Top 10 Authentic Mexican Restaurants in Northwest Arkansas – UPDATED

Top 10 Authentic Mexican Restaurants in Northwest Arkansas – UPDATED

Mexican food is extremely popular in Northwest Arkansas, with many people needing a Mexican food fix at least one night of the week. If you’re one of
those people, you won’t be disappointed with the fine selection of Mexican food restaurants represented in the Top Ten list below: Mexican food is extremely popular in Northwest Arkansas, with many people needing a Mexican food fix at least one night of the week. If you’re one of those people, you won’t be disappointed with the fine selection of Mexican food restaurants represented in the Top Ten list below:

Listed below are the best authentic Mexican restaurants in Northwest Arkansas:

BELLA VISTA

El Pueblitos $
1705 Forest Hills Blvd, (479) 855-2324

This is authentic Mexican food at its best. The owners are on the floor and are anxious to see that your meal is satisfactory in every way. There is a large menu with a variety of selections in every category. Once, we had a table of nine, and every one enjoyed their meal. For the restaurant business, that is considered a home run. From personal experience, the beef enchiladas and the burritos were a hit. Try the different sauces, just to get an idea of what they taste like. Locals love the place and typically try to eat there at least once a month or more.  There is also a location in Centerton.

BENTONVILLE

Yeyo’s El Alma de Mexico $
801 SE 8th Street Suite 41, (479) 657-6954

Beautiful restaurant with a large open kitchen, fun ambience and terrific service. Food is authentic Mexican street fare and so delicious. Rios family is committed to farm to- table fresh. Staff is friendly and goes the extra mile to ensure that your experience with them is first rate. The homemade tortillas, the Grilled Burritos, the Steak Milanessa, just everything is simply sumptuous. Go there tonight!

CENTERTON

Rincon Garibaldi $
401 W Centerton Blvd, (479) 224-4623

This hidden gem in Centerton offers freshly made, delicious, authentic Mexican food. The owners are eager to please, and are present on the floor to ensure your experience with them is a great one. Staff is welcoming and quick to attend to your needs. Try them once, and you’ll be back.

EUREKA SPRINGS

Aquarius Taqueria $$
91 South Main, (479) 253-6888

This amazing taqueria serves uniquely flavored food and fabulous margaritas in a friendly atmosphere. All tortillas are made fresh with each order and are scrumptious, tacos are perfect and so are the carnitas. Try the blue corn tortillas, you’ll be hooked. The entire food menu is gluten free.

FAYETTEVILLE

La Media Luna $$
2135 Main Dr, (479) 316-8008

Delicious, authentic Mexican food is served at La Media Luna. Beautiful presentations, friendly service and and excellent menu selection including dishes that are beyond the typical Mexican restaurant offerings. If you are looking for authentic Mexican flavors, you will find it here.

Mr Taco Loco $
1701 S School Ave, (479) 249-9462

Offering fresh, authentic Mexican food including delicious tacos, enchiladas, beer, killer margaritas and much more. Place is upbeat, clean and friendly from the moment you walk through the doors. Don’t miss these tasty tacos.

Sabor Guacamole $
1120 N Lindell Ave, (479) 316-8383

Home of delicious homemade Mexican food platters and some of the very best gaucamole you’ll ever eat anywhere, Sabor Guacamole has a super friendly patio, and is the place to go for beer and margaritas under $5.

ROGERS

La Popular NWA $
400 S 8th St, (479) 899-6929

Featuring a variety of Mexican baked goods, scrumptious tamales, and corn or flour tortillas, La Popular NWA. If you are a stickler for authentic Mexican food, this is your place. The tamales are so very good.

Springdale

Don Pedro’s $
300 W Sunset Ave, (479) 361-8686

This is authentic Mexican food regardless of which menu item you choose. Don Pedro’s buys their pigs whole and butchers them on the premises, so you can be assured that you are getting the freshest carnitas in the region when you dine at Don Pedro’s. Of course, try the Carnitas Tacos, which are heavenly, but also give the delicious tortas and the soups a try. Terrific place to take the entire family!

Taqueria Guanajuato  $
103 N Thompson St, (479) 750-1949

Excellent tortas, tacos and other authentic Mexican food. Enjoys a wonderful reputation. Carnitas, asada and corn tortillas are exceptional, as are the burritos. For those of you with big appetites, the portion size will definitely satisfy you. The meat quality rocks, and the quesadillas are also tasty and filling. Everything is delish according to their loyal patrons.

Honorable Mention

Azul Tequila Mexican Cuisine $$
1000 SE Walton Blvd #22
Bentonville, AR
(479) 876-8788

Touted as some of the best Mexican food in NWA especially the enchiladas mole. Azul’s also has a large variety of top-notch tequilas on hand to make their famous and fabulous drinks. The food is delicious, the service is friendly and impeccable and their bar is amazing. Catering and parties are welcome, and there is an outdoor seating area.

El Burrito Loco $
2155 W 6th St
Fayetteville, AR
(479) 527-9577

Burrito Loco specializes in authentic Mexican cuisine including tasty burritos and grilled tortas. Chicken and beef are grilled outside these days.

Here is a list of the Top 10 Tex Mex in Northwest Arkansas and Top 10 Tacos in NWA

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