The Best Mexican Restaurants In Las Vegas

Photo of Chloe Hanschen
9 February 2017

Las Vegas is known for its vibrant nightlife, but be sure not to forget about its many award-winning restaurants. With so many options to choose from, things can feel overwhelming so here is a list of the best Mexican restaurants in Las Vegas, for nights when you’re craving a little spice.

Ricardo’s Of Las Vegas

Ricardo’s of Las Vegas is truly about family. Established more than 30 years ago, the restaurant is family run and family friendly. They serve authentic Mexican food, are open 24/7, and be sure to try their award winning margaritas. With affordable prices and a casual setting, Ricardo’s is the perfect place to hang out with friends or family.

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China Poblano

China Poblano is the masterpiece of Chef José Andrés and is a unique mix of Chinese and Mexican cuisine, which serves up completely one-of-a-kind food. These two regions also influence the décor of the restaurant with red lighting and touches of traditional Mexican designs. This modern concept has resulted in one of Las Vegas’ most original restaurants.


Hecho En Vegas

Located in the MGM Grand, Hecho en Vegas offers authentic Mexican food, serving handmade tamales and street tacos. The restaurant includes a full bar and open patio seating, all with a modern, retro-chic vibe. Don’t forget to order a drink. Their cocktail list perfectly complements their menu. This is the perfect place for a casual night out with friends, especially during their Hecho All You Can Eat & Drink nights.

Hussong’s Cantina

Hussong’s Cantina is actually a historical landmark. The restaurant has been located in the same building since 1892 and is still owned by the same family. A perennial favorite of locals and visitors, the laidback casual atmosphere at Hussong’s is very inviting, and you’re likely to learn some history about Mexican cuisine. Hussong’s claim to fame is that this is the place where the margarita was invented.


Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar

Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar is the recipient of Best Mexican Restaurant by In Vegas Awards, OpenTable’s Diner’s Choice, and many others. Their menu includes authentic Mexican food with and more than 50 tequilas, and the interior is modern and upscale (plus, they offer patio seating).The restaurant also has a mechanical bull and DJ. Come here for a special occasion or just a great time.

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