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The 9 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Pinole

Updated: May 14, 2021

Figuring out which ones are Pinole’s top restaurants has never been easier. To get you the ultimate list of the finest restaurants, we analyzed the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to easily compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours.

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Que Onda Tacobar

Mexican
Pinole
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Taqueria Morena

Mexican
Pinole
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Lidia’s Restaurant

Italian
Richmond, Iron Triangle
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Masa

Mexican
Richmond, Point Richmond
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Tacos El Tucan

Mexican
Richmond, North and East
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

La Selva Taqueria

Mexican
Richmond, Belding/Woods
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Leila by the Bay

New American
Hercules
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

El Palenque Grill

Mexican
San Pablo
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

Pollos Asados Don Rafa

Mexican
San 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 Feastfox 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 Seattle’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • ESB with your beef burrito

    A beer, like ESB, is a good partner drink to with beef burrito because balances fatty flavours.

  • Pale Ale and bean, cheese, rice burrito


    When considering how to best enjoy your bean, cheese, rice burrito, we would highlight how well a glass of Pale Ale complements the dish as it cuts through richness.


  • A next-level match for fish burrito

    Experts recommend pairing a fish burrito with a glass of Pale Ale, a popular beer.

Fun facts

  • Expensive taste

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $300 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, olive wagu beef?

  • A killer pairing

    Did you know that tea pairs perfectly with steak? Don’t believe us? Try it for yourself!

  • A classic meal

    If you take a trip to mole, then the well-known, tasty mole should be on your radar! It is a local classic.

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