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The 8 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Covington

Updated: October 10, 2022

Mad about Mole? These are our go-to Mexican places in Covington for Mole, carnitas, and tortas. We assimilated millions of diner and critic reviews from top review sites to find the best tortillas in Covington. 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

Papi Jocho's Street Dogs & Cantina

Mexican, $$, CovingtonMexican, $$Covington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Frida 602

Mexican, $$, CovingtonMexican, $$Covington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Agave & Rye - Covington

Mexican, $$, CovingtonMexican, $$Covington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Zapata Cantina

Mexican, $, CovingtonMexican, $Covington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Taqueria San Miguel

Mexican, $, CovingtonMexican, $Covington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Mexican Restaurante y Taqueria El Valle Verde

Mexican, $$, CovingtonMexican, $$Covington
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Montoyas Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $, Fort MitchellMexican, $Fort Mitchell
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Mi Tierra

Mexican, $$, Fort MitchellMexican, $$Fort Mitchell
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Why these restaurants?

Finding the best Mexican restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We pored over ratings for 5724 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Covington and 232 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Wander Cincinnati had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. These spots have been featured in Wander Cincinnati - The 10 Best Restaurants in Covington, Kentucky and Wander Cincinnati - The 17 Best Places to Get Tacos in Cincinnati. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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