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Top Mexican restaurants in Denver, Colorado

Denver is home to gorgeous mountain views, wildlife, and excellent cuisine. Add some heat to your meal and order some Mexican food for your next gastronomic venture. Denver has a wide variety of both Mexican cuisine and Tex-Mex to choose from. You can differentiate between the two based on a few key ingredients. Traditional Mexican food uses chile pepper, cilantro, and soft flour tortillas while Tex-Mex introduces Tejano culture with cumin, cheddar cheese, and crunchy taco shells.

Enjoy the specialty salsas, chips, and queso from any of the fine Mexican eateries whether you choose downtown or a hole-in-the-wall diamond in the rough. With quality ingredients, recipes passed down for generations, and expert seasoning, you can’t go wrong with Mexican dine-in, takeout, or delivery in Denver. Enchiladas, burritos, and sopapillas are waiting just for you.

Top it all off with a frosty margarita. No matter the season, authentic Mexican tequila is always a winner. Blend it all up with fresh lime, ice, and simple syrup and all you need now is some salt on the rim. Enjoy all the best flavors from Mexico right here in the Denver metro area. From casual family-run restaurants to trendy new takes on Mexican cuisine, the choice is yours!


Must-try Mexican restaurants in Denver

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Mesa Verde DIA

8500 Pena Blvd, Denver

Avg 4 (272 reviews)
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Neighborhoods within Denver to explore

Northwest

Avg 4.5 (97 restaurants)

Southeast

Avg 4.3 (42 restaurants)

Southwest

Avg 4.5 (29 restaurants)

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Avg 4.4 (18 restaurants)

Five Points

Avg 4.3 (17 restaurants)

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Avg 4.5 (17 restaurants)

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Avg 4.6 (13 restaurants)

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Avg 4.2 (6 restaurants)

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Avg 4.6 (4 restaurants)
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Avg 4.4 (119 restaurants)

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