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The 8 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Newport

Updated: July 5, 2022

Fancy a fajita? How about a burrito? You will find the best Newport 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 Newport. Grab a Mexican beer and tuck into the enchilada and corn chips at one of these fantastic Newport eateries.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

Rio Grande - Newport

Mexican, $, NewportMexican, $Newport
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Cancun Mexican Bar & Grill

Mexican, $$, NewportMexican, $$Newport
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Papi Jocho's Street Dogs & Cantina

Mexican, $$, CovingtonMexican, $$Covington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Frida 602

Mexican, $$, CovingtonMexican, $$Covington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Wander Cincinnati, 2019

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    Wander Cincinnati, 2019
  • Wander Cincinnati, 2020

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Agave & Rye - Covington

Mexican, $$, CovingtonMexican, $$Covington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Zapata Cantina

Mexican, $, CovingtonMexican, $Covington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Taqueria San Miguel

Mexican, $, CovingtonMexican, $Covington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Mexican Restaurante y Taqueria El Valle Verde

Mexican, $$, CovingtonMexican, $$Covington
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate this list?

Finding the best Mexican restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 5724 spots across Newport, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 232 lists and articles from the likes of Wander Cincinnati – applying our boam magic to sift through results. These spots have been featured in Wander Cincinnati - The 10 Best Restaurants in Covington, Kentucky and Wander Cincinnati - The 17 Best Places to Get Tacos in Cincinnati. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Frequently asked questions

The highest-rated Mexican restaurants for delivery in Newport are Hot Head Burritos, Cancun Mexican Bar & Grill, and Chipotle Mexican Grill.

La Mexicana Restaurant & Grocery, Rio Grande - Newport, and Hot Head Burritos are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for a quick lunch in Newport.

La Mexicana Restaurant & Grocery, Rio Grande - Newport, and Hot Head Burritos are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for take-out in Newport.

La Mexicana Restaurant & Grocery, Rio Grande - Newport, and Hot Head Burritos are some of the highest-rated late-night Mexican spots in Newport.

Cancun Mexican Bar & Grill is the highest-rated Mexican restaurant for dessert in Newport.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pale Ale with your bean, cheese, rice burrito

    When considering what goes best with bean, cheese, rice burrito, we recommend a glass of Pale Ale, it truly complements the dish as it cuts through richness.


  • Take cheesy chicken and rice burrito to the next level

    Experts suggest pairing a cheesy chicken and rice burrito with a glass of Indian Pale Ale, a popular beer.


  • Pair Grenache with pork carnitas

    A red wine and some nice, tasty pork carnitas - specifically a Grenache - go really well together. This drink will help bring out the most of the bold in your food, trust us!

Did you know?

  • A popular dish

    If you love of mole runs deep, why not plan a visit to Mexico, the home of the original mole? The locals are so proud of their mole that it is widely recognized as one of the national dishes.

  • Think you can handle some prime rib?

    Molly Schuyler knows that you can never have too much of a good thing. They proved this by eating 23 pounds of prime rib, setting a world record in the process!

  • The United States's National Tacos Day

    If you have a soft spot for taco, you’ll appreciate National Tacos Day, a The United States tradition every year on October4.

Parking tips

Parking in Newport can be a challenge. 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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