Finding your next favorite Mexican food joint may be hard since Sarasota is full of fantastic restaurants. But there are plenty of melt-in-your-mouth Mex joints for after you enjoy Sarasota’s sand. To find the tastiest tacos, burritos, and refreshing margaritas, we outline the best Mexican restaurants in Sarasota!

Wicked Cantina

Every dish at Wicked Cantina is cooked fresh every day with inspiration from their passion for Austin Tex-Mex. They couldn't have imagined their life without our favorites when they relocated here from Austin.  Wicked Cantina is a sophisticated yet laid-back atmosphere that is ideal for a date night or family supper.  Try their renowned Wicked Tacos, Cowboy Brisket Tacos, Carnitas Street Tacos, Seafood Enchiladas, or Bacon Wrapped Shrimp if you're craving real Mexican food. And Queso, of course!

Mariscos Azteca Mexican Seafood

As you can tell by its name, Mariscos Azteca is all about Mexican seafood and making it scrumptious in Sarasota. The Mahi Mahi fajitas are a treasure, but even if you aren’t feeling protein from the sea, there are pork, chicken, and steak options for your meal.

TACO Jalisco

Don’t be fooled by its location inside of a Texaco, Taco Jalisco is known for its great authentic Mexican food. From tacos, and burritos, to churros, Taco Jalisco has it on their menu! Watch your food get made as it's topped with fresh ingredients and watch it disappear bite after delicious bite!

El Toro Bravo

Expect large platters of food and a large space to enjoy your meal at El Toro Bravo. Start off with the queso appetizer dip, which is delicious and loaded! The Tampiqueno Steak dish is a hearty meal that has a rib-eye, a cheese enchilada, beans, rice, and salad as sides. I'm here to crush your Southwest and Mexican food cravings.

Poppo's Taqueria

Poppo’s in Bradenton gives you a quick option for a meal if you’re looking for something flavorful and made to order. The staff will add whatever ingredients into your tacos, burritos, quesadillas, and bowls from their lineup of fresh ingredients at the counter! With everything made fresh, you can savor the taste of each bite of your Mexican meal.

Mi Pueblo El Restaurante Mexicano & Cantina

Mi Pueblo is a consistent place for filling Mexican meals and marvelous margaritas. To get your next fix of Mexican food and happy hour, get the chimichanga, enjoy a half-priced drink, and munch on some chips with their fresh salsa.

The Grasshopper Mexican Restaurant and Bar

Get The Grasshopper Margarita with a line of tacos (choose your protein: chicken, beef, or pork) to unwind after the beach, a long day of work, or just a casual Taco Tuesday!

Burritos Mexican Grill

Going to Burritos Mexican Grill in Sarasota, the size of your appetite matters when figuring out what you want to eat. With a variety of combos to pick from, your meal could leave you feeling as stuffed as a burrito! The Wet Burrito is a huge meal that is served with rice and beans on the side. If you want to test your appetite, the Mongo Burrito Challenge is an eight-pound monster that gives you an hour to show your competitive eating talents. It’s $50 to be a challenger, but you'll have bragging rights and a free meal if you succeed.

Bitia's Taqueria Inc.

Visit Bitia’s for an assortment of foods with Mexican and Salvadorian roots, such as their daily special dishes, tamales, pupusas, and their tacos. With many varieties of tacos such as pastor, chorizo, carnitas, and more, coming to Bitia’s in Sarasota will fulfill your Mexican food needs.

El Primo Taqueria

Authenticity in taste and huge portions is what El Primo Taqueria is known for! In this cozy Bradenton establishment, the friendly staff and great Mexican food will have you coming back for more tasty tacos, soups, and burritos.


Going to Guadalupana will leave you satisfied if you’re in search of a Caribbean and Mexican fusion meal that is also served by kind staff. This cozy Mexican hub serves not just tacos, but also mofongo al ajillo which will fill you up if you’re craving plantains and shrimp!

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