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4.6
Exceptional(1241)
Price: Expensive
• Mexican • Park Cities
Booked 38 times today
José brings a fresh, modern take on regional Mexican cuisine to Dallas’ beloved Lovers/Inwood neighborhood. Inspired by the brilliant and fast-paced culinary scene in Jalisco, the restaurant captures the serendipitous connections created when culture, food, tequila and art merge into one experience. Jose’s vibrant story comes to life at every table through its chef-driven plates, craft cocktails, the ceramics crafted by its renowned namesake, José Noe Suro of Ceramica Suro and the hand-drawn mural adorning the walls with scenes of Guadalajara and Tequila, which was a collaboration between Suro and Dallas-based designer and artist Megan Reinhardt. More than a restaurant, José is a community with authentically innovative Mexican food at its heart. Helmed by award-winning Chef Anastacia Quiñones-Pittman, José’s culinary program is seasonal, inspired and ever evolving.
A photo of Mesero - Inwood Village restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1271)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Park Cities
Booked 47 times today
Mesero - Inwood Village in Dallas earns its reputation as a top-rated restaurant for authentic Tex-Mex cuisine. Customers frequently tout its delicious food, exceptional service, and welcoming atmosphere. Menu highlights like the ground beef tacos and nachos conocidas with brisket represent authentic Tex-Mex at its finest. Reviews denote that Mesero not only "upgrades classic Tex-Mex," but it also surpasses its competitors in all aspects, making it "the best choice for Tex-Mex in Dallas." This restaurant is also praised for its innovative dishes, robust drinks, and family-friendly ambiance. Therefore, for anyone craving a true Tex-Mex experience, Mesero - Inwood Village remains a standout choice.
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4.4
Awesome(656)
Price: Expensive
• Mexican • Irving
Booked 28 times today
Hugo's Invitados in Las Colinas has received high praise for their unique and flavorful twist on traditional Mexican cuisine. Happy customers have lauded the restaurant for its attention to high-quality ingredients, even catering to dietary restrictions, with excellent service to match. The Eloté comes highly recommended, featuring the most authentic Mexican flavours. Also, the fresh menu items, which include an exciting twist like Mexican Avocado toast to Wagyu carne asada, have been described as "some of the best Mexican food I have ever had". Others have certified it as the best Mexican food they’ve had outside Mexico. With excellent service and an atmosphere second to none, Hugo's Invitados is a must-visit for any lover of Mexican food.
A photo of Nuevo Leon Mex-Mex Restaurant restaurant
3.9
Excellent(6)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Carrollton
Nuevo Leon Mex-Mex Restaurant has garnered high praise for its excellent service and delectable Mexican cuisine. Patrons have lauded Nuevo Leon for its hospitable staff, managed by the hardworking and friendly owner, Maggie, who consistently ensures an exceptional dining experience for all. Guests have also commended the restaurant's flexibility, willingness to accommodate large groups, and its prompt service. Reviewers are particularly enamored with their delicious Margaritas and tantalizing Mex-Mex food, labeling it as "habit forming". The consistency in the quality of their food and service has earned Nuevo Leon the status of being a favorite Mexican restaurant for many.
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4.3
Awesome(36)
Price: Expensive
• Mexican • Irving
Booked 4 times today
Cielito Mexican Flavors stands as an exceptional choice for authentic Mexican cuisine according to numerous reviews. One customer cherished their birthday dining experience at the place, commenting on the incredible service provided by the staff, who made them feel at home. The reviewer also highlighted the delicious dishes such as queso fundido, tinga, and house margarita. Another customer praised the great Cochinita pibil and Mexican wine they offer. Besides the quality food and drinks, Cielito Mexican Flavors is also known for its pleasant ambiance, making it a remarkable spot for enjoying good Mexican cuisine.
A photo of Two Mules Cantina at Texican Court restaurant
3.6
Very Good(16)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Irving
Two Mules Cantina at Texican Court is a standout in providing excellent Tex-Mex cuisine. The ambiance is reminiscent of Mexico, complete with great live music and stunning views from the outdoor seating area. This self-seat restaurant is not just about the unforgettable experiences, but also the high-quality food that leaves a lasting impression, as demonstrated by multiple positive reviews. The portions are generous, and the taste is consistently praised as excellent. The waitstaff is repeatedly commended for being friendly and efficient. Perfect for casual outings, Happy Hours, or special occasions like birthday dinners, Two Mules Cantina ensures a captivating and satisfying Tex-Mex experience.
A photo of Meso Maya - Preston Forest restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1443)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • North Dallas
Booked 5 times today
Meso Maya - Preston Forest, located in Dallas, stands out as an authentic provider of top-quality Mexican cuisine, offering dishes that are far from the usual Tex-Mex fare. Reviewers unanimously praise not only the genuinely Mexican flavors, lauding the mole and the margaritas as "amazing", but also the exceptional service provided by the staff. Regular patrons maintain that the restaurant "never disappoints", consistently offering excellent food and service, leading some to dub it their "favorite Mexican restaurant." It is this commitment to authenticity and quality that makes Meso Maya a standout in the Mexican cuisine scene.
A photo of Mesa Mezcal restaurant
4.5
Awesome(120)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Irving
Booked 1 time today
Mesa Mezcal has created a reputation for itself as a laudable Mexican restaurant, accentuated by multiple favorable reviews from satisfied customers. The place is known for its excellent food, with commendations pouring in for its "amazing carne asada tacos", "fantastic weekend breakfast" and the highly recommended "Albondigas Mexicanas" for those who fancy a bit of spice. The restaurant is renowned for special events like Taco Tuesday, Easter, and Valentine's Day, as well as themed brunches such as "drag brunch," which guests have enthusiastically reviewed as "fantastic". Good service enhances the overall experience, with reviewers praising Mesa Mezcal's staff for their friendliness, attentiveness, and helpfulness.
A photo of The Mexican restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(761)
Price: Very Expensive
• Mexican • Design District
Booked 136 times today
The Mexican is a beloved restaurant that serves outstanding authentic Mexican cuisine. Highly praised by customers for the exceptional food, superb service, and wonderful ambiance, it has crafted a memorable dining experience. It's been described as "probably one of the best Mexican food meals I've ever had", with some customers visiting as often as twice a week. Its diverse menu includes special flares on classic Mexican dishes, complemented by a relaxing environment and attentive customer service. The Mexican’s commitment to authentic cuisine, right down to staff fluent in Spanish, contributes to its status as "one of the best restaurants in Dallas". The Mexican is not just about food; it offers a complete cultural experience that has left a lasting impression on its patrons.
A photo of Mexican Sugar - Uptown restaurant
4.5
Awesome(519)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Uptown
Booked 85 times today
Mexican Sugar - Uptown offers an extraordinary dining experience in the heart of Dallas. The reviews praise the restaurant for its delicious Mexican cuisine, including praised dishes like the lobster enchiladas, shrimp elote tacos, and the margarita flight. Customers have repeatedly applauded the excellent service, with staff being described as friendly, knowledgeable, and efficient. The ambiance of the restaurant is also highly rated, with great views, an attractive interior and lively atmosphere. It's a perfect spot for any occasion, whether it's a casual happy hour, an intimate dinner, or a group celebration. Overall, Mexican Sugar - Uptown provides an authentic and high-quality Mexican culinary journey that leaves customers eager to return.
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