Tortillas are the star of the show at this pint-sized new taqueria in Carlton where they’re hand-pressed from ground corn before being topped with everything from smoky pumpkin and avocado crema to slow-braised beef and zingy salsa verde. Making tortillas and corn chips onsite allows the kitchen to optimise flavour, softness and structure, so these staples shine beyond being simply a base. The Taquito team is also picking habaneros for salsa from plants out the back and mixing up killer ...
Bay City Burrito
Drawing inspiration from the hearty Mexican food of San Francisco's Mission District, Bay City serves beefed-up, two-hander burritos as hefty as the ones you'd get stateside. Packed with grilled meats, beans, Spanish rice, fresh guac and salad, they also veer from the traditional, with fillings like Thai peanut chicken, kimchi tofu and vegan pulled jackfruit. If you dare, there's a seriously fiery hot sauce for spiking burritos with, and you can either order for takeaway or enjoy instore with a ...
El Sabor - Mexican Restaurant
This convivial cantina gets easy runs on the board via tacos topped with slow cooked meats and zesty margaritas. However, what sets El Sabor apart is that they offer unpretentious, homestyle dishes you won't find elsewhere, like freshly steamed tamales filled with earthy chicken mole or their simple-yet-unforgettable tortilla soup.
Los Hermanos Mexican Taquería
Though located in Brunswick’s industrial heartland, scoring a table at this buzzy bar-eatery is an uphill battle, particularly if you head there on Thursday, Friday or Saturday. If you do brave the queues, authentic street food awaits – from silky cactus salad and crispy fish tacos to green pepper flautas drizzled with queso fresco. If you’re up for a tipple, the bar rustles up a killer selection of cocktails – we love their mezcal margaritas and espresso martinis spiked with ...
Named after the traditional community eateries of Mexico, the team at Fonda Mexican want you to feel at home while you dig into their fresh authentic street food. While the spotlight is on their colourful plates, don’t forget to try one of their classic margaritas or intriguing cocktails creations.
A friendly and colourful eatery full of character, Fonda Mexican wants you to feel at home while you dig into their fresh and flavoursome plates. With innovative margarita and cocktail creations, their menu presents intriguing interpretations of all the Mexican classics.
Bodega Underground keeps it simple, with their authentic Mexican snacks, tacos and sweets satisfying bellies all night long. An ambient ‘bunker-style’ bar and restaurant, their dinners and suppers are best enjoyed with their selection of Mexican and local brews, wines and their huge range of Mezcal Agave spirits and tequilas.
Redefining the tastes Mexican cuisine in the Australian food scene, Mamacita serves up all the favourites in their own contemporary style. Using innovative yet authentic recipes and traditional ingredients, this laidback eatery proudly offers an extensive range of artisanal agave spirits, classic margaritas and of course, tequilas.
Radio Mexico St Kilda
This quirky Mexican eatery is bright, bustling and loved for their authentic street eats, Sunday sessions and drink specials. Walk-ins only with a choice of indoors or out, Radio Mexico is a laidback social hub that’s all about getting together to share a tasty bite and margarita.
Tres Bar is a popular Mexican eatery and bar, boasting relaxed vibes, friendly service and super tasty food. Loved for their colourful dishes and flavoursome cocktails, Tres Bar is home to vibrantly themed events and regular food specials. Be sure to taste their authentic tacos, a favourite amongst the Richmond locals.