Mexican food is always a popular choice, and, fortunately, Nevada has no shortage of Mexican restaurants. From Reno to Las Vegas, we’ve listed below (in no particular order) some of the best places in the Silver State to enjoy delicious tacos, fajitas, enchiladas, and more. So put on your sombrero (hahaha), grab a margarita, and get ready for some south-of-the-border flavor!

Mi Casa Mariscos & Mexican Restaurant
Las Vegas, Nevada

If you’re looking for a break from the typical Las Vegas strip restaurants, Mi Casa Mariscos & Mexican Restaurant is a nice breath of fresh air. Family run and usually filled with locals, it offers a great selection of traditional Mexican dishes. Whether you’re in the mood for meat or seafood, Mi Casa has something for everyone. To top it off, it’s an excellent value because the food is so high quality and the prices are very reasonable. Plus, the service is fantastic, very fast and friendly, and the atmosphere is cozy and warm.

Diners love the la parrilla plate (“amazing!”), shrimp tacos (“best I’ve ever had”), fried ice cream, fajitas, salsa and chips, and beef quesadillas (“so flavorful”). Do yourself a favor and check out Mi Casa Mariscos & Mexican Restaurant as soon as you can!

Check out Mi Casa Mariscos & Mexican Restaurant’s menu in Las Vegas, Nevada here.

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Chavelos Mexican Bar & Grill
Henderson, Nevada

A “hidden gem” in Henderson with “fabulous authentic Mexican food,” Chavelos Mexican Bar & Grill impresses its loyal patrons with wonderful service (everyone is “awesome and friendly”), amazing food (“fast and fresh”), and a great atmosphere. Diners also appreciate the cleanliness of the restaurant and how the chefs cater to customers with diet restrictions.

Chavelos can get pretty rocking some nights with live music playing and tons of TVs on with all the games – no complaints here! The fun environment is conducive to kids, so don’t hesitate to bring your family along the first time you visit Chavelos Mexican Bar & Grill. They’re going to love it just as much as you, we promise!

Find Chavelos Mexican Bar & Grill’s menu in Henderson, Nevada here.

Senor Tequila’s Méxican Kitchen & Cantina
Reno, Nevada

Senor Tequila’s Mexican Kitchen & Cantina in Reno is the type of place where you can actually taste the alcohol in the drinks and there’s loud, live music with singers who come and dance at your table. Sounds awesome, right? Right! The food is consistently great, so much so that some customers visit Senor Tequila’s on a weekly basis. As one reviewer bluntly puts it: “How they keep this up is beyond me. Every time I come in, I leave full, satisfied, and happy as ****.” Wow.

Customers simply adore the Mexican restaurant’s tacos tigrillo, chile Relleno, mi campo tequila, quesa birria tacos (“super tender, cheesy, crunchy”), and more. If you’re prepared to be blown away, add Senor Tequila’s Mexican Kitchen & Cantina to your to-do list ASAP!

View Senor Tequila’s Méxican Kitchen & Cantina’s menu in Reno, Nevada here.

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Antojitos Jalisco
North Las Vegas, Nevada

Sometimes the little holes in the walls are the best of the best. And so it is with Antojitos Jalisco in North Las Vegas. To put it simply, the Mexican joint has great prices, great food, and great service – the trifecta. Customers come back repeatedly in pursuit of the “best tacos ever” (say multiple reviewers – those exact words!) Authentic, flavorful, and fresh, Antojitos’s food will knock your socks off. Check it out and you might just become Antojitos Jalisco’s next repeat customer!

Explore Antojitos Jalisco’s menu in North Las Vegas, Nevada here.

Francisco’s Mexican Restaurant
Carson City, Nevada

You’ll definitely want to stop by Francisco’s Mexican Restaurant in Carson City so you can have a guava margarita (mmm!) Oh, and don’t forget the food too. How about some chips with salsa, complimentary refried beans (most places don’t do that, and it’s amazing), and fresh, flavorful guacamole followed by a tasty fajita, enchilada, or burrito? The portions are generous, the prices reasonable, and the food comes out fast. Moreover, the plates are cleared quickly with no feelings of being rushed while one sits and converses. The waiters are friendly (“out of this world,” says one reviewer, and always smiling says another), and the atmosphere is relaxed, warm, and inviting.

Sound great? It is! Customers rave about the restaurant’s carne asada (“mmm, amazing”), chimichanga with Relleno beans and rice, tostadas, tacos, beef fajitas (“fantastic – the onions and peppers are caramelized and the beef is tender”), and Relleno omelets (“delicious – a poblano pepper wrapped around an omelet, breaded and fried, served with a red sauce.”) Trust us, you don’t want to miss out on everything Francisco’s Mexican Restaurant has to offer!

Find Francisco’s Mexican Restaurant’s menu in Carson City, Nevada here.