10 Best Mexican Dining Spots in Boston, from Authentic Fare to Tex-Mex Treats

Jessica Polizzotti

By , Local Expert, Boston
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Boston was once lacking in really good Mexican restaurants, something that is now very hard to believe because a recent influx of excellent new eateries have put Boston on the Mexican food Map.These newbies have joined the oldies but goodies that have been in business for so many years not only because quality Mexican was hard to come by, but also because their food and service has remained so good that the locals who love them are loyal. You'll never be disappointed by a meal at Sol Azteca, Ole or Tu y Yo, but you must try some of the new openings like the Boston branch of the popular chain Rosa Mexicano and La Verdad. If a...  Read more »

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    Tu Y Yo

    Local Expert Tip: "Ignore the urge for Tex-Mex at this super traditional Mexican place. Take suggestions from the waitstaff to find your best bets for fabulous food."

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    Casa Romero

    Local Expert Tip: "If you have the chance to dine on their patio, don't miss out. It is a Back Bay beauty."

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    Angela's Cafe

    • Cuisine: Latin, Mexican
    • Average Main Course Price: $25
    • Neighborhood: East Boston

    Local Expert Tip: "East Boston is best accessed by Train, take the Blue Line ."

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    Olé Mexican Grill

    Local Expert Tip: "Located in Inman Square allow yourself time for exploration of this quirky Cambridge neighborhood. "

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    La Verdad

    • Cuisine: Mexican
    • Average Main Course Price: $30
    • Neighborhood: Fenway District

    Local Expert Tip: "La Verdad can be jam packed before or after a Red Sox Game, plan your visit accordingly."

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    Temazcal Cantina

    Local Expert Tip: "Reservations are not always accepted, but the wait at their bar is quite pleasant."

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    Rosa Mexicano

    Local Expert Tip: "Rosa Mexicano is packed with kids on weekends, especially in the afternoon, but leave them behind during later evening dining as you'll find Rosa Mexicano's bar scene heating up."

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    Sol Azteca Restaurant

    Local Expert Tip: "Close to Fenway Park, walk over after a game."

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    Local Expert Tip: "Come for the food, stay for the drinks. They not only mix one mean margarita, but the tequila selection is great for tasting."

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    Border Cafe

    Local Expert Tip: "Long waits for their inexpensive Mexican food give you time to enjoy a Margarita at their lively bar."



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