Tacos, enchiladas, tamales— these are just a few examples of your favourites that these Mexican restaurants in Bangkok can offer. The authentic taste of Mexico is right around the corner.
There’s a lot to love when it comes to Mexican cuisine. Many enjoy the spices that blend together. Some love the balanced nutrients from all the vegetables and meat in each dish. But don’t overlook the simple joy of dining Mexican—sharing portions with great cocktails that are perfect with some company. If you’re feeling adventurous, down those tequila shots before you savour those tacos. Here are the best Mexican restaurants in Bangkok.
12 Mexican restaurants in Bangkok for the hombres and mujeres
Come for the luxe glam interiors and the gorgeous rooftop view, and stay for the inventive twists on Mexican flavours. Chef Francisco Ruano is helming the kitchen, and he holds one of the best Mexican parties in town at this venue. Plus, every dish looks so amazing that even the tuna tartare makes a good photo opp. Oh, and order the wagyu tacos!
You can find more information at Ojo Bangkok.
Cholos claims to be home to Bangkok’s only birria taco. Being an al fresco dining spot with the food served from a truck, there’s a very cosy atmosphere where you’ll enjoy kicking back in at the end of the day. The amazing delicacies that go so well with their frozen margaritas also help—all with prices more than reasonable. They’re a beloved spot for several reasons.
You can find more information at Cholos Bkk.
La Monita Taqueria
La Monita features authentic Mexican flavours, which include all of your favourite dishes of the cuisine, as well as award-winning burritos. If all of that sounds like a great time, be sure to order one of the fajitas, filled with grilled New Zealand rib eye steak, sauteed onions, and peppers.
You can find more information at La Monita Taqueria.
Their bio says “authentic Mexican food served the way you like it,” and that’s exactly what you’ll get. Everything is made from scratch with fresh ingredients and passion you can feel. You’ll notice the difference once you taste those fresh jalapenos and the homemade tortillas. Highlights include nachos and tortilla soup, which will warm your soul right up.
You can find more information at Tortilla Quemada.
Mexicano Restaurante Autentico
If you’re looking for a lively atmosphere, fun instrumentals, and great flavourful bites—all the things Mexico is loved for, then Mexicano is the perfect destination. With live bands playing at the regular and strong cocktails, you’ll be on your feet in no time. Watch out for the tequila carts—you’ll be downing your fifth shot before you know it.
You can find more information at Mexicano Restaurante Autentico.
La Lupita Bangkok
La Lupita is the warmth of Mexican hospitality served on a plate. Sure, they have great-tasting tacos and burritos, but have you tried their famous chilaquiles? Fried tortillas cut into triangles, covered in sauce, melted cheese, and a variety of toppings that would make you go loco. Their happy hour is until 9 pm, so go nuts.
You can find more information at La Lupita Bangkok.
Charley Browns Mexicana
The team of Charley Browns have been making amazing tacos in Bangkok since 1992. Now in Sukhumvit Soi 19, they’re serving up everything from classic Tex-Mex to more inventive interpretations. They have it all, made and cooked to perfection. If you’re with company, be sure to order the chilli con queso to share, then move on to those tacos you’re craving.
You can find more information at Charley Browns Mexicana.
An evening at Slanted Taco will really chimi your changa. Bring some friends along and enjoy a slanted taco, or bring a date and order two frozen margaritas. Or order all of them at once, the choices are endless. If you’re ordering tacos, try their pork carnitas—they’re to die for.
You can find more information at Slanted Taco.
The Spotted Pig
The Spotted Pig is located in the more quiet spot in Saladaeng 1 alley, offering some of the best Mexican fusion food in town. Their Mexican rice bowls are the certain talk of the town, with tastes that are on-point but never skipping out on nutrients. If you’re looking for something to grab while on the go, their Mexi burgers are filling and very delicious.
You can find more information at The Spotted Pig.
Ms Maria & Mr Singh
Sometimes you’re in the mood for curry, and many times some tacos sound perfect. Ms Maria & Mr Singh lets you have the best of both worlds, both cooked to perfection. Up for some chicken tikka tacos, anyone? If it’s a date, we urge you to try their set menu that will blow your mind, with prices reasonable (for a joint by Gaggan Anand!) you’ll be quite surprised.
You can find more information at Ms Maria & Mr Singh.
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