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The 6 Best Mexican Restaurants In St. Louis

Updated: October 10, 2022

Mad about Mole? These are our go-to Mexican places in St. Louis for Mole, carnitas, and tortas. We analyzed millions of reviews from top review sites so you could find the best Mexican options in St. Louis. Don your sombrero, order a margarita, and enjoy chile relleno and other Mexican classics at one of the spots below.

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Chaparritos

Mexican, $, Gravois ParkMexican, $St. Louis, Gravois Park
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    The 4 best Tex-Mex spots in St. Louis

    Hoodline, 2020
  • Hoodline, 2019

    St. Louis' 4 top spots for low-priced tacos

    Hoodline, 2019

The Taco and Ice Cream Joint

Mexican, $, Gravois ParkMexican, $St. Louis, Gravois Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

El Mexiquense

Mexican, $, St. LouisMexican, $St. Louis
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Lucha II Authentic Mexican Food

Mexican, $$, Covenant Blu-Grand CenterMexican, $$St. Louis, Covenant Blu-Grand Center
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

El Paisano Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, $, Lindenwood ParkMexican, $St. Louis, Lindenwood Park
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Diablitos Cantina

Mexican, $$, Central West EndMexican, $$St. Louis, Central West End
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

How did these spots get chosen?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Mexican restaurants in St. Louis. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 5278 restaurants, and 147 lists and articles from top sources like Hoodline. These top contenders have appeared in Hoodline - The 4 best Tex-Mex spots in St. Louis and Hoodline - St. Louis' 4 top spots for low-priced tacos. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. 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.

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