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The 9 Best Mexican Restaurants In Thornton

Updated: May 2, 2022

After the best al pastor and corn tortilla in Thornton? These are our favorite restaurants for Mexican cuisine. We assimilated millions of diner and critic reviews from top review sites to find the best tortillas in Thornton. With extensive mezcal and tequila menus and the best birria in Thornton, a good time is guaranteed at these taquerias.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

No Que No Authentic Mexican Kitchen

Mexican, $, ThorntonMexican, $Thornton
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Thornton

    Lyft

El Azteca Mexican Food

Mexican, $, ThorntonMexican, $Thornton
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Mexican Restaurants in Thornton, CO

    Three Best Rated

Renegade Burrito

Mexican, $, ThorntonMexican, $Thornton
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0

Taco Star

Mexican, $, ThorntonMexican, $Thornton
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.0
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Thornton

    Lyft

Las Tortugas

Mexican, $$, ThorntonMexican, $$Thornton
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Los Nogales Restaurant

Mexican, $, ThorntonMexican, $Thornton
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Marie's Taqueria And Sweets

Mexican, $$, ThorntonMexican, $$Thornton
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

El Camaron Loco - Thornton

Mexican, $$, ThorntonMexican, $$Thornton
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

3 Margaritas Family Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $$, ThorntonMexican, $$Thornton
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.0

Why is this list better than others?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Mexican restaurants in Thornton. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 7480 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 681 lists and articles from Lyft and Three Best Rated and others were carefully reviewed by boam. Yes, we even looked at Lyft - Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Thornton and Three Best Rated - 3 Best Mexican Restaurants in Thornton, CO 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 payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten options are sure to delight.

Questions & answers

There are 29 Mexican restaurants in Thornton.

Chipotle Mexican Grill is the highest-rated vegan-friendly Mexican restaurant in Thornton.

Taqueria El Compita, La Changada, and Lisa's Place are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for take-out in Thornton.

Taqueria El Compita, La Changada, and No Que No Authentic Mexican Kitchen are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that are good for groups in Thornton.

Taqueria El Compita, La Changada, and Lisa's Place are some of the highest-rated late-night Mexican spots in Thornton.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level match for fish burrito

    Experts suggest pairing a fish burrito with a glass of Pale Ale, a popular beer.


  • Enjoy bean, cheese, rice burrito with Pale Ale

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


  • Pair ESB with beef burrito

    Experts would recommend a beer as a pairing to your beef burrito, specifically ESB because it balances fatty flavours.

Fun facts

  • 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!

  • National Tacos Day

    Hooray! Hooray for National Tacos Day! Grab a bite of some taco to celebrate National Tacos Day on October 4.

  • A historical dish

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

Parking information

Thorntonis 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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