Below is a list of the top and leading Mexican Restaurants in Brisbane. To help you find the best Mexican Restaurants located near you in Brisbane, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
This article is updated every 3-4 months.
Brisbane’s Best Mexican Restaurants:
The top rated Mexican Restaurants in Brisbane are:
- Pepe’s Newmarket Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar
- El Torito Mexican Restaurant
- Serranos Mexican Cantina
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Pepe’s Newmarket Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar
Pepe’s Newmarket Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar have been serving quality Mexican food since opening Brisbanes first Mexican restaurant at Milton in 1972.
They believe in serving quality food that not only tastes great but is good for customers, too. Using the finest ingredients, such as the best quality vegetables and premium lean meats, chicken and seafood. They use cholesterol-free pure canola oil. They never use chemical additives or MSG in their food because they care about the health of the all the customers and their families.
At Pepe’s, they cater for gluten free and vegan customers. Many of their meals are corn based as opposed to flour, so their gluten free customers can enjoy meals such as: Enchiladas, Nachos and Tacos. Additionally, the restaurant offers a gluten free wrap which provides further options for their gluten free customers with meals such as: Burritos, Fajitas and Tostadas. All of their sauces and Guacamole are prepared on site and do not contain dairy, flour or thickeners.
Entrees, Mains, Salads & Sides, Desserts, Kids Menu, Set Menu, Drinks (Tequila, Mezcal, Beer, Cocktails, Liqueurs, Wine, Non Alcoholic)
“My first experience with Mexican in Brisbane and I think it’s the winner. Had the Sizzling Fajitas; you could hear them coming around the corner! Excellent portion sizes, bursting with flavor. My friends has chicken and beef enchiladas; they reported they were excellent as well. Will be returning!!” – Mackenzie Kerridge
El Torito Mexican Restaurant
El Torito Mexican Restaurant is a family owned business, established in July 1996 by Jorge and Doris Perez. From the very beginning, Jorge and Doris dedicated themselves to introducing the authentic and unique flavours of Mexico to Brisbane. What started off as a small take-away diner was soon transformed into a well known restaurant. And, over the 14 years of business, new and exciting dishes and flavours have been added into their menu that consists of a great variety of home-made cuisine.
Their mission at El Torito Restaurant is to maintain excellent food quality by using fresh ingredients and to continue introducing the rustic and authentic flavours of Mexico to the public.
Appetisers, Extras, Main Courses, Cocktails
“So good! Brilliant food, I and my partner were stuffed full. She had the chimichanga, I had the mole and we shared the nachos. We tried so hard to finish our plates but we were so full and it was so good. The service was amazing, the smiles and warm hospitality. Definitely a West End must.” – Corey Thomas
Serranos Mexican Cantina
Serranos Mexican Cantina – Established in 1996, bringing the people of Brisbane awesome Mexican cuisine for over 22 years. The restaurant is a family owned business.
They are passionate about what they do. For them, it’s not all about the chilli, it’s about those beautiful Mexican flavours and smells. If customers are a chilli lover, they got them covered, too. Serranos Mexican Cantina has some of the hottest chilli in the world and is more than happy to share it with all of the customers and chilli lovers.
Guests can savour authentic Mexican flavours and home cooking any night of the week. At Serranos, they only use the freshest ingredients and best cuts of meat and all Serranos meals are cooked in the oven or on their char grill, no microwaves. And because they prepare all of their meals fresh and from scratch, they can accommodate for most dietary requirements.
Appetisers, Main Meals, Desserts, Specials, Lunch Specials
“Great staff, fantastic food. And just an all round nice place. The best part is because it’s not a huge restaurant it’s not very loud. Very family friendly. Look like me and the girl have found a regular date night spot.” – Damian O’Donnell
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