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The 12 Best Mexican Restaurants Near East Boston

Updated: September 21, 2022

Mad about Mole? These are our go-to Mexican places in East Boston for Mole, carnitas, and tortas. We analyzed millions of reviews from top review sites so you could find the best Mexican options in East Boston. Don your sombrero, order a margarita, and enjoy chile relleno and other Mexican classics at one of the spots below.

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Angela's Cafe - Eagle Hill

Mexican, $, East BostonMexican, $Boston, East Boston
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
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La Casa Del Pandebono

Latin, $, East BostonLatin, $Boston, East Boston
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

El Palmar Restaurant

Mexican, $$, East BostonMexican, $$Boston, East Boston
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 5.0

Angela's Cafe - Orient Heights

Mexican, $$, East BostonMexican, $$Boston, East Boston
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Mi Pueblito Restaurant

Latin, $$, East BostonLatin, $$Boston, East Boston
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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La Hacienda Restaurant and Bar

Mexican, $$, East BostonMexican, $$Boston, East Boston
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Cactus Mexican Grill

Mexican, $, East BostonMexican, $Boston, East Boston
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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La Cancun

Latin, $$, East BostonLatin, $$Boston, East Boston
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Restaurante Montecristo

Mexican, $$, East BostonMexican, $$Boston, East Boston
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

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Loco Taqueria & Oyster Bar

Mexican, $$, South BostonMexican, $$Boston, South Boston
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Villa Mexico Cafe

Mexican, $, DowntownMexican, $Boston, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Ali Baba

Turkish, $, CharlestownTurkish, $Boston, Charlestown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 5.0

How did we curate these results?

Figuring out the best Mexican restaurants can take awhile. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 15185 restaurants, and 1052 lists and articles from top sources like TimeOut, Trip 101 and Hoodline. Don’t bother looking for TimeOut - The best Mexican restaurants in Boston you've got to try, Trip 101 - 10 Mexican Restaurants In Boston, Massachusetts and Hoodline - Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Boston's best Mexican restaurantswe’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. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

FAQ

Taqueria Jalisco, Angela's Cafe - Orient Heights, and Mi Pueblito Restaurant are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that serve breakfast in East Boston.

Angela's Cafe - Orient Heights, Mi Pueblito Restaurant, and El Palmar Restaurant are vegetarian-friendly Mexican restaurants in East Boston.

There are 16 Mexican restaurants in East Boston.

The highest-rated Mexican restaurants for delivery in East Boston are Taqueria Jalisco, Angela's Cafe - Orient Heights, and Mi Pueblito Restaurant.

Taqueria Jalisco, Angela's Cafe - Orient Heights, and Mi Pueblito Restaurant are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for a quick lunch in East Boston.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair 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.

  • Pale Ale with your bean, cheese, rice burrito

    When considering how to best enjoy your bean, cheese, rice burrito, we would highlight how well a glass of Pale Ale complements the dish as it cuts through richness.


  • A next-level pairing for Amber Ale

    Experts suggest pairing a cheese enchilada with beef with a glass of Amber Ale, a popular beer.


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Parking information

Parking can be tough around East Boston 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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