The Best Mexican Restaurants in Paterson, New Jersey

Tuck in to a tasty Mexican feast
Tuck in to a tasty Mexican feast | © Guilian Frisoni / Flickr
There’s simply nothing like authentic Mexican food – from tacos to tamales, these dishes are quick to get your mouth watering and your brain thinking about where you can find them. If you’re in Paterson, New Jersey, and want to know where to find the best spots in town, check out our pick of the best around.

La Cemita Loka

Restaurant, Mexican, $$$
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Situated on the corner of Main Street in Paterson, La Cemita Loka is a cozy and upbeat Mexican restaurant. They serve plenty of traditional cuisine but the real star is their expansive cemita and torta menu, which happens to be their specialty. Order one of these spicy and flavorful Mexican sandwiches while you’re here.

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El Mexicano

Restaurant, Mexican, $$$

El Mexicano is a festive, fun and lively food joint that has a colorful storefront and traditional Mexican cuisine. Inside, you’ll feel like you’ve been transported south of the border, thanks to its decor and authentic dishes. Just make sure to grab one of their famous margaritas while you’re here!

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