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Enjoy Fajitas at Your Favorite Mexican Restaurant

National Fajita Day is August 18. Fajitas are a flavorful Mexican dish that includes sizzling vegetables, savory protein, and flavorful seasonings. This National Fajita Day, enjoy fajitas at your favorite Mexican restaurant!

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The concept of fajitas is believed to date back to the early 1930s. Mexican vaqueros in Texas created fajitas from throwaway beef cuts, which was part of their payment for their labor. They cooked this beef over an open fire and served it with tortillas, pico de gallo, guacamole, and southwestern spices. Over the years, this dish went from a cheap and efficient meal to a restaurant favorite.

The first time a fajita was sold was in 1969 when Sonny Falcon sold a fajita at this Kyle, Texas concession booth. In 1971, the word “fajita” appeared in the Oxford English Dictionary for the first time. By 1982, Chef George Weidmann from the Hyatt Regency in August put “sizzling fajitas” on his restaurant menu and diners couldn’t get enough.

If you want to celebrate National Fajita Day, you can do so at Jalisco Mexican Grill. Our authentic Mexican grill restaurant is a top spot in Sarasota for fajitas and other mouthwatering Mexican cuisines.

Consider our fajitas al pastor this National Fajita Day. This menu item is made from marinated pork strips, adobo sauce, pineapple, rice, refried beans, lettuce, guacamole, pico de gallo, sour cream, and flour tortillas. We also offer chicken, shrimp, steak, and trio fajitas. These options are served alongside sizzling onions and bell peppers, as well as lettuce, pico de gallo, sour cream, guacamole, rice, and your choice of charro or refried beans, and corn, flour, or wheat tortillas on the side.

On August 18, visit Jalisco Mexican Grill for National Fajita Day. You can find us at 8389 S Tamiami Trail in Sarasota, Florida!


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