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Mexican Cuisine in Cedar Rapids

Discover a new favorite!

Find the tastiest tacos, burritos, margaritas and more throughout Cedar Rapids’ expansive and wide-ranging cuisine scene. From authentic Mexican to southwestern-inspired fare, find your new favorite below!

North Cedar Rapids:

La Cantina, 5400 Edgewood Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids
Enjoy a delicious meal indoors or on the patio at one of the Cedar Rapids’ favorite authentic Mexican restaurants.

Casa Las Glorias, 2245 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids
Whether you are sitting on the patio, drinking a world-class margarita or sitting at the bar catching a game, you’ll have a fun and relaxing time.

El Super Burrito & Lupita's Bakery, 3300 Johnson Ave NW, Cedar Rapids
Celebrating their 20th anniversary, discover the home of the original Burrito Ahogado and a delicous lineup of authentic mexican flavors and food.

La Guanajuato, 3915 Center Point Rd NE, Cedar Rapids
A hidden gem on the north side, La Guanajuato serves up delicious authentic Mexican cuisine.

Adelitas Mexican Grill, 2833 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids
Providing quality consistent food that taste great every single time, Adelitas prides itself on serving our customers delicious genuine dishes.

Mas Margaritas, 588 Boyson Rd NE, Cedar Rapids
Enjoy the friendly atmosphere, delicious food and one-of a kind margaritas.

Mextizo, 1140 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids
Celebrate the essence of Mexican cuisine with one of Cedar Rapids' newest restaurants, Mextizo.

Mezcal Tequila Cocina, 5070 Lindale Drive NE, Cedar Rapids
Latin inspired food & drink that is patiently cooked with soul, both primitive & contemporary. 

four margaritas, one lime, mango, peach, and strawberry at La Cantina in Cedar Rapids

Downtown Cedar Rapids:

El Dorado Bar & Grill, 112 2nd St. SE, Cedar Rapids
Just steps away from from First Ave in downtown, stop in for authentic Mexican bar and grill with vibrant drinks and delicious dishes. 

Gringos Café, 210 3rd Ave SE, Cedar Rapids
Open for breakfast and lunch, the convenient downtown location features an all-you-can eat Tuesday lunch buffet, and south western cuisine made with fresh ingredients the rest of the week.

Hacienda Las Glorias, 715 First Avenue SW, Cedar Rapids
With two locations, grab a great drink and mouth water Mexican cuisine for the whole family.

Taco Gato, 209 3rd St. SE, Cedar Rapids
The area’s newest taco joint boasts a fun upscale fusion taco and cocktail bar open for happy hour and dinner.

top down view of a menu, skillet, nachos, and a side dish at Taco Gato, a Mexican restaurant in Cedar Rapids

The District: Czech Village & New Bohemia:

Birria King, 1103 3rd St. SE, Cedar Rapids (inside NewBo City Market)
One of the most popular mobile kitchens in C.R. prides itself on serving the best birria tacos in town.

CaFe Tacuba, 1006 3rd St. SE, Cedar Rapids
Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, enjoy authentic mexican flavors paired with everythingfrom coffees to cocktaisl

Lacayo, 1202 3rd St SE #02, Cedar Rapids
Feed your belly with delicious farm-to-table cuisine made from scratch in the heart of New Bohemia.

La Reyna, 1103 3rd St. SE, Cedar Rapids (inside NewBo City Market)
This family-owned business has been kicking out some of the best tacos, burritos and salsa for years!

Lucitas Diner, 1100 1st Street SW, Cedar Rapids
Enjoy the old-school diner vibe serving up Tex-Mex delights near Czech Village.

a salad, a tray with two tacos, and two cocktails on a table at Caucho, a Mexican Restaurant in Cedar Rapids

South Cedar Rapids:

El Paraiso Bar & Grill, 2730 Edgewood Rd SW, Cedar Rapids
If you love fresh authentic Mexican food that is full of flavor and very distinct, stop in and enjoy lunch and happy hour specials. 

Cancun Mexican, 365 33rd Ave SW, Cedar Rapids
Enjoy a fun, high-energy atmosphere with your tasty tacos, fabulous fajitas, seasonal margaritas ad more!

Los Compadres, 448 33rd Ave SW, Cedar Rapids
Featuring a wide-ranging buffet, selection of fresh made-to-order Mexican from the large menu options and lunch specials!

Mamacita Taco Bar, 3025 Mt. Vernon Rd SE, Cedar Rapids
Specializing in street tacos, gorditas and tortas, stop by for lunch, dinner and margaritas daily!

Taco Depot, 2665 Edgewood Pkwy SW, #104, Cedar Rapids
Visit Cedar Rapids’ first authentic taqueria with full bar and enjoy some tasty tacos!

top down view of a platter of ten tacos topped with lime and radish at a mexican restaurant in Cedar Rapids

Marion & Hiawatha:

Eva’s Mexican, 835 7th Avenue, Marion
Eva’s strives to serve the most delicious Mexican platters with authentic Mexican flavors. Come hungry, leave more than satisfied.

Villas’s Patio Mexican Restaurant, 433 7th Ave, Marion
Modern Mexican fare which pulls from traditional Mexican flavors and heritage to deliver a tasty experience in each and every meal.

4 Hermanos Mexican Food, 1725 Boyson Rd, Hiawatha
Located in Hiawatha and pen daily 7am-pm, 4 Hermanos features daily and group specials.

a man at Los Hermanos Mexican Grill holds a tray packed with seafood and corona beer

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