Looking for a tasty Mexican meal near you?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Mexican restaurants around Minneapolis, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to meet your needs.
1. El Taco Riendo
Topping the list is El Taco Riendo. Located at 2412 Central Ave. NE in Holland, the Mexican spot is the highest rated low-priced Mexican restaurant in Minneapolis, boasting four stars out of 388 reviews on Yelp.
"Had a yummy dinner on a week night," said Yelper Katie C. "My party of four enjoyed everything they had. Affordable and quick! You order up front and sort of like Subway and Chipotle, and they guide you through the topping you want."
2. Manny's Tortas
Next up is Midtown Phillips's Manny's Tortas, situated at 920 E. Lake St., Suite 125. With 4.5 stars out of 74 reviews on Yelp, the Mexican spot, which offers sandwiches and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a budget-friendly option.
"Another exceptional spot in the Midtown Global Market," said Ryan D. "Manny himself made my Cubano Torta this afternoon! Made fresh to order."
3. Taco Taxi
Powderhorn Park's Taco Taxi, located at 1511 E. Lake St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cheap Mexican spot four stars out of 128 reviews.
"Exactly what we've been looking for after hunting for months for tacos anywhere near the ones we'd grown fond of while living in Chicago," said Paul W.
4. Vellee Deli
Vellee Deli, an Asian fusion and Mexican spot in Downtown West, is another inexpensive go-to, with four stars out of 105 Yelp reviews. Head over to 109 S. Seventh St., Suite 263, Baker Center to see for yourself.
Michael O. wrote, "Staff are very fast and friendly and the flavors are second to none!"