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The Best Mexican Restaurants and Bars in Sydney

Piled-high tortas, al pastor tacos, crunchy tostadas and huge collections of mezcal — they're all on offer at these Mexican restaurants and bars.
By Ben Hansen
August 02, 2022
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By Ben Hansen
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  • Food & Drink

    St. Alma

    The Alma crew has arrived in Freshwater with al pastor pork belly tacos and fermented chilli octopus.

  • Food & Drink

    Tacos Muchachos

    Lockdown sensation Tacos Muchachos has found a permanent home inside a new boutique hotel.

  • Food & Drink

    Ricos Tacos

    This popular taco truck has found a permanent home in Chippendale with a rotating menu of tacos and weekend breakfast.

  • Food & Drink

    Maiz Mexican Street Food

    Flavour-packed Mexican dishes, weekly tostada nights and specialty cocktails await you at this King Street spot.

  • Food & Drink

    Alma

    By no means is this airy Avalon go-to your standard Tex-Mex affair.

  • Food & Drink

    Londres 126

    This lavish Mexican restaurant comes from the team behind Sonora and Carbon.

  • Food & Drink

    Itacate & Mexican Deli

    Rosa Cienfuegos' dine-in sibling venue to Tamaleria has brought top-notch Mexican eats and grocery items to Redfern.

  • Food & Drink

    Calita

    This Baja Peninsula-inspired North Bondi restaurant is from the team behind Taqiza and Carbon.

  • Food & Drink

    Esteban

    The Tequila Mockingbird team's two-storey Mexican restaurant is home to Australia's biggest collection of premium tequila and mezcal.

  • Food & Drink

    Sonora Mexican

    Wagyu burritos, handmade tortillas and lots of mezcal in Potts Point.

  • Food & Drink

    Rosa Cienfuegos Tamaleria & Mexican Deli

    A Dulwich Hill hole-in-the-wall serving some of Sydney's best tacos and tamales.

  • Food & Drink

    Carbon Mexican

    This hacienda-inspired restaurant has taken over the old Rum Diaries space.

  • Food & Drink

    Tequila Mockingbird

    A Paddington terrace filled with tequila and tasty South American morsels.

  • Food & Drink

    Bad Hombres

    The team behind Ghostboy Cantina has ditched the food court tacos for refined vegan Mexican fare.

  • Food & Drink

    Cantina OK!

    A hole-in-the-wall mezcal bar by the Tio's team.

  • Food & Drink

    Chula

    Offering regional Mexican dishes in wicker chairs and a packed menu of tequila and mezcal cocktails.

  • Food & Drink

    Chica Bonita

    Chica Bonita offers oodles of atmosphere and bang on Mexican fare. So go on, head north.

  • Food & Drink

    Barrio Cellar

    Some of Sydney's best tequila and mezcal cocktails await at the Barrio Chino team's basement bar.

  • Food & Drink

    Tio's Cerveceria

    Surry Hills' home of tequila, cocktails and free popcorn.

  • Food & Drink

    Fonda Bondi

    The first Sydney outpost for Melbourne's affordable Mexican canteen.

  • Food & Drink

    Flying Fajita Sisters

    Glebe’s long-standing Mexican haunt is known for it cheap tacos and glowing wall of tequilas.

  • Food & Drink

    Dos Senoritas

    Award-winning tacos in traditional Guadalajaran-style.

  • Food & Drink

    Mejico

    A buzzy eatery serving a modern-twist on Mexican cuisine — and plenty of tequila.

  • Food & Drink

    Don Pedros

    A brightly coloured Mexican joint overflowing with festive deals.

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