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Basement taqueria rises to the occasion in Harvard Square

Fajitas Cancun.

Jesus Sahagun, who opened in early September with his wife, Areli, and her brother, Felix Santana, says takeout and lunch have been strong, but he thinks there’s a reason for the slow dinner. “We’re applying for the liquor license through Cambridge,” he says. “We will get requests many times a day for alcohol.” Here’s what a customer who lives across the street says: “Hey, what’s a Mexican restaurant without enchiladas and a Margarita, you know?”

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