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The 5 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Ellicott City

Updated: May 2, 2022

After the best al pastor and corn tortilla in Ellicott City? These are our favorite restaurants for Mexican cuisine. We assessed top review sites and incorporated millions of diner and critic reviews for the best guac in Ellicott City. With extensive mezcal and tequila menus and the best birria in Ellicott City, a good time is guaranteed at these taquerias.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

Pachanga Cocina

Mexican, $$, Ellicott CityMexican, $$Ellicott City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $$, Ellicott CityMexican, $$Ellicott City
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Uncle Julio's

Mexican, $$, ColumbiaMexican, $$Columbia
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

El Azteca

Mexican, $$, ClarksvilleMexican, $$Clarksville
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Cinco de Mayo

Mexican, $$, ColumbiaMexican, $$Columbia
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

How does it work?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Mexican restaurants in Ellicott City. We analyzed 5440 Ellicott City restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Ellicott City restaurant reviews, and 127 lists and articles – looking closely at what had to say – and applied our boam magic. The spots that made the cut have been featured in . We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Frequently asked questions

Ernesto's Fine Mexican Food, Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant, and Ernesto's Mexican Grill and Margarita Bar are vegetarian-friendly Mexican restaurants in Ellicott City.

Pachanga Cocina, Ernesto's Fine Mexican Food, and Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that serve breakfast in Ellicott City.

Pachanga Cocina, Ernesto's Fine Mexican Food, and Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant are some of the highest-rated late-night Mexican spots in Ellicott City.

Pachanga Cocina, Ernesto's Fine Mexican Food, and Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that are good for groups in Ellicott City.

There are 8 Mexican restaurants in Ellicott City.

Drink pairing tips

  • 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.

  • ESB with your beef burrito

    A beer, like ESB, is a good partner drink to with beef burrito because balances fatty flavours.

  • Take mole to the next level

    Experts often pair mole with a glass of Negra Modelo, a popular beer.

Fun facts

  • What Mexico drinks

    Often regarded as one of the most traditional drinks in Mexico, cerveza preparada is a favorite choice across the country, often prepared with beer, lime juice, hot sauce, chili spices.

  • Celebrating Mexican

    If it’s March and you’re in The United States, then we have a surprise for you! They host the Flying Burrito Music and Food Festival there! Head on down and enjoy the amazing burritio stands.

  • fish taco milestone

    The next time you bite into a deliciousfish taco remember to thank Mexico who are responsible for this tasty culinary invention.

Parking information

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Ellicott City. 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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