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The 13 Best Mexican Restaurants Near North Kansas City

Updated: July 5, 2022

After the best al pastor and corn tortilla in North Kansas City? These are our favorite restaurants for Mexican cuisine. We analyzed millions of reviews from top review sites so you could find the best Mexican options in North Kansas City. Grab a Mexican beer and tuck into the enchilada and corn chips at one of these fantastic North Kansas City eateries.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

Burritos To Go

Mexican, $, North Kansas CityMexican, $North Kansas City
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

El Canelo Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, North Kansas CityMexicanNorth Kansas City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

If you travel further

Los Alamos Market y Cocina

Mexican, $, Kansas CityMexican, $Kansas City, Westside North
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    5 top options for budget-friendly Mexican fare in Kansas City

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Explore the 5 most popular spots in Kansas City's Westside North neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

El Patron Cocina & Bar

Mexican, $$, Kansas CityMexican, $$Kansas City, Westside South
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Kansas City's best Mexican restaurants

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 5 most popular spots in Kansas City's Westside South neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Taqueria Silvas

Mexican, $, Kansas CityMexican, $Kansas City, East Community Team North
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 3 top spots in Kansas City's East Community Team North neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Taqueria Mexico II

Mexican, $$, Kansas CityMexican, $$Kansas City, Sheffield
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Kansas City's best Mexican restaurants

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 3 top spots in Kansas City's Sheffield neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Ixtapa Fine Mexican Cuisine

Mexican, $$, Kansas CityMexican, $$Kansas City
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Kansas City's best Mexican restaurants

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019

Lilly's Cantina

Mexican, $, Kansas CityMexican, $Kansas City, Valentine
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Pepillo'z Cocina

Mexican, Kansas CityMexicanKansas City
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Micheladas Culiacan

Mexican, Kansas CityMexicanKansas City
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 5.0

Wrap It Up Tex Mex Grill

Mexican, $, Kansas CityMexican, $Kansas City, Central Business District - Downtown
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Str-Eatz

Mexican, $, Kansas CityMexican, $Kansas City, Willow Creek
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Antojos El Korita

Mexican, Kansas CityMexicanKansas City, Cunningham Ridge
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Why is this list better than others?

Finding the right Mexican restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 5301 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 257 lists and articles from Hoodline and others were carefully reviewed by boam. Don’t bother looking for Hoodline - Your guide to the 3 top spots in Kansas City's East Community Team North neighborhood, Hoodline - Explore the 3 top spots in Kansas City's Platte Ridge neighborhood and Hoodline - Your guide to the 3 top spots in Kansas City's Sheffield neighborhoodwe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. 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. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Common questions

Taco Bell is a vegetarian-friendly Mexican restaurant in North Kansas City.

Burritos To Go, El Canelo Mexican Restaurant, and Taco Bell are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for a quick lunch in North Kansas City.

El Canelo Mexican Restaurant and Taco Bell are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that is good for groups in North Kansas City.

Burritos To Go, El Canelo Mexican Restaurant, and Taco Bell are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for take-out in North Kansas City.

Burritos To Go and Taco Bell are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants offering delivery options in North Kansas City.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair ESB with beef burrito

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

  • The ideal pairing for bean, cheese, rice burrito

    Experts suggest pairing a bean, cheese, rice burrito with a glass of Pale Ale, a popular beer.


Factoids

  • A popular dish

    Certain dishes are so iconic that they can become a part of a country’s identity. In Mexico, mole is recognized as one of the most popular national dishes.

  • The world record from Mexico

    1,653 pounds is the record for the biggest flour taco. We hope people were hungry!

  • The most expensive olive wagu beef

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $300 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, olive wagu beef?

Parking in the area

Parking in North Kansas City 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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