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The 10 Best Mexican Restaurants in Des Moines

Updated: March 13, 2021

Want to find the finest Mexican spots in Des Moines? We created the definitive list of the best Mexican restaurants by reviewing the best restaurant and review sites, expert rankings, food blogs and review articles. Explore everything you need to know about the top Mexican restaurants below.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

Viva Mexico

Mexican
Des Moines, Woodmont
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0

Casa Durango

Mexican · $15 avg. main dish
SeaTac
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Asadero Sinaloa

Mexican
Kent
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Taqueria La Estacion

Mexican
Burien, Sunnydale
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

La Costa Restaurant

Mexican
Burien, Sunnydale
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Kikey’s Cafe

Mexican
Burien, Sunnydale
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

Agave Cocina & Cantina

Mexican
Kent
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Baja Fresh

Mexican
Kent
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Birrieria Tijuana

Mexican
Burien, Evansville
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.5

El Senor Pollo De Kent

Mexican
Kent
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.5

How does it work?

Finding the best Mexican restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We used our Feastfox magic powers to analyze 1095134 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 10779 restaurants, and 1286 lists and articles from top sources like Lyft, Three Best Rated and Seattle Magazine. These spots have been featured in Lyft - Top 10 Most Visited Mexican Restaurants in Kent, Three Best Rated - Best Mexican Restaurants in Kent and Seattle Magazine - The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle. 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. Since Feastfox gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for your mole

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


Factoids

  • A traditional drink of Mexico

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

Parking in the area

Parking in Des Moines can be notoriously tough. 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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