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The 7 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Emeryville

Updated: October 6, 2021

Mad about Mole? These are our go-to Mexican places in Emeryville for Mole, carnitas, and tortas. We assimilated millions of diner and critic reviews from top review sites to find the best tortillas in Emeryville. Grab a Mexican beer and tuck into the enchilada and corn chips at one of these fantastic Emeryville eateries.

Find the perfect place

Los Moles

Mexican, $$, EmeryvilleMexican, $$Emeryville
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Best Coast Burritos

Mexican, $, EmeryvilleMexican, $Emeryville
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

C CASA - Emeryville

Mexican, $$, EmeryvilleMexican, $$Emeryville
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
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Los Cantaros Taqueria

Mexican, $, EmeryvilleMexican, $Emeryville
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Chevys Fresh Mex

Mexican, $$, EmeryvilleMexican, $$Emeryville
Google: 3.7
Yelp: 3.0

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Rico Rico Taco

Mexican, $$, OaklandMexican, $$Oakland, Lakeshore
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Cosecha

Mexican, $$, OaklandMexican, $$Oakland, Old City
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We analyzed 28808 Emeryville restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 Emeryville restaurant reviews, and 1901 lists and articles – looking closely at what Find Me Gluten Free and Eater had to say – and applied our boam magic. For example, we considered Find Me Gluten Free - Gluten Free Breakfast Places in Berkeley, Find Me Gluten Free - Most Celiac Friendly Restaurants Berkeley, California and Eater - 22 Destination-Worthy Tacos in the East Bay as we sourced this ultimate list. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for pork carnitas

    When ordering pork carnitas, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Grenache, a popular red wine.

  • ESB with your beef burrito

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

  • 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.


Fun facts

  • 12,786 pounds of burrito

    12,786 pounds is the weight of a burrito that was made in November of 2012.

  • The most expensive olive wagu beef

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $300 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, olive wagu beef?

  • The United States's National Burrito Day

    If you’re ever in The United States during April, be ready to celebrate National Burrito Day.

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