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The 14 Best Mexican Restaurants In South Beach, Miami Beach

Updated: May 18, 2022

After the best al pastor and corn tortilla in South Beach? These are our favorite restaurants for Mexican cuisine. We assimilated millions of diner and critic reviews from top review sites to find the best tortillas in South Beach. Grab a Mexican beer and tuck into the enchilada and corn chips at one of these fantastic South Beach eateries.

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Bodega - South Beach

Mexican, $$, Flamingo LummusMexican, $$Miami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    Best Mexican Restaurants in Miami

    USA Today
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Miami

    Lyft

Naked Taco - Miami Beach

Mexican, $$, Flamingo LummusMexican, $$Miami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Miami

    Lyft
  • Eater, 2014

    The Hottest Restaurants in Miami Right Now, November 2014

    Eater, 2014

Lolo's Surf Cantina

Mexican, $$, South PointeMexican, $$Miami Beach, South Pointe
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5
  • Eater, 2020

    12 Top-Notch Mexican Restaurants in Miami

    Eater, 2020
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Miami

    Lyft

Huahua's Taqueria

Mexican, $, City CenterMexican, $Miami Beach, City Center
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Miami

    Lyft
  • Eater, 2016

    12 Hunger-Busting Burritos in South Florida

    Eater, 2016

Serena Rooftop

Mexican, Flamingo LummusMexicanMiami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2021

    18 New Restaurants to Try in Miami, April 2021

    Eater, 2021

Alma Mexicana

Mexican, $, Flamingo LummusMexican, $Miami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Miami

    Lyft
  • Eater, 2016

    Outstanding Breakfast Burritos in Miami

    Eater, 2016

Dulce Vida Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $, Flamingo LummusMexican, $Miami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.0

La Cervecería De Barrio - Ocean Drive

Mexican, $$, Flamingo LummusMexican, $$Miami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5

La Cerveceria De Barrio

Mexican, $$, Flamingo LummusMexican, $$Miami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Oh Mexico

Mexican, $$, Flamingo LummusMexican, $$Miami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Miami

    Lyft

Pepper's Authentic Mexican

Mexican, $$, Flamingo LummusMexican, $$Miami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Miami

    Lyft

Pink Taco

Mexican, $$, Flamingo LummusMexican, $$Miami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Chicken Brasa

Latin, $, Flamingo LummusLatin, $Miami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

Tex-Mex House

Mexican, Flamingo LummusMexicanMiami Beach, Flamingo Lummus
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.0

How does it work?

Picking the right Mexican restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 16799 restaurants in Miami Beach, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 790 lists and articles from experts at Eater and Lyft and more. All with some boam magic. Yes, we even looked at Eater - 12 Top-Notch Mexican Restaurants in Miami, Eater - 18 New Restaurants to Try in Miami, April 2021 and Lyft - Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Miami to pull this list together. 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 enjoy the best food with no agenda. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Frequently asked questions

Naked Taco - Miami Beach, Bodega - South Beach, and Serena Rooftop are some of the highest-rated late-night Mexican spots in South Beach.

Naked Taco - Miami Beach, Bodega - South Beach, and Huahua's Taqueria are vegetarian-friendly Mexican restaurants in South Beach.

Naked Taco - Miami Beach, Bodega - South Beach, and Serena Rooftop are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for a quick lunch in South Beach.

Naked Taco - Miami Beach, Bodega - South Beach, and Serena Rooftop are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that serve breakfast in South Beach.

Naked Taco - Miami Beach, Bodega - South Beach, and Serena Rooftop are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for take-out in South Beach.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ideal pairing 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

    When considering what goes best with beef burrito, we recommend a glass of ESB, it truly complements the dish as it balances fatty flavours.


  • Pale Ale with your bean, cheese, rice burrito

    Experts would recommend a beer as a pairing to your bean, cheese, rice burrito, specifically Pale Ale because it cuts through richness.

Interesting facts

  • Celebrating a love for taco

    If it’s October 4, then you best not forget to grab a little taco for National Tacos Day.

  • The biggest flour taco ever

    1,653 pounds is the record for the biggest flour taco. We hope people were hungry!

  • The The United States Steak Cook-Off Festival

    Tulsa, The United States is the proud home of the annual The United States Steak Cook-Off Festival, held every August to celebrate everything that is good about Mexican.


Parking information

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in South Beach. 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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