Sometimes, the urge to have Mexican food strikes, and nothing satisfies until you get it. When that happens, count on 10Best to point you in the direction of Long Island's best Mexican restaurants. We understand the desire to have a great meal, and we work hard to bring you the top places to eat in Long Island. We vet restaurants carefully for quality, and when we recommend popular eateries like Pancho's Border Grill and Cantina or tell you that Salsa Salsa gets good reader feedback, you can believe it. We'll make sure you get - and eat - what's best.

Green Cactus Grill

Look for a neat stacked-stone facade as you travel down Jericho Turnpike, and do yourself a favor: stop in for a bite to eat. Eldest sibling of the Green Cactus family, this place has long been one of the area's top Mexican restaurants. What's...  Read More

Viva La Vida

After-work crowds adore this friendly eatery, whose colorful setting and spicy fare owe a debt to Spanish and Mexican traditions. Indeed, at Viva la Vida, ceviche and paella are served alongside a variety of south-of-the-border dishes more...  Read More

Salsa Salsa

When the need for sizzling, spicy, substantial fare hits, this festive Smithtown gathering place, billed as a burrito bar, has few peers. Although the nearby Port Jefferson location doesn't offer much room, this Smithtown sister more than makes...  Read More

Pancho's Border Grill and Cantina

Perhaps LI's top establishment for Tex-Mex fare, Panchos has been serving up satisfying entrees, potent margaritas, and ice-cold cervezas for years now, much to the delight of folks who run around the western side of Nassau County. Look for the...  Read More