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The 7 Best Mexican Restaurants In Tampa

Updated: October 6, 2021

After the best al pastor and corn tortilla in Tampa? 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 Tampa. Grab a Mexican beer and tuck into the enchilada and corn chips at one of these fantastic Tampa eateries.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

Acapulco Taqueria

Mexican, $, Oakford ParkMexican, $Tampa, Oakford Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • That's So Tampa, 2019

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  • Creative Loafing, 2019

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Taco Dirty

Mexican, $$, Courier CityMexican, $$Tampa, Courier City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • That's So Tampa, 2019

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    That's So Tampa, 2019
  • U-Nation, 2020

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    U-Nation, 2020

Green Lemon

Mexican, $$, Parkland EstatesMexican, $$Tampa, Parkland Estates
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Three Best Rated

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  • CultureTrip, 2017

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    CultureTrip, 2017

Crazy Burrito

Mexican, $, Northeast MacfarlaneMexican, $Tampa, Northeast Macfarlane
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • My Area Network, 2019

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Tacos El Flako

Mexican, Northeast MacfarlaneMexicanTampa, Northeast Macfarlane
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Casa Mexicana Bar & Grill

Mexican, $, Gandy-Sun Bay SouthMexican, $Tampa, Gandy-Sun Bay South
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • Creative Loafing, 2019

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    Creative Loafing, 2019

Bahia Tacos

Mexican, Golf ViewMexicanTampa, Golf View
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Why is this list better than others?

Picking the right Mexican restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 7862 spots across Tampa, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 266 lists and articles from the likes of CultureTrip, My Area Network and Creative Loafing – applying our boam magic to sift through results. The spots that made the cut have been featured in CultureTrip - The 10 Best Restaurants In Tampa's Hyde Park, Florida, My Area Network - Best Burritos in Tampa to Satisfy Your Hunger and Creative Loafing - 25 hidden Tampa Bay taco spots you should’ve tried by now. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • Take chicken taco to the next level

    When ordering chicken taco, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

Fun facts

  • What Mexico drinks

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

Parking information

Tampais notorious for tricky parking. 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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