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The 3 Best Mexican Restaurants In Bakersfield

Updated: June 28, 2022

After the best al pastor and corn tortilla in Bakersfield? These are our favorite restaurants for Mexican cuisine. We assessed top review sites and incorporated millions of diner and critic reviews for the best guac in Bakersfield. Don your sombrero, order a margarita, and enjoy chile relleno and other Mexican classics at one of the spots below.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

Ben Paca Mexican Grill

Mexican, $, BakersfieldMexican, $Bakersfield
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Bakersfield's top 5 Mexican spots

    Hoodline, 2019

Grandma's Tamales

Mexican, $, LakeviewMexican, $Bakersfield, Lakeview
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Bakersfield's top 5 Mexican spots

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Explore the 3 most popular spots in Bakersfield's Lakeview neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

El Puesto

Mexican, BakersfieldMexicanBakersfield
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Why these restaurants?

Finding the right Mexican restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We analyzed 2074 Bakersfield restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Bakersfield restaurant reviews, and 89 lists and articles – looking closely at what Hoodline had to say – and applied our boam magic. These top contenders have appeared in Hoodline - Here are Bakersfield's top 5 Mexican spots and Hoodline - Explore the 3 most popular spots in Bakersfield's Lakeview neighborhood. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Frequently asked questions

El Taco Rojo Restaurant, Los Brother’s Kitchen, and Lola's Restaurant are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that serve breakfast in Bakersfield.

Los Molcajetes and La Mina Cantina are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for dessert in Bakersfield.

El Taco Rojo Restaurant, Taqueria Rinconcito Oaxaqueño, and Los Reyes Restaurant are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that are good for groups in Bakersfield.

The highest-rated Mexican restaurants for delivery in Bakersfield are El Taco Rojo Restaurant, Los Brother’s Kitchen, and Las Flautas Mexican Food Restaurant.

El Taco Rojo Restaurant, Los Brother’s Kitchen, and Lola's Restaurant are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for take-out in Bakersfield.

Drink pairing tips

  • Enjoy beef burrito with ESB

    To elevate your beef burrito experience, we recommend some ESB to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this beer balances fatty flavours.

  • The perfect match for fish burrito

    When ordering fish burrito, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Pale Ale, a popular beer.

  • Grenache and pork carnitas


    A red wine and some nice, tasty pork carnitas - specifically a Grenache - go really well together. This drink will help bring out the most of the bold in your food, trust us!

Factoids

  • The world record from Mexico

    Don’t you hate it when there is not enough food for seconds? This wasn’t a concern when the record was broken for the biggest flour taco. Weighing in at 1,653 pounds there was more than enough flour tacos to go around!

  • A popular dish

    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.

  • A priceless experience

    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?

Parking in the area

Parking in Bakersfield can be notoriously tough. 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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