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The 15 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Sanford

Updated: June 14, 2022

Mad about Mole? These are our go-to Mexican places in Sanford for Mole, carnitas, and tortas. We assessed top review sites and incorporated millions of diner and critic reviews for the best guac in Sanford. Grab a Mexican beer and tuck into the enchilada and corn chips at one of these fantastic Sanford eateries.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

Alebrije Mexican Grill & Tequila Bar

Mexican, SanfordMexicanSanford
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

El Zócalo Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $, SanfordMexican, $Sanford
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

QDOBA Mexican Eats

Mexican, $, SanfordMexican, $Sanford
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

La Takeria Tacos

Mexican, $$, CasselberryMexican, $$Casselberry
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Jalisco Town Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $$, Lake MaryMexican, $$Lake Mary
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Don Julios Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar

Mexican, $$, Lake MaryMexican, $$Lake Mary
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Rookies Cantina

Mexican, $$, LongwoodMexican, $$Longwood
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Cocina Maya Mexican Grill & Mezcaleria

Mexican, $$, Lake MaryMexican, $$Lake Mary
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.0

Chilangos

Mexican, $, Winter SpringsMexican, $Winter Springs
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

La Catrina Tapatia

Mexican, $$, DeBaryMexican, $$DeBary
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Agave Azul Cocina Mexicana - Winter Springs

Mexican, $$, Winter SpringsMexican, $$Winter Springs
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

La Fonda Mexican Kitchen

Mexican, $$, LongwoodMexican, $$Longwood
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

F&D Cantina Lake Mary

Mexican, $$, Lake MaryMexican, $$Lake Mary
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Senor Tequila

Mexican, $, Winter SpringsMexican, $Winter Springs
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Habaneros Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $$, LongwoodMexican, $$Longwood
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Finding the best Mexican restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 7242 restaurants, and 329 lists and articles from top sources like . These spots have been featured in . We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. 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

Taqueria Navarro, Alebrije Mexican Grill & Tequila Bar, and Tijuana Flats are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for take-out in Sanford.

Taqueria Navarro, Alebrije Mexican Grill & Tequila Bar, and Tijuana Flats are some of the highest-rated late-night Mexican spots in Sanford.

Taqueria Navarro, Alebrije Mexican Grill & Tequila Bar, and Tijuana Flats are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that serve breakfast in Sanford.

Tijuana Flats, El Zócalo Mexican Restaurant, and QDOBA Mexican Eats are vegetarian-friendly Mexican restaurants in Sanford.

The highest-rated Mexican restaurants for delivery in Sanford are Tijuana Flats, El Zócalo Mexican Restaurant, and QDOBA Mexican Eats.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pale Ale and bean, cheese, rice burrito


    When considering how to best enjoy your bean, cheese, rice burrito, we would highlight how well a glass of Pale Ale complements the dish as it cuts through richness.


  • 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.


  • Pair Grenache with pork carnitas

    Try coupling pork carnitas with a red wine like pork carnitas to balance its bold flavours.

Fun facts

  • The largest flour taco

    Don’t you hate it when there is not enough food for seconds? This wasn’t a concern when the record was broken for the biggest flour taco. Weighing in at 1,653 pounds there was more than enough flour tacos to go around!

  • Who made the first burrito?

    The burrito was only thought up in 1900s! We wonder what people ever did without some good burrito in their lives...

  • A go-to drink from Mexico

    Should you find yourself on the streets of Mexico be sure to sample the local cerveza preparada one of the country's most classic and popular drinks!

Parking info

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking, especially if you’re hungry or in a rush. 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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