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The 9 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Pinole

Updated: October 10, 2022

After the best al pastor and corn tortilla in Pinole? 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 Pinole. With extensive mezcal and tequila menus and the best birria in Pinole, a good time is guaranteed at these taquerias.

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Que Onda Tacobar

Mexican, PinoleMexicanPinole
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Taqueria Morena

Mexican, $, PinoleMexican, $Pinole
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

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Lidia’s Restaurant

Italian, RichmondItalianRichmond, Iron Triangle
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Masa

Mexican, RichmondMexicanRichmond, Point Richmond
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Tacos El Tucan

Mexican, $, RichmondMexican, $Richmond, North and East
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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La Selva Taqueria

Mexican, $, RichmondMexican, $Richmond, Belding/Woods
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
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Leila by the Bay

New American, $$, HerculesNew American, $$Hercules
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

El Palenque Grill

Mexican, $$, San PabloMexican, $$San Pablo
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

Pollos Asados Don Rafa

Mexican, San PabloMexicanSan Pablo
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

Why is this list better than others?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 28808 spots across Pinole, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1901 lists and articles from the likes of Eater – applying our boam magic to sift through results. These top contenders have appeared in Eater - The 38 Essential East Bay Restaurants, Eater - The Hottest Restaurants in the East Bay Right Now and Eater - 22 Destination-Worthy Tacos in the East Bay. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.

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