The 3 best Mexican spots in Phoenix

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Mexican fare?

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

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1. Cocina Madrigal

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First on the list is Cocina Madrigal. Located at 4044 S. 16th St. in South Mountain, the Mexican spot is the most popular restaurant of its kind in Phoenix, boasting five stars out of 1,278 reviews on Yelp.

2. Asi Es La Vida

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Next up is Camelback East's Asi Es La Vida, situated at 3602 N. 24th St. With 4.5 stars out of 279 reviews on Yelp, the Mexican eatery has proved to be a local favorite.

3. La Cocina Economica

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La Cocina Economica, a Mexican spot in Central City, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 70 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1550 N. 16th St. to see for yourself.

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