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The 9 Best Mexican Restaurants Near West Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

After the best al pastor and corn tortilla in West Seattle? These are our favorite restaurants for Mexican cuisine. We assessed top review sites and incorporated millions of diner and critic reviews for the best guac in West Seattle. 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

The Matador

Mexican, $$, JunctionMexican, $$Seattle, Junction
Google: 4.4
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

Cactus Restaurants

Mexican, $$, AlkiMexican, $$Seattle, Alki
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Fitt, 2019

    The Best Spots For Deliciously Healthy Tacos In Seattle

    Fitt, 2019
  • TripAdvisor, 2019

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2019

Tacos y Mariscos El Tiburon

Mexican, $, South DelridgeMexican, $Seattle, South Delridge
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.5

Agave Cocina & Tequila | West Seattle

Mexican, $$, JunctionMexican, $$Seattle, Junction
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Puerto Vallarta Restaurant

Mexican, $$, JunctionMexican, $$Seattle, Junction
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Tacos Chukis

Mexican, $, North Beacon HillMexican, $Seattle, North Beacon Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • SeattleMet, 2018

    18 Mexican Restaurants to Know and Love

    SeattleMet, 2018
  • Fitt, 2019

    The Best Spots For Deliciously Healthy Tacos In Seattle

    Fitt, 2019

El Quetzal

Mexican, $$, North Beacon HillMexican, $$Seattle, North Beacon Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Seattle Magazine, 2014

    The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014
  • Eater, 2017

    11 Diverse Beacon Hill Restaurants to Try

    Eater, 2017

Carnitas Michoacan

Mexican, $, North Beacon HillMexican, $Seattle, North Beacon Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    16 of the Best Tacos in Seattle

    Eater, 2020
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Enjoy the Best Cheap Eats in Seattle

    Eater, 2020

Taco Street

Mexican, $, BrightonMexican, $Seattle, Brighton
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    16 of the Best Tacos in Seattle

    Eater, 2020
  • Seattle Magazine, 2018

    The Best Tacos in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2018

How did we curate this list?

Finding the right Mexican restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. For these results, 1095134 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 10951 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 1286 lists and articles from Eater and TripAdvisor and others were carefully reviewed by boam. Don’t bother looking for Eater - Where to Enjoy the Best Cheap Eats in Seattle, Eater - 11 Diverse Beacon Hill Restaurants to Try and TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellencewe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for your halibut tostadas

    Experts suggest pairing a halibut tostadas with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.


Fun facts

  • A classic 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 info

West Seattleis notorious for tricky parking. 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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