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The 15 Best Mexican Restaurants Near New Castle

Updated: June 28, 2022

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

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

El Cantaro

Mexican, $, New CastleMexican, $New Castle
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Los Jarritos

Mexican, $, New CastleMexican, $New Castle
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Los Taquitos De Puebla

Mexican, $$, New CastleMexican, $$New Castle
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Mr. Taco Mexican Grill 2

Mexican, WilmingtonMexicanWilmington
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Rincón Mexicano Antojitos

Mexican, WilmingtonMexicanWilmington, Union Park Gardens
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0

Tacos Don Vicente

Mexican, $, WilmingtonMexican, $Wilmington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 5.0

El Diablo Burritos

American, $$, WilmingtonAmerican, $$Wilmington
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Tex-Mex Burrito

Mexican, $$, WilmingtonMexican, $$Wilmington
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Jalapeno Grill

Mexican, $, WilmingtonMexican, $Wilmington, Little Italy
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Taqueria El Amigo

Mexican, $, NewportMexican, $Newport
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

La Cabana

Mexican, $, WilmingtonMexican, $Wilmington
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5

Santa Fe Mexican Grill - Wilmington

Mexican, $$, WilmingtonMexican, $$Wilmington, Wawaset
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Taqueria Atexquita

Mexican, $, Penns GroveMexican, $Penns Grove
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Atilano's Tacos

Mexican, Penns GroveMexicanPenns Grove
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5

Cactus Cantina

Mexican, $, WilmingtonMexican, $Wilmington, Trinity Vicinity
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate these results?

Finding the best Mexican restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We analyzed 770 lists and articles from top sources like , 16402 New Castle restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. The spots that made the cut have been featured in . Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. These ten options are sure to delight.

Common questions

PAISONO PIZZA, La Tlaxquenita, and Rivera Taco Express are some of the highest-rated late-night Mexican spots in New Castle.

There are 12 Mexican restaurants in New Castle.

PAISONO PIZZA, La Tlaxquenita, and Rivera Taco Express are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for take-out in New Castle.

La Tlaxquenita, Rivera Taco Express, and La Consentida are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that are good for groups in New Castle.

PAISONO PIZZA, La Tlaxquenita, and Rivera Taco Express are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that serve breakfast in New Castle.

Drink pairing tips

  • Go for ESB with beef burrito

    For an elevated experience, pair your beef burrito with ESB. This combination works particularly well because this beer balances fatty flavours.


  • Pale Ale and bean, cheese, rice burrito


    A glass of something that cuts through richness should be what you pair your bean, cheese, rice burrito with. You can’t go wrong pairing your food with a beer like Pale Ale.

  • A next-level match for cheese enchilada with beef

    Experts recommend pairing a cheese enchilada with beef with a glass of Amber Ale, a popular beer.

Fun facts

  • Think you love prime rib

    Are you a fan of prime rib? The current record for eating the most prime rib is 23 pounds! Do you love prime rib enough to beat this record?

  • An iconic duo: tea & steak

    steak is often paired with tea, matching the fatty notes of steak with the tannin-rich taste of tannin-rich.

  • 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 in the area

New Castleis notorious for tricky 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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