Kansas City's 3 favorite spots to find affordable Mexican eats

Kansas City's 3 favorite spots to find affordable Mexican eats
Dos De Oros Taqueria. | Photo: Dawn C./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on January 16, 2020.

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Mexican fare?

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

1. Los Alamos Market Y Cocina

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Topping the list is Los Alamos Market y Cocina. Located at 1667 Summit St. in Westside North, the breakfast and lunch spot is the highest-rated affordable Mexican restaurant in Kansas City, boasting 4.5 stars out of 137 Yelp reviews.

Yelper Savanna H., who reviewed Los Alamos Market y Cocina on Jan. 2, wrote, "This place is my north star. It's my constant craving. ... Everything is delicious."

Los Alamos Market y Cocina is also open for dinner Friday and Saturday, but it's closed all day Monday.

2. Dos De Oros Taqueria

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Next up is Woodbridge's Dos De Oros Taqueria, situated at 650 E. Blue Ridge Blvd. With 4.5 stars out of 114 reviews on Yelp, the casual Mexican spot, which also offers ice cream and frozen yogurt, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a low-priced option. (Check out the menu and daily specials here.)

Yelper Nichole W., who reviewed Dos De Oros Taqueria on Aug. 22, wrote, "This is hands down my favorite place to get authentic street tacos in all of the metro area."

And Yelper Devon T. noted, "They've got huge burritos, tasty pico and lots of other Mexican food staples." 

3. Unforked

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Unforked, a spot to score salads, tacos and burgers in Crown Center, is another low-priced go-to, with four stars out of 183 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2450 Grand Blvd. to check it out for yourself.

The eatery serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, with menu highlights being chili, rice noodles and handcrafted salads. Catering services are also available.

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