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The 10 Best Tex-Mex Restaurants in Seattle

Updated: February 16, 2021

Want to find the finest Tex Mex in Seattle? To get you the ultimate list of the top restaurants, we checked out the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Check out everything you need to know about the best Tex Mexrestaurants below.

Find the perfect Tex Mex spot

Casco Antiguo

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

Fonda La Catrina

Mexican · American
Seattle, Georgetown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Senor Moose Cafe

Mexican · Latin · $20 avg. price for 1 Tex Mex main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Fogón Cocina Mexicana

Mexican · Latin
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

El Chupacabra

Mexican · $12 avg. price for 1 Tex Mex main dish
Seattle, Phinney Ridge
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

Pablo y Pablo

Mexican · $13 avg. price for 1 Tex Mex main dish
Seattle, Wallingford
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Jack's BBQ

American · $21 avg. main dish
Seattle, Industrial District
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Sal Y Limon

Mexican · Latin
Seattle, Uptown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

El Quetzal

Mexican · $10 avg. main dish
Seattle, North Beacon Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Corte Fino Mexican Cuisine

Mexican · $15 avg. main dish
Seattle, Holly Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

We know how tough it is to find the best Tex Mex in Seattle. We analyzed 1116 lists and articles from top sources like Seattle Magazine, Infatuation and SeattleMet, 4854 Seattle restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 1095134 reviews – all with some Feastfox magic to make sense of the madness. Don’t bother looking for Seattle Magazine - The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle, Infatuation - The Best Sit-Down Mexican Restaurants and SeattleMet - 18 Mexican Restaurants to Know and Lovewe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With Feastfox, money never makes the list. The restaurants featured above represent the best of the best in Seattle Tex Mex.

Savings on Tex Mex

Find Tex Mex for your budget. Expect to find the most expensive Tex Mex at Ballard, and great deals at Green Lake. To help you find Tex Mex for your budget, we reviewed the price of 1 Tex Mex main dish in every Tex Mex restaurant in town.

NeighborhoodAve. price for 1 Tex Mex main dish# Tex Mex restaurants
Haller Lake$191
Columbia City$161
Madison Park$161
Capitol Hill$1212
Phinney Ridge$121
South Lake Union$124
Green Lake$63

Drink pairing tips for Tex Mex

  • The perfect match for your beef brisket taco

    When having beef brisket taco, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Shiraz, a popular red wine.

Factoids about Tex Mex

  • The best day for fajita

    If you have a soft spot for fajita, you’ll appreciate National Fajita Day, a The United States tradition every year on August18.

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