2019 Best Mexican Restaurants in San Diego Area

Best Mexican Food
in San Diego

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 San Diego.

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Casa Guadalajara
14/20
A festive Mexican restaurant at the edge of Old Town San Diego. See More
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Coasterra Modern Mexican
13/20
Upscale Mexican cuisine served in a stunning waterfront location on San Diego's Harbor Island. See More

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El Agave
13/20
An old-world Mexican restaurant with good food, rare tequilas and a striking interior. See More

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Galaxy Taco
14/20
The team from George's at the Cove takes on tacos in La Jolla. See More
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Las Olas
12/20
Baja-style Mexican food in Cardiff by the Sea. See More
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Old Town Mexican Cafe
12/20
Margaritas, mariachis and Mexican fare in Old Town. See More
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Ortega's, A Mexican Bistro
12/20
Stylish Mexican bistro with Puerto Nuevo-style cuisine in Hillcrest. See More

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Puesto
13/20
A colorful high-design eatery for Mexican street food and clever cocktails in The Headquarters at Seaport District downtown. See More

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Tony's Jacal
12/20
Fourth generation, family-run Mexican restaurant known for its turkey tacos. See More
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