8 Best Neighborhood Mexican Restaurants in Metro Phoenix
There are few places in the states where you can find the quality of Mexican food that Phoenix has. We spent the past year putting together a list of the best places for authentic Mexican cuisine for this year's Best of Phoenix® edition.
Joseph Maddon Asadero Norte De Sonora's pastor tacos.
What follows are the eight best neighborhood Mexican restaurants in the metro Phoenix area. Print this off, bookmark it, pocket it, or make a list for the next time you need a taco or chimichanga fix.
Best Neighborhood Mexican Restaurant - Central Phoenix: Asadero Norte De Sonora
Have you had the chicken burro at Asadero Norte De Sonora? Because if you haven't, you're missing out on a kind of chicken burro nirvana -- a piece of wrapped paradise in the form of stellar shredded bits of mesquite chicken, frijoles, shredded cabbage, and creamy guacamole. Read more here.
Best Neighborhood Mexican Restaurant - Downtown Phoenix: Rito's Mexican Food
Laura Hahnefeld Rito's Mexican Food is our go-to spot for green chili beef -- in chimi or burro form.
For the longest time, this 36-year-old neighborhood staple in Central Phoenix had pared down its menu to just its famous green chili and red chili burros. Not that anyone was complaining. When you serve essentially just two dishes (and a couple of variations on each) and the lines are still out the door, you're doing something right. Rito's Mexican Food is definitely doing something right. Read more here.
122 N. 16th St., Phoenix, AZ
907 N. 14th St., Phoenix, AZ
1507 W. Hatcher Road, Phoenix, AZ
2534 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ
8646 S. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ
855 W. University Drive, Mesa, AZ
2535 E. University Drive, Tempe, AZ
6706 N. 58th Drive, Glendale, AZ