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The 9 Best Tex-Mex Restaurants In Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

Fancy an epic fajita? These are our go-to MexTex-Mex places in Seattle for refried beans, American cheese, and enchiladas. We assessed top review sites and incorporated millions of diner and critic reviews for the best Tex-Mex in Seattle. B warned once you’ve sampled the epic fish tacos and banging burritos on offer there's no turning back.

Find the perfect Tex Mex spot

Fonda La Catrina

Mexican, $$, GeorgetownMexican, $$Seattle, Georgetown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Foursquare, 2020

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    Foursquare, 2020

Senor Moose Cafe

Mexican, $$, BallardMexican, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    16 of the Best Tacos in Seattle

    Eater, 2020
  • USA Today

    10Best - Seattle's Best Mexican Eateries

    USA Today

Fogón Cocina Mexicana

Mexican, $$, Capitol HillMexican, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Foursquare, 2020

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    Foursquare, 2020
  • Seattle Magazine, 2014

    The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014

Laredo's Grill

Mexican, $$, Lower Queen AnneMexican, $$Seattle, Lower Queen Anne
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2016

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    Eater, 2016
  • Foursquare

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    Foursquare

El Chupacabra

Mexican, $, Phinney RidgeMexican, $Seattle, Phinney Ridge
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5
  • Eater, 2016

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    Eater, 2016
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Burritos in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020

Pablo y Pablo

Mexican, $$, WallingfordMexican, $$Seattle, Wallingford
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Eater, 2020

    16 of the Best Tacos in Seattle

    Eater, 2020
  • SeattleMet, 2018

    Oh Yes—It’s Taco Weather. Here’s Where to Find Some

    SeattleMet, 2018

Sal Y Limon

Mexican, $$, UptownMexican, $$Seattle, Uptown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Foursquare, 2020

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    Foursquare, 2020
  • Infatuation, 2019

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    Infatuation, 2019

El Quetzal

Mexican, $$, North Beacon HillMexican, $$Seattle, North Beacon Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Seattle Magazine, 2014

    The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014
  • Eater, 2017

    11 Diverse Beacon Hill Restaurants to Try

    Eater, 2017

Corte Fino Mexican Cuisine

Mexican, $$, Holly ParkMexican, $$Seattle, Holly Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • SeattleMet, 2020

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    SeattleMet, 2020

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

We know how tough it is to find the best Tex Mex in Seattle. We analyzed 1286 lists and articles from top sources like SeattleMet, Eater and Infatuation, 10951 Seattle restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 1095134 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. Don’t bother looking for SeattleMet - Where to Eat (and Drink) on Beacon Hill, Eater - 11 Diverse Beacon Hill Restaurants to Try and Infatuation - The Best Late Night Restaurants In Seattlewe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. 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. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. The restaurants featured above represent the best of the best in Seattle Tex Mex.

Drink pairing tips for Tex Mex

  • The perfect match for your beef brisket taco

    When having beef brisket taco, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Shiraz, a popular red wine.

Factoids about Tex Mex

  • The best day for fajita

    If you have a soft spot for fajita, you’ll appreciate National Fajita Day, a The United States tradition every year on August18.

Parking tips

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