Mexican Restaurants in Arizona

Mexican Meal for Two or Four with Appetizers, Entrees, and Drinks at Rigo’s Restaurant (Up to 54% Off)

Rigo's Restaurant

Northwest Location

$53.98 $26

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Rolled chicken tacos, carne asada, and chile relleno washed down with sips of Corona, strawberry margarita, or wine

6 or 12 Regular Tacos and 2 or 4 Fountain Drinks at Taco4u Mexican Food (Up to 39% Off)

Taco4u Mexican Food

Mesa

$15.70 $10

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Soft or crisp tortillas filled with meats such as chorizo, carne asada, or shredded chicken

Gourmet Tacos at La Santisima Gourmet Taco Shop (Up to 47% Off). Two Options Available.

La Santisima Gourmet Taco Shop

Glendale

$20 $11

Ingredients such as soft Oaxacan cheese, black mole chicken, and shrimp with poblano fill tacos, quesadillas, and burritos

$22 for $40 Worth of Mexican Food and Drinks for Dinner at Ricky's Tacos & Beer

Ricky’s Tacos & Beer

Scottsdale

$40 $22

Trios of homemade tortillas stuffed with chicken, steak, shrimp, and shredded cabbage

$14 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $12 Worth of Mexican Food at Costa Vida ($24 Value)

Costa Vida

Tempe

$12 $7

Mexican dishes include raspberry-chipotle chicken burritos wrapped in handcrafted tortillas in nutritionally minded restaurant

$12 for three Groupons, Each Good for $7 Worth of Tacos and Tapas at Brushfire Tacos y Tapas ($21 Total Value)

Brushfire Tacos y Tapas

Thunderbird Crossing

$7 $4

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Upscale drive-thru and walk-up restaurant featuring Chef-designed tacos, burritos, and Spanish tapas

$22 for $40 Worth of Mexican Cuisine at Manny's Mexican Restaurant

Manny's Mexican Restaurant

Avondale

$40 $22

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Appetizers range from queso dip to quesadillas to bean-covered nachos; premium margaritas are made with Patrón Silver or Hornitos

Modern Mexican Street Food and Margaritas at Modern Margarita (Half Off)

Modern Margarita

Desert Ridge

$30 $17

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Sit on the 1,200-square-foot patio while sipping on Arizona prickly pear margaritas and eating gourmet street tacos and burgers

Up to 30% Off Mexican Cuisine — Casa Ramos II Valid Monday - Thursday 11 AM - 2 PM

Casa Ramos II

Sherwood

$10 $7

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$20 for $40 Worth of Mexican Food and Drinks at Loco Patron

Loco Patron

Downtown Scottsdale

$40 $20

Chefs dish up platters of award-winning crunchy pork tacos with sliced avocado & arbol sauce alongside cocktails & freshly made margaritas

$17 for $30 Worth of New Mexican Cuisine at The Original Blue Adobe Grille

The Original Blue Adobe Grille

Downtown Mesa

$30 $17

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New Mexican cuisine ranging from burgers cooked over a pecan-wood grill to enchiladas in blue corn tortillas

Mexican Food at Papi Chulo's Mexican Grill & Cantina (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Papi Chulo's Mexican Grill & Cantina

South Scottsdale

$20 $11

Chorizo and eggs, grilled arrachera flank steak, and Big Papi 6.5-lb. burritos served in a dining room with views of Camelback Mountain

$13 for $25 Worth of Mexican Food for Dinner at Los Olivos Norte

Los Olivos Norte

Scottsdale

$25 $13

Carne asada, machaca—shredded dry beef sauteed with vegetables—seasoned fajitas, and halibut Veracruzana

Lunch or Dinner at Fogon Mexican Eatery (Up to 40% Off)

Fogon Mexican Eatery

Scottsdale

$20 $13

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Chefs crafts a menu of authentic Mexican recipes, creating dishes right in front of diners from tableside grills

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Flavors from Oaxaca, Cuba, and Yucatan add depth to Fuego Tacos' menu of gourmet Mexican fare, including croquettes, seafood dishes, and the eponymous tacos. Tasty fillings such as Dr. Pepper–braised short ribs and tilapia encrusted with panko breadcrumbs can be stuffed into two tacos or one burrito at customers' discretion, and entrees of roast-pork sandwiches, seafood, and pasta blend Caribbean and South American culinary sensibilities on singular platters. From stools beneath a brick archway, diners select their meals, their eyes drinking in the chocolate-hued wooden counter that reflects the glow of orange pendant lights and patrons covered in phosphorescent body paint.

At Fuego Cityscape—Fuego Tacos sassy sister restaurant—guests dine alfresco, shaded from the sun by the cloth umbrellas that tower over the front patio. They clink glasses of blackberry mojitos and jalapeno-infused margaritas over plates of inventive dishes from a Mexican and southwest-inspired menu, such as chipotle cream pasta and green-chile beef sliders.

2501 E Camelback Rd
Phoenix,
AZ
US

Donna DiFiore's metaphorical journey into the restaurant business began with an actual journey. When her friend Elissa told her she was going on a road trip across the country from her hometown in chilly Massachusetts, Donna agreed to join—unaware that she was about discover her life's calling and a new home.

When the women stopped in Tucson, Donna didn't want to leave. As she explained to reporters from Tucson Weekly, "I arrived here—it was Halloween Eve in '76—and everybody was wearing shorts, and it was just gorgeous." Donna took a job at a local eatery, working the floor, serving customers, and eventually rising to the head of the restaurant.

Thirty-eight years later, Donna continues to captain Delectables, which has become a bit of an iconic gathering spot for old and young alike. Returning visitors linger over glasses of wine at the rustic wooden bar, reminiscing over the crème brûlée and live jazz they enjoyed from that very same spot years ago. University students bask beneath the lush foliage of the outdoor patio, awaiting meals of Mexican enchiladas, Italian pastas, and French bistro specialties. Chefs bustle about the kitchen seven days a week, beginning each day by whipping up hearty egg breakfasts before moving onto internationally inspired lunches and dinners. Late in the night on Friday and Saturday, they simmer up an after-dark menu of eclectic nibbles and entrees.

The restaurant is housed in a historical, renovated Harley-Davidson showroom and abounds with unusual knickknacks and antiques, from a cash register from an old hotel in Santa Cruz to a walk-in refrigerator from 1898. Many of the wares and coffee mugs were created by local artists, and the mesquite planks that serve as plates were carved by local craftsmen. The airy space plays hosts to special events throughout the week, including live music from local artists, poetry slams with local poets, and boxing matches between local librarians.

533 N 4th Ave
Tucson,
AZ
US

Hidden behind an unassuming A-frame exterior, The Original Blue Adobe Grille surprises guests with colorful decor and a variety of innovative twists on New Mexican cuisine. From appetizers such as green chile lobster dip to entrees such as the Blue Adobe burger cooked over a pecan-wood grill, the restaurant's surprising eats earned them a mention in Jane and Michael Stern's survey of American cuisine, 500 Things to Eat Before It's Too Late. Other menu favorites include shrimp enchiladas stuffed into blue corn tortillas and rims of salt served with margaritas to wash it down. Composed of a blue peaked roof and white stucco siding, The Original Blue Adobe Grille's outside belies its more exciting interior, where stained glass windows and colorful chandeliers illuminate a room filled with reds, oranges, and pinks—a spectrum reflected in the handwritten chalkboard menu announcing the daily specials.

144 N Country Club Dr.
Mesa,
AZ
US

Valle Luna

Arizona shares more than a border with the Mexican state of Sonora. Though they belong to different countries, the two states share the same desert topography and, thus, many of the same culinary traditions. Valle Luna highlights and celebrates these traditions with a menu of Sonoran–style tacos, sopas, and pedazos inspired by the rare genius of its founder, Tia Rita. Surprisingly, Valle Luna’s story began not in Arizona but in upstate New York. Tia journeyed to Syracuse in the 1970s, bringing with her the recipes she gleaned from her childhood in the Sonoran Desert. After earning a number of awards and accolades in New York, Tia returned to warmer climes and founded the original Valle Luna on West Bell Road in Phoenix, where her food continued earn rave reviews until her passing in 2008. Today, Tia's family carries on her legacy at three locations spread across the Valley. They’ve even added to her original menu, crafting such genre-defying dishes as Mexican potato skins, choco tacos, and salsa-stuffed piñatas.

1949 W Ray Rd
Chandler,
AZ
US

Following Baja Fresh’s ethos set in 1990 as a healthy take on fast food, never-frozen meats sizzle atop the grill before they're tucked into made-to-order tacos and burritos. Grilled corn and flour tortillas embrace fish, carnitas, chicken, and steak, and smoky queso fundido sidles onto nachos and into burritos. Between bites, chips scoop up salsa made from farm-fresh produce rather than poured out of a can or fabricated in a space-age replicator. A complimentary salsa bar ensures no mouthful goes unspiced, and guests can scoop up their favorites as they await their dine-in, takeout, or catering orders.

430 E Bell Rd
Phoenix,
AZ
US

A 6.5-pound behemoth of a burrito can really only have one name: the Big Papi. At Papi Chulo's Mexican Grill & Cantina these giants of gastronomy, which were recently featured in Phoenix Magazine, are waiting to be conquered by challengers willing to dethrone current champion Stephanie Torres, a competitive eater who has appeared in the Nathan's Famous Women's Hot Dog Eating World Championship. On the regular menu, Papi Chulo's executive chef combines Mexican tradition with Sonoran familiarity to craft authentic Southwestern dishes with a down-home feel. The staff serves regular lunch specials, Mexican favorites such as chiles rellenos, and breakfast specialties including huevos rancheros and chorizo and eggs.

Inside the spacious dining room, imported Mexican furniture sits below exposed wooden beams bearing wrought-iron chandeliers ideal for illuminating a special meal or supporting the weight of a masked Zorro impersonator. Attended by a sunny wait staff, the bar slings specialty margaritas and happy-hour specials every day that patrons can enjoy indoors or on the outdoor patio in full view of Camelback Mountain. Papi Chulo's also hosts regular events including poker nights on Mondays and live comedy every Friday and Saturday night in the Speak Easy Lounge located inside the restaurant.

5101 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale,
AZ
US