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The 9 Best Latin Restaurants In Denver

Updated: May 2, 2022

Lusting after some great Latin food in Denver? These are our go-to’s when we need empanadas in our lives. After careful analysis of top article and review sites, we know these are the best Latin options in Denver. Don’t take our word for it, gather the gang for a great night with cold Mojitos and churrasco fresh from the fire at these top spots.

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El Chingon Mexican Bistro

Mexican, $$, BerkeleyMexican, $$Denver, Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    Best Mexican Restaurants in Denver

    USA Today
  • Zagat, 2017

    27 Tacos Every Denverite Needs to Try

    Zagat, 2017

La Loma | Denver

Mexican, $$, Central Business DistrictMexican, $$Denver, Central Business District
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    Best Mexican Restaurants in Denver

    USA Today

SOL Mexican Cocina

Mexican, $$, Cherry CreekMexican, $$Denver, Cherry Creek
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    Best Mexican Restaurants in Denver

    USA Today

La Calle Taqueria Y Carnitas

Mexican, $, ValverdeMexican, $Denver, Valverde
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Denver's 4 favorite sources for affordable Mexican food

    Hoodline, 2020
  • Eater, 2021

    The 38 Standout Restaurants in Denver

    Eater, 2021

Adelitas Cocina Y Cantina

Mexican, $$, Platt ParkMexican, $$Denver, Platt Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zagat, 2017

    27 Tacos Every Denverite Needs to Try

    Zagat, 2017
  • Female Foodie

    10 Best Tacos in Denver: A Local’s Guide

    Female Foodie

Chili Verde

Mexican, $$, Sloan LakeMexican, $$Denver, Sloan Lake
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Dos Santos

Mexican, $$, City Park WestMexican, $$Denver, City Park West
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zagat, 2017

    27 Tacos Every Denverite Needs to Try

    Zagat, 2017
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Find Denver's Top Tacos

    Eater, 2019

Los Carboncitos

Mexican, $, HighlandMexican, $Denver, Highland
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2014

    The 7 most important tacos in Denver

    Thrillist, 2014
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Find Denver's Top Tacos

    Eater, 2019

Tortas A Toda Madre

Mexican, $, West HighlandMexican, $Denver, West Highland
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

How does it work?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Latin restaurants in Denver. We pored over ratings for 7480 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Denver and 681 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Eater and Thrillist had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. These top contenders have appeared in Eater - The 38 Standout Restaurants in Denver, Eater - Where to Find Denver's Top Tacos and Thrillist - The 7 most important tacos in Denver. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Recurring questions

El Rio Grande Restaurant & Cantina, Hoja, and Taqueria La Familia are vegetarian-friendly Latin restaurants in Denver.

La Reyna Azteca Tacos Y Tortas, Bellota, and Las Monas Panaderia and Pizzeria are some of the highest-rated late-night Latin spots in Denver.

Lazo Empanadas, Maria Empanada, and Cafe Brazil are the highest-rated Latin restaurants for dessert in Denver.

Mr Peralta Mariscos, El Rio Grande Restaurant & Cantina, and La Michoacana Premium are the highest-rated Latin restaurants that are good for groups in Denver.

There are 217 Latin restaurants in Denver.

Drink pairing tips

  • Malbec and asado


    When considering how to best enjoy your asado, we would highlight how well a glass of Malbec complements the dish as it rinses the palate for the next bite.


  • A great drink pairing for meat empanadas

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for meat empanadas can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Torrontes. This, intense acidity and a light body, white wine balances the hot meat empanadas.

  • The ideal pairing for Patagonian lamb

    When having Patagonian lamb, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Pinot Noir, a popular red wine.

Factoids

  • All about seafood

    seafood lovers in The United States indulge in seafood come October to celebrate National Seafood Month.

  • A long-held tradition

    If you take a trip to bandeja paisa, then the well-known, tasty bandeja paisa should be on your radar! It is a local classic.

  • A delicious pairing

    Often considered one of the most typical drinks in Cuba, cuba libra is a popular choice across the country, often prepared with rum lime.

Parking info

There’s nothing like finding the perfect parking spot right away when you’re going out for a meal. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Latin spot.

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