fajitas from the grill.
On the menu: Expect much of the typical Mexican dishes, including tacos, burritos, fajitas, enchiladas, tortas and skirt steak.
Signature dish: Steak fajitasTVs: Five TVs on the first level with four TVs on the second floor and a large projection screen on the third floor.
Portions can be out-sized, especially fajitas, burritos and desserts.
Prices: Appetizers, $7.50-$14; tacos $6.50-$10.50 each (minimum order is two); burritos, $17.50; entrees, $15-$18; fajitas, $16-$19, dessert, $7.50-$8.
The idea is simple—this burger’s got all the fixings of your standard fajita (turkey, onion, bell peppers, and jalapeño), just sans the steaming hot skillet.
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Definition of fajita for English Language Learners
: a Mexican food that consists of cooked strips of meat served with a flour tortilla and fillings (such as tomatoes, onions, and peppers)
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