Find the best Mexican food Fargo has to offer with this list of various authentic, fast casual, and Tex-Mex restaurants in Fargo-Moorhead.

Authentic Mexican Food Fargo

Acapulco Mexican Restaurant

This family-owned restaurant has some of the most authentic Mexican dishes in the Fargo-Moorhead area, plus great lunch deals.

Must Try: The Acapulco Burrito or one of the combos. Check their website for daily specials and enjoy a $2.99 draft beer or margaritas for happy hour.

1150 36th St S, Fargo | (701) 297-0355

Azteca Tacos

Daniel Granados brings his family recipes to the outskirts of Downtown Fargo at Azteca Tacos. This hyper-authentic restaurant brings the Hispanic flavors you hope for in a taco shop. 

Must Try: The tacos. Choose carne asada, Barbacoa, chicken, or Legua (beef tongue). 

1345 Main Ave, Fargo

La Unica

This Mexican store is open for one of the most authentic lunches around.

Must Try: Whenever the tamales are fresh and available, they are an absolute must-try.

2615 12th Ave S, Suite F, Moorhead | (218) 236-1075
1531 S University Dr, Fargo | (701) 829-5850


Fargo-Moorhead's favorite authentic Mexican spot. Mango's makes some mean Mexican dishes.

Must Try: The Molcajete for two is unbeatable and an affordable dinner to share.

2901 Main Ave, Fargo | (701) 232-4886


Fine Dining Mexican Restaurants

Mas Tequila

Complete with all the tequila you'd ever want; Mas Tequila has a full menu of incredible Mexican dishes and fantastic drinks.

Must Try: the Ceviche for an appetizer and the Birria or Gobernador tacos for the entree.

611 32nd Ave W, West Fargo | (701) 532-1051

Plaza Azteca

Plaza Azteca has two locations in Fargo and an upscale but comfortable atmosphere to enjoy authentic and fresh Mexican dishes.

Must Try: The guacamole from the station that travels around the restaurant. Or the Pollo Azteca, which features Chicken Tenderloin, shrimp, scallops, poblano peppers, & onions, topped with queso.

5505 28th Ave S, Fargo | (701) 212-1996
5081 Charles Way S, Fargo | (701) 212-1996


Fast Casual

El Agave

El Agave serves fantastic cocktails alongside a full menu of Mexican specialties. 

Must Try: Enchiladas Tres Amigos - three different types of enchiladas with various sauces on top. 

2581 45th St S, Fargo | (701) 356-2195

El Torero

This fast-casual spot is great for the whole family.

Must Try: anything from the all-day food specials, including the lunch fajitas for $7.25 on Tuesdays.

3005 US-10, Moorhead | (218) 227-5345

Casa Mexico

Enjoy all-day food specials and happy-hour drink specials each day of the week at Casa Mexico.

Must Try: The Burrito Supreme is available on Wednesdays for $7.25 and jumbo margaritas all day on Fridays for $5.00.

4900 13th Ave S, Suite 1, Fargo | (701) 639-2158

Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta offers fine Mexican food for the whole family and is a fun spot to try a variety of specialties. 

Must Try: Pina Tropical, a half a pineapple with steak, chicken, and shrimp with peppers, onions, and cheese sauce served with tortillas and rice and beans. 

323 45th St S Ste 101, Fargo | (701) 205-3574

Tacos Trompo

This authentic Mexican street food restaurant in Fargo has fantastic street tacos at an affordable price.

Must Try: The Pazole soup is one of the best things on the menu.

4265 45th St S, Fargo | (701) 282-2473

Vinyl Taco

Fantastic Mexican street food right in Downtown Fargo. Vinyl Taco's menu includes a la carte tacos on freshly made tortillas, fantastic house-made margaritas, and much more.

Must Try: the shrimp a la parilla or pork belly "agridulce" tacos with a "smoke on the water" paloma.

520 1st Ave N, Fargo | (701) 365-8226


Tex Mex

Mexican Village

A top choice for a yummy $7 lunch every weekday, Mexican Village has great options for everyone.

Must Try: The Fry Bread Taco.

3155 45th St S, Fargo | (701) 356-0120


Paradiso has been an area favorite for over 40 years, with some great Tex-Mex food.

Must Try: The Sup[er Chalupa - crispy corn tortilla, with a choice of protein and toppings with a choice of dressing.

801 38th St S, Fargo | (701) 282-5747

Red Pepper

Hailing from Grand Forks, the Red Pepper is known for its grinders but is a great spot for a quick bite off its full menu.

Must Try: Taco Meat Grinder with the famous white sauce.

1105 19th Ave N, Fargo | (701) 205-1702