Mexican Restaurants

Mexican Restaurants in Tempe

Mexican Restaurants in Tempe

Tempe, Arizona has a wealth of Mexican food restaurants, from quick-service options to trendy, nightlife hotspots, to mainstays like Rosita’s and Serrano's that have been in Tempe for decades. It’s hard to choose a favorite, so it’s best to try them all.

Barrio Queen

Locally owned and operated, Barrio Queen was created by owners Linda Nash and Steven Rosenfield to bring authentic Southern Mexican fare and culture to the Valley of the Sun. Since its first Valley location opened in 2011, Barrio Queen has been drawing locals, visitors, movie stars and sports stars alike.

31 S. McClintock Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 912-4052

C.A.S.A.

C.A.S.A. is a patio bar and lounge featuring creative Mexican food, a full bar and entertainment such as DJs and block parties.

5 E. 6th St.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 557-8226

Casa Reynoso

At Casa Reynoso, enjoy traditional Mexican food made fresh daily from family recipes including their house special the ‘Gollo Burro’.

3138 S. Mill Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85282

(480) 966-0776

El Pollo Supremo

This counter-service, cash-only Mexican restaurant is known for their charbroiled chicken and beef dishes. No frills, just good food.

221 W. University Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 966-3713

Gadzooks

Gadzooks has received rave reviews and lines stretching out the door for its unique, infinitely-customizable menu of enchiladas, tacos, soups and salads made with cooked-to-order tortillas, slow-braised meats, vegetables, Mexican cheeses and a variety of house-made sauces and salsas.

505 W. University Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(602) 279-5080

Ghost Ranch

Ghost Ranch serves hearty fare for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch, alongside a full menu of beer, wine and cocktails inspired by the multicultural history of Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and northern Mexico.

1006 E. Warner Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85284

(480) 474-4328

Maskadores Taco Shop

This casual, order at the counter Mexican food haven serves up authentically delicious street tacos. The salsa bar features several homemade varieties from super spicy to mildly spicy.

1721 E. Warner Rd.
Tempe, Arizona 85284

(480) 284-7000

Someburros

With its counter-service, colorful décor and ample seating, this is a great spot for families who love Mexican food.

1314 S. Rural Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 446-8226

Tocaya Organica

Tocaya Organica offers salads, tacos, burritos, bowls and quesadillas in a sophisticated, fresh-casual setting. Our versatile menu is rooted in traditional Mexican recipes and naturally accommodates a variety of preferences including vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free.

702 S. Forest Ave., Ste. 103
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 573-6400