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The 4 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Tahoe City

Updated: June 23, 2022

After the best al pastor and corn tortilla in Tahoe City? 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 Tahoe City. Don your sombrero, order a margarita, and enjoy chile relleno and other Mexican classics at one of the spots below.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

The Blue Agave

Mexican, $$, Tahoe CityMexican, $$Tahoe City, Sunnyside-Tahoe City
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

Mirada Tacos & Tequila

Mexican, $$, Tahoe CityMexican, $$Tahoe City, Sunnyside-Tahoe City
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

La Mexicana

Mexican, $, Kings BeachMexican, $Kings Beach
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

The Burrito Window

Mexican, $, Kings BeachMexican, $Kings Beach
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Why these restaurants?

Picking the right Mexican restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We analyzed 6627 Tahoe City restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Tahoe City restaurant reviews, and 339 lists and articles – looking closely at what had to say – and applied our boam magic. We cross-referenced with top lists, like . We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Most common questions

Front Street Station, The Blue Agave, and Mirada Tacos & Tequila are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for take-out in Tahoe City.

Front Street Station, The Blue Agave, and Mirada Tacos & Tequila are some of the highest-rated late-night Mexican spots in Tahoe City.

Front Street Station, The Blue Agave, and Mirada Tacos & Tequila are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for a quick lunch in Tahoe City.

There are 3 Mexican restaurants in Tahoe City.

Front Street Station, The Blue Agave, and Mirada Tacos & Tequila are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that serve breakfast in Tahoe City.

Drink pairing tips

  • 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.


  • Pair ESB with beef burrito

    When considering what goes best with beef burrito, we recommend a glass of ESB, it truly complements the dish as it balances fatty flavours.


  • 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!

Interesting facts

  • A long-held tradition

    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.

  • Think you can handle some taco?

    taco is pretty tasty, to say the least, and Joey Chestnut agrees. If you want to break their record for most tacos eaten in 8, you’re gonna have to help yourself to more than 126!

  • A match made in heaven: tea & steak

    If you’re gonna be eating steak, then we’d advise washing it down with a nice tea.

Parking information

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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