Does Mexican food (or Tex-Mex) live at the top of your fave food list? You are not alone, amigos. Chances are, you’ve already scoped out some of the Mexican restaurants in Lubbock, but in case you’re looking for a few recommendations to shake things up, we’ve got a list of some of our favorite local spots. Read on!

  • Traditional Mexican food, authentic flavor, and stellar customer service are just a few of the characteristics of Montelongo's Mexican Restaurant. More than 40 years ago, Montelongo’s opened a small take-out service, and the family has continued to serve Lubbock some of the best Mexican food ever since. In addition to serving amazing food at their restaurant, Montelongo’s will happily cater your special events. (Because what makes an event more special than mouth-watering Mexican food? Nada, that's what.)

  • If you love Tex-Mex food as much as we do, you could probably eat it ALL. DAY. LONG. Durango's Tex Mex totally understands those feels. They serve breakfast items like huevos rancheros, and your favorite lunch and dinner foods like enchiladas, chalupas, tacos, and other Tex-Mex delicacies. Why not have Tex-Mex for every meal? Durango’s is a family-owned and operated restaurant with delicious food and drink specials daily. Stop on by and you won’t be disappointed!

  • Delicious and authentic Jalisco-style Mexican food is what you can count on at Taqueria y Panaderia Guadalajara. You can also count on tacos, tacos, and more tacos… and man are they appetizing! In addition to these fabulous tacos, they are also known for authentic Mexican pastries and sweets. What are you waiting for? ¡Vámonos!

  • Cantina Laredo has created a special twist on Mexican food that your taste buds are dying to try. They’ve taken your favorite traditional Mexican dishes and added a modern flair. Come in for brunch, lunch, dinner, and tasty desserts. Got a hankerin' for a margarita? At Cantina Laredo you can. not. go. wrong. Try a classic marg or go for a unique flavor like ginger mint mango or salted watermelon. Wueno! 

  • For some of the best breakfast burritos in Lubbock, you’ll want to make a trip to Josie's West. What do you want in your breakfast burrito? Carne asada, eggs, chorizo, or bacon? They can do it all! Didn’t make it to Josie’s in time for breakfast? Not a problem! They serve up scrumptious Mexican favorites from nachos to chimichangas to just about anything your Mexican-food loving heart can handle.  

We know you’re ready to head out and fiesta, but before you go be sure to check out these local Mexican restaurants on Towny. What’s Towny? It’s the FREE app that connects you to exciting perks while you shop + eat at the local businesses in your community. Download the Towny app today!