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The 10 Best Mexican Restaurants In Cary

Updated: June 21, 2022

Mad about Mole? These are our go-to Mexican places in Cary for Mole, carnitas, and tortas. We analyzed millions of reviews from top review sites so you could find the best Mexican options in Cary. 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

Totopos Street Food And Tequila

Mexican, $$, CaryMexican, $$Cary
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Mexican Restaurants in Cary, NC

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Burrito Shak

Mexican, $, CaryMexican, $Cary
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

Taco Addicts

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

Torero's Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $, CaryMexican, $Cary
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
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    3 Best Mexican Restaurants in Cary, NC

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Los Tres Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $, CaryMexican, $Cary
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 4.0

Bravo's Mexican Grill

Mexican, $, CaryMexican, $Cary
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Taqueria y Restaurant el Primo

Mexican, $, CaryMexican, $Cary
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Zambrero - Parkside

Mexican, $$, CaryMexican, $$Cary
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate this list?

Finding the right Mexican restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We analyzed 3295 Cary restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Cary restaurant reviews, and 212 lists and articles – looking closely at what Three Best Rated had to say – and applied our boam magic. Don’t bother looking for Three Best Rated - 3 Best Mexican Restaurants in Cary, NCwe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Common questions

Burrito Shak, Totopos Street Food And Tequila, and Fridas Patio Mexican Cuisine are vegetarian-friendly Mexican restaurants in Cary.

El Amigo Mexican Restaurant, Rancho Grande, and Burrito Shak are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that serve breakfast in Cary.

The highest-rated Mexican restaurants for delivery in Cary are Burrito Shak, Esmeralda Grill, and Totopos Street Food And Tequila.

El Amigo Mexican Restaurant, Rancho Grande, and Burrito Shak are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for take-out in Cary.

El Amigo Mexican Restaurant, Rancho Grande, and Burrito Shak are some of the highest-rated late-night Mexican spots in Cary.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pale Ale with your bean, cheese, rice burrito

    Experts would recommend a beer as a pairing to your bean, cheese, rice burrito, specifically Pale Ale because it cuts through richness.

  • Go for ESB with beef burrito

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


  • The ideal pairing for pork carnitas

    When ordering pork carnitas, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Grenache, a popular red wine.

Did you know?

  • Ready for 23 tacos of fish taco?

    Are you a fan offish taco? The current record for eating the most fish taco is 23 tacos! Do you love fish taco enough to beat this record?

  • The ideal pairing

    Often considered one of the most typical drinks in Mexico, cerveza preparada is a popular choice across the country, often prepped with beer, lime juice, hot sauce, chili spices.

  • Once upon a time

    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 info

Parking has always been a challenge in Cary. 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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