New and established restaurants sharing their Latin, South American flavors and vibe

¿Tengo hambre? Nosotras tambien somos!

(Hungry? We are, too!)

Nashua has a booming and wide-ranging selection of restaurants offering the flavors of Mexico, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Spain and other Hispanic/Latin countries. Our neighbors have often come directly from these nations, bringing authentic recipes, traditional dishes and their homemade, family style to their menu.

Why not expand your food experiences and try something new today? Here are a few we’ve discovered.


Cibao Kitchen
130 Ash Street
Facebook, menu on GrubHub


A neighborhood restaurant bringing authentic cuisine to you from the Dominican Republic. Empanadas, many types of meat dishes, potato balls, and more traditional dishes.

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83 W. Pearl Street
Website, Instagram


Empanellie’s brings the vibrant colors and delicious flavors of Puerto Rico to downtown. If you’re talking about fried treats, you’re talking Puerto Rico cuisine! they offer a wide variety of “frituras,” In addition to a dozen options for empanadas, there’s a “Spanish buffet by the pound” to explore, and hot pressed sandwiches. There are enticing “loaded” tostones – plates of plantains or french fries. There are desserts from Dulces Bakery as well.


Lounge 38
38 E. Hollis Street


Former location of Dolly Shakers, across from Headlines, Traditional Latin-American food with a modern ambiance. Enjoy food items that will be made from recipes passed down for generations, plus specialty cocktails for the modern palate that will pair boldly with the food. Converts at night to a bar! Taco Tuesdays 4–9 pm offers discounted tacos, beer and margaritas. Sunday Brunch 9 am–4 pm features Soel Sistas soul food buffet.


Riviera Nayarit Mexican
116 W. Pearl Street
Facebook, Website


The focus is on authentic Mexican-style seafood dishes here. So many to choose from, all beautifully presented and packed with flavor! Aguachiles, ceviche, torres de mariscos, pescado zarandeado, oysters, and many more seafood dishes with a Mexican flare! Drinks, desserts, nachos, tacos, burritos and other classic favorites as well. Features live traditional music on the weekends, and a Sunday buffet is planned.


Temptations Mexican
60 W. Hollis Street
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A family-run neighborhood restaurant offering homemade traditional Mexican fare. You’ll find delicious tamales, tacos, burritos, homemade guacamole, a buffet and much more. There’s also music and dancing in the evenings, for the full feel of an authentic Mexican locale.


Established favorites


California Burritos
101 Factory Street
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In a small, humble-looking building outside the Clocktower Apartments sits California Burritos. Its devoted followers love the generous portions made to order, to your specifications of fillings. From jumbo-stuffed burritos and burrito bowls, to fresh guacamole, tacos, quesadillas, nachos and more, you can grab a cold beer and dine-in or takeout. Another great local example of family-owned, authentic Mexican cuisine and hospitality. Thankfully open seven days a week, so it’s always burrito time!


Casa Blanca
34 ½ Canal Street
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From breakfast, to several arepas and plantain offerings, tacos and enchiladas, to signature meals and daily specials, to kids’ meals, desserts and beverages, Casa Blanca brings the flavors of Colombia here to you in Nashua.


Casa Vieja Mexican Grill
94-96 Main St.
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All your favorite Mexican dishes are here at Casa Vieja (you’ll see the sign says Casa Mezcal). From nachos to enchiladas, burritos, and more, you can experience the authentic flavors tonight, via pickup or delivery.


1 Nashua Drive
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Everyone loves Margaritas! Famous for the drink where they got their name, Marg’s offers high-end Mexican cuisine – enjoy fresh guacamole and endless chips, dozens of exciting dinners, desserts, appetizers and more. Take Main Street to Canal, and turn onto Nashua Drive. Dine on their deck overlooking Jackson Falls on the Nashua River, or inside their vibrant dining rooms. Accommodating large groups and events, and often featuring special art exhibits.


Paisano’s Mexican Restaurant
64 Palm Street
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This restaurant is located inside a neighborhood market, and boasts some of the best tacos around. It offers daily and lunch specials, chicken and shrimp dishes, quesadillas and burritos, desserts and more. Stop in for a taste of authentic Mexican food!


Picanha’s Brazilian Grill
6 Elm Street

For a tantalizing taste of Brazil, stop by and pick up something at Picanha’s! Meat lovers will find much to celebrate, but there are also incredible side dishes and desserts to explore. Butchered in-house meats for Brazilian style barbecue, burgers and sausages, are paired with tasty items with unique and bold flavors. Check out their menu HERE. For curbside pickup, please call as you arrive; if you choose to pickup inside, please wear a mask at all times.


Sabor Brasil
42 Canal Street
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For the real flavors of Brazil, stop by Sabor Brasil and experience their popular meats and seafood, buffet, and authentic dishes, including refreshing beverages and enticing desserts. Owned and operated by the Fonseca family since 2006, they also offer catering services.


Tostao’s Tapas Bar
170 Main Street

Stop by Tostao’s for authentic Spanish style tapas and friendly service! They were a hit with their beautiful outdoor dining area this summer, and they invite you to come by now and bring their tasty items home with you. Some of their popular dishes include stuffed peppers, carne asada, coconut shrimp and American fare as well, like chicken wings and stuffed potato skins. Also offering salads, wraps, seafood and dessert – churros, anyone? Call ahead or order online. Check out the menu HERE.


California Burritos


Casa Blanca


Casa Vieja



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Sabor Brasil



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