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The 9 Best Mexican Restaurants In Capitol Hill, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

Fancy a fajita? How about a burrito? You will find the best Capitol Hill has to offer at these Mexican restaurants. We assessed top review sites and incorporated millions of diner and critic reviews for the best guac in Capitol Hill. 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

Tacos Chukis

Mexican, $, Capitol HillMexican, $Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Seattle Magazine, 2014

    The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014
  • SeattleMet, 2018

    18 Mexican Restaurants to Know and Love

    SeattleMet, 2018

Fogón Cocina Mexicana

Mexican, $$, Capitol HillMexican, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Seattle Magazine, 2014

    The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014
  • Infatuation, 2018

    The Best Sit-Down Mexican Restaurants

    Infatuation, 2018

Mezcaleria Oaxaca

Mexican, $$, Capitol HillMexican, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Seattle Magazine, 2014

    The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014
  • Infatuation, 2018

    The Best Sit-Down Mexican Restaurants

    Infatuation, 2018

Barrio Mexican Kitchen & Bar

Mexican, $$, Capitol HillMexican, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Seattle Magazine, 2014

    The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014
  • Infatuation, 2018

    The Best Sit-Down Mexican Restaurants

    Infatuation, 2018

La Cocina Oaxaquena

Mexican, $$, Capitol HillMexican, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Infatuation, 2018

    The Best Sit-Down Mexican Restaurants

    Infatuation, 2018
  • Infatuation, 2018

    The Best Restaurants On Capitol Hill

    Infatuation, 2018

Rocket Taco

Mexican, $$, Capitol HillMexican, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • SeattleMet, 2018

    18 Mexican Restaurants to Know and Love

    SeattleMet, 2018
  • Fitt, 2019

    The Best Spots For Deliciously Healthy Tacos In Seattle

    Fitt, 2019

Poquitos

Mexican, $$, Capitol HillMexican, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Seattle Magazine, 2014

    The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Ceviche in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020

Nacho Borracho

Mexican, $, Capitol HillMexican, $Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Seattle Magazine, 2014

    The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Nachos in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020

Rancho Bravo Tacos

Mexican, $, Capitol HillMexican, $Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Thrillist, 2014

    The 8 best burritos in Seattle

    Thrillist, 2014
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Burritos in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020

Why these restaurants?

Picking the right Mexican restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We pored over ratings for 10951 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 restaurant reviews in Seattle and 1286 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Infatuation and Foursquare had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. Don’t bother looking for Infatuation - The Best Restaurants On Capitol Hill, Foursquare - The 15 Best Places for Ceviche in Seattle and Foursquare - The 15 Best Places for Burritos in Seattlewe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • Take mole to the next level

    When having mole, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Negra Modelo, a popular beer.

Interesting facts

  • A typical drink from 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 tips

Parking has always been a challenge in Capitol Hill. 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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