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The 11 best Mexican restaurants in Brussels 2024

Looking for Mexican restaurants in Brussels? In this article, we'll introduce you to the 11 best options. From tacos to fajitas, explore the authentic cuisine these places offer. So, if you're craving Mexican food, read on to discover where to satisfy your cravings in Brussels.

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Rosita’s Cantina

Rue du Pont de la Carpe 12, 1000 Bruxelles

Rosita’s Cantina is situated in the heart of Brussels on Place Saint-Géry, just a stone’s throw from the Bourse. Here, you can savor the flavors of Mexico with dishes like quesadillas and tacos. The restaurant’s interior is a lively and charming space, adorned with beautiful wall tiles. Not only does Rosita’s offer top-notch, authentic Mexican cuisine, but it’s also known for its reasonable prices and swift service.

CHEZWaWa

Rue de la Presse 27/29, 1000 Bruxelles

If you’re in Brussels and craving California-style Mexican cuisine, CHEZWaWa is the place to be. They offer farm-to-counter dining, ensuring fresh, fast, and flavorful dishes that are made-to-order according to your preferences. You can find their fast-casual restaurants on Rue Américaine in Ixelles and Rue de la Presse in downtown Brussels. They specialize in burritos, tacos, salads, and more, all crafted with high-quality, farm-fresh, seasonal, and sustainable ingredients. 

Mexicanito GourMex

Rue Saint-Boniface 29, 1050 Ixelles

Mexicanito GourMex is your home-style Mexican destination in Brussels. If you’re on the hunt for the best tacos in the city, Mexicanito won’t disappoint. Their al Pastor tacos are a crowd-pleaser, especially when paired with their homemade salsa that packs a flavorful punch. And to cool things down, don’t forget to try their amazing margaritas.

The ambiance at Mexicanito is cozy, the food is nothing short of delicious, and the staff is polite and attentive, ensuring you have a memorable dining experience. What’s even better is that their prices remain reasonable, making it an excellent choice for those looking to enjoy top-notch Mexican cuisine without breaking the bank.

DONKI

Pl. Jourdan 18, 1040 Bruxelles

Donki, a Mexican burrito bar with two locations in Brussels, is all about creating customized tortillas and tacos filled with your choice of fresh ingredients. The vibrant and colorful setting instantly adds a dose of happiness to your dining experience. Ordering is a breeze as you construct your meal at the counter, following a specific sequence. First, you pick your tortilla or tacos, then select your meat or go for a vegetarian option, and top it off with your choice of salsa. Don’t forget to consider an extra serving of guacamole for that perfect finish. And if you’re in the mood for some extra heat, you’ll find ‘salsa de habanero’ on every table.

The drinks menu at Donki offers a mix of classic choices and some special guests. It’s the perfect opportunity to sample the Mexican soft drink Jarritos, available in tamarind, mango, or pineapple flavors. The best part is, your order will be ready in no time, and you can enjoy it in the seating area downstairs, upstairs, or on the outdoor terrace at Place Jourdan.

Los Agaves

Av. Jean Volders 4A, 1060 Saint-Gilles

Los Agaves is the answer for anyone seeking authentic Mexican food in Brussels. This unassuming gem offers a warm and family-run atmosphere. The menu has a delightful range of dishes, from flavorful tacos filled with ingredients like beef, chorizo, and tinga de pollo, to “Al Pastor” tacos with a sweet twist – pineapple. Don’t miss the delicious guacamole and quesadillas made from blue corn. Enjoy refreshing Margaritas and fresh juices, or quench your thirst with chia water. The unpretentious, simple, and genuinely Mexican food, combined with the welcoming staff, make Los Agaves a must-visit destination for those craving authentic Mexican flavors.

Los Charros

Rue de Laeken 56, 1000 Bruxelles

The food at Los Charros is delicious and straightforward, no extravagant embellishments, just genuine flavors that hit the mark. Their tacos, made with real maiz tortillas, are a standout, and the quesadillas with champiñones are simply delightful. The staff is passionate about Mexican cuisine, ensuring every dish is tasty and fresh. Don’t miss the cochinita, mole, and house tacos – they’re sure to satisfy your cravings for authentic Mexican fare.

La Taqueria

Rue Lesbroussart 13, 1050 Ixelles

La Taqueria offers an inclusive dining experience catering to various dietary preferences, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. This casual Mexican eatery combines traditional flavors with a contemporary twist, boasting a lively atmosphere inspired by lucha libre wrestling, a bustling open kitchen, and colorful decor. Their diverse drink menu features tequila, mezcal, and signature cocktails, while the menu showcases tantalizing finger foods and delectable tacos, such as the standout ‘tacos al pastor’ with real corn flour pancakes. Despite the lively ambiance, the staff remains friendly and efficient, and the kitchen impresses with flavorful street food.

Tigermilk

Rue du Bailli 46, 1050 Bruxelles

Tigermilk is a stylish Latin-inspired restaurant that takes its name from “leche de tigre,” a lime-based marinade used in ceviche. The concept revolves around providing fast, casual dining in a trendy setting, with branding that reflects Latin culture and gastronomy through fresh, vibrant, and colorful design.

What to try? Their Margarita Azteca is a standout, and the guacamole is a great starter, served with a generous bowl of tortilla chips. The food is beautifully presented on colorful dishware, matching the ingredients used. The Tigermilk ceviche is a must-try, featuring fresh pollock in a coconut milk sauce, garnished with pomegranate, cilantro, and mango.

The restaurant’s interior is adorned with minimalist line drawings, comfortable brasserie seating, and stylish floral decor. It’s a hit among a younger crowd, likely due to its Instagram-worthy setting. Despite its popularity, be prepared for relatively steep prices, especially considering the portion sizes.

Wallen

Rollebeekstraat 13/15, 1000 Brussel

If you’re a fan of Latin American cuisine, Wallen in Sablon is a fantastic choice, especially for veggie and vegan options. Their drink menu offers a good selection of beers, wines, and cocktails, but of course we recommend the classic Margaritas, which come in beautifully decorated glasses and trendy carafes for a DIY drink experience.

The food menu is extensive and can be customized for vegans and vegetarians. It’s not the most authentic food, but still delicious and served quickly, despite a busy restaurant. The atmosphere is casual, cozy, and not overly formal, making it a great choice for a relaxed meal in the Sablon area.

Tope

Sq. Victoria Régina 1, 1210 Brussels

Tope, perched on top of The Hoxton hotel in Brussels, is a vibrant rooftop bar and restaurant offering stunning city views and Mexican-inspired cuisine. 

The restaurant takes pride in its Mexican flavors, offering homemade tacos filled with meat, fish, or vegetables. They pair perfectly with iced margaritas, wine, or cold beer. The menu also features Mexican classics like aguachile, carnitas, al pastor, and more.

The drink menu is equally enticing, with a variety of Mexican cocktails crafted from tequila and mezcal. From margaritas to daiquiris, there’s something for every palate. Tope offers a custom wine list and a selection of Mexican and Belgian craft beers.

Verigoud

Rue Américaine 85, 1050 Ixelles

Verigoud is known for its homemade corn tortillas, flavorful cochinita pibil, and impeccable ceviche, it stands out as a gem for Mexican cuisine enthusiasts.

The menu boasts a variety of dishes, from smelt fritti and shrimp tacos to flank steak and mackerel with chimichurri. The sharing food concept encourages trying multiple dishes and customizing the level of spiciness with a trio of available sauces. To round off the meal, they offer a delightful lemon cream with speculoos and a selection of tequila shots. The cocktails, including the signature Verigoud cocktail and Gin Basil Smash, complement the food beautifully.

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