BALTIMORE (Hoodline) — In search of a new favorite Mexican spot?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Mexican restaurants around Baltimore, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fill the bill.
1. Tortilleria Sinaloa
Topping the list is Tortilleria Sinaloa. Located at 1716 Eastern Ave. in Fells Point, the Mexican and breakfast and brunch spot is the highest-rated cheap Mexican restaurant in Baltimore, boasting 4.5 stars out of 355 reviews on Yelp.
Yelper Alex L. wrote, “The best tacos I’ve had in Baltimore so far and really good even compared with the ones I’ve had in California. I was a little confused about the price per taco (seemed high to me), but I understood when I received them — they are not only massive, massive tacos but also incredibly, incredibly delicious.”
2. Taco Town
Downtown Baltimore’s Taco Town, located at 413 W. Baltimore St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the inexpensive Mexican spot 4.5 stars out of 46 reviews.
This joint serves up options like tacos, burritos, tortas, salads and more. Look for its mahi-mahi tacos or tortilla soup.
Yelper Kristyn M. noted, “Some of my favorite tacos in the city. Fast, fresh and the staff is so friendly. I always get the three taco deal, and I’m never disappointed. The staff is so sweet and kind and makes the food even better.”
Ruben’s, a creperie and Mexican spot in Federal Hill, is another much-loved, low-priced go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 50 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1043 S. Charles St. to see for yourself.
Yelper Alayja B. wrote, “I ordered a chicken quesadilla, and I can honestly say it was one of the best quesadillas I’ve had in my entire life. The tortilla wasn’t soggy at all— it was still crunchy when I got home to devour it.”