Restaurants

Top Choice Mexican in Laredo

Taco N' Madre

These are, without hyperbole, some of the best tacos we've ever eaten. The meat is juicy and perfectly seasoned, the tortillas fresh, the salsa piquant without being overbearing. Two or three is a reasonable meal, b…
Top Choice Mexican in Laredo

El Meson de San Augustin

Six days a week, superb food pours forth from this tiny, uber-nondescript family-run restaurant just off the historic square. Walk through the barely marked door and be immersed in a wonderland of home-style Mexican…
Mexican in McAllen

Ms G's Tacos n' More

Ms G herself arrives every morning at 4:30am to make the region's best flour tortillas for her deceptively simple tacos. Options are numerous, but you'll never go wrong with chorizo and potato, especially at three f…
Mexican in Brownsville

El Ultimo Taco Taqueria

Tacos, flautas, tostadas and beans. That's it. Yet they're so good they've been voted the best tacos in the Rio Grande Valley several times, and the small dining room and large patio aren't enough to hold the crowds…
Mexican in Corpus Christi

San Luis

A dead-simple Mexican diner with the requisite Selena posters, San Luis serves indescribably good food. Breakfast orders start at $1.35, but even if you can't make it by 11am everything about this place is a fantast…
Mexican in Laredo

Palenque Grill

The upscale chain of the Taco Palenque empire features an airy main dining room and a huge terrace. The menu is ambitious and features a broad range of regional cuisine from across Mexico. From the moment the chips,…
Mexican in Port Isabel

Manuel's Restaurant

The steady 'patting' sound you hear comes from the ladies in the back room making flour tortillas. Everything is dead-simple here, including the decor, but the classic Mexican fare is excellent and the ambience casu…
Mexican in Laredo

Zaragoza Grill

Inside the lobby of the La Posada Hotel, the Zaragoza offer a more casual fine-dining option. Chef Alberto Gutierrez specializes in fusion fare that starts with Mexican but runs through quite a few creative combinat…
Mexican in Eagle Pass

Super Tacos Morales

The tacos at this roadside shack are so good that cars line up down the street – literally. Breakfast tacos (till 11am) are an unbelievable 89¢, but even the super-loaded Super Taco is only $3.09. Which is good, bec…
Mexican in Laredo

La Unica De Nuevo Laredo

It's sit-down simple at this family-run classic that got its start across the border in Nuevo Laredo. It's flautas or tostadas and maybe a couple of sides, but don't confuse simplicity for lack of flavor. It's all g…