A popular north side Mexican food truck recently opened a brick & mortar location in a former Subway space in Maize, KS. The underrated Road Runner Mexican Fast Food made its debut a few weeks back. We swung by to check it out and get a first-hand look.
5255 N Maize Rd #110, Maize, KS 67101
Open 24 hours a day
I’m very familiar with their menu. They serve essentially the same items at their restaurant as they do their food truck. The biggest difference is the brick & mortar location is open 24 hours which is a rarity in that part of town.
During my visit, I went with a couple of tacos along with their Maize burrito which included grilled chicken, lettuce, bell peppers, onions, corn, black beans and lime juice. I couldn’t believe this monstrosity of a meal was just $7. So many fast food Mexican restaurants I’ve eaten at have the driest chicken in the world. I don’t get it. Thankfully, Road Runner’s was tender, juicy and flavorful. I’m not typically a fan of corn and black beans in my burritos but you could barely taste it. The burrito was not just huge but huge on flavor as well. I loved the inclusion of bell peppers which offered a sweet and mild flavor. Seriously, the burrito in the spot.
I barely had room for the carne asada and al pastor tacos. At $2.35 a piece, they made sure you got the right bang for your buck. Just look at how much meat was stuffed in the taco. The carne asada was my favorite of the two. The meat was well-seasoned and wasn’t tough at all. The only problem was the single shell tortilla which broke apart easily once I added in some salsa. Aside from that minor inconvenience, the tacos were still great.
I’ve long been a fan of Road Runner’s food truck and am happy to see them add a brick and mortar location. Maize is truly in for a treat.
Here’s their menu:
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