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The 12 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Clayton

Updated: June 23, 2022

Fancy a fajita? How about a burrito? You will find the best Clayton has to offer at these Mexican restaurants. We assimilated millions of diner and critic reviews from top review sites to find the best tortillas in Clayton. Grab a Mexican beer and tuck into the enchilada and corn chips at one of these fantastic Clayton eateries.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

Tacos y Burritos California

Mexican, $$, ClaytonMexican, $$Clayton
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Don Beto's Tacos

Mexican, $, ClaytonMexican, $Clayton
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0

Mezcalito

Mexican, $$, ClaytonMexican, $$Clayton
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Fiesta Mexicana Clayton

Mexican, $, ClaytonMexican, $Clayton
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Don Beto's Tacos & Tequila

Mexican, $$, ClaytonMexican, $$Clayton
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Festejos

Mexican, $, ClaytonMexican, $Clayton
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

La Cocina

Mexican, $, ClaytonMexican, $Clayton
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

El Senor

Mexican, $, KnightdaleMexican, $Knightdale
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Las Brasas

Latin, KnightdaleLatinKnightdale
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 4.0

La Cocina Mexican Restaurant / Garner

Mexican, $, GarnerMexican, $Garner
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Fiesta Mexicana Garner

Mexican, $$, GarnerMexican, $$Garner
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Agave Mexican Bar & Grill

Mexican, $, WendellMexican, $Wendell
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate these results?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Mexican restaurants in Clayton. We analyzed 212 lists and articles from top sources like , 3295 Clayton restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. These spots have been featured in . We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Frequently asked questions

Tacos y Burritos California, Salsa Azteca, and Don Beto's Tacos are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that serve breakfast in Clayton.

Tacos y Burritos California, Salsa Azteca, and Don Beto's Tacos are some of the highest-rated late-night Mexican spots in Clayton.

Tacos y Burritos California, Salsa Azteca, and Don Beto's Tacos are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for a quick lunch in Clayton.

Tacos y Burritos California, Salsa Azteca, and Don Beto's Tacos are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that are good for groups in Clayton.

Tacos y Burritos California, Salsa Azteca, and Don Beto's Tacos are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for take-out in Clayton.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level pairing for Pale Ale

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

  • ESB and beef burrito


    Experts would recommend a beer as a pairing to your beef burrito, specifically ESB because it balances fatty flavours.

  • Go for Pale Ale with bean, cheese, rice burrito

    For an elevated experience, pair your bean, cheese, rice burrito with Pale Ale. This combination works particularly well because this beer cuts through richness.


Interesting facts

  • A 1,653 pounds feast

    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 day for burrito-lovers

    It’s National Burrito Day on April 4. You better not forget! Grab your burrito and celebrate!

  • Hungry for burrito?

    Are you a fan ofburrito? The current record for eating the most burrito is 47 burritos! Do you love burrito enough to beat this record?

Parking in the area

Finding parking in Clayton 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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