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Danbury Welcomes Salsa Fresca To Restaurant Lineup

Salsa Fresca gives away free meals on its grand opening day in Danbury. Photo Credit: Contributed
Mayor Mark Boughton stops by Salsa Fresca to welcome the restaurant to Danbury. Photo Credit: Contributed
It was a busy day at Salsa Fresca, reports co-owner Marc Miles. Photo Credit: Contributed

DANBURY, Conn. -- Mayor Mark Boughton stopped by and crowds convened for a chance to win free meals as Salsa Fresca Mexican Grill held its official grand opening last weekend.

Conveniently located next to Stew Leonard's on Federal Road, Salsa Fresca is carving out its niche in the casual Mexican food market.

Hungry folk have their choice of burritos, bowls, tacos, salads, nachos and quesadillas, all made with fresh ingredients that are prepared on site and chosen individually by each customer.

Marc Miles, a Connecticut native and one of four partners in the small chain, said it was a busy day, as customers enjoyed meals and a chance to win free food.

Salsa Fresca is a locally owned and operated chain in six years has opened locations in Bedford Hills, Mamaroneck and Yorktown, N.Y., and one under construction in New Haven.

Menu items, all made from scratch and never frozen, include:

  • chicken, shredded beef, ground beef, pork, roasted veggies and rajas
  • add-ins such as Mexican or brown rice, black beans, queso, cheese, tomatoes, jalapenos, red onion, cilantro, guacamole, avocado and sour cream
  • six types of salsa, from mild to very hot
  • three sauces and two types of dressings

The menu also includes a kids menu and sides of chips, beans, rice and more. It offers vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free options for diners.

Salsa Fresca is also committed to the environment, using green utensils and packaging, installing energy-efficient lighting and recycling its cooking oil into biodiesel fuel.

Salsa Fresca Mexican Grill is located at 109 Federal Road in Danbury and is open daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Call 203-456-3448 or visit the website , Twitter or Facebook page for more information. Check out the menu here .

Read more about Salsa Fresca here on the Daily Voice.

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