10 Best Mexican Restaurants In Tokyo, Japan

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Plarlene Juliane
Plarlene Juliane 
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Tokyo is one of the most famous cities in Japan. Originally a fishing village, this bustling capital has all sorts of activities that can be enjoyed by everyone. Anime and manga fans will find the Akihabara District a must-visit part of the city. Those who are interested in the sumo culture will find their curiosity rewarded at the district of Ryogoku. Visitors can party all night long at Shibuya. Foodies will get to enjoy the freshest sushi and other seafood at the Toyosu Fish Market. If you find yourself suddenly craving Mexican food, there’s a couple of restaurants that can satisfy your taste buds’ desire. Here are some of the best Mexican restaurants in Tokyo, Japan you can choose from.

1. Taco Rico Ark Hills

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

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Posted by TACO RICO - on Thursday, May 6, 2021

It all started when a Japanese student lived in San Francisco, USA, to learn the English language. His friend asked him to try tacos and the Japanese student immediately fell in love with its taste. This simple experience became a passion that made him want to share the goodness of Mexican food in Japan. Tourists who find themselves craving tacos, burritos, and quesadillas, can simply walk into this restaurant and enjoy Mexican flavors. You can also bring your kids with you because they also sell kiddie meals with a bonus dice game that can earn them a free bag of chips. Some of the beverages they serve include Corona beer, several variants of tea, and lemonade.

Taco Rico Ark Hills

Address: 1 Chome-12-12 No. 32 Akasaka, Minato City, Tokyo 107-6002, Japan

Website: Taco Rico Ark Hills

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 8pm (closed on Sun)

2. Junkadelic

Junkadelic
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Junkadelic’s promise to its customers is a unique experience–from the ambiance to food plating. The atmosphere in this restaurant gives you a Mexican fiesta vibe. It will make you feel as if you’re not dining in Japan but in a foreign country because of the decorations. Whether you love Mexican food or drinks, this resto serves them all with a special twist. They also sell frozen mojito and tequila in case you want a more traditional Mexican drink. The food is a fusion between American and Mexican tastes which will give its visitors an unforgettable experience.

Junkadelic

Address: 4 Chome-10-4 Kamimeguro, Meguro City, Tokyo 153-0051, Japan

Website: Junkadelic

Opening hours: 12pm - 8pm (daily)

3. Hacienda Del Cielo

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


Hacienda Del Cielo is a Mexican bar and restaurant that has a rooftop spot where you can get a nice view of the Tokyo streets. They serve a wide variety of Mexican dishes, such as guacamole, nachos, taco, quesadilla, and papas fritas. The drinks include frozen cocktails, margarita, tequila, and mojito, not to mention a wide variety of wine and non-alcoholic drinks.

Hacienda Del Cielo

Address: Japan, 150-0033 Tokyo, Shibuya City, Sarugakucho, 10−1, Mansard Daikanyama, 9F

Website: Hacienda Del Cielo

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11:30am - 11pm; Fri - Sat: 11:30am - 12am

4. La Jolla

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

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Posted by La Jolla Mexican Restaurant on Tuesday, September 30, 2014

First established in 1987, La Jolla was one of the first Mexican restaurants to introduce Mexican cuisine to the Japanese people. With their decades of experience in serving customers, it’s almost a guarantee that they only serve the highest quality of food and source most of the ingredients from their own farm. The food on their menu changes depending on the season, and they have over 100 dishes to try which is more than enough reason why you should come and visit this restaurant regularly.

La Jolla

Address: 150-0012 Tokyo, Shibuya City, Hiroo, 5 Chome−16−3 2F

Website: La Jolla

Opening hours: Mon: 11:30am - 2pm, 5pm - 10pm; Wed - Thu: 11:30am - 2pm, 5pm - 10pm; Fri: 11:30am - 2pm, 5pm - 10:30pm; Sat: 5pm - 10.30pm; Sun: 11:30am - 3pm, 5pm - 10pm (closed on Tue)

5. The Pink Cow Akasaka

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by The Pink Cow - Restaurant, Art Bar & Funky Space on Saturday, October 24, 2020

This Mexican restaurant has been serving its customers since the year 2000. With its 19 years of existence and a couple of relocations, it is still standing strong. It is one of the most favorite restaurants in Tokyo when it comes to Mexican dishes, good vibes, arts, and music. Their new venture is food delivery where they aim to deliver Mexican food anywhere in Japan. Some of the dishes they serve include tapas, burrito, and salads. They also have a full bar where you can drink craft beer or choose from a variety of wine and cocktails.

The Pink Cow Akasaka

Address: 107-0052 Tokyo, Minato City, Akasaka, 2 Chome−7−5 B1

Website: The Pink Cow Akasaka

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 11:30am - 3pm, 6pm - 10pm; Sat: 6pm - 10pm (closed on Sun)

6. Chiles

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

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Posted by Chiles Mexican Grill Sports Cantina on Sunday, February 21, 2021

This restaurant’s way of naming their Mexican dishes stands out. Check out the following items on their menu: Famously Fresh Salad Bowls, The Big Bad Burrito Bowl, Friendly Fajita Fun, and Naughty Naughty Nachos. The naming alone makes their dishes attractive. The ambiance in the restaurant is also something that makes its customers want to dine here. Aside from their cutely named dishes, Chiles also sell Premium Mexican tequila for customers who love to drink.

Chiles

Address: 150-0001 Tokyo, Shibuya City, Jingumae, 1 Chome-8-24 OZ Harajuku Building

Website: Chiles

Opening hours: Tue - Fri: 11am - 9pm; Sat: 11am - 10pm; Sun: 11am - 8pm (closed on Mon)

7. El Borracho

Editor’s note: Establishment is Permanently closed.

Located in Chuo, El Borracho is a Mexican restaurant that serves over 100 variants of tequila best partnered with tacos and enchiladas. They also offer the current generation’s favorite Mexican food, guacamole. Their dessert includes chanty, gateau chocolat, and brulee. Other drinks include frozen margarita, Mexican beer, and non-alcoholic drinks. With a variety of beverages this Mexican eatery offers, you’ll have over a hundred reasons why you should go back here to try something different.

El Borracho

Address: 104-0061 Tokyo, Chuo City, Ginza, 8 Chome-3, 3-CRYSTALSQUARE Ginza-1

Website: El Borracho

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 4pm - 3am; Sun: 4am - 12am

8. Shibuya Mexican Casa De Sarasa

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


For over 15 years, Shibuya Mexican Casa De Sarasa has been serving Mexican dishes and playing good-vibe music to locals and tourists in Tokyo. It’s a place where you can chill over a bottle of Mexican beer partnered with the Mexican food of your choice. Some of the choices this restaurant gives you are tacos, totopos, and jalapeno peppers stuffed with cheese. Beers and tortillas make this restaurant a great place to hang out with friends.

Shibuya Mexican Casa De Sarasa

Address: 150-0043 Tokyo, Shibuya City, Dogenzaka, 2 Chome−25−5 2F

Website: Shibuya Mexican Casa De Sarasa

Opening hours: 5pm - 10pm (daily)

9. Las Dos Caras

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


Los Dos Caras means two faces because it presents itself in two different ways. The ground floor is a bar where you can get tipsy over a wide variety of Mexican alcoholic beverages. The upper floor has a more Latin ambiance with a modern take. Among the restaurant’s offerings include hand-kneaded tortillas, arroz a la mexicana, peccadillos, and chicken fajitas. Desserts include flan de chocolate con chile, coconut tres leches, and manjar cheesecake.

Las Dos Caras

Address: 150-0001 Tokyo, Shibuya City, Jingumae, 1 Chome-10-37 CASCADE HARAJUKU 1F B1

Website: Las Dos Caras

Opening hours: 11.30am - 10pm (daily)

10. Salsita

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Salsita Mexican restaurant&Bar on Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Salsita first opened its shop in 1999. What started as a humble restaurant with only 14 seats is now one of the most famous Mexican restaurants in Minato. You’ll get to enjoy chips partnered with salsa, jalapeno bombs, enchiladas, and a whole lot of Mexican dishes for guests to try. Wines, beers, and a variety of cocktails are also served here.

Salsita

Address: 4 Chome-5-65 Minamiazabu, Minato City, Tokyo 106-0047, Japan

Website: Salsita

Opening hours: Tue - Fri: 11:45am - 2:15pm, 5:30pm - 11pm; Sat - Sun: 11:45am - 2:30pm, 5:30pm (closed on Mon)

Taste Mexico in Tokyo

Taste of Mexico
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Japanese food is great, but from time to time, your tongue might crave something else. If it’s Mexican food or drinks you want, then dine in at one of the best Mexican restaurants in Tokyo, Japan.

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