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The 6 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Palo Alto

Updated: October 6, 2021

After the best al pastor and corn tortilla in Palo Alto? 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 Palo Alto. 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

Taqueria La Cazuela

Mexican, $, Palo AltoMexican, $Palo Alto
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Tacolicious

Mexican, $$, Palo AltoMexican, $$Palo Alto, University South
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
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  • Infatuation

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Rojoz Gourmet Wraps

Mexican, $, Palo AltoMexican, $Palo Alto, Greenmeadow
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5
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If you travel further

La Viga Seafood & Cocina Mexicana

Mexican, $$, Redwood CityMexican, $$Redwood City, Middlefield
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Michelin Guide

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

    Michelin Guide

Vive Sol

Mexican, $$, Mountain ViewMexican, $$Mountain View
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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  • Mountain View Voice

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Fiesta Del Mar Too

Mexican, $$, Mountain ViewMexican, $$Mountain View, Old Mountain View
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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How did we curate these results?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Mexican restaurants in Palo Alto. For these results, 3104661 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 28808 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 1901 lists and articles from Mountain View Voice, Michelin Guide and Infatuation and others were carefully reviewed by boam. For example, we considered Mountain View Voice - Best Of Mountain View, Michelin Guide - The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019) and Infatuation - A Complete Guide To Eating In Palo Alto And The Rest Of The Peninsula as we sourced this ultimate list. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. 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 chicken taco to the next level

    Experts often pair chicken taco with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

Did you know?

  • A delicious pairing

    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

There’s nothing like finding the perfect parking spot right away when you’re going out for a meal. 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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