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The 10 Best Mexican Restaurants in Tampa

Updated: April 6, 2021

Did someone say Mexican food? We did the heavy lifting for you by reviewing all the top review sites to find the top 10 Mexican restaurants in Tampa. Compare ratings, reviews, prices and hours easily by scrolling down and checking out our top 10 list.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

Acapulco Taqueria

Mexican
Tampa, Oakford Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Los Comparres

Mexican
Tampa, Wellswood
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Pinch A Taco

Mexican
Tampa
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Taqueria Emanuel

Mexican
Tampa, Northeast Macfarlane
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Green Lemon

Mexican
Tampa, Parkland Estates
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Bartaco

Mexican
Tampa, North Hyde Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Besito Mexican Restaurant

Mexican
Tampa, West Shore Palms
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Crazy Burrito

Mexican
Tampa, Northeast Macfarlane
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Casa Mexicana Bar & Grill

Mexican
Tampa, Gandy-Sun Bay South
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Bahia Tacos

Colombian
Tampa, Golf View
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Why is this list better than others?

Picking the right Mexican restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 8777 spots across Tampa, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 266 lists and articles from the likes of Three Best Rated, Creative Loafing and Tampa Bay Times – applying our Feastfox magic to sift through results. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Three Best Rated - Best Mexican Restaurants in Tampa, Creative Loafing - 25 hidden Tampa Bay taco spots you should’ve tried by now and Tampa Bay Times - 20 places to get a taco in Tampa Bay. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy Seattle’s hidden gems. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • Take chicken taco to the next level

    When ordering chicken taco, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

Fun facts

  • What Mexico drinks

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

Parking information

Tampais 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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