Based on reviews on TripAdvisor, these are the ten top-rated Mexican restaurants in El Paso, TX.

It’s no secret that El Paso is home to some of the most authentic Mexican cuisine, this side of the Mexican border.

Over the years, many celebrity chefs have featured El Paso's Mexican cuisine in their travel food shows, such as Guy Fieri, Aaron Sanchez, and even Padma Lakshmi (Host of Top Chef).

El Pasoans already know what these celebrity chefs and the rest of the world are barely discovering; El Paso’s Mexican restaurants serve up some seriously delicious Mexican cuisine.

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Whether you're searching for the best authentic burritos, Menudo, Enchiladas, Steak, or Tacos, the following restaurants will surely satisfy anyone.

TripAdvisor has compiled a list of the top-rated authentic Mexican restaurants in El Paso based on travelers' and locals' reviews.

The 10-top rated Mexican restaurants in El Paso, TX According to TripAdvisor:

#1 L&J Café 

  • Stars:  4.5 out of 5 stars
  • Reviews:  With over 1600 reviews, L&J Cafe is famous for its proximity to the Concordia Cemetery and its delicious green enchiladas.

#2 Kiki’s Restaurant & Bar 

  • Stars:  4.5 out of 5 stars
  • Reviews:  Another long-time staple in El Paso, Kiki's Restaurant is considered a favorite for Best Mexican Food.

#3 Carlos & Mickey’s  

  • Stars:  4 out of 5 stars
  • Reviews:  Reviewers of Carlos & Mickey raved about the food, enormous margaritas, and lively atmosphere.

#4 Leo’s Mexican Restaurant  

  • Stars:  4 out of 5 stars
  • Reviews:  Fans of Leo's Mexican restaurant love the weekend brunch offering Menudo to tacos and everything in between.

#5 Julio’s Mexican Food 

  • Stars:  4 out of 5 stars
  • Reviews:  With over 300 reviews, Julio's Mexican Food was favored by reviewers for its authentic Mexican cuisine.

#6 Taft Diaz 

  • Stars:  4.5 out of 5 stars
  • Reviews:  Reviewers fell in love with Taft Diaz, even referring to the restaurant as a hidden gem in downtown El Paso.

#7 Tacos Chinampa 

  • Stars:  4.5 out of 5 stars
  • Reviews:  Tacos Chinampa's delish tacos and salsa bar won over reviewers.

#8 Andale Restuarant & Cantina

  • Stars:  4 out of 5 stars
  • Reviews:  Andale's Restaurant & Cantina and its delicious food, gigantic margaritas, live music, and festive atmosphere are why patrons keep going back.

#9 Good Luck Café 

  • Stars:  4.5 out of 5 stars
  • Reviews:  Good Luck Cafe is known locally as one of the best places to score a delicious and affordable breakfast like Menudo.

#10 Corralito Steak House 

  • Stars:  4 out of 5 stars
  • Reviews: Reviewers favored Corralito Steak House for its steaks and bone marrow appetizer.

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