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Readers Vote: Louisville's 19 Best Mexican Restaurants

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Last week, Eater Louisville asked what's Louisville's best Mexican restaurant. Holy guacamole did you guys have opinions. Between the comments and social media, we received more than 60 responses naming 19 different restaurants, all of which are mapped out here. Got another suggestion, amigo? Drop it in the comments.


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El Mariachi

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Located inside the Supermercado Guanajuato, El Mariachi promises "true Mexican cuisine." [Photo: Courtesy El Mariachi]

El Mundo

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"El Mundo makes the most fantastic specials in town. I vote El Mundo hands down." [Photo: Courtesy Facebook/El Mundo]

Fiesta Time

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"Great food and it's run by a wonderfully friendly family." [Photo: Courtesy Facebook/Fiesta Time]

Guaca Mole

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"Guaca Mole is traditional Mexican but elevated way above normal standards." [Photo: Courtesy Facebook/Guaca Mole]

Holy Mole Taco Truck

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"Holy Mole has killer fish and brisket tacos." [Photo: Courtesy Facebook/Holy Mole]

Las Gorditas

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"It feels as close as you're going to get in Louisville to getting authentic tacos in Mexico." [Photo: Courtesy Facebook/Las Gorditas]

Manny & Merle

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Manny & Merle's represents the "immigrant street food served in the old Honky Tonks in California and Texas." [Photo: Courtesy Manny & Merle]

Mayan Café

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"Mayan Cafe is undefinable and the focus on local organic ingredients is in a league of its own." [Photo: Courtesy Facebook/The Mayan Café]

Ramiro's Cantina

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"Ramiro's consistently has the great food, fair prices, and friendly service." [Photo: Courtesy Facebook/Ramiro's]

Salsaritas

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Signature dishes like CasaRitos, Mexican pizzas have our readers screaming "Salsaritas!" [Photo: courtesy Salsarita's Facebook]

Santa Fe Grill

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"Santa Fe is sooo good" [Photo: Courtesy Hello Louisville]

Señor Iguana's

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Features "authentic Mexican food with bold, south of the border flavors." [Photo: Courtesy Facebook/Señor Iguanas's]

Taqueria La Mexicana

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"Taqueria la Mexicana is very traditional and affordable Mexican classics and very quick service." [Photo: Courtesy Yelp]

Tropicana

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"La Tropicana has great food." [Photo: Courtesy Google Maps]

Fiesta Time Amigos

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"Great food and it's run by a wonderfully friendly family." [Photo: Courtesy Foursquare/Fiesta Time Amigos]

La Monarca

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This Newburg spot serves authentic central Mexican cuisine. [Photo: Courtesy Trip Advisor]

La Rosita Carniceria y Taqueria

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Check out the the taco joint inside this grocery. [Photo: Courtesy Yelp]

Los Aztecas

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"Every meal I have had there has been excellent and I love the laid-back environment." [Photo: Courtesy Los Aztecas]

Mexico Tipico

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Typical Mexican restaurant atmosphere, but with superior food. [Photo: Courtesy Foursquare]

El Mariachi

Located inside the Supermercado Guanajuato, El Mariachi promises "true Mexican cuisine." [Photo: Courtesy El Mariachi]

El Mundo

"El Mundo makes the most fantastic specials in town. I vote El Mundo hands down." [Photo: Courtesy Facebook/El Mundo]

Fiesta Time

"Great food and it's run by a wonderfully friendly family." [Photo: Courtesy Facebook/Fiesta Time]

Guaca Mole

"Guaca Mole is traditional Mexican but elevated way above normal standards." [Photo: Courtesy Facebook/Guaca Mole]

Holy Mole Taco Truck

"Holy Mole has killer fish and brisket tacos." [Photo: Courtesy Facebook/Holy Mole]

Las Gorditas

"It feels as close as you're going to get in Louisville to getting authentic tacos in Mexico." [Photo: Courtesy Facebook/Las Gorditas]

Manny & Merle

Manny & Merle's represents the "immigrant street food served in the old Honky Tonks in California and Texas." [Photo: Courtesy Manny & Merle]

Mayan Café

"Mayan Cafe is undefinable and the focus on local organic ingredients is in a league of its own." [Photo: Courtesy Facebook/The Mayan Café]

Ramiro's Cantina

"Ramiro's consistently has the great food, fair prices, and friendly service." [Photo: Courtesy Facebook/Ramiro's]

Salsaritas

Signature dishes like CasaRitos, Mexican pizzas have our readers screaming "Salsaritas!" [Photo: courtesy Salsarita's Facebook]

Santa Fe Grill

"Santa Fe is sooo good" [Photo: Courtesy Hello Louisville]

Señor Iguana's

Features "authentic Mexican food with bold, south of the border flavors." [Photo: Courtesy Facebook/Señor Iguanas's]

Taqueria La Mexicana

"Taqueria la Mexicana is very traditional and affordable Mexican classics and very quick service." [Photo: Courtesy Yelp]

Tropicana

"La Tropicana has great food." [Photo: Courtesy Google Maps]

Fiesta Time Amigos

"Great food and it's run by a wonderfully friendly family." [Photo: Courtesy Foursquare/Fiesta Time Amigos]

La Monarca

This Newburg spot serves authentic central Mexican cuisine. [Photo: Courtesy Trip Advisor]

La Rosita Carniceria y Taqueria

Check out the the taco joint inside this grocery. [Photo: Courtesy Yelp]

Los Aztecas

"Every meal I have had there has been excellent and I love the laid-back environment." [Photo: Courtesy Los Aztecas]

Mexico Tipico

Typical Mexican restaurant atmosphere, but with superior food. [Photo: Courtesy Foursquare]