Washington Mexican restaurants you'll love

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Top Mexican restaurants in Washington, DC

Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine in DC cover the downtown area and Cardoza area. From taco bars to upscale Mexican fare, there are tons of restaurants to try here. Enjoy Mexican flavors like cilantro, lime, and onion or Tex-Mex spices such as cumin, jalapeno, and stretchy yellow cheese. Whether you’re looking for traditional Mexican food or Mexican cuisine with Tejano flair, you’ll find both in this city.

Enjoy dishes like cheesy beefy enchiladas, crispy tacos, and massive burritos filled with beans and rice. Don’t forget the chips and dip. Salsa, guacamole, queso, and more are all the perfect beginning to a satisfying meal. Choose from Mexican fare takeout, delivery, or dine-in meals to enjoy with the family. You’ll never leave hungry when you order Mexican or Tex-Mex.

There’s nothing more delicious than a full-sized meal of spicy Mexican fare paired with a frosty frozen margarita and finished off with classic flan or sopapillas. From cocktails to dessert and everything in between, you won’t regret your choice to enjoy the Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine of Washington, DC. Invite all your friends out and enjoy your next Mexican meal with those you love. Search for your favorite dishes today!

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Adams Morgan

Avg 4.3 (7 restaurants)


Avg 4.4 (4 restaurants)

Capitol Hill

Avg 4.4 (21 restaurants)


Avg 4.8 (5 restaurants)

Columbia Heights

Avg 4.2 (9 restaurants)


Avg 4.5 (29 restaurants)

Dupont Circle

Avg 4.3 (22 restaurants)

Foggy Bottom

Avg 4.1 (5 restaurants)


Avg 4.4 (16 restaurants)

Glover Park

Avg 4.5 (6 restaurants)

Ivy City

Avg 4.3 (9 restaurants)

Logan Circle

Avg 4.4 (10 restaurants)

Mount Pleasant

Avg 4.3 (3 restaurants)

Navy Yard

Avg 4.5 (25 restaurants)


Avg 3.5 (7 restaurants)

Park View

Avg 4.3 (4 restaurants)

Penn Quarter

Avg 4.6 (3 restaurants)


Avg 4.3 (3 restaurants)


Avg 4.3 (13 restaurants)


Avg 4.6 (4 restaurants)

U Street Corridor

Avg 4.3 (16 restaurants)

Van Ness/Forest Hills

Avg 4.5 (3 restaurants)

Woodley Park

Avg 4.2 (3 restaurants)

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Avg 4.3 (104 restaurants)


Avg 4.3 (91 restaurants)


Avg 4.5 (15 restaurants)

Takoma Park

Avg 4.7 (3 restaurants)

Oxon Hill

Avg 3.9 (15 restaurants)

Chevy Chase

Avg 4.6 (4 restaurants)

Capitol Heights

Avg 4.3 (3 restaurants)


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Falls Church

Avg 4.4 (22 restaurants)


Avg 4.4 (41 restaurants)

Silver Spring

Avg 4.4 (25 restaurants)

District Heights

Avg 2.7 (3 restaurants)