New York / Tri-State Area Mexican / Southwestern Restaurants

New York / Tri-State Area Mexican / Southwestern Restaurants
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El Rio Grande
Mexican / Southwestern | Murray Hill
53 reviews

Great Tex-Mex restaurant featuring the best margaritas in New York City as voted by City Search. Authentic Mexican cuisine with a flare for grilled fish. *Please note: Reservations are not available for outdoor seating. Thank you.

Besito - Huntington
Mexican / Southwestern | Huntington
240 reviews

Besito (which means Little Kiss, in English) serves authentic Mexican food and serves their famous tableside guacamole and Besito Patron Margarita. Besito serves Lunch and Dinner every day of the week. Food specialties include classic tortilla soup, tamales with shrimp and chipotle adobo, ceviches made daily, authentic tacos and enchiladas suizas. We serve over 75 world class tequilas in an atmosphere with rustic Mexican sophistication that will bring back memories of your last Mexican vacation!

Besito - Roslyn
Mexican / Southwestern | Roslyn
213 reviews

Besito (Little Kiss, in English) serves authentic Mexican food and is home to tableside guacamole and the Besito Patron Margarita. Besito serves lunch and dinner every day of the week. Food specialties include classic tortilla soup, tamales with shrimp and chipotle adobo, ceviches made daily, boneless short ribs of beef and enchiladas suizas. We serve over 60 world class tequilas in our Agave Lounge in an atmosphere of old, rustic Mexico and sophistication bringing back memories of your last Mexican vacation!

SouthWest NY
Southwest | Financial District
38 reviews

A warm and inviting oasis in Battery Park City, SouthWest NY is just a short block from the Hudson River Esplanade with views of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, and one block away from the World Trade Center. The restaurant blends modern SouthWestern design with sleek industrial elements. Features are huge skylights, a 10 foot long metal fireplace, and the use of reclaimed wood throughout the bar and dining areas.

The menu highlights the bold, fresh flavors of contemporary South Western cuisine. Favorites include Mojo Marinated Skirt Steak, Cedar Planked Salmon and Rio Grande salad. The bar features our signature Margaritas and 16 oz Mojitos, and over 35 tequilas.

Heat lamps on the outdoor patio and terrace allow outdoor dining in all but the chilliest weather. Be sure to also stop in at the Black Hound Bar, adjacent to Southwest NY, for an exquisitely crafted cocktail in a handsome setting.

El Parador
Traditional Mexican | Murray Hill
69 reviews

El Parador Café was founded in 1959; it is the oldest and most authentic Mexican restaurant in New York, celebrating its 50th year in business. Carlos Jacott launched the original establishment, first located on 2nd Avenue and 31st Street. The restaurant has been lauded for having the best Margaritas by The New York Press and the best Ceviche by The New York Times. The torch has now been passed onto Jose "Alex" Alejandro, a 1994 graduate of The French Culinary Institute, who continues to grow the restaurant’s following by offering an excellent menu, world class bar & lounge and warm atmosphere. El Parador is dedicated to culture and hospitality. Many of the customers, dubbed “El Paradorians,” first met each other at the restaurant. The wonderful ambiance and cuisine has made El Parador Cafe NYC's favorite Mexican Restaurant, voted #1 by Open table and, once again, named a Bib Gourmand winner by the Michelin Guide for great value.

Canyon Road
Mexican / Southwestern | Upper East Side
31 reviews

With an artfully presented Mexican/Southwestern menu and powerful yet delicious margaritas served by a cordial and attentive staff, Canyon Road's decor and friendly atmosphere will whisk your spirit off to Santa Fe...

Mexican | Upper East Side
3 reviews

Have a craving for some tasty south-of-the-border foods? You are invited to MXCO Restaurant on 2nd Avenue here in New York City. Our fine Mexican-Latin cuisine will satisfy your cravings and more. We serve a variety of Platos Pequenos, Trio De Guacamole, Tuna Tostaditas, and an awesome Chicken Burrito. Our fine chefs use only the finest, freshest ingredients to create our meals while our bartenders mix the best margaritas in town.

Please take note that online reservations are made for our restaurant at 1491 2nd ave (78 St.), not for the facility located at 981 2nd ave 52 St.).

Caracara Mexican Grill
Mexican / Southwestern | Farmingdale
74 reviews

Caracara serves authentic, upscale Mexican food in a comfortable setting. Couples, families, and singles will feel at home in our dining room or tequila lounge. We are open seven days a week for lunch/brunch and dinner serving tableside guacamole, great margaritas, mojitos and sangria. Specials are offered daily and happy hour is available Monday-Friday, 4pm-7pm in our tequila lounge featuring 60 premium tequilas. Our dinner menu features traditional entrees including Iron Skillet Tacos and Enchiladas.
Special prix fixe dinner menu for $19.95 offered Sunday - Tuesday. Meatless Monday dinner specials offered every week; Wednesday night we offer half-priced sangria pitchers and bottles of wine to all dinner guests and Thursday night is ladies night in Tequila Lounge. For a light lunch enjoy our salad and sandwich offerings as well as The Caracara Express Lunch Menu. Comfortable bar booths available as well as outdoor seating.

Mexican / Southwestern | Upper West Side
68 reviews

At Gabriela's we feature regional authentic Mexican dishes served in an elegent yet comfortable neighborhood setting. We feature dishes such as soft tacos, our legendary Yucatan Rotiserrie chicken, home cooked tortillas among other regional favorites. Our tequila bar serves over 75 different quality tequilas and our margaritas are made with full pours and fresh squeezed limes. Gabriela's is the perfect place to gather with friends and family for an intimate eve or festive gathering. Come on over to Gabriela's and celebrate everyday life!

Mexican | Bridgehampton
18 reviews

Mercado in Bridgehampton offers a true taste of Mexico in a warm rustic atmosphere. Mercado (Market) promises to delight your taste buds with Mexico's extraordinary vibrant flavors composed of market fresh dishes using the finest local ingredients as well as those imported from Mexican Markets. With 75 tequilas & 20 beers on draft complementing our flavorful dishes perfectly, we offer the widest selection of Tequila & draft beer you will find anywhere in the Hamptons. We also offer a great selection of margaritas and cocktails. After extensive travel thrugh the heart of Mexico working to understand its cuisine and delightful flavors, Chef/Owner Marcel Link with the help of Chef Julieta Ballesteros of Crema and China Latina in NYC created something special at Mercado. Julieta Ballesteros has been voted either the #1 or #2 Mexican chef in NYC by Zagats for 6 years running. She has appeared as a Mexican cusine consultant on Kitchen Nightmares and has been an Iron Chef contestant.

Mexican / Southwestern | SoHo
8 reviews

Papatzul features authentic regional Mexican classics with a modern twist. Our expansive bar offers over forty tequilas, fantastic sangria and specialty margaritas. The dining room is both casual and elegant, featuring the work of various Mexican artists.

Besito - West Hartford
Mexican / Southwestern | Hartford
132 reviews

Besito (Little Kiss, in English) serves authentic Mexican food and is home to tableside guacamole and the Besito Patron Margarita. Besito serves lunch and dinner everyday. Food specialties include classic tortilla soup, tamales with shrimp and chipotle adobo, ceviche made daily, boneless short ribs of beef and enchiladas suizas. We serve over 60 world class tequilas in our Agave Lounge in an atmosphere of old, rustic Mexico and sophistication bringing back memories of your last Mexican vacation!

Blue Back Square is Besito's first location in Connecticut. Our two other locations are located in Long Island, New York. Besito - Huntington opened up in February 2006 and Besito - Roslyn opened in January 2007.
Buen Provecho!

Santa Fe
Mexican / Southwestern | Upper West Side
44 reviews

Santa Fe has been an Upper West-side staple for over 25 years. Featuring Southwestern Classics, Contemporary Mexican Cuisine and the best Margaritas in town, we strive to provide every one of our guests with a comfortable, delicious and friendly dining experience.

Arriba Arriba Mexican Restaurant - Queens
Mexican | Sunnyside
7 reviews

Our kitchen and bar are our inheritance. Bringing the very best of Manhattan to Queens. Tasteful Mexican food and fantastic margaritas.

Opened for almost 30 guarantees customer's satisfaction and expectation for good taste, high quality food and a fun environment.

We'll be waiting for you. Salud!

Geronimo - New Haven
Southwest | New Haven
63 reviews

Authentic Santa Fe cuisine focused on traditional foods of the Apache and Navajo people, with some Spanish and Anglo-Saxon influences. An essential ingredient in many of our Southwestern dishes is Chile. Every dish we offer is surprising but harmonious blend of flavors, colors and textures, prepared using traditional techniques and a modern estetic. We offer over 185 Tequilas, full bar, and the freshest ingredients to make your perfect margarita or cocktail. Geronimo Tequila Bar and Southwest Grill has a cozy atmosphere with detailed decor that will grab anyone's attention. Tequila is one of many of our focuses, be sure to check out our Tequila Flights! Visit our website and make your reservation TODAY!

Al Horno Lean mexican kitchen
Mexican | Hell's Kitchen
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Al Horno Lean Mexican Kitchen

Mexican | Upper West Side
11 reviews

Amigos is exactly what you would want it to be: bright, bold, eclectic and fun! Antique mirrors, vintage license plates, old guitars and hubcaps hang from the vibrant green and ocean blue walls, while Day of the Dead artwork adorns the windows in the main dining room. Rust-colored roosters and white tin sheep make their way through the multi-colored Christmas lights dangling from the ceiling, while plastic dolphins and sharks swim in buckets on the bar, waiting to take a dive into a cocktail. Diners can take a seat on the red banquettes lining the bar, pull up a chair at one of the high-top tables, or gather around one of the large communal tables in the main dining area. A 36-seat outdoor terrace will open in the Spring, the perfect spot to enjoy some ultimate nachos with all the fixin’s in the sun.

Lola's Mexican Kitchen - White Plains
Mexican | White Plains
41 reviews

Reminiscent of a lively cantina and seamlessly blending traditional flavor and authenticity with a modern approach, Lola’s serves up contemporary Mexican food in an atmosphere that radiates energy and fun.

Lola's brings together the best of Mexican and Southwestern fare featuring traditional favorites such as Burritos and Enchiladas, as well as a number of House Specialties. Utilizing only the freshest and finest ingredients, Lola's Mexican Kitchen provides an everyday dining experience, with tasty offerings that are showcased in a simple, yet delicious manner. From shooters to sippers to savours, Lola’s bar houses over 40 different tequilas all straight from Mexico. Though the Grande Margaritas are the house favorite, Lola's features an impressive selection of wines and a savory concoction of House-Made Sangria.See More

Mexican / Southwestern | Astoria
24 reviews

In this adobe hacienda, the décor is subdued and soothing. Warm cream color walls, dark wood floors and furniture allow one to focus on the artistic design of the room, with three separate pitched ceilings made from spruce and fir strategically placed with hidden lighting on the walls. When evening falls, the flickering glow of candles adds comfortable warmth to the already pleasant ambiance. The food is Southwestern with of course authentic Mexican flare. From starters such as the hand hacked Hass avocado guacamole and MotherRoad Roadhouse Chili to entrees such as slow & low braised Short ribs of Angus beef, Mojave's menu is both fun and interesting.

Quetzalcoatl Fine Mexican Cuisine
Mexican / Southwestern | Huntington
16 reviews

We have authentic and unique Mexican food, dishes rarely found in a typical Mexican restaurant. Our food and service is well know in the area and highly rated by Zagat, The atmosphere is very comfortable, Our decoration a remaining of Classic Maya period in Mexico and central America. We have Mexican "sombreros" just to celebrate birthdays. We offer Food from all Mexico , with emphasis in southern region. We are well known for dishes as mole poblano, molcajete purepecha, Mexican style paella,
huevos rancheros, chile en nogada, mignon poblano, pepian, tacos Mexico city style filled with, steak, chorizo, carnitas, pastor, fish and shrimp. We have weakly deep Mexican dishes as specials. But you can just close your eyes and point any plate on the menu and taste the flavor of real Mexican food. Our most popular drinks from our bar are Margarita, Sangria, Mojito, cahipirina, We use the best tequilas and we serve mescal as well.

Gastro Pub | Fort Greene
7 reviews

Lola is is your home away from home. We serve delicious fare inspired by different parts of our North Amerian continent. We have a rotating selection of craft beers, seasonal cocktails, and a gorgeous, secluded backyard. Bring a group of friends for brunch, bring a date for a romantic evening under the stars, or simply bring a book and and enjoy some "me" time. We also host endless mussels nights every Thursday, game nights on Tuesdays, and Sunday nights we show current TV shows or classic movies both inside and outside.

El Maguey y la Tuna
Mexican | Lower East Side
4 reviews

We are a family run restaurant established in 2003. We provide Mexican homestyle cooking. We have strong Margaritas and Sangria. We are known for our Moles sauces such as Mole Poblano, Mole verde, Mole de 5 chile and more.
Great for Large groups!!

Hacienda Azteca
Mexican | White Plains
5 reviews

Hacienda Azteca is a Latin / Mexican restaurant located in White Plains, NY.

Next Door - NYC
Mexican / Southwestern | Inwood
6 reviews

East meets Southwest. Combining two kitchens under one roof, Next Door provides a dinning experience that will please everyone. Choose from sushi or tex-mex and southern favorites. Or have a little of both. It's all up to you.

Southwest | West Village
143 reviews

Step beyond our atrium. Agave's serene, smart adobe scene provides a glowing setting for the fusion of tradition and Southwestern innovation of Chef Raul Juarez.
Our menus are created with the greatest care to ensure an enchanted experience. Highlights include our Hand Hacked Avocado Guacamole, seared Ahi tuna tataki tostaditas, and Tejas Blue Crab Quesadillas as well as our delicious entrees such as Fire Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Harvest Corn and Smoked Tomato, Fajitas of Wagyu Kobe Beef Skirt Steak and Chili Cider Glazed Salmon with roasted root vegetables.
Detailed service paired with creative dishes, cocktails and outstanding wines join to create a definitive experience for brunch, lunch and dinner.

Senorita's Mexican Grill
Mexican / Southwestern | Bloomfield
22 reviews

This beautifully renovated building on Glenwood Avenue in Bloomfield is now an upscale Mexican Restaurant, along with New Jersey’s foremost chef on Mexican Cuisine is sure to make Senorita's a destination place. This spacious 270 seat, 2 story restaurant gives the comfort and privacy to dine in without feeling crowded. With the rustic décor, open archways and festive atmosphere you will notice no expense was spared. Senorita's offers a 15 minute express lunch and for the evening crowd there is an extensive menu featuring savory Mexican Dishes, mouth watering desserts, and Margaritas. Our daily bar specials are second to none.

Copper Canyon
Southwest | Atlantic Highlands
24 reviews

Copper Canyon is the official restaurant of the Blue Bay Inn. Offering incredible southwestern cuisine and a tequila bar like no other, this award winning venue is most famously known for its pasilla pepper steak, crab cakes, and signature margaritas!

A 2011 & 2012 James Beard nominee, chef and owner, Michael Krikorian keeps things fresh and creative with amazing flavors in every dish.

A superior tequila bar with over 150 tequilas also allows for unique flights and tequila tastings regularly.

Tequila Dinners are a great way to try both the incredible food and some fine tequilas specifically paired with one another.

Still no sign on the door, 15 years later, Copper Canyon has built and maintained this business by word of mouth. Only horseshoes on the doors let you know that you have arrived at the one and only Copper Canyon.