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The 8 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Shadyside, Pittsburgh

Updated: June 30, 2022

Fancy a fajita? How about a burrito? You will find the best Shadyside has to offer at these Mexican restaurants. We assimilated millions of diner and critic reviews from top review sites to find the best tortillas in Shadyside. Grab a Mexican beer and tuck into the enchilada and corn chips at one of these fantastic Shadyside eateries.

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Mad Mex - Shadyside

Mexican, $$, ShadysideMexican, $$Pittsburgh, Shadyside
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
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Los Cabos Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $, BloomfieldMexican, $Pittsburgh, Bloomfield
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Baby Loves Tacos

Mexican, $, BloomfieldMexican, $Pittsburgh, Bloomfield
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Patron Pronto

Mexican, $$, North OaklandMexican, $$Pittsburgh, North Oakland
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

El Sabor Latin Kitchen

Mexican, $$, BloomfieldMexican, $$Pittsburgh, Bloomfield
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Patron Mexican Grill

Mexican, $$, East LibertyMexican, $$Pittsburgh, East Liberty
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
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Tako Torta

Mexican, $$, LarimerMexican, $$Pittsburgh, Larimer
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Emiliano’s Mexican Restaurant & Bar

Mexican, $$, BloomfieldMexican, $$Pittsburgh, Bloomfield
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 3.0

How did we curate these results?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Mexican restaurants in Shadyside. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 6837 restaurants, and 409 lists and articles from top sources like Trip 101, U-Nation and Hoodline. Yes, we even looked at Trip 101 - Restaurants In Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania, USA, U-Nation - Let’s TACO-bout our Favorite Tacos in Pittsburgh and Hoodline - Jonesing for tacos? Check out Pittsburgh's top 5 spots to pull this list together. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Questions & answers

Mad Mex - Shadyside and Chipotle Mexican Grill are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that is good for groups in Shadyside.

Mad Mex - Shadyside and Chipotle Mexican Grill are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that serve breakfast in Shadyside.

Mad Mex - Shadyside and Chipotle Mexican Grill are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for take-out in Shadyside.

Mad Mex - Shadyside and Chipotle Mexican Grill are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants offering delivery options in Shadyside.

Mad Mex - Shadyside and Chipotle Mexican Grill are vegetarian-friendly Mexican restaurants in Shadyside.

Drink pairing tips

  • Enjoy beef burrito with ESB

    To elevate your beef burrito experience, we recommend some ESB to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this beer balances fatty flavours.

  • A next-level match for mole

    When ordering mole, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Negra Modelo, a popular beer.

  • 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.


Factoids

  • A long-held tradition

    If you take a trip to mole, then the well-known, tasty mole should be on your radar! It is a local classic.

  • National Tacos Day in The United States

    Can’t get enough taco? You’re not alone. The United States celebrates National Tacos Day every year on October 4.

  • Once upon a time

    fish taco has an interesting history, but it is generally agreed upon that it originates from Mexico. The tasty dish has become immensely popular and sought after throughout the world.

Parking information

Shadysideis 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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