The best Tex-Mex restaurants in Scottsdale offer a unique spin on Southwestern staples such as tacos, chimichangas, barbecue, green and red chile pork, and other regional favorites.
For great Tex-Mex in a fun, funky dining room, head over to Cien Agaves, where the taco menu is almost as comprehensive as the collection of tequila bottles behind the bar. Try the Dos or Tres Taco Especial, which comes with your choice of two or three tacos stuffed with a variety of quality meats and toppings.
No-nonsense, straightforward Mexican and Tex-Mex fare is on the menu at El Molino Mexican Cafe, where the chimichangas, perfectly crisp on the inside and stuffed with savory meats and spices on the inside, are always a winner.
For a sophisticated lunch or dinner in downtown, try out Cantina Laredo, a sophisticated eatery serving modern takes on classic Tex-Mex dishes like sizzling fajita plates and barbecue tacos.
If you're idea of great Tex-Mex includes the sweet and salty flavors of a top-shelf margarita, be sure to check out Z'Tejas during happy hour. This regional chain is known for its fajita plates and delicious Sixth Street Margarita.
Finally, if you're looking for Tex-Mex in Old Town Scottsdale, stop by the Old Town Tortilla Factory for creative Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes served on one of the prettiest outdoor patios in town.