Well, even the recs on chowhound sometime strike out. After a few positive reviews I decided to drive out of my way for lunch at Dona Maria in Suffern. Looked nice on the outside but encountered a bit of a dump when through the doors. The tortilla soup although large and cheap ($3), was almost inedible. The two chicken enchiladas consisted solely of cheap dark meat chicken. No taste. Black beans were also below par. There is "authentic" Mexican and then there is this. Anything positive? Well, the waitress had a nice smile and the service was good but then I was virtually the only customer at 1 pm. Whenever I strike out like this I try to make up for it with a little treat. Headed straight straight over the Tappan Zee Bridge to Coffee Lab in Tarrytown for a large cappuccino. Did the trick!