Lucy Stones
9 Best Mexican Restaurants in Melbourne | Man of Many
This list was compiled through personal experience and online research, as well as through commentary from food critics and expert restaurant reviews.
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Melbourne based Mexican restaurant Mamasita has had its door open since 2010 and continues to go from strength to strength in its pursuit of authentic Mexican cuisine. Experimenting with regional flavours and seasonal dishes provides an ever changing menu to keep things exciting and fresh. They even have an in house Mezcalier to talk you through everything to do with agave spirits.
1. Mamasita
Best for: Tacos
2. Mesa Verde
Best for: Drinks
3. Los Hermanos Mexican Taqueria
Developed by two housemates after a trip to Mexico, Hello Jose was born, where the tacos are plentiful and the tequila is ever-flowing. The atmosphere is relaxed and all the worries of the world can be washed away with a couple of margaritas, some tasty Mexican food and great company. Check it out on a Tuesday for some free comedy.
4. Hello José
Also a part of the Mamasita crew, Hotel Jesus offers a bright and fun interior with loads of attention to detail and of course the food! Its 70s inspired Mexican tequeria style lacks any pretentiousness, serving up simple and authentic Mexican dishes. You won’t be disappointed spending an afternoon or evening sampling the shareable dishes. It’s a little slice of Mexico in Melbourne.
5. Hotel Jesus
Best for: Dietary Restrictions / Preferences
6. La Tortilleria
Radio Mexico’s casual eatery in Melbourne serves up Mexican street food from their custom-built ‘carro de tacos’. Walk-ins are welcomed here, so grab a menu and have a cheeky beer and a taco or order a bunch of share food in a group. Plus, 2-for-1 Margaritas on Mondays are a good enough excuse to check this place out.
7. Radio Mexico
Best for: Brunch
8. Bodega Underground
Headed by Mexican chef Cindy Flores, Si Senor Art Tequeria, one of the best Mexican restaurants Melbourne offers, is an art-filled, neon-infused space for some good Mexican food. Cheese oozing burritos, pulled beef brisket tacos, zesty prawn ceviche and re fried bean frijoles are just some of the offerings you can expect. Pair with an imported cerveza or a classic mojito.
9. Si Senor Art Taqueria
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