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The 6 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Big Bear Lake

Updated: September 21, 2022

Mad about Mole? These are our go-to Mexican places in Big Bear Lake for Mole, carnitas, and tortas. We analyzed millions of reviews from top review sites so you could find the best Mexican options in Big Bear Lake. Grab a Mexican beer and tuck into the enchilada and corn chips at one of these fantastic Big Bear Lake eateries.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

Laguna Grill

Mexican, $$, Big Bear LakeMexican, $$Big Bear Lake
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Muchachos Tortilla Bar

Mexican, Big Bear LakeMexicanBig Bear Lake
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

El Jacalito Grill

Mexican, $$, Big Bear LakeMexican, $$Big Bear Lake
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Mountain Bar and Grill

American, $, Big Bear LakeAmerican, $Big Bear Lake
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Hacienda Grill

Mexican, $$, Big Bear LakeMexican, $$Big Bear Lake
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Cocina De Mexico

Mexican, $, Big BearMexican, $Big Bear
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

How does it work?

Picking the right Mexican restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 10621 restaurants, and 264 lists and articles from top sources like . For example, we considered as we sourced this ultimate list. 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. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.

Recurring questions

Gaby's Latin Flavors, Nuevo Vallarta Grill, and Azteca Grill Mexican Food Restaurant are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that serve breakfast in Big Bear Lake.

Gaby's Latin Flavors, Azteca Grill Mexican Food Restaurant, and Sonora Cantina are vegetarian-friendly Mexican restaurants in Big Bear Lake.

Gaby's Latin Flavors, Nuevo Vallarta Grill, and Azteca Grill Mexican Food Restaurant are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for take-out in Big Bear Lake.

Gaby's Latin Flavors, Nuevo Vallarta Grill, and Azteca Grill Mexican Food Restaurant are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that are good for groups in Big Bear Lake.

Gaby's Latin Flavors, Nuevo Vallarta Grill, and Azteca Grill Mexican Food Restaurant are some of the highest-rated late-night Mexican spots in Big Bear Lake.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for cheesy chicken and rice burrito

    When ordering cheesy chicken and rice burrito, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Indian Pale Ale, a popular beer.

  • Enjoy bean, cheese, rice burrito with Pale Ale

    To elevate your bean, cheese, rice burrito experience, we recommend some Pale Ale to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this beer cuts through richness.

  • Pair ESB with beef burrito

    When considering what goes best with beef burrito, we recommend a glass of ESB, it truly complements the dish as it balances fatty flavours.


Interesting facts

  • August = Mexican festival

    Did you know that every year in August foodies in Tulsa, The United States celebrate their passion for Mexican? The The United States Steak Cook-Off Festivalis held annually.


  • A day for taco-lovers

    Want to indulge in some amazing taco? Join the celebration of The United States’s National Tacos Day held every October 4.

  • burrito milestone

    The burrito was only thought up in 1900s! We wonder what people ever did without some good burrito in their lives...

Parking tips

Parking in Big Bear Lake can be a challenge. 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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