This standby has made its name serving traditional Mexican tacos. Try the fired chicken taco, topped in jalepeño ranch dressing and crunchy slaw.
This tiny Mexican spot is a staple in Golden, serving burritos, street tacos, and "Colorado's finest green chili."
The "paste," a cousin of the empanada, is a small English savory pie. Try a variety of fillings such as potato, onion, and beef or chicken mole.
Serving traditional Mexican dishes, this bistro emphasizes fresh ingredients and house-made chiles.
This American cantina offers fresh Mexican food and a wide variety of tequilas. Don't miss the dollar tacos and $5 margaritas every Tuesday.
An extension of chef-owner Troy Guard's TAG family, Los Chingones is shareable Mexican cuisine with distinctive style. The 90-seat rooftop bar overlooks RiNo. Find a menu marked by ceviches, funditos, and tacos.
This taqueria bolsters classic street tacos with contemporary ingredients. The key: smoked whole, locally raised animals, including goat and lamb. Try them with one of the many tequilas.
Find creative tacos and lounge on the large patio at this Mexican-inspired cantina. Try the Sirloin Situation taco: slow-cooked sirloin steak, roasted onions, gouda sweet potato mash, and house crema.
This Seattle-based Tex-Mex eatery focuses on fresh produce and housemade marinades, rubs, and sauces. The signature picante sauce pleases heat seekers without overpowering the flavors.
This street-style taqueria tops house-made corn tortillas—including a squid-ink variety—with anything from quinoa to ceviche to poblano peppers. For maximum effect, head to the patio to sip on a margarita or one of the fresh, authentic agua fresca juices.