5 Must-Try Mexican Joints In Singapore

Who doesn’t love Mexican cuisine? Here’s to street food at its finest!

We all need some crispy tortilla chips laden with fresh salsa and homemade guacamole, a couple of cheesy quesadillas, and a frozen margarita as a pick-me-up sometimes. These are some places where you can go to get your fix!


For Mexican Cuisine With Exciting Flavours
Margarita’s is the brainchild of owner and chef-to-date, Andy Yap, who first opened the restaurant at Faber Drive in 1988 before it rapidly expanded to the East Coast, and subsequently became a hidden gem at Dempsey Hill. With aims to bring forth exciting homemade flavours to patrons seeking out Mexican cuisine, their menu will surely satisfy all your cravings!

We’d recommend the Queso Fundido ($26) that comes with broiled Oaxaca cheese, chorizo, serrano, pico de gallo, corn tortillas or corn chips, as well as the Flat Beef Enchiladas ($28) which features USA beef chuck, salsa roja, frijoles negros ‘refried beans,’ queso, spinach rice, and corn tortillas.

El Mero Mero

For After Work Drinks
Head to El Mero Mero for some well-deserved alcoholic beverages after a long day of work! Their classic cocktails are guaranteed to recharge you; these include the Classic Lime Margarita ($9) that comes with 100% Agave Tequila, Tradicional Blanco, freshly squeezed lime, and agave, as well as the eponymous El Mero Mero ($9) which features orange infused Mezcal with fresh lime, and agave.


For Curated Cali-Mex Dishes
Muchachos is the place to be for Cali-Mex burritos, tacos and quesadillas! Their dishes are filled with the freshest ingredients and are sure to sate you. Go for the Carne Asada and opt for either the Burrito ($13.50), Taco ($5.40) or Quesadilla ($13.50) rendition. If you’re vegetarian, the Vegetariano ($12 for Burrito and Quesadilla, $4.80 for Taco) option should do the trick! Don’t forget to pair your meal with a bottle of Jarritos ($4.50) while you’re at it.


For A Delicious Chimichanga
Have you ever tried a Chimichanga? If you haven’t already sampled one, you’d want to head down to Chimichanga for their namesake dish! Their version is literally jam packed with everything you could possibly want in Mexican food—think amarillo rice, cheese, and meat, all wrapped up in a tortilla and fried to crispy perfection. This is topped with salsa verde, crema, and pico de gallo as well. What’s more, you get to choose between the Shredded Ancho Beef ($18), Chipotle Chicken ($16) or Impossible Chorizo ($20).

Cafe Iguana

For A Lavish Mexican Platter
It’s true what they say—good food tastes better when shared amongst your loved ones! For this reason alone, we’d definitely urge you to try Cafe Iguana’s scrumptious Iguana Platter ($38) which comes loaded with their savoury Impossible Empanadas, decadent Barbacoa Beef Croquettes, cheesy Chipotle Prawn Quesadillas, and juicy roasted Fuego Wings. With so many options on one plate, there’s bound to be something for everyone!