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The 8 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Millbrae

Updated: May 2, 2022

Mad about Mole? These are our go-to Mexican places in Millbrae for Mole, carnitas, and tortas. We analyzed millions of reviews from top review sites so you could find the best Mexican options in Millbrae. With extensive mezcal and tequila menus and the best birria in Millbrae, a good time is guaranteed at these taquerias.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

El Super Burrito

Mexican, $, MillbraeMexican, $Millbrae
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Taqueria San Bruno

Mexican, $, San BrunoMexican, $San Bruno
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Gabriel & Daniel's Mexican Grill

Mexican, $, BurlingameMexican, $Burlingame
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Cuban Kitchen

Cuban, $$, San MateoCuban, $$San Mateo, San Mateo Village
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

El Palenque Taqueria

Mexican, $, San MateoMexican, $San Mateo, North Shoreview
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Taqueria Pacifica

Mexican, $, PacificaMexican, $Pacifica
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.0

Los Tacos Locos

Mexican, San MateoMexicanSan Mateo, Twenty-Fifth Ave
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

El Palenque Taqueria

Mexican, $, South San FranciscoMexican, $South San Francisco
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

How did these spots get chosen?

Figuring out the best Mexican restaurants can take awhile. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 28999 Millbrae restaurants, 3104661 reviews, and 2955 top lists and articles from the likes of . These spots have been featured in . We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Questions & answers

El Super Burrito and Taco Bell are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that is good for groups in Millbrae.

El Super Burrito, Chipotle Mexican Grill, and Taco Bell are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for a quick lunch in Millbrae.

El Super Burrito, Chipotle Mexican Grill, and Taco Bell are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that serve breakfast in Millbrae.

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

El Super Burrito, Chipotle Mexican Grill, and Taco Bell are vegetarian-friendly Mexican restaurants in Millbrae.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level pairing for Grenache

    Experts recommend pairing a pork carnitas with a glass of Grenache, a popular red wine.

  • Enjoy beef burrito with ESB

    For an elevated experience, pair your beef burrito with ESB. This combination works particularly well because this beer balances fatty flavours.


  • Pale Ale with your bean, cheese, rice burrito

    A glass of something that cuts through richness should be what you pair your bean, cheese, rice burrito with. You can’t go wrong pairing your food with a beer like Pale Ale.

Interesting facts

  • Celebrating Mexican

    Have you ever seen people decorate graves? It’s a sight to see at the Day of the Dead, where they also have Mexico. Keep it in mind if you ever plan a trip to Mexico.

  • 126 tacos of taco, please!

    Do you like taco? Probably not as much as Joey Chestnut. They ate a whopping 126 in 8 minutes, A world record!

  • Celebrating a love for burrito

    Love burrito? So do people in The United States. The country celebrates National Burrito Day every year on April 4.

Parking information

Parking in Millbrae can be notoriously tough. 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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