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The 4 best Mexican spots in Fresno

The 4 best Mexican spots in Fresno
El Michoacano | Photo: VeeVee N./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on January 24, 2020.

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Mexican fare?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Mexican spots around Fresno, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fulfill your urges.

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1. El Michoacano

Photo: veevee n./Yelp

First on the list is El Michoacano. Located at 3637 W. Shaw Ave. in Northwest Fresno, the Mexican spot is the highest-rated Mexican restaurant in Fresno, boasting four stars out of 189 reviews on Yelp.

2. Taqueria Don Pepe

photo: monica p./yelp

Next up is Northeast Fresno's Taqueria Don Pepe, situated at 4582 N. Blackstone Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 463 reviews on Yelp, the Mexican spot has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Las Mananitas

Photo: anna n./Yelp

Southeast Fresno's Las Mananitas, located at 1329 S. Hazelwood Blvd., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Mexican spot five stars out of 122 reviews.

4. El Cochinito Contento

photo: john c./yelp

El Cochinito Contento, a Mexican spot in Central Fresno, is another go-to, with four stars out of 116 Yelp reviews. Head over to 88 E. Olive Ave. to see for yourself.

Deciding when to check out the top spots above? Fridays tend to be the busiest days of the week for consumer spending at restaurants across the Fresno area, while Tuesdays are least busy, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of small business marketing software. Last year, average daily transactions at restaurants grew to 57 per business on Fridays, compared to 43 daily transactions on average on Tuesdays.


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