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The 8 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Lake Elsinore

Updated: May 2, 2022

After the best al pastor and corn tortilla in Lake Elsinore? 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 Lake Elsinore. With extensive mezcal and tequila menus and the best birria in Lake Elsinore, a good time is guaranteed at these taquerias.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

My Lucky Machete

Latin, Lake ElsinoreLatinLake Elsinore
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

La Unica Cocina Mexicana Y Cantina

Mexican, $$, Lake ElsinoreMexican, $$Lake Elsinore
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Abuela's Kitchen

Mexican, $, Lake ElsinoreMexican, $Lake Elsinore
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Aztlan Tacos & Grill

Mexican, $, Lake ElsinoreMexican, $Lake Elsinore
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Juan's Rotisserie

Mexican, $, Lake ElsinoreMexican, $Lake Elsinore
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Los Jilbertos taco shop

Mexican, $, Lake ElsinoreMexican, $Lake Elsinore
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Tacos Campestre

Mexican, PerrisMexicanPerris
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Taqueria El Zacatecano

Mexican, $, PerrisMexican, $Perris
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

How did we curate this list?

Picking the right Mexican restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 10624 Lake Elsinore restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 264 top lists and articles from the likes of . We cross-referenced with top lists, like . Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Recurring questions

The highest-rated Mexican restaurants for delivery in Lake Elsinore are My Lucky Machete, Tacos El Rinconsito, and Don Meres Restaurant - Lake Elsinore.

Adolfo's Mexican Food, My Lucky Machete, and Tacos El Rinconsito are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for take-out in Lake Elsinore.

Adolfo's Mexican Food, My Lucky Machete, and Tacos El Rinconsito are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for a quick lunch in Lake Elsinore.

Adolfo's Mexican Food, My Lucky Machete, and Tacos El Rinconsito are some of the highest-rated late-night Mexican spots in Lake Elsinore.

Adolfo's Mexican Food, My Lucky Machete, and Tacos El Rinconsito are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that are good for groups in Lake Elsinore.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect complement to bean, cheese, rice burrito


    Experts often pair bean, cheese, rice burrito with a glass of Pale Ale, a popular beer.

  • Pair ESB with beef burrito

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

Did you know?

  • A new taco record

    In 2017, Joey Chestnut became the proud world-record holder for eating the most taco by having 126 in one sitting.

  • Celebrating Mexican

    Every March, the people of The United Statesput on the Flying Burrito Music and Food Festival! The burritio stands are one of the many reasons to visit this event in Arizona.

  • The world record from Mexico

    On November 3, 2012, Mexico’s Mexican fans celebrated a new world record by the burrito, weighing 12,786 pounds.

Parking info

Parking in Lake Elsinore can be notoriously tough. 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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