Don’t Let The Outside Fool You, This Mexican Restaurant In North Dakota Is A True Hidden Gem

Most Mexican restaurants out there tend to run about the same. They are themed inside and out, with colorful tables, chairs, decor, and exteriors. While this is an eye-catching atmosphere, it’s the quality of the food that will determine if people keep coming back. You might never expect the best Mexican food you’ll ever taste north of the border (and far north at that, all the way to North Dakota) is in this nondescript, average looking small town restaurant, and yet here it is:

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La Esperanza is located at 108 Main St., Stanley, ND 58784.

After you chow down at this restaurant you can head directly across the street for dessert. The Dakota Drug Co. is located there and has the world famous Whirla-Whip ice cream.