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The 10 Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle

Updated: December 12, 2020

Did someone say Mexican food? We did the heavy lifting for you by analyzing all the best review sites to find the top 10 Mexican restaurants in Seattle. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours with ease and spend less time deciding.

Find the perfect Mexican restaurant

Tacos Chukis

Mexican · $5 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

La Carta de Oaxaca

Mexican
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Asadero Ballard

Mexican · $27 avg. main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Fonda La Catrina

Mexican
Seattle, Georgetown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Fogón Cocina Mexicana

Mexican
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

D’ La Santa

Mexican · $13 avg. main dish
Seattle, Montlake
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Senor Moose Cafe

Mexican · $17 avg. main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Casco Antiguo

Mexican · $13 avg. main dish
Seattle, Pioneer Square
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Little Neon Taco

Mexican · $12 avg. main dish
Seattle, First Hill
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Carnitas Michoacan

Seattle, North Beacon Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Picking the right Mexican restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We analyzed 1116 lists and articles from top sources like SeattleMet and Eater, 4854 Seattle restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 1095134 reviews – all with some Feastfox magic to make sense of the madness. These top contenders have appeared in SeattleMet - 18 Mexican Restaurants to Know and Love and Eater - 13 of Seattle's Most Marvelous Mexican Restaurants. 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 enjoy the best food with no agenda. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect complement to halibut tostadas


    When ordering halibut tostadas, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

Interesting facts

  • A typical drink from 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 info

Finding parking in Seattle can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. 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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