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The 10 Best Mexican Restaurants in San Jose

Updated: March 5, 2021

Looking for the finest Mexican food in San Jose? To get you the ultimate list of the best Mexican restaurants in San Jose, we checked out the top review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours, making your decision easier than ever.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

LUNA Mexican Kitchen - The Alameda

Mexican · $15 avg. main dish
San Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Dia de Pesca

Mexican · $18 avg. main dish
San Jose, Rose Garden
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Angelou’s Mexican Grill

Mexican
San Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Chavelas Restaurant

Mexican · $11 avg. main dish
San Jose, Fairgrounds
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

El Camaron De Sinaloa

Mexican
San Jose, Fairgrounds
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Adelita’s Taqueria & Bar

Mexican · $14 avg. main dish
San Jose, Cambrian Park
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Zona Rosa

Mexican · $20 avg. main dish
San Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Taqueria El Ranchito

Mexican · $11 avg. main dish
San Jose, Cambrian Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

La Victoria Taqueria

Mexican
San Jose, Downtown
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Tasty Tacos

Mexican
San Jose, Downtown
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

How does it work?

Picking the right Mexican restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We pored over ratings for 31320 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 restaurant reviews in San Jose and 1904 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what TimeOut, Three Best Rated and Lyft had to say, and applied our Feastfox magic sauce. For example, we considered TimeOut - The 10 Best Mexican Restaurants In San Jose, Three Best Rated - Best Mexican Restaurants in San Jose and Lyft - Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Cambrian Park, San Jose as we sourced this ultimate list. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy Seattle’s hidden gems. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for your mole

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


Did you know?

  • A typical drink from Mexico

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

Parking in the area

We’ve all struggled to find good parking near restaurants in San Jose. 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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