No Juan dislikes Mexican.
Searching for your next go-to restaurant to get the tacos, enchiladas, elote, and maybe even tequila? Check out the Top 10 Most Loved Mexican restaurants this month!
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10. TADEO Filipino Mexican Comfort Food – Tomas Morato
TADEO Filipino Mexican Comfort Food is a fusion restaurant found in the culinary mecca of Tomas Morato. Serving an ingenious variety of Fil-Mex cuisine, you’ll find interestingly delicious selections such as the Sisig Taco, Sinigang Burrito, and Espasol Horchata drink.
It’s for people who love comfort food. It’s not for authentic Mexican cuisine purists.
Recommended dishes: their Sinigang Burrito and Sisig Tacos.
9. El Chupacabra – Poblacion
Dubbed “Home of the Street Taco,” El Chupacabra is a Mexican-American restaurant serving street tacos, barbecue, and cheap beer. Offering a lively ambience and a good time, El Chupacabra has become a favorite among expats who frequent the area.
It’s for the hungry souls who love Tex-Mex tacos. It’s not for the diners who prefer a quiet and quaint spot, because the place gets packed on any given day!
Recommended dishes: their Carne Asada, Camarones a la Diabla, Chorizo con Papas, and Baja California Fish Tacos.
Our insider tip: Always ask about available promos! They've got a wide array of free beer nights, discounts, and even Taco Tuesdays.
8. Gorda – Uptown Parade
Gorda Fil-Mex Urban Cuisine is a gastropub that serves redefined Filipino-Mexican comfort food and cocktails. Some examples of their fusion fare would be their Cebu Lechon tacos, Chicken Inasal burrito, and Tablea Lava Cake topped with Siling Labuyo Sorbetes.
It’s for office workers within the business district who enjoy a casual yet rambunctious atmosphere. It’s not for solo diners or people who prefer smaller servings.
Recommended dishes: their Mama's Nachos, Breakfast Taquito Sampler, and El Ecuador De Margarita.
7. ¡VENGO! – Legazpi Village
Vengo is a modern taqueria serving specialty tacos with selections such as Pork Cheek Confit, Tempura Shrimp, Honey Soy Chicken, Asian Slaw Tofu, and Slow Cooked Lamb tacos. They also serve vegan and vegetarian tacos and mains for those looking to stay healthy, but have a full tummy! Don’t miss out on their Churro Waffle, either!
It’s for taco lovers looking for a laidback atmosphere and affordable prices. It’s not for those who want a more authentic taco selection.
Recommended dishes: Pork Cheek Confit Tacos, Churro Waffle, "Love, Rosie" Drink
6. Drive-By Taco Shop – various branches
Drive-By Taco Shop is a carwash diner concept serving street tacos, burritos, and nachos right beside CleanLab. With fresh corn tortillas made in-house, Drive By Taco Shop’s tacos possess a simplicity that makes their fare all the more special.
It’s for people who want a quick, inexpensive Mexican fix. It’s not for those looking for a quiet hole-in-the-wall restaurant.
Recommended dishes: their Extra Spicy Pulled Beef Taco, Chicharrones Burrito, and Horchata Drink.
5. Vatos Urban Tacos – Fort Bonifacio
An unlikely fusion of cuisines, Vatos Urban Tacos provides Mexican food with a Korean twist. From their Galbi Tacos, Nutella Nachos, Kimchi Galbi Grilled Cheese (made of Mexican cheese), and Honey Tequila Wings, you’d be astounded by the proper execution this clever cuisine hybrid has to offer.
It’s for those who want to experiment on their favorite Mexican dishes with a unique twist. It’s not for people who aren’t fans of Korean food.
Recommended dishes: their Kimchi Carnitas Fries, Beef Galbi Tacos, Kimchi Galbi Grilled Cheese, and Nutella nachos!
Insider tip: They serve all-day breakfast items with their Buy 1 Take 1 promo on Bottled Beers & Select Craft Beers!
4. Lágrima – Legazpi Village
Located in Legazpi Village, Lagrima is a humble neighborhood taqueria serving non-traditional tacos, burritos, and quesadillas with Los Angeles flair.
It’s for those who are looking for vegetarian-friendly Mexican dishes. It’s not for those who want Mexican dishes other than tacos, burritos, and quesadillas.
Recommended dishes: their Street Tacos, Avocado Tostada, and Horchata Pancakes.
3. La Chinesca – multiple branches
La Chinesca is a Mexican concept by Chef Bruce Ricketts located in the same street of BF Homes where he first made his mark on the local culinary scene with his intimate degustation nook, Sensei Sushi.
It’s for those who are only after the freshest ingredients and ideas in every bite. It’s not for those who aren’t willing to wait!
Recommended dishes: their Guacamole, Tripitas Taco (made with beef intestines), and Guisada de Res taco (made with beef shoulder & lengua).
Insider tip: Don't forget to ask for their secret menu to see their guacamole dish and other tacos!
2. CHINO – Fort Bonifacio
CHINO is a restaurant of Mexican roots married with Japanese ingredients. With dishes such as their Crispy Fish Taco with Chipotle Kewpie & Salsa Fresca, Goat Barbacoa Taco with Arbol Miso and Sesame, and Wagyu Beef Taco, they’ve epitomized the flamboyance of Mexico’s cuisine paired with Japan’s finesse.
It’s for anyone up for a new experimental concept and a gastronomical experience. It’s not for those who want to keep both traditional Mexican and Japanese flavors separate.
Recommended dishes: their Crispy Fish Taco, Grilled Shrimp Taco with Salsa Macha with Guacamole, Braised Pork Belly, and Thai Tea Tres Leches.
1. Silantro Fil-Mex Cantina – various branches
The first of its kind, Silantro Fil-Mex Cantina is a rustic local restaurant serving the best of Mexican comfort food with a Filipino twist. It is a homegrown concept from Dagupan, Pangasinan and is now one of the most popular restaurants in the city.
It’s for friends looking for a quick bite and drink. It’s not for people looking for milkshakes or desserts. Our insider tip is servings are quite big so order in moderation and add when needed, service time is quick.
Recommended dishes: Beef Nachos, Calliente Wings, and Grilled Porkchop.
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