Delicioso: Best Mexican Restaurants in Makati
If I were to describe what Mexican cuisine is in three words, it would be: bold, spicy, and savory. From savory arroz con pollo to tangy ceviches and beyond, Mexican food, in all its lip-smacking glory, is arguably the ultimate comfort food.
Luckily we have restaurants here in Makati that bring us a taste of Mexico. So if you’re craving legit Mexican food and you happen to be in the area, check out these Mexican restos where you can get your Mexican fix. Enjoy!
IMAGE from Mexicali Restaurant Philippines Facebook page
Boasting a wide range of Latin/Mexican food with a twist, Mexicali is go-to place if you’re craving pollo asado, enchiladas, tacos, and all things casual Mexican. You can’t go wrong with their arroz ala cubana and chili con carne. They also have vegetarian options!
Address: 2/F Glorietta 2, 2-025, New Glorietta, Ayala Center, Makati City
Contact number: (02) 894 5354
Assorted tacos/IMAGE from El Chupacabra Facebook page
A favorite among expats in the business district, El Chupacabra is a Mexican-American restaurant that offers some of the best street tacos in town. Don’t miss out their Baja California Fish Tacos, a crispy beer-battered fish tucked into corn tortillas, topped with slaw, salsa, and their secret sauce.
IMAGE from Lágrima Facebook page
Lágrima is a hole-in-the-wall taqueria in Legazpi Village that you should visit for great tacos, nachos, and burritos. Their offerings here are bursting with flavors and freshness just as how these are made in Mexico itself. It also offers taco kits to those who want to taste the full Lagrima experience at home.
IMAGE from A’Toda Madre Facebook page
Tacos and cocktails go together like Jack and Jill at A’Toda Madre. It serves authentic Mexican dishes such as street tacos, quesadillas, birria, and many more. Aside from their awesome offerings, you should try their terrific margaritas for the full experience.
Jose Cuervo Cantina
IMAGE from Jose Cuervo Cantina Facebook page
Good food, great drinks, and relaxing music tie this place all together. There are beautiful Mexican food and cocktails to be had. Perfect for Friday night outs and dates with friends or partners after a long week of grinding in the office.
Chihuahua Mexican Grill
IMAGE from Chihuahua Mexican Grill Facebook page
To sum Chihuahua Mexican Grill up, it’s casual Tex-Mex food done very well. Their burritos, tacos, and other offerings are so filling and authentic, you’d think you were in Mexico. They’re also FREE salsa dance lessons followed by dancing from 9 p.m. until 1:30 a.m. Isn’t that amazing?