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The 6 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Kannapolis

Updated: October 14, 2021

Fancy a fajita? How about a burrito? You will find the best Kannapolis has to offer at these Mexican restaurants. We assimilated millions of diner and critic reviews from top review sites to find the best tortillas in Kannapolis. Don your sombrero, order a margarita, and enjoy chile relleno and other Mexican classics at one of the spots below.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

Taco Express

Mexican, $, KannapolisMexican, $Kannapolis
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

If you travel further

Tacos El Peladito

Mexican, ConcordMexicanConcord
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Restaurante Lupitas

Mexican, ConcordMexicanConcord, Gibson Village
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Cinco de Mayo

Mexican, $, ConcordMexican, $Concord
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Mi Pueblo Mexican Grill

Mexican, $$, ConcordMexican, $$Concord
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

Mexican, $$, ConcordMexican, $$Concord
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

How was this list created?

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 5351 restaurants in Kannapolis, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 142 lists and articles from experts at and more. All with some boam magic. Yes, we even looked at 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. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • Go for Pale Ale with bean, cheese, rice burrito

    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.

  • Pair ESB with beef burrito

    A glass of something that balances fatty flavours should be what you pair your beef burrito with. You can’t go wrong pairing your food with a beer like ESB.

  • The ideal pairing for cheese enchilada with beef

    Experts suggest pairing a cheese enchilada with beef with a glass of Amber Ale, a popular beer.


Interesting facts

  • The first ever

    The burrito was only thought up in 1900s! We wonder what people ever did without some good burrito in their lives...

  • The most expensive ever

    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?

  • The ideal pairing

    Experts recommend pairing steak with tea to complement the food’s fatty profile with the tannin-rich flavors of the drink.

Parking tips

Parking in Kannapolis can be notoriously tough. 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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