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The 11 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Apex

Updated: June 21, 2022

Mad about Mole? These are our go-to Mexican places in Apex for Mole, carnitas, and tortas. We assimilated millions of diner and critic reviews from top review sites to find the best tortillas in Apex. With extensive mezcal and tequila menus and the best birria in Apex, a good time is guaranteed at these taquerias.

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Tacos Mexico Restaurant

Mexican, $, ApexMexican, $Apex
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Los Tres Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $, ApexMexican, $Apex
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

La Rancherita Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $, ApexMexican, $Apex
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Mi Cancun

Mexican, $, MorrisvilleMexican, $Morrisville
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Totopos Street Food And Tequila

Mexican, $$, CaryMexican, $$Cary
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Burrito Shak

Mexican, $, CaryMexican, $Cary
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Aye! Toro Tacos & Tequila

Mexican, $$, Holly SpringsMexican, $$Holly Springs
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Esmeralda Grill

Mexican, $, CaryMexican, $Cary
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Fridas Patio Mexican Cuisine

Mexican, $, CaryMexican, $Cary
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Flying Mayan

Mexican, MorrisvilleMexicanMorrisville
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Taco Addicts

Mexican, $$, CaryMexican, $$Cary
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Figuring out the best Mexican restaurants can take awhile. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 3295 Apex restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 212 top lists and articles from the likes of Three Best Rated. Yes, we even looked at Three Best Rated - 3 Best Mexican Restaurants in Cary, NC to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Questions & answers

Los Tres Mexican Restaurant, La Rancherita Mexican Restaurant, and QDOBA Mexican Eats are vegetarian-friendly Mexican restaurants in Apex.

Cocina Mexicana, Tacos Mexico Restaurant, and Los Tres Mexican Restaurant are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that serve breakfast in Apex.

Cocina Mexicana, Tacos Mexico Restaurant, and Los Tres Mexican Restaurant are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for a quick lunch in Apex.

There are 7 Mexican restaurants in Apex.

The highest-rated Mexican restaurants for delivery in Apex are Tacos Mexico Restaurant, Los Tres Mexican Restaurant, and La Rancherita Mexican Restaurant.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair Pale Ale with 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.


  • Pair beef burrito with ESB

    For an elevated experience, pair your beef burrito with ESB. This combination works particularly well because this beer balances fatty flavours.


  • Grenache with your pork carnitas

    Food with bold flavors, like pork carnitas, should be paired with a red wine like Grenache if you want the most to be brought out of the flavors of the dish.

Did you know?

  • Name a more iconic duo: tea & steak

    steak is often paired with tea, matching the fatty taste of steak with the tannin-rich taste of tannin-rich.

  • The most lavish olive wagu beef

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $300 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, olive wagu beef?

  • Celebrating Mexican

    Have you ever seen people decorate graves? It’s a sight to see at the Day of the Dead, where they also have Mexico. Keep it in mind if you ever plan a trip to Mexico.

Parking info

Finding parking in Apex 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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