After a hard day of work or a long day of sightseeing in the city of Baltimore, food is a must. Baltimore has a wide and extensive array of restaurants, but one of the most popular is Mexican restaurants. Dig into a heaping plate of nachos, share a table side order of guacamole or sink your teeth into an overstuffed burrito for a taste of authentic Mexican food. Baltimore restaurants known for serving tasty Mexican dishes include Tortilleria Sinaloa, Tijuana Tacos 3 and Nacho Mama’s.
Tortilleria Sinaloa
1716 Eastern Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 276-3741

Known for having the “tastiest and most affordable Mexican food in East Baltimore,” Tortilleria Sinaloa was founded in 2002. Voted “Best Mexican Food,” “Best Tacos,” and “Best Breakfast” by the Baltimore City Paper, Tortilleria Sinaloa serves fresh tortillas, freshly made tacos and guacamole. Other menu items of note include steak tacos, chicken tamales, tilapia tsaco with Old Bay butter sauce, eggs with sausage and beans, a kilo of tortillas, beef tripe soup and pork with hominy.

Tijuana Tacos 3
3001 East Baltimore St.
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 545-0667

For “real authentic Mexican food,” look no further than Tijuana Tacos 3 in Baltimore. Voted Best Mexican Restaurant in Baltimore. Tijuana Tacos 3 serves a staggering array of Mexican food. A key menu item is the platillos or platters. These platillos range from carne asada to milaneza de res or pollo to carne enchillado. Each platillo platter is served with beans, rice, avocado, grilled cactus and tortillas. Customers may also want to try the chalupas  — each order of three Chalupas comes with red or green sauce, fresh cheese, cilantro and onions.

Nacho Mama’s
2907 O’Donnell St.
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 675-0898

Nacho Mama’s is the restaurant “where East Bawmer meets Mexico.” Open seven days a week, Nacho Mama’s is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. –  2 p.m., and Sunday from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. A key entry on the Nacho Mama’s menu is Quesadilla Things. Each Quesadilla dish is served with two flour tortillas stacked and stuffed with cheeses and salsa and baked golden brown. Quesadilla Things can be ordered as basic or with chicken, blackened chicken, steak, black bean & corn or veggie.

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Blue Agave Restaurante Y Tequileria
1032 Light St.
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 576-3938

Located in the historic Federal Hill district of Baltimore, Blue Agave Restaurante y Tequileria opened in 2000. The success of Blue Agave Restaurante y Tequileria can be attributed to the uniqueness of their menu. The food  takes its inspiration from authentic recipes from many regions of Mexico. Lunch and dinner is served daily. All menu items are made from fresh ingredients and all sauces, salsas and moles are made in-house daily. Blue Agave Restaurante y Tequileria also has a Tequileria serving 130 different tequilas.

Papis Taco Joint
1703 Aliceanna St.
Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 299-8480

Fells Point’s place for Mexican food is Papi’s Taco Joint. The inspiration behind the food at Papi’s Taco Joint is the “antojitos of Mexican street food trucks, carts, and markets.” The staff at Papi’s Taco Joint want to create delicious small plates by “creating authentic and flavorful bites.” Menu items are cooked with fresh ingredients including tableside guacamole for two, chilaquiles, tortas, enchiladas, and mission style burritos. Chilaquiles are house chips tossed with salsa roja or salsa verde, roasted chile queso, Oaxaco cheese, onion, avocado, cotija and crema.

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