Like in most major tourist cities, you’ll never run out of restaurants to try in Las Vegas. Whether you’re in the mood for American, vegan, sushi, Brazilian steakhouse, or tacos, you can find something to suit your tastes. Here you’ll find five of the best Mexican restaurants to try in Las Vegas:
Bandito Latin Kitchen & Cantina
Check out Bandito Latin Kitchen if you’re looking for a cool place to have a drink with friends, or a place to go out before seeing a show. Bandito is a new addition to the Las Vegas valley, located just a few blocks away from the Strip. The restaurant’s wide-open design and pops of color set it apart from other restaurants of its kind, as does the food. Try a Smoking Bandito or a Chango Wango if you’re just going for the drinks; for a full meal, try the brick-pressed roasted chicken. For the more adventurous eaters, go for the braised octopus tacos.
325 Hughes Center Dr. #100, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Dona Maria’s Tamales is a long-time favorite among Las Vegas locals. Open for over twenty years and with two locations, Dona Maria’s offers some of the best tamales and margaritas you’ll find. Besides the world-famous tamales, other popular menu items include fried ice cream and their frozen margaritas.
Downtown location: 910 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89101
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Lindo Michoacán and its three sister locations are one of the most popular chain restaurants in Las Vegas. The family-owned chain is scattered throughout the city, making it a convenient choice even if you’re not staying on the Strip. The prices are some of the most affordable on this list, making it an ideal choice if you’re dining with a large group or with family.
Original location: 2655 E. Desert Inn Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89121
West side: 10082 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89147
Southwest: 3715 S Decatur Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89103
Henderson: 645 Carnegie St, Henderson, NV 89052
El Dorado Cantina
Located west of Las Vegas Boulevard, El Dorado is a great place to try if you’re staying on the Strip. They have all the basics of Mexican cuisine covered, from carne asada, fajitas, burritos and tortas. El Dorado’s tequila menu is impressive as well, boasting over 100 selections to choose from, as well as an assortment of domestic and craft beers. The prices are a little higher than you’d find at other restaurants, but they pale in comparison to similar places on the Las Vegas Strip.
3025 Sammy Davis Jr. Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89109
Full of vibrant décor, including the neon-pink monkey that beckons visitors inside, La Comida is one of the best Mexican restaurants in downtown Las Vegas. The star of the menu is undoubtedly the drink list, including artisan margaritas and over fifty types of tequila. If you’re looking for a quick bite, try the nachos poblanos or the chicken flautas. For a heartier meal, try the fajitas or the chicken enchiladas. No matter your reason for going, you’re guaranteed a good time at La Comida.
100 S 6th St, Las Vegas, NV 89101