Spice Up Lunch or Dinner with These Top Atlanta Mexican Restaurants

Do you love Mexican food? We do too, and that's why we dedicate ourselves to finding the best places to enjoy Mexican cuisine in Atlanta. We've diligently scouted out the top eateries, and we've listened to our readers and their reviews of Atlanta restaurants. We share the places that get great buzz, like Alam Cocina, and we showcase the ones that have proven themselves over time, like Nuevo Laredo. We also point out good neighborhoods for Mexican restaurants in the Atlanta - Midtown area, for instance. When the craving hits, we'll make sure you get your fix!

When you want to make an impression visit Rosa Mexicano or Uncle Julio's Case Grande. These have stellar decor and the food is top notch also. 

Want a cool ambiance as well as terrific food and drinks? Then head to Raging Burrito or Holy Taco. Not only do they have outstanding food, but their patios are in high demand as well. 

If inexpensive yet authentic Mexican food is what you are on the hunt for we've got you covered. When you visit Taqueria Los Hermanos, La Fonda Latina or El Taco Veloz, you'll be sure to find that at any of these restaurants, all with locations around the Atlant area. 



The salsa at Nuevo Laredo is outstanding. For entrees, a safe bet is the shrimp enchiladas or the the chicken with mole sauce. Fish lovers should get the fish tacos. One thing that stands out about these fish tacos are that are made with Salmon...  Read More

Taqueria El Rey Del Taco


This is a spot that is truly authentic Mexican. From everything from the hand made corn tortillas to the delicious green sauce, it is hard to go wrong with any menu choice at Taqueria El Rey Del Taco. For tacos make sure to order the chorizo...  Read More

Sandy Springs
El Taco Veloz


Craving full-flavored Mexican quick food at more-than-fair prices? El Taco Veloz knows just what you need. The place is nothing to look at, but don't let that deter you – taste and satisfaction are ample rewards for your determination. Soft...  Read More



This is a small chain restaurant with four locations, mostly located in the northeast part of the metro Atlanta area. Although this is a no frills spot, the food is on point. Diners are able to get in and out quickly, so it is a terrific spot to...  Read More



El Myr has achieved almost mythological status in Little Five Points as one of the most lively and reliable sources for Mexican cuisine. This endearingly-seedy establishment emphasizes creative takes on traditional Mexican dishes, like the...  Read More



Perfect for adventurous eaters and those that are not so adventurous, Holy Taco has a broad range of food and is also a great people watching spot. It is casual and seems to be a hybrid of American Mexican and traditional Mexican foods. Menu...  Read More



Raging Burrito has been a neighborhood favorite in Decatur for years. Besides having some fantastic Mexican food, there are many craft beers on tap. They also have terrific drinks too. A customer favorite are the Baja fish tacos. Not to be...  Read More



Great mexican restaurant located in downtown Norcross. Rather than tacos and burritos, they serve up authentic Mexican food. Expect to find on the menu items like Chilaquiles, Pepito, Crepes Cholula and Enchiladas Verdes and de Mole. Try the...  Read More



Located downtown, Alma is popular with visitors and locals. A short walk from many of the downtown hot spots, the atmosphere in Alma is dim and cozy. Servers are pleasant, knowledgeable and incredibly friendly. The menu is divided into...  Read More


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