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The 8 Best Mexican Restaurants In Berkeley

Updated: October 6, 2021

Mad about Mole? These are our go-to Mexican places in Berkeley for Mole, carnitas, and tortas. We assessed top review sites and incorporated millions of diner and critic reviews for the best guac in Berkeley. With extensive mezcal and tequila menus and the best birria in Berkeley, a good time is guaranteed at these taquerias.

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La Mission

Mexican, $, BerkeleyMexican, $Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Mexican Restaurants in Berkeley

    Three Best Rated
  • Infatuation

    Where To Eat In Berkeley

    Infatuation

Tacos Sinaloa

Mexican, $, BerkeleyMexican, $Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline

    5 top options for cheap Mexican fare in Berkeley

    Hoodline
  • Michelin Guide

    The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019)

    Michelin Guide

Casa Latina

Latin, $, BerkeleyLatin, $Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Las Cabañas Mexican Grill & Taqueria

Mexican, BerkeleyMexicanBerkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Taqueria Monte Cristo

Mexican, $, BerkeleyMexican, $Berkeley
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Gordito Amigos

Mexican, $, BerkeleyMexican, $Berkeley
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Enedina Taqueria

Mexican, BerkeleyMexicanBerkeley
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0

La Burrita

Mexican, $, BerkeleyMexican, $Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Why these restaurants?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Mexican restaurants in Berkeley. We pored over ratings for 28808 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 restaurant reviews in Berkeley and 1901 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Michelin Guide, Infatuation and Hoodline had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. For example, we considered Michelin Guide - The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019), Infatuation - Where To Eat In Berkeley and Hoodline - 5 top options for cheap Mexican fare in Berkeley as we sourced this ultimate list. 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. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level match for cheese enchilada with beef

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

Factoids

  • A traditional drink of Mexico

    Often considered one of the most classic drinks in Mexico, cerveza preparada is a favorite choice across the country, often prepped with beer, lime juice, hot sauce, chili spices.

Parking information

Parking in Berkeley can be a challenge. 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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