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Most of us crave good, authentic Mexican food from time to time, and some of us could eat the delicious cuisine every day of the week. Northwest Arkansas (Bentonville, Rogers, Fayetteville, Siloam Springs & Springdale, offers many excellent Mexican food restaurants with more opening on a regular basis. Note: We have a Top 10 List for TexMex.

See the Top 10 list below for outstanding Mexican food restaurants in NWA:


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

Yeyo's El Alma de Mexico in Bentonville

Yeyo’s El Alma de Mexico in Bentonville – photo courtesy

Beautiful restaurant with a large open kitchen, fun atmosphere and fast, friendly service. Food is authentic Mexican street fare and oh so delicious. Owners, the Rios family, are committed to farm-to-table fresh utilizing their own farm for fresh produce.

Staff are friendly and go the extra mile to ensure that your experience with them is first rate. The homemade tortillas, the Grilled Burritos, the Steak Milanesa, just everything is spot on.

They also have a location in downtown Rogers Yeyo’s Mezcaleria y Taqueria and a food truck in downtown Bentonville next to the Meteor Guitar Gallery.


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

la media luna mexican restaurant fayetteville ar

La Media Luna -photo courtesy

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.

Tula Restaurant $$
1 E Center Street #160 Pryor Center, (479) 439-9899

Using fresh, local ingredients, Tula creates fine dining experiences that are inspired by cuisine throughout Mexico. The flavors are uniquely Tula, yet they pay homage to the traditional. The Mole Poblano is something really special as are the scrumptious street tacos. Margaritas are fantastic, and there’s a self serve beer bar.


El Rinconcito $
1803 S 8th St Suite 10, Rogers, AR 72756
(479) 372-4054

El Rinconcito is a small and restaurant that serves flavorful authentic Mexican dishes.  The staff is friendly, but they are typically very busy.  The quesabirria tacos are amazing.  Don’t let the outside strip mall appearance keep you away, inside incredible Mexican food awaits.

Yulianita’s Mexican Restaurant $
2515 N 17th St #303, Rogers, AR 72756
(479) 631-0843

No frills, just good authentic Mexican food. Yulianita’s offers traditional Mexican food including homemade corn tortillas, great salsa and fajitas to-die-for. The protein, whether beef, chicken or shrimp is ample, the portions are large and the prices are affordable. You’ll like dining at Yulianitas’s


Taqueria El Rancho $
715 E Jefferson St, (479) 524-0083

This is taqueria is a hidden gem that provides excellent food along with friendly owners and staff.  The tacos, tortas, enchiladas and vegan friendly dishes are very good. Bring your appetite for they offer good sized portions at fair affordable prices.


Morelia’s Mexican Restaurant and Tortilleria $
304 W Sunset Ave, (479) 419-5196

Morelia’s serves authentic Mexican food that is flavorful and will make you come back for more. They are a  Tortilleria and make their own super fresh tortillas daily.  The birria, barbacoa, menudo, carnitas, tamale, tacos and salsa are second to none. Large portions and reasonable prices makes this a fan favorite. As a bonus, they offer breakfast too. Note: Image at top of the page courtesy of Morelia’s.

Casa Alejo $$
101 W Emma Ave, (479) 365-7222

Don’t wait any longer… come and enjoy the genuine taste of Mexico at Casa Alejo!  Their menu boasts a range of mouth-watering dishes, such as burritos, tacos, enchiladas and fajitas all made with only the freshest ingredients.  Don’t miss out on their incredible guacamole or  birria – it’s truly one-of-a-kind! With its lively atmosphere and warm hospitality, Casa Alejo is the perfect destination for anyone seeking an authentic Mexican experience.

Taquería Don Güero $
332 E Emma Ave, (479) 361-8073

Taquería Don Güero located in downtown Springdale (across the street from Black Apple Cider) specializes in  serving traditional tacos, burritos, and tortas. They only offer window service with limited outdoor seating, but don’t let that shy you away. Their authentic food, hearty servings and low prices are the things dreams are made of.

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.

Taqueria Guanajuato

Taqueria Guanajuato – photo courtesy

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