GEORGE: Salsa is now the number one condiment in America.

JERRY: You know why? Because people like to say “salsa.” “Excuse me, do
you have salsa?” “We need more salsa.” “Where is the salsa? No salsa?”

-Seinfeld [1992]

If you are wondering, yes, the Best Mexican Restaurants in Salt Lake City are up there with the best in the country. We’ve been to Los Angeles, San Diego, Arizona, and all around the West, and Salt Lake City’s Mexican food measures up to them all. So a big thank you to our Mexican friends in SLC for blessing this city with amazing tacos, gorditas, enchiladas, tortas, tostadas, tamales, quesadillas, and, most importantly, margaritas. I don’t know what I would do without your spice in my life.

Note that this list is the Best Mexican Restaurants in Salt Lake City. Follow this link to our Best Tacos in SLC list which features additional SLC Mexican restaurants not in this list. Didn’t see your favorite SLC Mexican restaurant? Tell us where we need to go next in the comments!

Chile-Tepin

 

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Neighborhood: Downtown Salt Lake City

Address: 307 W 200 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Website | Yelp 

Rico Cocina Y Tequila Bar

 

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Neighborhood: Granary District

Address: 545 W 700 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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Maria’s Mexican Grill

 

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Neighborhood: East Millcreek

Address: 3336 S 2300 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84109

Website | Yelp 

Red Iguana

 

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Neighborhood: North Temple

Address: 736 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116

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Yoyis Mexican Grill

 

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Neighborhood: East Central

Address: 1270 1100 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84105

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Alamexo

 

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Neighborhood: Downtown Salt Lake City

Address: 268 State St #110, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Website | Yelp 

Chile Amor

 

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Neighborhood: North Salt Lake

Address: 220 US-89, North Salt Lake, UT 84054

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Blue Iguana

 

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Neighborhood: Downtown Salt Lake City

Address: 165 S W Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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