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The 6 Best Mexican Restaurants Near St. Petersburg

Updated: October 10, 2022

Mad about Mole? These are our go-to Mexican places in St. Petersburg for Mole, carnitas, and tortas. We assessed top review sites and incorporated millions of diner and critic reviews for the best guac in St. Petersburg. Grab a Mexican beer and tuck into the enchilada and corn chips at one of these fantastic St. Petersburg eateries.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

Taquitos Mexican

Mexican, $, St. PetersburgMexican, $St. Petersburg
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • U-Nation, 2020

    9 Best Mexican Restaurants in Tampa Bay

    U-Nation, 2020

Nueva Cantina

Mexican, $$, St. PetersburgMexican, $$St. Petersburg, Bartlett Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • CBS, 2017

    Best Tacos in Tampa Bay

    CBS, 2017
  • Tampa Bay Times, 2020

    20 places to get a taco in Tampa Bay

    Tampa Bay Times, 2020

Red Mesa Mercado

Mexican, $, St. PetersburgMexican, $St. Petersburg
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • U-Nation, 2020

    Best Tacos in Tampa Bay: UNATION Picks

    U-Nation, 2020

Nitallys ThaiMex

Asian, $$, St. PetersburgAsian, $$St. Petersburg, Historic Uptown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Señor Taco

Mexican, $, Pinellas ParkMexican, $Pinellas Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • CBS, 2014

    Best Mexican Restaurants In Tampa Bay

    CBS, 2014
  • CBS, 2017

    Best Tacos in Tampa Bay

    CBS, 2017

El Huarache Veloz

Mexican, $, Pinellas ParkMexican, $Pinellas Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Why these restaurants?

Picking the right Mexican restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We analyzed 312 lists and articles from top sources like CBS, U-Nation and Tampa Bay Times, 7903 St. Petersburg restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. The spots that made the cut have been featured in CBS - Best Tacos in Tampa Bay, U-Nation - Best Tacos in Tampa Bay: UNATION Picks and Tampa Bay Times - 20 places to get a taco in Tampa Bay. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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