Best Mexican restaurants 2019

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Looking for the very best Mexican food in Salt Lake City? Get ready to sample a lot of different places then! We have so many great Mexican restaurants in Utah, it’s hard to call any particular on the best.

If you love the food and cuisine of Mexico, we have an endless variety of Mexican restaurants offering everything from cheap and cheerful heaving platters through to fine dining affairs that offer refined and complex regional specialties. Here’s a list of all the Mexican restaurant’s we have on the site, and a link to each of their menus:

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Taco Time menu

Taco Time is a fast food restaurant with more than 300 locations in the U.S. The restaurant focuses on tex-mex dishes such as loaded burritos, tacos, and nachos. The restaurant ...
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Barrio SLC menu

Barrio SLC is a Mexican restaurant in Salt Lake City. Opened by a seasoned SLC restaurateur - counting Lucky 13 and Trolley Wing Company as past projects - this latest ...
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Las Cazuelas cuisine

Las Cazuelas menu

Las Cazuelas menu is a Mexican restaurant in Taylorsville Utah open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant has an expansive menu featuring classic Mexican favorite including a substantial array ...
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Al pastor (Santo Tacos)

Santo Tacos menu

Santo Tacos is a taqueria located in Rose Park. The restaurant's menu features a range of authentic selections - cabeza to lengua. The restaurant is open seven days a week, ...
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Tacos Blanquita menu

Tacos Blanquita is a Mexican restaurant located in Logan Utah. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner six days a week. The restaurants offers wallet friendly prices that ...
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Silver Moon Taqueria food truck at Fisher Brewing (Silver Moon Taqueria)

Silver Moon Taqueria food truck menu

Silver Moon Taqueria is a food truck in Salt Lake City Utah that specializes guessed it...tacos! You'll find the food truck around the valley most days of the week, ...
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Yoyi's Mexican Grill - burrito

Yoyi’s Mexican Grill menu

Yoyi's Mexican Grill (formerly Taco ‘Bout Burritos) is a new Mexican restaurant close to the 9th and 9th neighborhood that opened in late 2018. The restaurant offers a fast casual ...
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Cantina Southwestern Grill menu - enchiladas with rice, beans and corn

Cantina Southwestern Grill menu

Cantina Southwestern Grill is a Tex-Mex restaurant located at the Jordan Commons facility; open seven days a week it makes a perfect spot to grab a bite before or after ...
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Maize food truck (Maize)

Maize food truck menu

Maize is a food truck in Salt Lake City that specializes in bringing authentic tacos to the streets. The food truck creates traditional tacos on fresh handmade corn tortillas. You ...
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El Nene food truck (El NeNe)

El NeNe Sammy food truck menu

Food Truck “El Nene Sammy” is a family business, started in September 2017. The cuisine is Mexican Food with an Argentine twist all prepared fresh. The menu includes tacos, quesadillas, ...
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Red Butte Cafe menu

Located on the East side of SLC on Foothill Drive, Red Butte Cafe is part of the Pub Group. This locally owned collection of restaurants also includes Desert Edge Pub ...
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Rubio’s menu with prices

Rubio's is a quick casual fast food restaurant that specializes in tacos. They're most known for their popular fish taco, which is certainly not to be missed. Rubio's menu The ...
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Costa Vida menu

Costa Vida is a popular quick casual restaurant that offers a range of Mexican dishes. Simply move down the line and order up the Mexican meal you're really craving, customized ...
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Taqueria Los Lee - vegan tacos with squash and corn (Taqueria Los Lee)

Taqueria Los Lee menu

Taqueria Los Lee is a new restaurant for South Salt Lake opening in the Summer of 2018. The taqueria has a range of regular options (including vegan) but check their ...
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El Famous Betos - carne asada fries (El Famous Betos)

El Famous Beto’s menu

El Famous Beto’s is a restaurant in Ogden in Northern Utah. The restaurant offers a wide ranging menu of Mexican favorites and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner; indeed ...
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La Montaña menu

La Montaña is a Mexican restaurant located in North Salt Lake. Open six days a week, the restaurant serves all your favorite dishes plus breakfast all day long. La Montaña ...
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Don Chuy's - tacos (Don Chuy's)

Don Chuy’s Taco Shop menu

Tacos 24 hours in Utah? You got it! In fact on the extensive menu at Don Chuy's Taco Shop you'll find so much more: enchiladas to chimichangas, tortas to sopes ...
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Cafe Silvestre cuisine (Cafe Silvestre)

Cafe Silvestre menu

Since 1976 Cafe Silvestre has been serving up classic Mexican dishes to hungry Utah locals. The menu below is for the West Valley City location but you'll also find a ...
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Rico Cocina - tamales

Rico Cocina Y Tequila Bar

Rico Cocina is the evolution of the former restaurant in this space - Frida Bistro. The restaurant is still owned and operated by the larger than life Jorge Fierro and ...
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Hacienda Mexican Grill - carne asada with rice and beans (Hacienda Mexican Grill)

Hacienda Mexican Grill menu

This Rose Park Mexican restaurant is as delicious as it is easy on the wallet - virtually everything here is less than $10. Also worthy of note are the wide ...
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Taco Bell | Menu | Prices | Info

One of America's favorite, fast food joints - Taco Bell. From basic tacos through modern creations like Gordita crunch and nacho fries here's the full drive thru menu with prices ...
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Cuisine at Tortilla Union (Tortilla Union)

Tortilla Union menu

Tortilla Union is a New Mexican restaurant for Station Park in Farmington Utah in 2018. The contemporary menu has plenty of crowd pleasers, tacos through enchiladas, plus also has special ...
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El Mexiquense Grill - Alambre Plate with Al Pastor meat (El Mexiquense)

El Mexiquense menu

El Mexiquense in American Fork Utah (formerly Lehi) is a locals favorite for a range of dishes, all of which are wallet friendly and available seven days a week. Indeed, ...
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Alamexo - table side guacamole

Alamexo menu

Alamexo isn't just one of the best Mexican restaurants in Utah, it's one of the best Utah restaurants full stop. Chef and owner Matt Lake takes regional specialties and crafts ...
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El Rey Del Pollo menu

This North Salt Lake City Mexican restaurant specializes in one particular mouth watering item: grilled Mexican chicken. You can order up that wonderful chicken in a number of ways too: ...
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La Fountain | Menu | Prices | Delivery

La Fountain is one of several businesses that stems from the work of Antonio Tovar in 1980. La Fountain currently has six locations in Utah, each independently operated and ran, ...
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Julias Mexican Food - mojarrita frita. Credit Teresa Trujillo and Julias Facebook page

Julia’s Mexican Food menu

Julia's on the North side of SLC is a traditional Mexican restaurant that offers a range of special dishes, all made from scratch in house. Worthy of note is that ...
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Fajita Grill - combo plate. Credit John Vest

Fajita Grill menu

Fajita Grill in Salt Lake City offers a range of Texan-Mexican cuisine classics, at bargain prices that are sure to put a smile on your face. On top of the ...
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Tacos Mi Caramelo - al pastor tacos. Credit Tacos Mi Caramelo

Tacos Mi Caramelo menu

This restaurant in West Valley City is all about four simple things: Tacos, Mulitas, Vampiros and Quesadillas. Once you've picked what type of dish you want, simply choose the type ...
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Big Tortas - stuffed torta. Credit, Tyillere Hansen

Big Tortas menu

Big Tortas on 39th South specializes in big, bold, Mexican tortas - magnificent creations overflowing with fillings. Which means, in the words of the restaurant itself, "you should be completely ...
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El Morelense - tacos al pastor. Credit, el Morelense

El Morelense menu

Since 2007 this Redwood Road eatery has been offering what they think is the very best al pastor meat in all Utah; and a brief glance at their Facebook photos ...
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Taqueria El Rey de Oros - tacos. Credit SLC Foodie

Taqueria El Rey de Oros menu

This modest taco shop on the West side of SLC is popular with locals for many reason: great prices and great authentic cuisine. The tacos and horchata are must buys ...
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La Salsita Grill food truck menu

La Salsita Grill is a food truck in Salt Lake City that serves a number of crowd pleasing Mexican favorites. Tacos, burritos, quesadilla and more - all at wallet friendly ...
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Tacos Don Rafa - tacos

Tacos Don Rafa menu

Since 1998, Tacos Don Rafa has wowed locals, many hailing it as the very best taco in Salt Lake City hands down. Often found in the popular Sears parking lot ...
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Victor’s Restaurant

Ran by Victor Galindo wife Elvia, Victor's Restaurant is perhaps the only place in Utah where you can grab a taco while having your tires rotated - affixed as it ...
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Taqueria 27 Grilled Beef Tenderloin over T27 Slaw topped with Jalapeño-Cilantro Crema & Fresh Garden Salsa on Flour. Credit, Taqueria 27

Taqueria 27 menu

Salt Laker's just love tacos. Want proof? How about the rapid expansion of Todd and Kristin Gardiner's upscale taco joint. The business now has four locations all offering the Gardiner's ...
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Los Molcajetes West Valley City

Los Molcajetes menu

Los Molcajetes in West Valley City offers a range of classic Mexican dishes plus a wide range of seafood dishes. Sopes, flautas, molcajete, camarones a la diabla and more, there's ...
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Mi Ranchito Grill - tacos, credit Mi Ranchito

Mi Ranchito Grill menu

Mi Ranchito began life way back in Orem in 1983. Since then Manuel and Senorina Armenta opened up the running of the business to their sons and daughters who continue ...
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Red Iguana - credit Dylan Perez

Red Iguana menu

What more is there to say about this legendary Cardenas family restaurant? The restaurant has been featured everywhere from print to TV and offers a deep menu of beloved Mexican ...
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The Eklektik menu - mole enchilada special. Credit, Facebook.

The Eklektik menu

As the name suggests, The Eklektik offers a diverse and creative menu focused around American dishes with more the odd Spanish/Mexican/Latin flair. Part restaurant, art space and events center all ...
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Rancherito's Mexican Food - cuisine. Credit, Facebook.

Rancherito’s | Menu | Hours | Info

Wallet friendly prices, open 24 hours and with more than 15+ locations around the valley, Rancherito's Mexican Food is a goto for many Salt Lakers for late night eats, and ...
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La Oaxaqueña - tlayuda

La Oaxaquena menu

Sister restaurant to neighboring Cafe Guanaco, La Oaxaqueña serves Oaxacan focused cuisine; dishes such as tlayudas and three unique - Coloradito, Rojo and Negro. Pictured imaged, their Tlayuda, a house ...
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Lone Star Taqueria shrimp tacos

Lone Star Taqueria menu

One of the most venerable and loved restaurants in the valley - and with good reason. Lone Star Taqueria on Fort Union Boulevard offers fresh, home made Mexican food - ...
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chorizo flautas at cantina de alamexo

Alamexo Cantina menu

Alamexo Cantina is the second outing for chef Matt Lake and his refined take on regional Mexican classics. The Cantina in the 9th and 9th area is a more casual ...
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Black Sheep Sugar House - fry bread tacos with brisket

Black Sheep Sugar House menu

After years of successful business in Provo, Black Sheep decided to open their second location in the heart of trendy Sugar House in Salt Lake City. Opening in the former ...
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Chile-Tepin: Carnitas with rice, beans and salad

Chile Tepin | Menu | Hours I Delivery

Moving into the Crane building space left vacant by Cafe Trang (and Xiao Li further ago) is this new downtown Salt Lake Mexican restaurant. The menu takes in plenty of ...
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Nicos restaurant Tilapia fish tacos. Credit, Brett Ricley, Google Local Guide.

Nico’s Restaurant menu

Nico's Restaurant in North West Salt Lake City has a menu packed with value. From their $5.99 daily specials through hefty combination plates that don't even break the ten dollar ...
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la frontera soft shell taco and smothered burrito

La Frontera | Menu | Hours | Delivery

Founded by Anotnio Tovas, La Frontera now stretches the Wasatch front with locations from Roy to Salt Lake City to St. George. The popularity of the Mexican restaurant is clear: ...
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Chronic Tacos Sugarhouse menu

Joining the speedy re-development of the Sugar House area, comes this California chain focused on made-to-order Mexican food that is both fast and fresh. The following updated Chronic Tacos Sugar ...
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hectors mexican food carne asada plate

Hector’s Mexican Food menu

The constant line of cars piled up at Hector's drive through window day and night is testament to the restaurant's much loved concept: solid portions, killer prices, and man oh ...
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Chubbys Mexican Restaurant

Chubby’s Mexican Restaurant menu

A neighborhood eatery with a focus on Mexican cuisine located in Rose Park. In their own words, Chubby's offers "fresh, great homemade food made with love, family owned, ma and ...
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tacos from taco taco in salt lake city

Taco Taco menu

Taco Taco in downtown Salt Lake City comes from the same folks behind the popular Camella's Italian restaurant, in fact it's right next door. The concept, taco cart style dining, ...
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whole foods trolley square facade

Whole Foods Trolley Square menus

Whole Foods in Trolley Square isn't just a grocery store. Lurking behind the impressive facade of one of Trolley Square's latest arrivals is an array of mini-restaurant's - each focused ...
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Freebirds World Burrito | Menu | Prices | Delivery

Freebirds is a national chain with several locations here in Utah. The star of the show are the build your own burritos that are offered in a range of sizes ...
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Freebirds World Burrito Taylorsville

Freebirds World Burrito Taylorsville

Opening October 2013 - Utah's first Freebirds World Burrito - a San Francisco export that's made hungry burritos lovers around the country happy. Every burrito is created to order by ...
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tortilla bar tacos restaurant menu

Such is the creativity and energy at this great little eatery, menus change frequently at, often daily. Below are two menus taken at the restaurant during April and May ...
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