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The 7 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Orinda

Updated: October 6, 2021

Fancy a fajita? How about a burrito? You will find the best Orinda 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 Orinda. Don your sombrero, order a margarita, and enjoy chile relleno and other Mexican classics at one of the spots below.

Find the perfect place

Baja Cali Taqueria & Grill

Mexican, $$, OrindaMexican, $$Orinda
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

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

How was this list created?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Orinda. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 28808 restaurants in Orinda, 3104661 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1901 lists and articles from experts at Michelin Guide, Infatuation and Hoodline and more. All with some boam magic. We cross-referenced with top lists, like 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. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. 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

  • Pair beef burrito with ESB

    To elevate your beef burrito experience, we recommend some ESB to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this beer balances fatty flavours.

  • Take bean, cheese, rice burrito to the next level

    Experts recommend pairing a bean, cheese, rice burrito with a glass of Pale Ale, a popular beer.

  • Grenache with your pork carnitas

    Try coupling pork carnitas with a red wine like pork carnitas to balance its bold flavours.

Fun facts

  • The priciest dish

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $300 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, olive wagu beef?

  • A day about taco

    If you have a soft spot for taco, you’ll appreciate National Tacos Day, a The United States tradition every year on October4.

  • A classic dish

    Have you ever had a tasty mole? Well it’s an absolute classic in Mexico!

Parking information

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