What Are Some of the Best Mexican Restaurants in Riverside?

August 10th, 2018 by

authentic mexican barbacoa, carnitas and chicken tacos

Looking for the best Mexican restaurants in Riverside? You’ve got a lot of worthwhile options! Browning Dodge isn’t just the place to go for new vehicles and vehicle specials; our team is comprised of locals who know the area. So, when it comes to fantastic Mexican food, we know where to go. Check out a few of our favorites below!
Fajitas

Anchos Southwest Grill & Bar

You can find Anchos Southwest Grill & Bar on Hole Avenue—just minutes from La Sierra Park. They’re open seven days a week, offering homemade Mexican food with rich mesquite-grilled flavor. Here, you’ll find all the classics, including carne and pollo fajitas, chiles rellenos, and camarones alambres—or jumbo shrimp that’s bacon-wrapped and mesquite grilled.

Habanero Mexican Grill

Located on University Avenue, Habanero Mexican Grill is a local favorite for its friendly service and delicious menu. Great for kids and groups, it’s the perfect place for casual, relaxed dining—plus, there’s free WiFi. The Pollo Fresco on vegetables and tortilla chips and Chilaquiles are popular recommendations.
A bowl of creamy guacamole dip with peppers, tomato, cilantro, and lime.

El Patron

El Patron can be found on Mission Inn Avenue. One of their most famous dishes is Carne Asada—a cut of beef served on a grilled cactus bed with spices, beans and rice, guacamole, and more. Make El Patron your next spot for Happy Hour! From 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the restaurant, they offer $6 Well Margaritas and $7 Isla Grandes. Just make sure you’ve got a designated driver, or an otherwise safe route home.

Tio’s Tacos

Since 1990, Tio’s Tacos has brought a taste of Sahuayo Michoacán, Mexico to Riverside. Martin Sanchez, the owner, recycles everything from old lawn decorations to bicycles to shoes, and turns them into colorful wire figures, pyramids, fountains, and more for his restaurant. Check out his work while you enjoy shrimp fajitas or 7 seas soup. Find Tio’s Tacos on Mission Inn Avenue!

Learn More About Riverside Attractions with Browning DCJR

Whether you’re in the mood for fajitas, chimichangas, or tacos, Riverside, CA is the place to go for authentic Mexican food. It’s also a great place to kill time, what with its pizza shops and theaters aplenty. Have questions? Contact us at Browning Dodge—one of your most trusted Southern California Dodge dealers.

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