Milwaukee's 5 best options for low-priced Mexican fare

Looking for a tasty Mexican meal near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Mexican restaurants around Milwaukee, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings.

1. La Casa De Alberto Mexican Food

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Topping the list is La Casa De Alberto Mexican Food. Located at 624 W. National Ave. in Walker's Point, the bar and Mexican spot is the highest rated budget-friendly Mexican restaurant in Milwaukee, boasting 4.5 stars out of 243 reviews on Yelp. 

2. Mara's Grill

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Next up is St. Amelian's's Mara's Grill, situated at 3441 N. 84th St. With 4.5 stars out of 76 reviews on Yelp, the Mexican spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a cheap option. 

3. Nuevo Mercado El Rey

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Walker's Point's Nuevo Mercado El Rey, located at 916 S. Cesar E Chavez Drive, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the inexpensive grocery store and Mexican spot 4.5 stars out of 50 reviews. 

4. Guadalajara Restaurant

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Guadalajara Restaurant, a beer bar and Mexican and breakfast and brunch spot in Walker's Point, is another much-loved, budget-friendly go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 37 Yelp reviews. Head over to 901 S. 10th St. to see for yourself. 

5. Taqueria El Cabrito

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Finally, over in Walker's Point, check out Taqueria El Cabrito, which has earned four stars out of 72 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the Mexican spot by heading over to 1100 S. 11th St.