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The 10 Best Tex-Mex Restaurants in Seattle

Updated: November 23, 2020

Want to find the best Tex Mex in Seattle? To get you the ultimate list of the best Tex Mex spots, we analyzed the best review and restaurants sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Find everything you need to know about the best Tex Mex restaurants below.

Fonda La Catrina

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

Senor Moose Cafe

Latin · Mexican · $20 avg price for 1 main dish of texmex
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Fogón Cocina Mexicana

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

Barrio Mexican Kitchen & Bar

American · Latin · $18 avg main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

El Quetzal

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

Cactus Restaurants

American · Mexican · $12 avg price for 1 main dish of texmex
Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

El Chupacabra

Mexican · $12 avg price for 1 main dish of texmex
Seattle, Phinney Ridge
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

Nacho Borracho

Mexican
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

The Matador

Mexican · $20 avg main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Sal Y Limon

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

How does it work?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We used our Feastfox magic powers to analyze 1095134 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 4854 restaurants, and 1116 lists and articles from top sources like Eater, Eater and Infatuation. These top contenders have appeared in Eater - Where to Get Your Tex-Mex Fix in Seattle, Eater - Where to Get Your Tex-Mex Fix in Seattle and Infatuation - The Best Late Night Restaurants In Seattle. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With Feastfox, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Pick your dollar sign

See what Tex Mex costs, on average, in each neighborhood. Ballard has the most expensive Tex Mex, while Green Lake has the cheapest Tex Mex in town. We compared the average price of 1 main dish of texmex in every spot in town.

NeighborhoodAve. price for 1 main dish of texmex# Tex Mex Restaurants
Ballard$204
Haller Lake$191
Columbia City$161
Madison Park$161
Wallingford$133
Capitol Hill$1212
Phinney Ridge$121
South Lake Union$124
Greenwood$116
Green Lake$63

Drink pairing tips for Tex Mex

  • The perfect match for your beef brisket taco

    Experts suggest pairing a beef brisket taco with a glass of Shiraz, a popular red wine.


Fun facts

  • A day about fajita

    What makes August 18 a special day for everyone with a soft spot for fajita? The celebration of the National Fajita Day, a tradition in United States

Parking tips

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