Mexican

Tahona Tequila Bistro

This contemporary Mexican eatery offers up hand-crafted margaritas (try the prickly pear variety) and more than 100 different kinds of tequila. Chow down on the chicken, pork, and beef taco samplers or the pork green chili cheese fries.

Pica's Mexican Taqueria

Brightly colored walls and dark wood tables complement the relaxed atmosphere of this taqueria. Sit down and order the tacos al pastor: achiote marinated pork with pineapple and onion topped with cilantro and tomatillo avocado sauce. The homemade, fresh-squeezed margaritas come just one way—really tasty and really strong.

Odelay Tacos

This vibrant Mexican bistro offers casual dining in a hip space. Order any of the authentic street tacos (choose between beef, pork, chicken, shrimp, or tempeh) with one of five house-made salsas.

Margs Taco Bistro

This Mexican bistro offers a casual dining experience, fresh margaritas (made with local Tequila Proximus) and salsas, and hand-pressed tortillas. Try the spicy Caribbean jerk tacos.

Mi Cocina Express

This fast-casual restaurant serves traditional Mexican food. Early birds should take one of their breakfast burritos to go—a steal at $2.

Los Carboncitos (Aurora)

Enjoy fresh, authentic Mexican food cooked in an open kitchen.  Order the alambre, a Mexican stir-fry with your choice of tortilla, meat, cheese, and vegetables.

Los Carboncitos (Northwest Metro)

Enjoy fresh, authentic Mexican food cooked in an open kitchen.  Order the alambre—Mexican stir-fry with your choice of tortilla, meat, cheese, and vegetables.

Los Carboncitos (Sunnyside)

Enjoy fresh, authentic Mexican food cooked in an open kitchen. Order the alambre—Mexican stir-fry with your choice of tortilla, meat, cheese, and vegetables.

Chile Verde

This restaurant is modest in appearance, but its plates of traditional Mexican cuisine are bursting with color. Go for the poblano crepes and classic desserts like tres leches cake.

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