2019 Best Mexican Restaurants in New York Area

Best Mexican Food
in New York

True fans of Mexican cuisine want to know who makes the best tamales in town. Who has their own tortilleria, making the flour and corn staples right before your very eyes? Whose hot sauce provides the most flavor? Who has the best selection of tequila? Who makes their margaritas fresh?

Presented in alphabetical order, here are the Top Mexican restaurants in New York.

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Anejo
14/20
Contemporary TriBeCa Mexican restaurant offering elevated versions of south-of-the-border classics. See More

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Atla
14/20
Cosme’s Enrique Olvera brings casual Mexican all-day dining to NoHo. See More
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Casa Enrique
14/20
Chiapas-style Mexican café in Long Island City. See More
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Cosme
15/20
Non-traditional Mexican cuisine from chef Enrique Olvera in the Flatiron District. See More

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El Vez
13/20
Festive and fun, this downtown Mexican restaurant offers potent cocktails and affordable fare. See More

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Empellón
15/20
Alex Stupak’s version of Mexican cuisine shines in midtown. See More

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Empellon Taqueria
12/20
Nothing tricky about this West Village taqueria from a former wd-50 pastry chef. See More

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Mexican, Small Plates, Taqueria
La Esquina
13/20
High-end Mexican goes subterranean in NoLIta. See More

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La Superior
13/20
Authentic and non-cliché Mexican in this standout Williamsburg eatery. See More
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Maya
14/20
Maya's décor alludes to Mexico's vast history while the contemporary cuisine transcends typical Mexican restaurant fare. See More

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