Mexican >Pure Taqueria
103 Roswell St, Alpharetta, GA | Directions 3000434.072477 -84.297958
I absolutely love this place! Great food, ambience, unique dishes and hot rooftop deck!
Will Be Back!! – Went here for lunch a little while back. Though the building is quite small, this old gas station is a perfect little Mexican restaurant! The atmosphere was warm and casual, and the food tastes especially fresh and yummy! The only con is the very limited parking, but that is an easy workaround. I will definitely be back!
it was the worst food poisoning i have had in years! – i have never darkened their doors since i had the worst food poisoning of my life from this place. i was ill for about a week after rushing home after about an hour or so eating there- ate chicken tacos. will NEVER forget that moment. needless to say, ruined all the rugs in my bathroom among other things i had to discard. NEVER again. called the restaurant- and of course- deny, deny, deny. also- had to drive around for 20 min just to find a parking spot. NOT worth it. obviously.
Great Time – I went to Pure a couple of weeks ago and sat at the bar with a few friends because the dining room was full of people eating and seemingly having a great time. Our bartender, Sasha, was very pleasant and made several different types of margaritas, all of which were excellent. I'm not even a big margarita fan. Even though the bar was full, I never had to wave someone down for another drink.
For dinner, I had the salmon special which was the best meal I had had in a long time. My friends both got the fish tacos and loved them. I'm surprised I had enough room for dinner considering that I couldn't get enough of the fresh salsa they bring out when you are seated.
Overall, the service, food and atmosphere were outstanding. I just wish I lived closer so that I could go there more often. I recommend this place to anyone who loves Hispanic/Mexican food and is tired of the run down, low quality places that seem to be on every street corner around Atlanta.
Decent Cal-Mex but nothing to write home about... – Pure is more of a Cal-Mex than authentic Mexican, but still good if you're in the mood for chips, salsa and tacos. I had the fish tacos and they were pretty good. My husband and I went here on a weekday afternoon when it wasn't busy; I don't think I'd be willing to valet and wait for a table during happy hour or dinnertime. I would agree with some of the other reviews that the service isn't great-our waiter was nice but somewhat distracted. All in all, it's not a place I would crave, go out of my way to eat at or wait an extended period of time for a table. I'll keep searching for good authentic Mexican.
Somewhere between Costco's premade mexican and lean cuisine – Run away from this restaurant if you are not fooled by the trendiness and the cool bar. This food is bland and the restaurant and staff has an arrogance about it.
I've tried several times and have been disappointed. I'm not trying again.
no taste what so ever – i can't believe people give this place more than 1 star. this place tried to be all modern and trendy but the food has always been terrible. it is bland. they try to make mexican different than the greasy delicious food that is is and it's totally flavorless.
Fish Tacos are In the House! – Not on the main Alpharetta drag, but not hard to find is Pure. A local recommended it to us and that was the start of a fantastic relationship with the Mexican eatery. If you go during high times, you will be walking because parking is at a premium, but it is worth it! Have the fish tacos – just enough bite in the sauce. And if enjoying your meal outside work hours, order a margarita. Just one will do ya!
Surprisingly great neo-Mexican in Roswell. – In Short
Taking residence (and its name) from a refurbished gas station, this Roswell taco house does the whole “upscale taco and margarita joint” right. For starters, the gringo cheese dip with jalapenos is gooey and creamy with a bit of spice while house-made guacamole is a cool and refreshing counterpunch. First timers should stick to the tacos; the fried fish tacos with poblano slaw or brisket with pickled red onion are safe bets. The more experienced Pure patron might opt for a more complex entree like the gorditas de puerco, a pocket of super-soft pulled pork stuffed between two discs of thick but crispy corn tortillas. The specialty margaritas are pricey, though the tasty tequila-laden concoctions are worth it for an afternoon splurge or a date-night conversation enhancer
Great margaritas, great food! – My girlfriend works here so I might be a little biased but Pure taqueria has very good food. I love mexican food and this is more upscale but still decent on the wallet.
For appetizers you have to try the Jaiba (crab friiters) they are sensational! You cant go wrong with any of the apps really . Same is true with all their main dishes. They make the best quesadillas! The menu is small and simple.
Their frozen margaritas are very very good. Strong too. I recommend pomegranite pr bannana.
Bottom line is Pure makes great food. I suggest going there for lunch or early dinner and trying it out.
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