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The 8 Best Mexican Restaurants In Hayward

Updated: October 6, 2021

After the best al pastor and corn tortilla in Hayward? 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 Hayward. Grab a Mexican beer and tuck into the enchilada and corn chips at one of these fantastic Hayward eateries.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

The Mexican Restaurant and Bar

Mexican, $$, HaywardMexican, $$Hayward
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Mexican Restaurants in Hayward

    Three Best Rated
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Hayward

    Lyft

Tacos Uruapan Taqueria Mexicana

Mexican, $, Tennyson-AlquireMexican, $Hayward, Tennyson-Alquire
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Mexican Restaurants in Hayward

    Three Best Rated
  • CultureTrip

    10 Best Restaurants In Hayward

    CultureTrip

La Piñata

Mexican, $, North HaywardMexican, $Hayward, North Hayward
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Mexican Restaurants in Hayward

    Three Best Rated
  • CultureTrip

    10 Best Restaurants In Hayward

    CultureTrip

Habibi's Birria

Mediterranean, BurbankMediterraneanHayward, Burbank
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5

El Taquito Restaurant 2

Mexican, $$, Santa ClaraMexican, $$Hayward, Santa Clara
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Hayward

    Lyft

La Victoria Taqueria

Mexican, $, Mission-GarinMexican, $Hayward, Mission-Garin
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Hayward

    Lyft

Los Pericos

Mexican, $$, SouthgateMexican, $$Hayward, Southgate
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Metro Taquero

Mexican, $, HaywardMexican, $Hayward
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate these results?

Finding the right Mexican restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We pored over ratings for 28808 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 restaurant reviews in Hayward and 1901 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what CultureTrip, Lyft and Three Best Rated had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. Yes, we even looked at CultureTrip - 10 Best Restaurants In Hayward, Lyft - Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Hayward and Three Best Rated - Best Mexican Restaurants in Hayward 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. 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

  • Take chicken taco to the next level

    When having chicken taco, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

Did you know?

  • 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 in the area

Few things are as aggravating as circling around the block, looking for parking when you’re hungry. 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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