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The 10 Best Mexican Restaurants In Glendale

Updated: September 7, 2022

Mad about Mole? These are our go-to Mexican places in Glendale for Mole, carnitas, and tortas. We analyzed millions of reviews from top review sites so you could find the best Mexican options in Glendale. With extensive mezcal and tequila menus and the best birria in Glendale, a good time is guaranteed at these taquerias.

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El Rey de la Torta

Mexican, $$, GlendaleMexican, $$Glendale
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Amor a La Mexicana Restaurant

Mexican, GlendaleMexicanGlendale
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Taco Fusion

Mexican, $, GlendaleMexican, $Glendale
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Anaya's Fresh Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $, GlendaleMexican, $Glendale
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Lito's Fine Mexican Food

Mexican, $$, GlendaleMexican, $$Glendale
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

La Mejor Barbacoa

Mexican, GlendaleMexicanGlendale
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2021

    Phoenix’s 38 Essential Restaurants

    Eater, 2021

Tortas CM

Mexican, $$, GlendaleMexican, $$Glendale
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

La Costa Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $$, GlendaleMexican, $$Glendale
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5

Caramba Mexican Food

Mexican, $, GlendaleMexican, $Glendale
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Urban Margarita

Mexican, $$, GlendaleMexican, $$Glendale
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Why is this list better than others?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Mexican restaurants in Glendale. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 11589 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 692 lists and articles from Eater and others were carefully reviewed by boam. These spots have been featured in Eater - Phoenix’s 38 Essential Restaurants. 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. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Most common questions

La Mejor Barbacoa, El Rey de la Torta, and Cenaduria Dona Chayito are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for a quick lunch in Glendale.

La Mejor Barbacoa, El Rey de la Torta, and Cenaduria Dona Chayito are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that serve breakfast in Glendale.

The highest-rated Mexican restaurants for delivery in Glendale are El Rey de la Torta, Cenaduria Dona Chayito, and La Cahuamanta.

La Mejor Barbacoa, El Rey de la Torta, and Cenaduria Dona Chayito are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for take-out in Glendale.

Ajo Al's Mexican Cafe and Chipotle Mexican Grill are the highest-rated vegan-friendly Mexican restaurants in Glendale.

Drink pairing tips

  • 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.


  • ESB with your beef burrito

    A glass of something that balances fatty flavours should be what you pair your beef burrito with. You can’t go wrong pairing your food with a beer like ESB.

  • The perfect match for your cheese enchilada with beef

    When having cheese enchilada with beef, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Amber Ale, a popular beer.

Fun facts

  • The best day for taco

    taco lovers in The United States indulge in taco come October to celebrate National Tacos Day.

  • 1,653 pounds of flour taco

    1,653 pounds is the record for the biggest flour taco. We hope people were hungry!

  • A hefty price-tag

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $300 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, olive wagu beef?

Parking tips

Getting a good parking spot in Glendale can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. 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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