Alright, Memphis. You know the deal. Our city’s most delicious food doesn’t just go as far as Memphis BBQ, soul, food, and more. We’ve got spots from across the world in the mix and whether you’re downtown, on Summer Avenue, in Midtown, or out in the suburbs, you probably have a Mexican restaurant (or two, or three) that is your favorite! But where’s the best Mexican food in Memphis, you ask? You’ll definitely get a TON of answers.
Because it’s truly so difficult to pick out the best Mexican food in Memphis, we’re kicking things off with three and sharing a list of others below! Don’t see your favorite? Post about it on Instagram or tag us in your TikTok @wearememphistn!
Maciel’s Tortas + Tacos
Whether you’re a downtowner or midtowner, Maciel’s probably (read: definitely) has a special place in your heart. There’s something so special about their delicious quesadillas, tacos, burritos, and, we can’t forget, the caldo!
Chances are if you were or are a Memphis Tiger, Las Delicias (or as it’s affectionately called “Las D”) is high on your list. Not only do they have amazing food, but it’s probably one of the most cost-effective options for the best Mexican food in Memphis. Don’t get us started on the margaritas. If you know, you know.
If you ask around, Los Comales will definitely rank as one of the best Mexican restaurants in Memphis. From the ceviche and tacos to tortas and rice dishes, the menu is packed with local favorites!
Of course, we want to make sure you have tons of recommendations, so here’s a list of other spots that you should try out when you get the chance:
The Entirety of Summer Avenue: in case you didn’t know, Summer Avenue is one of the greatest places to find the best Mexican restaurants in Memphis. Even better, you can find all kinds of Latin cuisine there! Find some time to eat your way through the entire street!
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