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The 5 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Fairmount, Philadelphia

Updated: June 28, 2022

Mad about Mole? These are our go-to Mexican places in Fairmount for Mole, carnitas, and tortas. We assessed top review sites and incorporated millions of diner and critic reviews for the best guac in Fairmount. 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

La Calaca Feliz

Mexican, $$, FairmountMexican, $$Philadelphia, Fairmount
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Philly Bite Magazine, 2019

    Best Nachos in Philadelphia, PA

    Philly Bite Magazine, 2019

If you travel further

Buena Onda

Mexican, $$, Logan SquareMexican, $$Philadelphia, Logan Square
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • TimeOut, 2017

    The 12 best Mexican restaurants in Philadelphia

    TimeOut, 2017
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Eat and Drink Along the Ben Franklin Parkway

    Eater, 2019

Juno

Mexican, $$, West PoplarMexican, $$Philadelphia, West Poplar
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2022

    Where to Eat and Drink Outside in Philly Right Now

    Thrillist, 2022

El Taco

Mexican, $, PoweltonMexican, $Philadelphia, Powelton
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Mexican Post Express

Mexican, $, Logan SquareMexican, $Philadelphia, Logan Square
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Picking the right Mexican restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We analyzed 770 lists and articles from top sources like Thrillist, Eater and Philly Bite Magazine, 16402 Philadelphia restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. Yes, we even looked at Thrillist - Where to Eat and Drink Outside in Philly Right Now, Eater - Where to Eat and Drink Along the Ben Franklin Parkway and Philly Bite Magazine - Best Nachos in Philadelphia, PA to pull this list together. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Questions & answers

La Calaca Feliz is the highest-rated Mexican restaurant for delivery in Fairmount.

La Calaca Feliz is the highest-rated Mexican restaurant for a quick lunch in Fairmount.

La Calaca Feliz is the highest-rated Mexican restaurant that is good for groups in Fairmount.

La Calaca Feliz is the highest-rated Mexican restaurant for take-out in Fairmount.

The highest-rated late-night Mexican spot is La Calaca Feliz in Fairmount.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair ESB with beef burrito

    When considering what goes best with beef burrito, we recommend a glass of ESB, it truly complements the dish as it balances fatty flavours.


  • The perfect match for your mole

    Experts suggest pairing a mole with a glass of Negra Modelo, a popular beer.


  • Pale Ale with your bean, cheese, rice burrito

    A beer, like Pale Ale, is a good partner drink to with bean, cheese, rice burrito because cuts through richness.

Factoids

  • 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 big appetite

    Molly Schuyler knows that you can never have too much of a good thing. They proved this by eating 23 pounds of prime rib, setting a world record in the process!

  • The The United States Steak Cook-Off Festival

    Tulsa, The United States is the proud home of the annual The United States Steak Cook-Off Festival, held every August to celebrate everything that is good about Mexican.


Parking information

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking. 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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