The 7 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Lansing

Updated: June 15, 2022

Fancy a fajita? How about a burrito? You will find the best Lansing has to offer at these Mexican restaurants. We analyzed millions of reviews from top review sites so you could find the best Mexican options in Lansing. Grab a Mexican beer and tuck into the enchilada and corn chips at one of these fantastic Lansing eateries.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

La Mesa Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $$, LansingMexican, $$Lansing
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Rodeo Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $$, BasehorMexican, $$Basehor
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Kelley's Grill & Bar

Mexican, $$, BasehorMexican, $$Basehor
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Tampico Authentic Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $, LeavenworthMexican, $Leavenworth
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Acapulco Mexican Grill

Mexican, $$, LeavenworthMexican, $$Leavenworth
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Rancho Grande Cantina

Mexican, $, ParkvilleMexican, $Parkville
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

La Fiesta Mexican Grill & Cantina

Mexican, LeavenworthMexicanLeavenworth
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Why these restaurants?

Figuring out the best Mexican restaurants can take awhile. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 5301 spots across Lansing, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 257 lists and articles from the likes of – applying our boam magic to sift through results. We cross-referenced with top lists, like . 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. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Frequently asked questions

La Carreta, La Mesa Mexican Restaurant, and Taco John's are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for a quick lunch in Lansing.

La Carreta, La Mesa Mexican Restaurant, and Taco John's are some of the highest-rated late-night Mexican spots in Lansing.

La Carreta, La Mesa Mexican Restaurant, and Taco John's are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that serve breakfast in Lansing.

There are 3 Mexican restaurants in Lansing.

La Carreta and Taco John's are vegetarian-friendly Mexican restaurants in Lansing.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for fish burrito

    When having fish burrito, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Pale Ale, a popular beer.

  • Pair ESB with beef burrito

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

  • Go for Pale Ale with bean, cheese, rice burrito

    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.


  • A must-visit festival in Tulsa

    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.

  • A classic dish

    The delicious, renowned dish mole needs to be had if you take a trip to Mexico!

  • A 2012-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

Few things are as aggravating as circling around the block, looking for parking when 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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