Best Mexican Restaurants in Dublin

If you’re planning a trip to Dublin and looking to experience the delicious Mexican cuisine the city has to offer, you’re in luck! We’ve compiled a list of the top Mexican restaurants located in Dublin city centre. Our city centre hotel in Dublin 1, Maldron Hotel Parnell Square is just a short 3-minute walk from O’Connell Street, so you can easily drop off your bags and start exploring the tasty Mexican options available locally. 

For a genuine experience, we recommend going to an authentic Mexican restaurant, which not only offers unique blends of flavour but also reflects the rich history and culture of Mexico. Due to its fresh ingredients, such as vegetables, beans, and lean proteins, Mexican food is an excellent choice for eating out since it is one of the healthiest cuisines available. This versatile cuisine can be enjoyed in many different forms, from tacos and burritos to enchiladas and quesadillas. 

777, George St

At this modern Mexican restaurant, you can try a variety of appetisers such as Botanas (sharing starters), Taquitos, and Tostadas. The interior is a unique blend of diner and dive bar with a Mexican flair, and the dishes are beautifully presented. The main courses are cooked on a wood fire grill and offer unique flavours. If you want to try a variety of dishes, 777 is a great choice as they offer sharing platters on their menu. They also have a wide selection of Mexican-inspired cocktails, many of course featuring tequila.

This restaurant is open seven days a week, but there are certain nights that may be more appealing to visit. On Monday, they offer a deal where you can get two margaritas for €16. Tuesday is known for their Taco Tuesday special, where you can get two tacos for €7. On Sundays, they have a special where select dishes are only €7.77.

Masa, Drury St

Mexican cocktails 

This Mexican restaurant has been a popular destination since its opening in 2018. It is known for offering some of the best tacos in Dublin at affordable prices, allowing customers to try a variety of options in one sitting. Aside from the delicious tacos, the restaurant also offers other Mexican-original dishes like quesadillas. Even if you’re not a vegetarian, this restaurant’s vegetarian and vegan options are worth trying. You can also indulge in some delicious tequila-based cocktails in a stunning pink diner.

Acapulco, Great George St 

This one gets bragging rights for being the first Mexican restaurant to open in Dublin city centre. Their menu has been adapted to include some Irish favourites like spicy chicken wings, showing they’re familiar with Irish preferences. They offer a variety of traditional Mexican, Tex-Mex, and experimental flavours to satisfy all appetites. Some of their delicious Mexican offerings include sizzling fajitas, homemade nachos, traditional enchiladas, burritos, chimichangas, tacos, and more. Their food offering is not the only thing they’ve perfected, they’re now also known for their signature selection of margaritas.

The Hungry Mexican, Aston Quay 

If you are looking for a unique dining experience that combines traditional Mexican flavours with the familiarity of Irish influences, look no further than The Hungry Mexican! This restaurant takes pride in crafting all of their salsas from scratch, ranging from classic Pico de Gallo to the more exotic Spicy Pineapple. You’ll find traditional Mexican dishes like chicken wings coated in a homemade spicy tequila marinade, as well as lighter options like grilled steak and chicken salads with a Mexican twist. Whether you’re in the mood for something bold and spicy or something a bit more laid back, The Hungry Mexican has something for everyone.

El Grito Mexican Taqueria, Mountjoy Square

Looking for a vibrant and spicy dining experience in Dublin? Look no further than El Grito, a colourful Mexican restaurant with a charming interior. Their menu boasts an array of taco styles, as well as larger dishes like alambre and burritos. Whether you’re in the mood for a quick bite or a full meal, they’ve got you covered. If you’re looking to celebrate a special occasion, El Grito is the perfect place to do it. With a lively atmosphere and delicious Mexican fare, you’re sure to have a memorable time.

Juanitos, William St

person squeezing lime juice onto tacos  

Experience a delicious and diverse array of flavours from around the world at this innovative restaurant that offers a unique blend of South American, Mexican and Asian fusion dishes. Whether you’re looking for a hearty breakfast, lunch or a satisfying dinner, you’ll find plenty of options to choose from, including vegetarian and vegan options that are sure to delight your tastebuds. But be sure to save room for dessert, because this restaurant also offers a rare treat: churros, a hard-to-find delicacy in Dublin that you won’t want to miss.

Mama’s Revenge, Parnell Square 

For a delicious and authentic Mexican dining experience, we recommend visiting Mama’s Revenge. They specialise in classic Tex-Mex dishes such as burritos, quesadillas, nachos, and chilli, making it easy to choose something you’ll love. Though the restaurant may appear to be a takeout spot upon entering, there is actually seating available downstairs, making it a great place to sit and savour your meal.

Take A Siesta At Maldron Hotel Parnell Square After Savouring Dublin City’s Finest Mexican Cuisine 

After savouring the flavours at some of the best Mexican restaurants in the area, take a leisurely 20-minute stroll back to our 4-star hotel in Dublin city centre to digest and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of Dublin. The convenient location of Maldron Hotel Parnell Square allows you to easily explore the city’s culinary delights and cultural attractions, making it the perfect choice for your next trip to Dublin. 

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