Peas & Carrots Hospitality to open new Mex location at Great Lakes Crossing December 16th

Posted at 7:54 AM, Dec 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-16 07:54:07-05

Peas & Carrots Hospitality will open its second MEX restaurant on Fri., Dec. 16 at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets in Auburn Hills.

Serving innovative, upscale Mexican cuisine, the 6,000-square-foot restaurant is located at the entrance of the shopping center's District 6, near Legoland Discovery Center. MEX will be open for lunch and dinner with seating for 220 guests in the main dining room, and private event space in MEX's all seasons patio for up to 72 people.

The menu features seven appetizers, including two kinds of Quesadillas, Nachos and Guacamole; six soups and salads; a total of 11 entrees, including Veggie, Chicken or Steak Fajita Bowls, Carne Asada and Chicken or Corn Tamales; 11 varieties of tacos; five side items; and three desserts.

MEX also features a comprehensive cocktail program of eight draft beers and house favorites such as Skinny and Classico Margaritas, which are available on tap, along with a rotating seasonal frozen margarita.

Parents will appreciated that for only $8, children under eight-years-old can choose from Cheese, Chicken or Peanut Butter and Jelly Quesadillas; Nachos; Tacos; and Taquitos. All options are served with cilantro-lime rice and soda.

During the week, MEX will offer a variety of daily specials:
    Monday - Margarita Mondays with the Skinny and Classico Margaritas each $5 all day; Kids Eat Free
    Tuesday - Taco Tuesday, when guests purchase two tacos, they can enjoy a third taco for free
    Wednesday - Hump Day, when an extended Happy Hour will be offered
    Thursday - Thirsty Thursdays, when drafts will be $3 all day

In addition, guests who bring movie passes from the Outlet's AMC Star Great Lakes 25 will receive free chips and salsa with the purchase of an entrée.

MEX will serve lunch daily from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner from 3 to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 3 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.