Quick Bite

Allendale Taqueria Offers a Taste of Mexico City

Uno Más whips up Mexican appetizers fit for sharing, fun spins on weekend brunch, churros and more.

Tacos at at Uno Más in Allendale
Tacos at Uno Más in Allendale feature sprightly fillings.


Convivial, clamorous, Mexico City–style taqueria with authentic, flavor-packed tacos and more. Sidewalk seating. 


Local brothers Dan and Joe Gray co-own busy, buzzy Uno Más with Nutley-raised chef Adam Rose, the Mexican-food maven behind Montclair’s lamentedly shuttered Villalobos.


Uno Más focuses on antojitos, Mexican appetizers, sized for sharing. Often ordered are the guacamole, open-face tlayuda (tortilla heaped with chorizo) and tostones (fried plantains). Tacos feature sprightly fillings like birria (chili-stewed beef) and lush Barnegat scallops. Tacos are $15 for two, $20 for three. Big plates include grilled skirt steak, pan-seared snapper, and short rib enchiladas with mole sauce. For dessert, cinnamon-tinged churros beckon. Weekend brunch brings Mexican spins on avocado toast, pancakes, steak and eggs, and even a smoked-salmon platter (tostadas replace bagels).


Uno Más pours house-made mocktail mixers (citrusy, tropical or spicy) for “mockaritas”—or, you can bring your own tequila.

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