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The 6 Best Latin Restaurants Near Wilmington

Updated: June 28, 2022

Lusting after some great Latin food in Wilmington? 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 Wilmington. 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.

Find the perfect Latin restaurant

Santa Fe Mexican Grill - Wilmington

Mexican, $$, WilmingtonMexican, $$Wilmington, Wawaset
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

El Camino Mexican Kitchen

Mexican, $$, WilmingtonMexican, $$Wilmington
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Mexican Post

Mexican, $$, WilmingtonMexican, $$Wilmington
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Taco Grande

Latin, $$, WilmingtonLatin, $$Wilmington, Riverfront
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

El Cantaro

Mexican, $, New CastleMexican, $New Castle
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Atilano's Tacos

Mexican, Penns GroveMexicanPenns Grove
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the best Latin restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We analyzed 770 lists and articles from top sources like , 16402 Wilmington restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. For example, we considered as we sourced this ultimate list. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Questions & answers

Nicely's Jamaican Kitchen, Del Pez Mexican Gastropub, and Pachamama Rotisserie Chicken are vegetarian-friendly Latin restaurants in Wilmington.

The Mayne Dish, Del Pez Mexican Gastropub, and El Pique - Wilmington are the highest-rated Latin restaurants that are good for groups in Wilmington.

Nicely's Jamaican Kitchen, Happy Days With Taco Mix, and Carmen's Kitchen are the highest-rated Latin restaurants for a quick lunch in Wilmington.

The highest-rated Latin restaurants for delivery in Wilmington are Nicely's Jamaican Kitchen, Carmen's Kitchen, and The Mayne Dish.

Nicely's Jamaican Kitchen, Happy Days With Taco Mix, and Carmen's Kitchen are the highest-rated Latin restaurants for take-out in Wilmington.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair Malbec with 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.


  • Torrontes and meat empanadas


    meat empanadas needs a partner to dance with. Seeing as it’s so hot, a nice drink to have with it is a Torrontes. The tasty white wine, with its troical fruit and spice notes, will really compliment your meal.

  • The perfect match for your morcillas

    Experts often pair morcillas with a glass of Bonarda, a popular red wine.

Fun facts

  • The biggest burrito from 2012

    CANIRAC La Paz holds the record for making the biggest burrito ever. It was an incredible 12,786 pounds!

  • The go-to pairing

    Should you find yourself on the streets of Brazil be sure to sample the local caipirinha one of the country's most classic and popular drinks!

  • A new burrito record

    Never get between Joey Chestnut and their burrito. Joey Chestnut holds the record for most burrito eaten in 10 minutes, an incredible 47.

Parking info

Getting a good parking spot in Wilmington can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. 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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