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The 15 Best Latin Restaurants In Pittsburgh

Updated: June 30, 2022

Do you love Latin cuisine? These are our favourite Pittsburgh spots for bandeja paisa and other Latin classics. After careful analysis of top article and review sites, we know these are the best Latin options in Pittsburgh. 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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Los Cabos Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $, BloomfieldMexican, $Pittsburgh, Bloomfield
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2015

    The Best Mexican Restaurants in Pittsburgh

    Thrillist, 2015
  • Trip 101, 2021

    Restaurants In Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania, USA

    Trip 101, 2021

Emilliano's Mexican Restaurant and Bar

Mexican, $$, Southside FlatsMexican, $$Pittsburgh, Southside Flats
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • Thrillist, 2015

    The Best Mexican Restaurants in Pittsburgh

    Thrillist, 2015
  • Trip 101, 2019

    10 Best Mexican Restaurants In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Trip 101, 2019

Pabellon

Latin, $, BanksvilleLatin, $Pittsburgh, Banksville
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 3 most popular spots in Pittsburgh's Banksville neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Patron Mexican Grill

Mexican, $$, East LibertyMexican, $$Pittsburgh, East Liberty
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Trip 101, 2019

    10 Best Mexican Restaurants In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Trip 101, 2019
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Pittsburgh

    Lyft

Kaya

Caribbean, $$, Strip DistrictCaribbean, $$Pittsburgh, Strip District
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Check out the 3 most popular spots in Pittsburgh's Strip District neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Trip Savvy, 2019

    Great Pittsburgh Restaurants to Try Downtown

    Trip Savvy, 2019

Gaucho Parrilla Argentina

Latin, $$, Central Business DistrictLatin, $$Pittsburgh, Central Business District
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Check out the 3 most popular spots in Pittsburgh's Strip District neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Alquisiras Paleteria

Mexican, $, BeechviewMexican, $Pittsburgh, Beechview
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Explore the 4 most popular spots in Pittsburgh's Beechview neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Secretos De Mis Abuelos

Latin, BluffLatinPittsburgh, Bluff
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Arepittas

Latin, $, Central Business DistrictLatin, $Pittsburgh, Central Business District
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Patron Pronto

Mexican, $$, North OaklandMexican, $$Pittsburgh, North Oakland
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

El Sabor Latin Kitchen

Mexican, $$, BloomfieldMexican, $$Pittsburgh, Bloomfield
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Cilantro & Ajo

Latin, $, Southside FlatsLatin, $Pittsburgh, Southside Flats
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Centenario Mexican Grille

Mexican, $$, OaklandMexican, $$Pittsburgh, Oakland
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

BTOS Kitchen

Mexican, $$, DormontMexican, $$Pittsburgh, Dormont
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

The Colombian Spot

Latin, $$, Southside FlatsLatin, $$Pittsburgh, Southside Flats
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Why is this list better than others?

Figuring out the best Latin restaurants can take awhile. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 6837 restaurants, and 409 lists and articles from top sources like Hoodline and Trip Savvy. These spots have been featured in Hoodline - Explore the 4 most popular spots in Pittsburgh's Beechview neighborhood, Hoodline - Check out the 3 most popular spots in Pittsburgh's Strip District neighborhood and Trip Savvy - Great Pittsburgh Restaurants to Try Downtown. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Most common questions

Kaya, Secretos De Mis Abuelos, and Arepittas are the highest-rated vegan-friendly Latin restaurants in Pittsburgh.

Kaya, Gaucho Parrilla Argentina, and Pabellon are the highest-rated Latin restaurants that serve breakfast in Pittsburgh.

Kaya, Gaucho Parrilla Argentina, and Pabellon are the highest-rated Latin restaurants for a quick lunch in Pittsburgh.

The highest-rated Latin restaurants for delivery in Pittsburgh are Pabellon, Los Cabos Mexican Restaurant, and Secretos De Mis Abuelos.

Kaya, Gaucho Parrilla Argentina, and Pabellon are the highest-rated Latin restaurants for take-out in Pittsburgh.

Drink pairing tips

  • Torrontes with your meat empanadas

    A white wine and some nice, tasty meat empanadas - specifically a Torrontes - go really well together. This drink will help bring out the most of the hot in your food, trust us!

  • Go for Malbec with asado

    For an elevated experience, pair your asado with Malbec. This combination works particularly well because this red wine rinses the palate for the next bite.


  • Take feijoada to the next level

    Experts suggest pairing a feijoada with a glass of Caipirinha, a popular cocktail.


Did you know?

  • A long-held tradition

    la bandera from Dominican Republic is must try! It’s so delicious because of its ingredients which include stewed meat.

  • Celebrating a love for seafood

    October is when people in The United States celebrate seafood - it is National Seafood Month!

  • The fastest eater

    Never get between Joey Chestnut and their taco. Joey Chestnut holds the record for most taco eaten in 8 minutes, an incredible 126.

Parking tips

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking. 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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