It's no surprise that Houston is hope to plenty of excellent Mexican food — but it's the wide variety of both flavors and price tags that really makes this culinary scene unique. Situated at the crossroads of Texan, Mexican and Cajun cuisines, Houston restauranteurs have always had to cater to a range of tastes. But where do you find Houston's best Mexican restaurants?
Foods from across Mexico can be found all over Clutch City, including the grilled meats of Chihuahua, the complex moles of Puebla, and the fish stews of Veracruz. From upscale, tablecloth establishments like Hugo's to the taco trucks dotting the city, Houston captures Mexican food traditions with a breadth that's hard to beat.
It'd be controversial to say, definitively, what the best Mexican restaurants in town are. Instead, here are some great options that run the gamut from cheap-and-authentic to upscale-and-Americanized. Whether you're new to Houston or just stuck in a boring Tex-Mex rut, let this map of Houston’s essential spots for Mexican fare be your guide.
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