13 Mexican Restaurants To Try In Toronto Instead Of Grabbing Another Burrito - Narcity

13 Mexican Restaurants To Try In Toronto Instead Of Grabbing Another Burrito

Let's give em' something to taco 'bout.

In Toronto, we're so lucky to be surrounded by culture. We all know that this is a blessing when it comes to the delicious foods you can get on any corner.

If you're tired of the same old, why not try one of these 13 amazing Mexican restaurants? Not only will you get your fix, you'll get the authentic taste of Mexico, not just some burrito chain! We all love a fat burrito but sometimes authenticity tastes the best.

So get a taste of Mexico and have a fantastic experience while you're at it. Here are 13 restaurants to spice up your food routine.


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Cocina Economica // 141 Berkeley Street

Located in the east end of the city, Cocina Economica is serving up some of the tastiest Mexican food. Open for lunch and dinner, you can enjoy some authentic food while also indulging in their long drinks menu! We recommend their Mango Habanero Margarita for a delicious twist on this favourite cocktail!


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El Pocho Antojitos Bar // 2 Follis Avenue

If you're gluten-free then you're going to love El Poncho Antojitos BarEven if you're not this place is to die for! With a brunch option and fresh house made food, it's easy to see why everyone loves El Poncho!


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King's Tacos // 1190 St. Clair Avenue West

When it comes to King's Tacos, there are plenty of options that you can guarantee everyone will love. Varying from traditional dishes, gourmet meals and vegetarian options, King's Tacos are sure to be a hit. We recommend you try their Montado Chihuahua or Fajitas de Arrachera!


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Grand Electric // 1330 Queen Street West

Yes, Grand Electric is known for their fabulous drink menu (try their Jesus Juice!), but their tacos are out of this world. Next time you're on Queen West make sure you stop in and try any of their tacos or tostadas!


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Tenoch // 922 St. Clair Avenue West

Celebrating their 6th year in the city, Tenoch is all of our food dreams come true. This family run business is serving up some authentic Mexican cuisine that all Torontonians need to try!


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El Catrin // 18 Tank House Lane

This spot has been voted a city favourite time and time again. El Catrin is a colourful spot located in the Distillery District and is known for their delicious Mexican cuisine. We recommend you try the Pastelito De Cangrejo for a delicious crab fritter that will change your life.


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La Carnita // 501 College Street, 106 John Street, 780 Queen Street East, & 130 Eglington Avenue East.

With four locations, you know it has to be good. La Carnita is a Toronto staple that brings together urban style and amazing Mexican food. Each location has a slightly different menu, so try them all to get the true taste of La Carnita.


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Torteria San Cosme // 181 Baldwin Street

Serving delicious Mexican sandwiches, Torteria San Cosme is a must if you're in Toronto. Not only is their food totally affordable, their little shop will make your Instagram feed super happy!


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El Rey Mezcal Bar // 2A Kensington Avenue

Oh, El Rey how we love you! We love their spunky interior and amazing food. Did we also mention their cocktails are off the chain? You don't want to skip out on El Rey, there is a reason their one of Kensington's favourite spots.


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Maizal // 133 Jefferson Avenue

Maizal has been making a name for themselves for not only their amazing food but also their eco-friendly food waste plansSupport local farms and enjoy delicious Mexican cuisine when you eat a meal at this go-to restaurant.


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Fonda Lola // 942 Queen Street West

If you're in the mood for some killer taco's then look no further than Fonda Lola. Serving brunch, lunch and dinner,  this Mexican restaurant knows exactly what we want. We recommend you try their candied bacon torta for something new!


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Pancho y Emiliano // 200 Augusta Avenue

There is so much to love about Pancho y Emiliano, from their colourful decor to their churros, and of course, tacos, we love it all. If you're in Kensington Market area this restaurant is a must! Try it and see how good it really is!


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Los Guaca-Moles // 690 Euclid Avenue

Los Guaca-Moles is the perfect spot to go and hang out with friends! With lots of shareable, authentic Mexican dishes, plus being open for brunch until dinner it's easy to see why this downtown spot is a hit. We recommend trying their Hongo's tacos with potato and mushroom!


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