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The 4 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Wake Forest

Updated: June 23, 2022

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

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

Las Margaritas Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $, Wake ForestMexican, $Wake Forest
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Tlaquepaque Mexican Cuisine

Mexican, $$, Wake ForestMexican, $$Wake Forest
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Don Julio Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $$, Wake ForestMexican, $$Wake Forest
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Fiesta Mexicana Youngsville

Mexican, $, YoungsvilleMexican, $Youngsville
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Why is this list better than others?

Figuring out the best Mexican restaurants can take awhile. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 3295 spots across Wake Forest, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 212 lists and articles from the likes of – applying our boam magic to sift through results. We cross-referenced with top lists, like . Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. 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

Las Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, Gonza Tacos Y Tequila, and Tlaquepaque Mexican Cuisine are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that serve breakfast in Wake Forest.

Las Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, Tlaquepaque Mexican Cuisine, and Don Julio Mexican Restaurant are vegetarian-friendly Mexican restaurants in Wake Forest.

Las Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, Gonza Tacos Y Tequila, and Tlaquepaque Mexican Cuisine are some of the highest-rated late-night Mexican spots in Wake Forest.

Las Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, Tlaquepaque Mexican Cuisine, and Don Julio Mexican Restaurant are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that are good for groups in Wake Forest.

There are 7 Mexican restaurants in Wake Forest.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pale Ale with your 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.


  • The perfect match for mole

    When having mole, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Negra Modelo, a popular beer.

  • Pair ESB with beef burrito

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

Did you know?

  • A classic meal

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

  • A traditional drink of 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!

  • The first ever

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

Parking tips

Parking in Wake Forest can be a challenge. 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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