When you have a craving for south of the border cuisine, where do you go?
Atlanta’s diversity means you can find good Mexican food in Suwanee, on Buford Highway, in Grant Park and nearly everywhere in between.
But which restaurants did you vote as the best?
Family-owned El Rey Del Taco in DeKalb County finished No. 3. The owners have been “making authentic Mexican food for the past 15 years day and night,” the restaurant’s website states.
Your No. 2 pick was Nuevo Laredo Cantina in Atlanta. Chance Evans opened the restaurant, in 1992, “in its campy, off-the-beaten-path location with the sole intention of offering authentic, home-cooked Mexican food” to the area, the restaurant’s website states.
The winner of 2019’s Best of Atlanta poll for best Mexican restaurant garnered nearly a quarter of the 1,200 votes.
Tortas Factory del D.F. is “a family owned business serving tortas and tacos Distrito Federal style on Buford Highway in Doraville,” its Facebook page states.
“The kitchen offers a long, varied selection — the full menu of tortas, tacos, huaraches, flautas and other dishes stretches across three screens — and leans heavily on regional specialties of the Distrito Federal (which you might know better as Mexico City),” Wyatt Williams wrote in a review of the restaurant last year for the AJC.
If you’ve been to Tortas Factory del D.F. and want to try something new, take a food tour at Buford Highway’s Plaza Fiesta.
Or drive to DeKalb County for the taco you voted as being the Best of Atlanta in one of our July polls.
Every county has great options for Mexican food. If your tastes lean toward something else, however, don’t fret. Best of Atlanta has plenty of options to keep you exploring the food scene all year.
And check out all of our Best of Atlanta winners so far this year.
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