1. Santiago’s based in Englewood, Co.  Stop by 11:00AM and pick up a few breakfast burritos with half and half chile.

2. Benny’s.  From breakfast to dinner, Benny’s is delicious.  Add a classic margarita for lunch!

3. Jack ‘n Grill.  This is a New Mexican style treat.  Order the sopapilla burger or their famous 7 pound burrito for kicks.

4 . Tacos Rapidos.  You would never guess that this place as Denver’s best Carne Asade fries.  Order them and scarf them down.

5. Sam’s #3.  Great local mexican food from a household name.

6. Hacienda.  This is a classier mexican food restaurant in Denver with extra chile varieties.

7. Casa Bonita….Of course they made the list!  This is Denver and it’s a legacy.  Enough said.

8. The Armadillo.  There are a few locations still around.  They have fabulous guacamole tostadas and chile rellenos.

9.Las Delicias.  A cute little joint in Englewood. Perfect for the lunch getaway or casual dinner date.

10.  3 Margaritas.  This is a classic mexican food chain that’s not quite authentic but is reliable.

11. The Tamale Kitchen.  Obviously, order the tamales, and be careful with their chile!  Delicious and spicy.

12. Johnny’s Diner.  Be sure to get the handheld breakfast burrito to cure your hangover.

Other recommended restaurants endorsed by readers:

13. Senor Rick’s on Mississippi. One reader proclaimed that  it is “Hands down the best restaurant in Colorado”.

14. Little Anita’s- One reader shared that it is perfect for curing hangovers.

15. Taco’s Jalicos on 38th and Raleigh was also recommended.

16. Blue Bonnet reports having the best mexican food on south broadway.

17. Bonnie Brae. There is something so comforting about their chile cheese fries!

18. Chubby’s on Lowell.  This is not to be confused with the copycat, el Chubby’s.

19. Jose O’sheas at 6th at Union is a Denver classic.

20. Las Margaritas-Very similar to 3 Margaritas.

21. Tamayo-One reader suggested this was so good, that if I had been there myself, it might have made my top 12!

Enjoy your margaritas and mojitos! 😀


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