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The 14 Best Mexican Restaurants In Alexandria

Updated: September 21, 2022

Mad about Mole? These are our go-to Mexican places in Alexandria for Mole, carnitas, and tortas. We assimilated millions of diner and critic reviews from top review sites to find the best tortillas in Alexandria. Grab a Mexican beer and tuck into the enchilada and corn chips at one of these fantastic Alexandria eateries.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

Don Taco

Mexican, $$, Old TownMexican, $$Alexandria, Old Town
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Urbano 116

Mexican, $$, Old TownMexican, $$Alexandria, Old Town
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
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Taqueria Picoso

Mexican, $$, Alexandria WestMexican, $$Alexandria, Alexandria West
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5
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La Mexicana Bakery & Taqueria

Mexican, $, AlexandriaMexican, $Alexandria
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

El Paso Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $, AlexandriaMexican, $Alexandria
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Taqueria el Poblano

Mexican, $, Potomac WestMexican, $Alexandria, Potomac West
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
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Tequila & Taco

Mexican, $$, Eisenhower EastMexican, $$Alexandria, Eisenhower East
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Los Tios Grill

Latin, $$, Potomac WestLatin, $$Alexandria, Potomac West
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Dos Amigos

Mexican, $$, Braddock Road MetroMexican, $$Alexandria, Braddock Road Metro
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Chop Shop Taco

Mexican, $$, Braddock Road MetroMexican, $$Alexandria, Braddock Road Metro
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Mezcalero

Mexican, $$, AlexandriaMexican, $$Alexandria
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Pica Taco

Mexican, $, AlexandriaMexican, $Alexandria
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Taco Jalisco

Mexican, $, AlexandriaMexican, $Alexandria
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

El Pulgarcito Restaurant

Latin, $, Potomac WestLatin, $Alexandria, Potomac West
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the right Mexican restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 16302 spots across Alexandria, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 518 lists and articles from the likes of Your At Home Team, Three Best Rated and Thrillist – applying our boam magic to sift through results. Don’t bother looking for Your At Home Team - Where Are the Best Mexican Food Restaurants in Alexandria, VA?, Three Best Rated - 3 Best Mexican Restaurants in Alexandria, VA and Thrillist - The Absolute Best Mexican Restaurants in DCwe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

FAQ

The highest-rated Mexican restaurants for delivery in Alexandria are La Mexicana Bakery & Taqueria, Urbano 116, and Tequila & Taco.

La Mexicana Bakery & Taqueria, Urbano 116, and Tequila & Taco are some of the highest-rated late-night Mexican spots in Alexandria.

La Mexicana Bakery & Taqueria, Urbano 116, and Tequila & Taco are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for a quick lunch in Alexandria.

La Mexicana Bakery & Taqueria, Urbano 116, and Tequila & Taco are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that are good for groups in Alexandria.

Taqueria Picoso, District Taco, and Chipotle Mexican Grill are the highest-rated vegan-friendly Mexican restaurants in Alexandria.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pale Ale and bean, cheese, rice burrito


    When considering how to best enjoy your bean, cheese, rice burrito, we would highlight how well a glass of Pale Ale complements the dish as it cuts through richness.


  • ESB and beef burrito


    A beer, like ESB, is a good partner drink to with beef burrito because balances fatty flavours.

  • The perfect match for your cheese enchilada with beef

    Experts recommend pairing a cheese enchilada with beef with a glass of Amber Ale, a popular beer.

Interesting facts

  • March = Mexican festival

    Take a trip to The United States during March and you’re in for a surprise. They put on the Flying Burrito Music and Food Festivalaround March usually. burritio stands are a given.

  • A classic meal

    When in Mexico it would be criminal not to try out the mole. GIve it a go so you can say you had the full experience.

  • The first ever fish taco

    fish taco has an interesting history, but it is generally agreed upon that it originates from Mexico. The tasty dish has become immensely popular and sought after throughout the world.

Parking tips

Finding parking in Alexandria can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. 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 Mexican spot.

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