10 Great Mexican Restaurants You Should Check Out With Your Friends in Lebanon - The961

10 Great Mexican Restaurants You Should Check Out With Your Friends in Lebanon

Hola amigos mexicanos!

As they say, surround yourself with tacos, not negativity. Mexican cuisine is one of the most delicious cuisines worldwide. From the tacos to the delicious Mexican soups, the flavors are outstanding. And as we serve Lebanese food, we sure have some authentic Mexican restaurants that you should check out with your friends or family!

#1 Catrinas

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This Mar Mikhael's gem makes you feel like you've already been to Mexico, thanks for its interior and vibes. It has been a year since it opened and it has succeeded to gather around people for the love of Mexican food. The ambiance, the food, the Latino music, they are all on point. If you give it a try, don't forget to try their chicken fajita and quesadillas. 

#2 Copas 

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This Mexican spot lies in the heart of Broummana. With its cozy atmosphere and colorful design along with the friendly staff, Copas is a must for every Mexican cuisine's lover. It's so calm during the day, which is great for hangouts, but crowded and lively during the night, and that's your time for their great margarita drinks.

#3 Taco De Madre

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In the heart of Mar Mikhael in Beirut, Taco De Madre offers an exceptional Mexican experience. With a very small space and pleasing decorations, you can feel the Mexican vibes in each bite. Don't leave it without trying the Cajun Shrimp and the Pulled Beef Tacos.

#4 Taqueria Del Jefe

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Located on the Gemmayzeh Street, Taqueria Del Jefe is run by 2 Mexican-Lebanese siblings. This Mexican spot serves great music during the weekends, which is fantastic for a chill night of dancing. From their tacos to their burritos and quesadillas, Taqueria serves the authentic Mexican cuisine. 

#5 Salud

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On one of the most famous streets of Beirut, Gemmayzeh, Salud lies there serving a rebel concept blended by a Mexican identity. This gem offers a variety of Mexican food bringing to light some lesser-recipes in an exciting atmosphere. Do not forget to reserve a table if you're going on weekends, for you'll find the place packed.

#6 El Mexicano

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El Mexicano started as a small food kiosk ran by Fernando Gomez, from Mexico, and his wife, in Faraya. The kiosk expanded into a full restaurant in its initial location as the couple was serving traditional tacos, wraps, and tapas, and they went on finally opening in Gemmayzeh Street, Beirut. The decor is just as astonishing as the food that it makes you feel like you just walked into a Mexican fiesta. 

#7 El Molino

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In the beloved city of Jbeil (Byblos), El Molino opened in 1992 and has since then been offering a taste of authentic Mexican food. With a glimpse of Mexico in the decorations and a beat of hip Latino music, El Molino is considered one of the best Mexican restos in the region. So, if you're around Jbeil and wondering what to eat, hit this spot and taste its yummy tacos.

#8 Pablo Escobar - Cóctel Y Cocina

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From Jounieh, The Backyard Hazmieh, and The Village Dbayeh to Ashrafieh, Broummana, Raifoun, and Faqra, this gem bar is the one place you should hit if you are nostalgic for a Latin neighborhood. Hand-painted trompe l’oeil on walls, wrought iron staircase, and floral patterns evoke the authentic charm of the forgotten times. Not only is the decor unforgettable, but also the delicious Mexican bites. 

#9 Maracas Tequila Bar

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With a glimpse of romance and coziness, Maracas Tequila Bar is located in Jounieh. The food they offer sure as heaven makes you wanna visit Mexico as soon as possible. Oh, don't forget to put on the sombrero hats and capture the memory!

#10 Pacifico

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Located in Achrafieh, Pacifico offers great Latin cuisine with Mexican, Cuban, and Haitian influences. You can enjoy an indoor eco-friendly homely seating or the outside green courtyard. Even on weekdays, Pacifico tends to be packed and crowded, so do not forget to reserve a table before hitting it!

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