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TRY THIS Carnitas Marinated beef served with Mexican rice, beans and guacamole for $9.59.

Fish Enchiladas White fish wrapped in soft tortillas, covered in creamy white cheese sauce and served with rice for $9.99.

Mango or Lime Margarita Degollado 100-percent Agave Tequila with rum powder mix and mango or lime flavoring. Frozen or on the rocks for $7.79.

Charlottesville resident Kate O’Brien drops by Cancun while visiting family at the lake. She said she and her husband found the restaurant while scouting a place to watch soccer games on TV. “I really like it. We’ve been here a few times, but today we came here for the soccer and free Wi-Fi, and they have been extremely accommodating. The food is good too,” she said. With plenty of seating space, boldly painted walls, televisions, free Wi-Fi and authentic64 January • February 2012 | SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKER

tasting Mexican food, Cancun is exactly what Zaragoza envisioned. Now, he hopes to see more customers like O’Brien finding and frequenting the restaurant. “When the remodeling started and they took down the sign for a while, people thought we were closed and that hurt us a little bit. But now we have everything together, the new sign is up and people are coming again and telling others that we’re here. Business is picking up,” he said.

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