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.
Mesquite Fresh Street Mex

Mesquite Fresh Street Mex

Mesquite is a locally-owned Mexican Street Food restaurant serving up mouthwatering tacos, burritos, quesadillas and bowls. All meat is grilled over open flames of mesquite wood, giving a real street flavor you won’t find anywhere else!

505 S. Mill Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 550-7052

Taco Boys

Sonoran Styled Taqueria with 18 years of experience, serving the best Burritos, Tacos, Vampiros, and Quesadillas with pure love. Come check out our beer wall, serving 20 different varieties on tap!

1015 S. Rural Rd. #101
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 597-5623
Barrio Queen Tempe

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, and celebrities alike.

31 S. McClintock Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 912-4052
Tacos at Maskadores

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 in Rural Rd


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

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 Tempe


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

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
Nightlife in Downtown Tempe CASA web


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
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