Best mexican restaurants in Philadelphia

Check out the top mexican restaurants in Philadelphia, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Lolita
1. Lolita
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8 local reviews
106 South 13th Street, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 215-546-7100
BarRestaurantFood
Jim & David
Great mexican restaurant with a twist of flavor
Jessica
Great modern Mexican restaurant. It is a small venue and is quite popular. I would recommend an early dinner…
Steven
Delicious menu
1. Lolita
1. Lolita
host-0host-1host-2
8 local reviews
106 South 13th Street, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 215-546-7100
Jim & David
Jim & David
Great mexican restaurant with a twist of flavor
Jessica
Jessica
Great modern Mexican restaurant. It is a small venue and is quite popular. I would recommend an early dinner here. The Carne Asada is ama…
Steven
Steven
Delicious menu
2. Cantina Los Caballitos
2. Cantina Los Caballitos
host-0host-1host-2
33 local reviews
1651 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 215-755-3550
BarRestaurantFood
Cara
Because our daughter is the bartender at the hippest mexican restaurant in south philly and you'll love it. As…
Weston
Mexican restaurant with outdoor seating
Susan  And Steve
Excellent Southwestern/Mexican American. Huge portions. Very nice outdoor patio. Bar inside is very loud. $$
2. Cantina Los Caballitos
2. Cantina Los Caballitos
host-0host-1host-2
33 local reviews
1651 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 215-755-3550
Cara
Cara
Because our daughter is the bartender at the hippest mexican restaurant in south philly and you'll love it. Ask for Zia
Weston
Weston
Mexican restaurant with outdoor seating
Susan  And Steve
Susan And Steve
Excellent Southwestern/Mexican American. Huge portions. Very nice outdoor patio. Bar inside is very loud. $$
3. Johnny Mañana's
3. Johnny Mañana's
host-0host-1host-2
3 local reviews
4201 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia
+1 215-843-0499
BarRestaurantFood
Paul
Fun Mexican restaurant in walking distance to the house. Casual and fun for the whole family with great margar…
Candice
Mexican restaurant and bar (great margaritas!) 5 minutes drive from our house.
Roberta
I recommend the Margaritas only
3. Johnny Mañana's
3. Johnny Mañana's
host-0host-1host-2
3 local reviews
4201 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia
+1 215-843-0499
Paul
Paul
Fun Mexican restaurant in walking distance to the house. Casual and fun for the whole family with great margaritas. Walking distance.
Candice
Candice
Mexican restaurant and bar (great margaritas!) 5 minutes drive from our house.
Roberta
Roberta
I recommend the Margaritas only
4. El Vez - Mexican Restaurant Philadelphia
4. El Vez - Mexican Restaurant Philadelphia
host-0host-1host-2
23 local reviews
BarRestaurantFood
Susan
Delicious Mexican Restaurant with a great atmosphere.
David
Great Mexican Restaurant and Bar.
Hayley
A very popular Mexican restaurant in center city. Don't miss out! Only a 7min walk from my house!
4. El Vez - Mexican Restaurant Philadelphia
4. El Vez - Mexican Restaurant Philadelphia
host-0host-1host-2
23 local reviews
Susan
Susan
Delicious Mexican Restaurant with a great atmosphere.
David
David
Great Mexican Restaurant and Bar.
Hayley
Hayley
A very popular Mexican restaurant in center city. Don't miss out! Only a 7min walk from my house!
5. Distrito
5. Distrito
host-0host-1host-2
8 local reviews
3945 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 215-222-1657
BarRestaurantFood
Adam
Upper scale modern Spanish/Mexican restaurant.
Amy
Upscale Mexican Restaurant and Bar
Rak
Distrito is a modern Mexican place with really good food and drinks. My favorites are the Guacamole & Jicama s…
5. Distrito
5. Distrito
host-0host-1host-2
8 local reviews
3945 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 215-222-1657
Adam
Adam
Upper scale modern Spanish/Mexican restaurant.
Amy
Amy
Upscale Mexican Restaurant and Bar
Rak
Rak
Distrito is a modern Mexican place with really good food and drinks. My favorites are the Guacamole & Jicama salad! They have Taco Tuesdays …
6. Blue Corn
6. Blue Corn
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6 local reviews
940 South 9th Street, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 10:30 AM
+1 215-925-1010
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Carrie
Really good Mexican food, with full bar. Terrific margaritas and the food is superb. A step up in price & qual…
Pesamino
This is a very nice Mexican Restaurant where the attention to detail is a step above. The tamarind margaritas …
John & Allyson
Fairly new upscale mexican spot. The drinks are tasty and the food is delicious.
6. Blue Corn
6. Blue Corn
host-0host-1host-2
6 local reviews
940 South 9th Street, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 10:30 AM
+1 215-925-1010
Carrie
Carrie
Really good Mexican food, with full bar. Terrific margaritas and the food is superb. A step up in price & quality from most Mexican restaura…
Pesamino
Pesamino
This is a very nice Mexican Restaurant where the attention to detail is a step above. The tamarind margaritas are great, and I’m a big fan o…
John & Allyson
John & Allyson
Fairly new upscale mexican spot. The drinks are tasty and the food is delicious.
7. Cafe Ynez
7. Cafe Ynez
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13 local reviews
2025 Washington Avenue, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 215-278-7579
CafeRestaurantFood
Cal
An authentic hole-in-the-wall Mexican restaurant just around the corner!
Krista & J.R.
A great Mexican Restaurant within walking distance. Quality food and quality service.
Jerome
Delicious breakfast (& other meals).
7. Cafe Ynez
7. Cafe Ynez
host-0host-1host-2
13 local reviews
2025 Washington Avenue, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 215-278-7579
Cal
Cal
An authentic hole-in-the-wall Mexican restaurant just around the corner!
Krista & J.R.
Krista & J.R.
A great Mexican Restaurant within walking distance. Quality food and quality service.
Jerome
Jerome
Delicious breakfast (& other meals).
8. Los Gallos
8. Los Gallos
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8 local reviews
951 Wolf Street, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 215-551-1245
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Darlene
Mexican Restaurant at the same corner as Frida Cantina, but without a bar. Also a nice place for lunch or din…
Christine
Wonderful authentic Mexican restaurant. The restaurant area is decorated in colorful Mexican décor and is 2 b…
Eun Jung
We were told that it is the best Mexican restaurant in Philadelphia.
8. Los Gallos
8. Los Gallos
host-0host-1host-2
8 local reviews
951 Wolf Street, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 215-551-1245
Darlene
Darlene
Mexican Restaurant at the same corner as Frida Cantina, but without a bar. Also a nice place for lunch or dinner.
Christine
Christine
Wonderful authentic Mexican restaurant. The restaurant area is decorated in colorful Mexican décor and is 2 blocks away if you'd prefer tak…
Eun Jung
Eun Jung
We were told that it is the best Mexican restaurant in Philadelphia.
9. Taco Riendo Restaurant
9. Taco Riendo Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
1301 North 5th Street, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 215-235-2294
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Jae
One of several great authentic Mexican Restaurants in the neighborhood.
Rebecca
This mainstay of South Kensington is a favorite Mexican restaurant of neighbors. Friendly, fast and great food…
Steve
The best Authentic Mexican in the city. My favorite.
9. Taco Riendo Restaurant
9. Taco Riendo Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
1301 North 5th Street, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 215-235-2294
Jae
Jae
One of several great authentic Mexican Restaurants in the neighborhood.
Rebecca
Rebecca
This mainstay of South Kensington is a favorite Mexican restaurant of neighbors. Friendly, fast and great food!
Steve
Steve
The best Authentic Mexican in the city. My favorite.
10. Los Camaradas
10. Los Camaradas
host-0host-1host-2
11 local reviews
918 South 22nd Street, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
+1 215-309-3727
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Sara
Mexican restaurant with great margaritas and outdoor seating!
Courtney
Great Mexican restaurant a half mile up the road. Great happy hour deals during the week.
Sarah
Delicious Mexican food and great drinks.
10. Los Camaradas
10. Los Camaradas
host-0host-1host-2
11 local reviews
918 South 22nd Street, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
+1 215-309-3727
Sara
Sara
Mexican restaurant with great margaritas and outdoor seating!
Courtney
Courtney
Great Mexican restaurant a half mile up the road. Great happy hour deals during the week.
Sarah
Sarah
Delicious Mexican food and great drinks.
11. El Poquito
11. El Poquito
host-0host-1host-2
7 local reviews
8201 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 267-766-5372
BarRestaurantFood
Jordan
Wonderful outdoor patio at a Mexican restaurant with great salsas and tacos.
Rachel
New Mexican restaurant and bar - a nice relaxed atmosphere with plenty of outside seating. Delicious tacos and…
Rachel
New Mexican restaurant and bar - a nice relaxed atmosphere with plenty of outside seating. Delicious tacos and…
11. El Poquito
11. El Poquito
host-0host-1host-2
7 local reviews
8201 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 267-766-5372
Jordan
Jordan
Wonderful outdoor patio at a Mexican restaurant with great salsas and tacos.
Rachel
Rachel
New Mexican restaurant and bar - a nice relaxed atmosphere with plenty of outside seating. Delicious tacos and drinks! I recommend it :)
Rachel
Rachel
New Mexican restaurant and bar - a nice relaxed atmosphere with plenty of outside seating. Delicious tacos and drinks! I recommend it :)