The top Mexican restaurants in Toronto and some do more than just tacos and tacos, respectively . While the tortilla-topped fortes (when offered) are on point, there is a wide variety of roasted meats, conventional stews and sandwiches for you to devour. Engagement party venue Toronto
La Carnita (John St.)
Loud music, overloaded tacos along with a tequila-significant drinks menu are a common thread at each of La Carnita's four places. Daily specials and select programs (like quesadillas, chorizo meatballs and scorpion wings) are exceptional at every outpost.
This modern Mexican restaurant in the Distillery District is a fiesta for the senses. Indoor and outside areas are decorated with vibrant murals and Dia de los Muertos motifs, while the menu lists other botanas, ceviche, tacos and esquites also as multi-course tasting menus.
This patio-endowed antojitos pub in the Annex is the area to really go for bottles of Negra Modela and Mexi-Cali -style snack food. Street corn, carne asada fries, tacos and tortillas with gauc’ all grace the menu, plus on weekends El Pocho does brunch.
Traditional Mexican dishes will fill you up at this everyday St. Clair joint. Here, tacos are presented with stacking piles of meat alongside ensalada salsa and steaming tortillas for DIY assembly.
Playa Cabana Cantina
No two restaurants are alike within this family of Mexican restaurants. At one location you’ll find neighbourhood-special takes on tacos and tequila. Meanwhile, other locations delve into comfort food, family-style banquets and Mexican-Korean fusion.
This comida on St. Clair West offers an entire variety of conventional Mexican basics. Chilaquiles, tacos, tamales, quesadillas, enchiladas and tortas are on the menu and best appreciated in the brilliantly coloured dining room decorated with Luchador masks.
Spend an afternoon eating pork tinga tostadas, chilaquiles, and wings, or an evening devoted to tacos and hot squid at this raucous Parkdale restaurant. The deal is sealed by bourbonade and tall cans of Tecate, Mexicano Caesar cocktails.
Torteria San Cosme
The Mexican sandwich store in Kensington Market has earned a loyal following because of its taco-less brand of food that was fast. Tortas assembled on pan telera will be the main menu items, but you must not overlook sides like elote and charros (sausage and bean stew) either.
El Rey Mezcal Bar
Sip on cocktails and let your tastebuds tour flights of mezcal at Grant van Gameren’s cacti-adorned saloon in Kensington Market. The kitchen is open until last call serving up like quesadillas late night nibbles, potato sope, and empanadas.