In search of a new favorite Tex-Mex spot?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Tex-Mex spots around Orlando, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to achieve your dreams.
Fall is the top season of the year for consumer spending at restaurants across the Orlando area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of CRM and email marketing for small businesses. Estimated daily customers at Orlando-area restaurants grew to 70 per business in the fall of last year, 3% higher than the average for the rest of the year.
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1. Tin & Taco
First on the list is Tin & Taco. Located at 40 W. Washington St. in Central Business District, the Tex-Mex and New Mexican spot, which offers tacos and more, is the highest-rated Tex-Mex restaurant in Orlando, boasting 4.5 stars out of 545 reviews on Yelp.
2. Pepe's Cantina
Next up is Central Business District's Pepe's Cantina, situated at 120 W. Church St. With four stars out of 158 reviews on Yelp, the Mexican, Tex-Mex and New Mexican spot has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Gringos Locos
East Central Park's Gringos Locos, located at 2406 E. Robinson St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Mexican and Tex-Mex spot four stars out of 268 reviews.
4. Tijuana Flats
An outpost of the chain Tijuana Flats, a Tex-Mex and Mexican spot in South Orange, is another go-to, with four stars out of 79 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3154 S. Orange Ave. to see for yourself.