The Best Mexican Restaurants in Des Moines

Handpicked Top 3 Mexican Restaurants in Des Moines, Iowa. Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reviews, ratings, reputation, history, complaints, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. You deserve only the best!


1305 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50314

Since 2000

Asada, Lengua, Chicken, Al Pastor, Side Orders, Soups, Burrito, Quesadilla, Burrito Machaca, Gorditas, Empanadas, Pupusas, Chips and Salsa, Guacamole, Agua Chile, Shrimp, Tamales, Nachos Con Carne, Chips and Guacamole, Steak Tacos, Beef Soup, Fish Soup, Seafood Soup, Beef with Spices, Chicken Burritos, Enchiladas Roja & Beef Fajita

Offers Homemade Corn Tortillas - Buy the Mini Flautas Con Guacamole $8.50, Shrimp Quesadillas $7, Queso Fundido Con Chorizo $5.50 & Beef Soup $8

Price: Starts from $2

Mon, Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue Closed


1518 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50316

Since 1994

Chile Relleno, Flautas, Tamales, Chimichanga, Taco Fajita, Hard Shell Flour Tacos, Sopes, Quesadillas, Special Burrito, Special Flautas, Seasoned Chicken with Salad, Chicken Fajita Quesadilla, Taco Salad, Carnitas, Chuleta De Puerco, Pollo En Adobo, Guisado De Puerco, Pollo Sonora, Mole Mexicano, Seafood Dishes, Fish, Steak & Grilled Shrimp

Try the Seasoned Chicken with Salad $7.59, Chicken Fajita Quesadilla $7.99, Camarones Rancheros $11.99, Bistek Encebollado $9.99, Chimichanga $7.99 & Taco Fajita $7.99 - Takeout Option Available

Price: Starts from $7.99

Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 3:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 am
Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 am


2316 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311

Since 2012

Chili Relleno, Nachos, Tacos, Sides, Chicken, Barbacoa, Steak, Seasoned Beef, Veggie, Salad, Fajitas, Quesadillas, Burritos, Tortilla, Grilled Meat, Salsa, Sour Cream, Sauteed Veggie, Chalupas Compuestas, Mole Poblano De Pollo, Chile Relleno De Res Puerco, Lettuce Cups, Queso De La Casa, Shrimp Nachos, Fish Tacos & Enchiladas Suizas

All Salad Served with Homemade Tortillas Shells - Taste the Enchiladas De Queso, Tacos De Pescado, Sopa De Tortilla, Parrilla De Fajitas & Chalupas Compuestas

Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri & Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm