THE LUCKY TACO OPENS AT ARGOSY
Argosy Casino’s newest restaurant opened late 2016
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Argosy Casino’s newest restaurant, The Lucky Taco, opened in the fall of 2016 featuring made-from-scratch authentic Mexican recipes, street tacos and a complimentary made-fresh-daily chips and salsa bar.
The 140-seat restaurant is located just inside the main entrance to the casino and offers patrons a taste of authentic Mexican recipes developed specifically for The Lucky Taco by Argosy’s culinary team including the restaurant’s Chef De Cuisine, Juan Zavala. Originally from Guanajuato, Mexico, Zavala has worked at Argosy since 2004 and was instrumental in creating the recipes on The Lucky Taco menu. He received his degree in culinary arts from Le Cordon Bleu in Mexico City.
The recipes are hand crafted from the freshest ingredients many of which are locally procured to create traditional selections alongside exciting and innovative new items. All of the entrees include charro beans and rice served family style.
Some of the signature menu items include:
Lucky’s Street Tacos Soft corn tortillas served with a choice of ground beef, chorizo, asada beef, al pastor pork, carnitas pork, cilantro and onions.
Large poblano pepper stuffed with shredded chicken and cheese. Dipped in egg batter and pan-fried to a golden brown, served on a bed of red sauce.
Federale Burrito Large flour tortilla stuffed with shredded chicken, beef, chorizo, Spanish rice, and refried beans topped with a trio of sauces that pays homage to the flag.
Chicken Mole The juiciest chicken slowly cooked in dark spicy pepper sauce, the flavor is out of this world. Garnished with fresh lettuce and pico de gallo. ? Help-Yourself Fresh Salsa bar Complimentary for all Lucky Taco guests, the all-you-can-eat chips and salsa bar features a variety of made-fresh-daily salsas and chips including, Mango Habanero, Roasted Poblano, Double Diablo Chile de Arbol, Roasted Pineapple and many more.
And at the bar, The Lucky Taco’s has seventeen different Margaritas including some signature unique blends created especially for the restaurant including: *The Royal Flush - El Jimador Blanco Patron Citonge and Blood Orange Puree * El Mango Matador Margarita – Patron Reposado and Citronge Mango * Berry Lucky Margarita – Raspberry mixed with Cabo Wabo Silver and Midori
The Lucky Taco is the second new restaurant to open at Argosy Casino, Hotel and Spa in the past six months. 99 Hops House opened in July featuring a wide variety of craft and rare beers and a self-service beer wall along with a chef-inspired menu of traditional favorites.
The Lucky Taco opened in the former Crazy Olives restaurant space, which had been open at the Argosy since 2003. The restaurant is located inside the casino, 777 Argosy Casino Parkway, Riverside, Mo. 64150, and will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
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