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The 9 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Des Moines

Updated: October 6, 2021

After the best al pastor and corn tortilla in Des Moines? These are our favorite restaurants for Mexican cuisine. We analyzed millions of reviews from top review sites so you could find the best Mexican options in Des Moines. Grab a Mexican beer and tuck into the enchilada and corn chips at one of these fantastic Des Moines eateries.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

Viva Mexico

Mexican, $$, Des MoinesMexican, $$Des Moines, Woodmont
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Casa Durango

Mexican, $$, SeaTacMexican, $$SeaTac
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Lyft

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  • SeattleMet, 2018

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    SeattleMet, 2018

Asadero Sinaloa

Mexican, $$, KentMexican, $$Kent
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Three Best Rated

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Taqueria La Estacion

Mexican, $, BurienMexican, $Burien, Sunnydale
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Seattle Magazine, 2014

    The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014

La Costa Restaurant

Mexican, $$, BurienMexican, $$Burien, Sunnydale
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • CultureTrip, 2017

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    CultureTrip, 2017

Kikey's Cafe

Mexican, BurienMexicanBurien, Sunnydale
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

Agave Cocina & Cantina

Mexican, $$, KentMexican, $$Kent
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
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Birrieria Tijuana

Mexican, BurienMexicanBurien, Evansville
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.5

El Antojo - Burien

Mexican, BurienMexicanBurien, Sunnydale
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 4.5

How does it work?

Finding the best Mexican restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 1095134 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 10951 restaurants, and 1286 lists and articles from top sources like CultureTrip, Seattle Magazine and SeattleMet. These spots have been featured in CultureTrip - The Best Restaurants In Burien, Seattle, Seattle Magazine - The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle and SeattleMet - 18 Mexican Restaurants to Know and Love. 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. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for your mole

    Experts suggest pairing a mole with a glass of Negra Modelo, a popular beer.


Factoids

  • A traditional drink of Mexico

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

Parking in the area

Parking in Des Moines 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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