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The 10 Best Mexican Restaurants in Lafayette

Updated: March 13, 2021

Want to find the top Mexican spots in Lafayette? To get you the definitive list of the finest restaurants, we reviewed the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours with ease and spend less time deciding.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

Rancho Cantina

Mexican · $28 avg. main dish
Lafayette
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

360 Gourmet Burritos

Mexican · $9 avg. main dish
Lafayette
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Meson Azteca Mexican Cuisine

Mexican · $17 avg. main dish
Pleasant Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Veggie Grill

New American
Walnut Creek
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Taqueria Los Gallos Express #2

Mexican · $8 avg. main dish
Pleasant Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Maguey Mexican Restaurant

Mexican
Alamo
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Baja Cali Taqueria & Grill

Mexican
Orinda
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Capullo Cocina Mexicana

Mexican
Walnut Creek
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

La Mordida

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

El Tapatio Restaurant & Cantina

Mexican · $15 avg. main dish
Pleasant Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate this list?

Figuring out the best Mexican restaurants can take awhile. We analyzed 1899 lists and articles from top sources like , 28738 Lafayette restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 3104661 reviews – all with some Feastfox magic to make sense of the madness. We cross-referenced with top lists, like . We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level match for mole

    Experts suggest pairing a mole with a glass of Negra Modelo, a popular beer.


Factoids

  • A traditional drink of Mexico

    Often considered one of the most go-to drinks in Mexico, cerveza preparada is a top choice across the country, often made with beer, lime juice, hot sauce, chili spices.

Parking tips

Lafayetteis notorious for tricky parking. 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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