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The 5 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Kirkwood

Updated: May 2, 2022

After the best al pastor and corn tortilla in Kirkwood? 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 Kirkwood. With extensive mezcal and tequila menus and the best birria in Kirkwood, a good time is guaranteed at these taquerias.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

Club Taco

Mexican, $$, KirkwoodMexican, $$Kirkwood
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Mission Taco Joint - Downtown Kirkwood

Mexican, KirkwoodMexicanKirkwood
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Amigos Cantina

Mexican, $$, KirkwoodMexican, $$Kirkwood
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Fuzzy's Taco Shop

Mexican, $, Webster GrovesMexican, $Webster Groves
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0
  • Trip 101, 2020

    10 Authentic Mexican Restaurants In St. Louis, Missouri

    Trip 101, 2020

Rosalita's Cantina

Mexican, $$, Des PeresMexican, $$Des Peres
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0

How did we curate these results?

Figuring out the best Mexican restaurants can take awhile. We analyzed 5278 Kirkwood restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Kirkwood restaurant reviews, and 147 lists and articles – looking closely at what Trip 101 had to say – and applied our boam magic. These top contenders have appeared in Trip 101 - 10 Authentic Mexican Restaurants In St. Louis, Missouri. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Recurring questions

Club Taco, Mission Taco Joint - Downtown Kirkwood, and Amigos Cantina are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for a quick lunch in Kirkwood.

Club Taco and Chipotle Mexican Grill are the highest-rated vegan-friendly Mexican restaurants in Kirkwood.

There are 6 Mexican restaurants in Kirkwood.

Club Taco, Mission Taco Joint - Downtown Kirkwood, and Amigos Cantina are vegetarian-friendly Mexican restaurants in Kirkwood.

Club Taco, Mission Taco Joint - Downtown Kirkwood, and Amigos Cantina are some of the highest-rated late-night Mexican spots in Kirkwood.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair ESB with 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.


  • Enjoy bean, cheese, rice burrito with Pale Ale

    To elevate your bean, cheese, rice burrito experience, we recommend some Pale Ale to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this beer cuts through richness.

  • The ideal pairing for cheesy chicken and rice burrito

    Experts recommend pairing a cheesy chicken and rice burrito with a glass of Indian Pale Ale, a popular beer.

Did you know?

  • 1,653 pounds of flour taco

    Don’t you hate it when there is not enough food for seconds? This wasn’t a concern when the record was broken for the biggest flour taco. Weighing in at 1,653 pounds there was more than enough flour tacos to go around!

  • National Burrito Day in The United States

    Can’t get enough burrito? Neither can The United States. The country celebrates National Burrito Day every year on April 4

  • The most lavish olive wagu beef

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $300 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, olive wagu beef?

Parking info

Parking in Kirkwood can be a challenge. 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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