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The 10 Best Mexican Restaurants in Berkeley

Updated: April 6, 2021

Looking for the best Mexican food in Berkeley? We did the heavy lifting for you by reviewing all the finest review sites to find the 10 best Mexican restaurants. Check out everything you need to know about the top Mexican restaurants in Berkeley below.

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La Mission

Mexican · $12 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Tacos Sinaloa

Mexican
Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

El Patio

Mexican · $14 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Casa Latina

Latin · $13 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Tacubaya

Mexican · $10 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Las Cabañas Mexican Grill & Taqueria

Mexican
Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Flacos

Mexican
Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Taqueria Monte Cristo

Mexican · $7 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Gordito Amigos

Mexican
Berkeley
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Enedina Taqueria

Mexican
Berkeley
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0

Why these restaurants?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Mexican restaurants in Berkeley. We pored over ratings for 31320 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 restaurant reviews in Berkeley and 1904 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Hoodline, Three Best Rated and Michelin Guide had to say, and applied our Feastfox magic sauce. For example, we considered Hoodline - 5 top options for cheap Mexican fare in Berkeley, Three Best Rated - Best Mexican Restaurants in Berkeley and Michelin Guide - The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal (2019) as we sourced this ultimate list. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Since Feastfox 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

  • A next-level match for cheese enchilada with beef

    Experts recommend pairing a cheese enchilada with beef with a glass of Amber Ale, a popular beer.

Factoids

  • A traditional drink of Mexico

    Often considered one of the most classic drinks in Mexico, cerveza preparada is a favorite choice across the country, often prepped with beer, lime juice, hot sauce, chili spices.

Parking information

Parking in Berkeley can be a challenge. 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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