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The 14 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Takoma Park

Updated: September 21, 2022

After the best al pastor and corn tortilla in Takoma Park? 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 Takoma Park. 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

Cielo Rojo

Mexican, $$, Takoma ParkMexican, $$Takoma Park
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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El Catrachito Restaurant

Latin, $$, Takoma ParkLatin, $$Takoma Park
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

Pupuseria El Comalito

Latin, $$, Takoma ParkLatin, $$Takoma Park
Google: 3.7
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Tacos A La Madre

Mexican, $, College ParkMexican, $College Park
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Little Miner Taco

Mexican, $$, BrentwoodMexican, $$Brentwood
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0
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Silvestre Chicken

Mexican, $, Silver SpringMexican, $Silver Spring
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

Taqueria El Rodeo

Mexican, $$, HyattsvilleMexican, $$Hyattsville
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5

Taco Rico

Mexican, $, HyattsvilleMexican, $Hyattsville
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5

Taqueria Los Primos

Mexican, HyattsvilleMexicanHyattsville
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5

Taqueria Habanero

Mexican, $$, College ParkMexican, $$College Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Samantha's Restaurant

Mexican, $$, Silver SpringMexican, $$Silver Spring
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

La Malinche

Spanish, $$, Silver SpringSpanish, $$Silver Spring
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Mi Rancho

Mexican, $$, Silver SpringMexican, $$Silver Spring
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

La Rumba Restaurant

Mexican, $$, Silver SpringMexican, $$Silver Spring
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

How did these spots get chosen?

Figuring out the best Mexican restaurants can take awhile. We pored over ratings for 16302 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Takoma Park and 518 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Thrillist had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. Yes, we even looked at Thrillist - The Absolute Best Mexican Restaurants in DC and Thrillist - Everywhere You Need to Eat in DC Right Now 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. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. These ten options are sure to delight.

Common questions

Cielo Rojo is the highest-rated vegan-friendly Mexican restaurant in Takoma Park.

Cielo Rojo, La Fonda Cahequeta Cafe, and La Frontera Market & Deli are some of the highest-rated late-night Mexican spots in Takoma Park.

The highest-rated Mexican restaurants for delivery in Takoma Park are Cielo Rojo, Caribbean Gardens, and Taco Bell.

Cielo Rojo, La Fonda Cahequeta Cafe, and La Frontera Market & Deli are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for take-out in Takoma Park.

There are 8 Mexican restaurants in Takoma Park.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level match for fish burrito

    Experts often pair fish burrito with a glass of Pale Ale, a popular beer.

  • Go for Pale Ale with bean, cheese, rice burrito

    For an elevated experience, pair your bean, cheese, rice burrito with Pale Ale. This combination works particularly well because this beer cuts through richness.


  • ESB with your 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.


Interesting facts

  • A must-visit festival in Corpus Christi

    Oh, you never heard of the lucha libre wrestling competition that happens in The United States? It takes place at the Tequila, Taco & Cerveza Festival which is held in Texas.

  • A long-held tradition

    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 love taco

    Joey Chestnut set a new world record by eating the most taco at a time. The record, which hasn’t been beaten since, is 126 tacos.

Parking information

Few things are as aggravating as circling around the block, looking for parking when you’re hungry. 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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