October 14 is National Dessert Day: A Fried Ice Cream Recipe

Posted in Mexican Food Recipes, Summer, Tex Mex Recipes

Ice cream itself is believed to have been invented in China several thousand years ago. But fried ice cream has much more recent beginnings. Fried ice cream is generally made by breading a scoop of ice cream and then deep frying it very quickly. The result is a nice warm shell on the outside and the cold taste of the …

August 31 is Eat Outside Day: Ideas for a Tex-Mex Barbecue

Posted in Family dining, Holidays, Summer

It’s summertime. And that means outdoor barbecue. In fact, to commemorate the universally loved outdoor barbecue, August 31st has been named Eat Outside Day. And what better way to eat outside in celebration than with a Tex-Mex barbecue. If you are looking for a few ideas on what dishes to make, read on. Skirt steak fajitas. Whoever invented this dish, …

July 10 is National Piña Colada Day: A Few Easy Piña Colada Recipes

Posted in Mexican Food Recipes, Summer, Tex Mex Recipes

July 10 is National Piña Colada Day, so raise your glass in celebration! Or you might just hum a few bars from “The Piña Colada Song” by Rupert Holmes (1979): “Do you like piña coladas? Getting caught in the rain?” The name piña colada means strained pineapple, a reference to the pineapple fruit juice that is used in the drink. …

Make the Ultimate Margarita

Posted in Mexican Food Recipes, Summer, Tex Mex Recipes

They may not be true Mexican drinks, but thank goodness someone north of the border invented the margarita – so refreshing on a broiling day, so tasty!   In order to make sure you serve up the ultimate margarita, begin with the tequila. This is the main ingredient and so you need to pay the most attention to the tequila.

Hold the Ultimate Summer Party with Tex Mex Food

Posted in Food and Fun, Summer

As August arrives, the heat of summer in Texas feels as if it’s just getting started.   So we feel August is prime time for holding the ultimate in summer parties. And Tex Mex cuisine will only add to the fun. Here are some ideas for the foods to serve at your ultimate summer party.

Let Matitto’s Cater Your Graduation Party

Posted in Food and Fun, Summer

When it comes to celebrations, nothing says let’s make merry like the Spanish word fiesta. Fiesta means an event that includes festivities and celebration, so when reveling in the high school or college graduation of your son, daughter or even spouse, consider putting together a graduation fiesta with the help of Mattito’s catering services.   Celebrate your graduate’s big day …

Favorite Summer Drinks

Posted in Food and Fun, Summer

Summer has arrived, and it’s time to enjoy some summer fun with friends and family. What better way to kick-off the summer than a visit to Mattito’s for original Tex-Mex cuisine and your favorite summer drinks. There is a great happy hour every Monday – Friday from 3-6 PM. You can enjoy $3 beer, $3 Ritas, free appetizers and some …

Graduation Party at Mattito's

Posted in Family dining, Holidays, Summer

Whether it is from high school or college, your graduation is an impressive reason for celebration! Let Mattito’s help ensure your party is the festive event you deserve it to be. With old family recipes sure to delight all ages, Mattito’s is the perfect venue for celebrating your major life achievement, graduating from school. Our banquet halls are ideal for …


Posted in Food and Fun, Summer

Summer is just around the corner; a time for easy-living, fun parties and good eating. If you’re having trouble deciding what to serve at your next party, trouble yourself no longer: We have you covered at Mattitos Mexican Restaurant. Our summer menu is tailor-made for your party planning needs. We offer full-service catering, so you can focus on the good …

Sunday Brunch and Champagne Sunday Fun-Day — What More Can You Ask?

Posted in Family dining, Food and Fun, News & Events, Summer

When we have a hungry group to feed and we’re looking for a little bit of everything, we always go to Mattitos for Sunday brunch. Served buffet style from 10am to 2pm, it features a full menu from traditional American breakfast foods like omelets and waffles to Tex-Mex choices like enchiladas and fajitas. Sometimes we have trouble choosing between saving …

Summer Siesta at Mattito's

Posted in Family dining, Food and Fun, Summer

If you are thinking about taking your family out for dinner, whether it is for a celebration or just a midweek treat, consider Mattito’s. There are many Dallas family restaurants that are affordable and have good food, but a visit to Mattito’s will exceed all of your family dining expectations.