Lettuce Taco Bout It – RECAP

We started with 64 of the best places in the Boston area to get great Mexican food. Congratulations to the top 4 who were ranked by YOU, the ROCK 92.9 listener.

Check out some of the awesome dishes, drinks, and more these restaurants have to offer. Plus, a list of all 64 restaurants who participated below!

1st place: El Barrio Mexican Grill

El Barrio Mexican Grill specializes in their fresh and quickly made food including tacos, chimichangas, burritos, and so many other options! The cozy and welcoming atmosphere will always keep you coming back for more. Did we mention you can take margaritas to-go? Check out their menu for all the goods and visit them soon!

2nd place: Casa Verde

Casa Verde is known for their beautiful and delicious cocktails in the heart of Jamaica Plain every day starting at noon! But that’s not all. They also have a great selection of tasty Mexican food featuring their three cheese skillet nachos and fried chicken tacos with almond mole aioli. Is your mouth watering yet? Head on in and taste for yourself!

3rd place: El Sarape

El Sarape was opened in 1988 and is well known for their excellent service, friendly atmosphere, and of course, the variety of superb authentic Mexican dishes. The sauces are made from scratch every day and all of their food is prepared from the freshest ingredients. A meal at El Sarape is a wonderful experience not only for the fine food, but also for the relaxed and friendly atmosphere. It’s a place where you can sip one of our signature margaritas, relax with friends, and enjoy a truly authentic and delicious Mexican meal.


4th place: Ghost Pepper Taco + Tequila Bar

Ghost Pepper Taco + Tequila bar is a Mexican + Latin inspired tapas restaurant; featuring delicious cocktails and great lounge atmosphere right in Savin Hill. They strive to create a welcoming atmosphere of Food, Friends and Fun. Their food and drinks were created with the mindset that an amazing, memorable dining experience can be cultivated in all corners of the world; and capture the dreams and ideals of a neighborhood. “We want every dish and every glass to be filled with “exactly what you wanted” and leave you feeling satiated and fulfilled.” Check out some of the amazing items they have to offer!


Want to check out some of the other great places in the Lettuce Taco Bout It bracket? Take a look at the full list below!

El Centro Mexican Restaurant – Boston
Taqueria Colima – Revere
El Taco Guapo Restaurant – Haverhill
Oscars Burritos Mexican Grill – Boxborough
MIJA Cantina & Tequila Bar – Boston
Tacos Mexico – Auburn
Sabroso Taqueria – Boston
Mexicali Cantina Grill – Holden
Yucantan Tacos – West Roxbury
California Underground Tacos & Bar – Hull
Tacos Lupita – Lynn
The NexMex Thing – Peabody
Casa Vallarta Mexican Restaurant – Saugus
Plaza Azteca Mexican Restaurant – Hingham
Casa Verde Taqueria – Boston
Ocho Café – Weymouth
Café Sol Azteca – Newton
La Paloma Mexican Restaurant – Quincy
La Tapatia Taqueria – Marlborough
El Potro Mexican Bar & Grill – Lowell
Tenoch Mexican – Boston
Picante Taqueria – Medford
Los Amigos Taqueria – Brighton
The Brick – Sterling
Temazcal Tequila Cantina – Dedham
Paisanos Restaurant & Bar – Waltham
El Pelon Taqueria – Boston
Don Julio Restaurant – Somerville
Casa Blanca – Methuen
Margaritas Mexican Restaurant – Framingham
El Sarape – Braintree
La Victoria Taqueria – Belmont
Taco Party – Somerville
Cielo Mexican Restaurant – Braintree
BAHA Mexican Restaurant – Natick
Panchos Cantina – Wilmington
Citrus & Salt – Boston
Orale Paco’s Mexican Grill – Cambridge
Mezcal Tequila Cantina – Worcester
Acapuclos Mexican Family Restaurant & Cantina – Norwood
La Taqueria – Boston
Beantown Taqueria – Cambridge
Taqueria Jalisco – Boston
Hacienda Corona – Lynn
Ixtapa Mexican Grill & Cantina – Woburn
Bandidos Mexican Restaurant – Attleboro
El Barrio Mexican Grill – Dorchester
Besito Mexican Restaurant – Chestnut Hill
Ghost Pepper Taco + Tequila Bar – Dorchester
Boca Grande Taqueria – Brookline
Three Amigos Mexican Taqueria – Stoneham
Fiesta Mexican Restaurant – East Bridgewater
Sombrero’s Mexican Restaurant – Weymouth
Howling Wolf Taqueria – Salem
Anchilito’s Taqueria – Jamacia Plain
Big Daddy’s Burrito – Provincetown
Casa Loca Mexican Cantina – Westwood
Jalapenos – Walpole
Herrera’s Mexican Grill – Boston
Sol of Mexico – Worcester
El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant – Rowley
Mexico City Taqueria – Ashland
Lolita Back Bay – Boston
Mexico Lindo – Melrose