boam

The 11 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Fort Lauderdale

Updated: May 9, 2022

After the best al pastor and corn tortilla in Fort Lauderdale? These are our favorite restaurants for Mexican cuisine. We analyzed millions of reviews from top review sites so you could find the best Mexican options in Fort Lauderdale. Grab a Mexican beer and tuck into the enchilada and corn chips at one of these fantastic Fort Lauderdale eateries.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

Rocco's Tacos & Tequila Bar

Mexican, $$, Fort LauderdaleMexican, $$Fort Lauderdale, Colee Hammock
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Mexican Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale, FL

    Three Best Rated
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale

    Lyft

El Vez Fort Lauderdale

Mexican, $$, Fort LauderdaleMexican, $$Fort Lauderdale, Central Beach Alliance
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale

    Lyft
  • Eater, 2018

    8 Menus To Try During Fort Lauderdale Restaurant Month

    Eater, 2018

Zona Fresca

Mexican, $, Fort LauderdaleMexican, $Fort Lauderdale, Poinsettia Heights
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale

    Lyft
  • CBS, 2015

    Top Fish Tacos In South Florida in 2015

    CBS, 2015

Quvo Tacos & Craft Beer

Mexican, $$, Fort LauderdaleMexican, $$Fort Lauderdale, Coral Ridge Country Club
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

La Bamba Mexican Spanish Restaurant

Mexican, $$, Fort LauderdaleMexican, $$Fort Lauderdale, Harbordale
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Carlos & Pepe's

Mexican, $$, Fort LauderdaleMexican, $$Fort Lauderdale, Harbordale
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale

    Lyft

El Taquito

Mexican, $$, Fort LauderdaleMexican, $$Fort Lauderdale, Central Beach Alliance
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.0
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale

    Lyft

Taco Bell Cantina

Mexican, $, Fort LauderdaleMexican, $Fort Lauderdale, Central Beach Alliance
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Bodega Taqueria y Tequila Fort Lauderdale

Mexican, Fort LauderdaleMexicanFort Lauderdale, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

La Joya Restaurant

Latin, HollywoodLatinHollywood
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Oaxaka

Mexican, $$, HollywoodMexican, $$Hollywood, Park Side
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Finding the best Mexican restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We pored over ratings for 16799 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Fort Lauderdale and 790 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Lyft, Three Best Rated and CBS had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. For example, we considered Lyft - Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale, Three Best Rated - 3 Best Mexican Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale, FL and CBS - Top Fish Tacos In South Florida in 2015 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. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

FAQ

Lokos Takos Taqueria is the highest-rated vegan-friendly Mexican restaurant in Fort Lauderdale.

The highest-rated Mexican restaurants for delivery in Fort Lauderdale are El Vez Fort Lauderdale, Quvo Tacos & Craft Beer, and Zona Fresca.

Casa Frida Mexican Cuisine is the highest-rated Mexican restaurant for a date night in Fort Lauderdale.

El Vez Fort Lauderdale, Quvo Tacos & Craft Beer, and Zona Fresca are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that serve breakfast in Fort Lauderdale.

There are 36 Mexican restaurants in Fort Lauderdale.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pale Ale and bean, cheese, rice burrito


    When considering what goes best with bean, cheese, rice burrito, we recommend a glass of Pale Ale, it truly complements the dish as it cuts through richness.


  • ESB and beef burrito


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

  • The perfect match for your cheese enchilada with beef

    When having cheese enchilada with beef, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Amber Ale, a popular beer.

Factoids

  • National Tacos Day

    Ever heard of National Tacos Day? If you’re in The United States then you better be ready to enjoy it on October October!

  • The origin of burrito

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

  • A big appetite

    Joey Chestnut broke the world record by eating the most burrito in one sitting. The new record - that has not been beaten since - is 47 burritos.

Parking in the area

We’ve all struggled to find good parking near restaurants in Fort Lauderdale. 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.

Other options you might enjoy here

Similar restaurants in other areas

Show more

Similar spots in other areas

Show more