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The 9 Best Mexican Restaurants In Lakewood

Updated: May 2, 2022

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

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Kickin Chicken

Latin, LakewoodLatinLakewood
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Moose Hill Cantina

Mexican, $, LakewoodMexican, $Lakewood
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Pablito's Burritos

Mexican, LakewoodMexicanLakewood
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Wahoo's Fish Tacos

Mexican, $, LakewoodMexican, $Lakewood
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Ponchos Family Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $$, LakewoodMexican, $$Lakewood
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Las Dalias

Mexican, $$, LakewoodMexican, $$Lakewood
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Max's Mexican

Mexican, $, Northeast LakewoodMexican, $Lakewood, Northeast Lakewood
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

El Torito Taqueria y Mas

Mexican, $, LakewoodMexican, $Lakewood
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Chili Shack

Mexican, Morse ParkMexicanLakewood, Morse Park
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

How did these spots get chosen?

Picking the right Mexican restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 7480 restaurants, and 681 lists and articles from top sources like Three Best Rated. For example, we considered Three Best Rated - 3 Best Mexican Restaurants in Lakewood, CO as we sourced this ultimate list. 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.

Frequently asked questions

Kickin Chicken, Alameda Burrito, and Tacos Extravaganza are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that serve breakfast in Lakewood.

Kickin Chicken, Alameda Burrito, and Tacos Extravaganza are some of the highest-rated late-night Mexican spots in Lakewood.

Kickin Chicken, Tacos Extravaganza, and Wahoo's Fish Tacos are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for take-out in Lakewood.

The highest-rated Mexican restaurants for delivery in Lakewood are Tacos Extravaganza, Wahoo's Fish Tacos, and El Jimador.

There are 49 Mexican restaurants in Lakewood.

Drink pairing tips

  • ESB and beef burrito


    Experts would recommend a beer as a pairing to your beef burrito, specifically ESB because it balances fatty flavours.

  • 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.

  • The perfect complement to pork carnitas


    Experts often pair pork carnitas with a glass of Grenache, a popular red wine.

Did you know?

  • 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.

  • A big appetite

    fish taco is pretty tasty, to say the least, and Joey Chestnut agrees. If you want to break their record for most tacos eaten in 5, you’re gonna have to help yourself to more than 23!

  • A tasty first

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

Parking in the area

Parking has always been a challenge in Lakewood. 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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