A Sacramento cantina has announced that it will now accept pesos as legal payment.
Pesos are legal currency in Mexico and several other Latin American nations, but not in the United States. The current exchange rate for Mexican pesos is 1 peso to .056 U.S. dollars, so you’d need about 20 Mexican pesos to the dollar or around 410 Mexican pesos for the cantina’s signature La Sandia drink, which arrives in a scooped out watermelon for $23.
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Comments on the cantina’s Facebook post include several people planning to visit with leftover currency from Mexican vacations.