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The 7 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Richmond

Updated: October 6, 2021

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

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

Masa

Mexican, RichmondMexicanRichmond, Point Richmond
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Tacos El Tucan

Mexican, $, RichmondMexican, $Richmond, North and East
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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La Selva Taqueria

Mexican, $, RichmondMexican, $Richmond, Belding/Woods
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
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Portumex

Mexican, $$, RichmondMexican, $$Richmond, Belding/Woods
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
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El Sol Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $$, RichmondMexican, $$Richmond, Point Richmond
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

Quetzal Taqueria and Restaurant

Latin, $, RichmondLatin, $Richmond, Cortez/Stege
Google: 3.7
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

La Mission

Mexican, $, BerkeleyMexican, $Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the right Mexican restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 28808 restaurants in Richmond, 3104661 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1901 lists and articles from experts at Infatuation and Eater and more. All with some boam magic. For example, we considered Infatuation - Where To Eat In Berkeley, Eater - The 38 Essential East Bay Restaurants and Eater - The Hottest Restaurants in the East Bay Right Now as we sourced this ultimate list. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for your mole

    Experts often pair mole with a glass of Negra Modelo, a popular beer.

Fun facts

  • What Mexico drinks

    Often regarded as one of the most traditional drinks in Mexico, cerveza preparada is a favorite choice across the country, often prepared with beer, lime juice, hot sauce, chili spices.

Parking in the area

Few things are as aggravating as circling around the block, looking for parking when you’re hungry. 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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