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The 7 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Menlo Park

Updated: October 6, 2021

Mad about Mole? These are our go-to Mexican places in Menlo Park for Mole, carnitas, and tortas. We assimilated millions of diner and critic reviews from top review sites to find the best tortillas in Menlo 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

Mama Coco

Mexican, $$, Menlo ParkMexican, $$Menlo Park, Downtown Menlo Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Mami Cheli’s

Mexican, $, Menlo ParkMexican, $Menlo Park, Downtown Menlo Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Cafe Del Sol

Mexican, $$, Menlo ParkMexican, $$Menlo Park, Downtown Menlo Park
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Mi Taqueria

Mexican, $, Menlo ParkMexican, $Menlo Park, Belle Haven
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Lutticken's

Mexican, $, Menlo ParkMexican, $Menlo Park, University Heights
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Celia's Mexican Restaurant - Menlo Park

Mexican, $$, Menlo ParkMexican, $$Menlo Park
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

La Viga Seafood & Cocina Mexicana

Mexican, $$, Redwood CityMexican, $$Redwood City, Middlefield
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Michelin Guide

    The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019)

    Michelin Guide

How did we curate these results?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Mexican restaurants in Menlo Park. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 3104661 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 28808 restaurants, and 1901 lists and articles from top sources like Michelin Guide. Don’t bother looking for Michelin Guide - The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019)we’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. 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 ideal pairing for mole

    When ordering mole, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Negra Modelo, a popular beer.

Interesting facts

  • A killer pairing

    Often considered one of the most iconic drinks in Mexico, cerveza preparada is a crowd-favorite choice across the country, often made with beer, lime juice, hot sauce, chili spices.

Parking tips

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for 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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