Mexican food is super popular, and for good reason. It can be covered in cheese and totally indulgent, or fresh and healthy. There are even vegan options! Whether you want crispy chicken burritos, guacamole-smothered nachos, or even vegan tofu tacos, these are the 15 best Mexican restaurants in Adelaide to go to!
1. Zapatas Mexican Restaurant
Zapatas has all the classics for a great Mexican feast. Expect great sized-meals and lots of melted cheese. They also have really good margaritas.
2. Lucky Lupita’s
Lucky Lupita’s is a very popular restaurant. You’ll find classic Mexican meals along with unique dishes like Guacamole-topped brioche bruschetta.
This restaurant serves classic, hearty Mexican food. If you like chilli con carne with corn chips and tostadas with beans, almonds and sultanas, you will definitely love this spot.
4. Salsa’s Fresh Mex
Try the crispy chicken fried tacos or cheesy chicken enchiladas. These meals will definitely fix those Mexican food cravings!
If you are looking for takeaway Mexican that’s fresh, healthy and totally satisfying, Zambrero is your go-to. You can customize any meal to your liking!
6. Hispanic Mechanic
Hispanic Mechanic combines Mexican with a Korean influence to bring interesting dishes together. Try Master Kim’s 5 Star Beef tacos!
7. Tequila N Tacos
Choose from classics like guacamole and corn chips with fried, cheese-stuffed Jalapeno poppers or for something different, try the Elotes Asados!
8. Mexican Society of Chinatown
This restaurant is a very cool spot with great drinks. Try the vegan taco or for meat-eaters, the duck nachos with Braised duck, tortilla chips, spicy hoisin sauce, corn, salsa, and crema sauce.
9. United Latino Cocina
United Latino Cocina is hidden down a lane in the city. Try the Mexican Traffic or the chicken Taco de Pollo with roasted and grilled chicken with caramelized onions, habanero mayo, and orange and basil salsa.
For a classy Mexican meal, try the grilled Spencer Gulf King Prawns marinated in chilli & lime salsa, served with Mexican green rice!
11. Maiz and Mezcal
For a yummy Mexican snack, get the Avocado Flinger which are fresh deep-fried crumbed avocado slices served with a coriander lime yoghurt dip.
12. Beach Burrito Co.
Beach Burrito Co. has a beachy, laid-back vibe as well as great food. You’ll find sweet potato chips with spicy mayonnaise dip, tofu tacos and classic nachos, burritos and churros for dessert!
13. Gringo’s Mexican Cantina
The location of Gringo’s is one of the best. Try the taquitos which is two corn tortillas filled with chicken or beef, deep fried and served on a bed of lettuce topped with salsa and sour cream.
14. Burp Burritos
Try the Mexican salad bowl with beef for a healthy option or treat yourself to chilli cheese fries topped with guacamole and sour cream.
15. Mad Mex
This restaurant is perfect for an affordable lunch. Indulge with the Grande Melt featuring chicken or beef, black beans, pico de gallo, cheese, fajita mix, sour cream, crisp lettuce and salsas!
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