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Viva, Mexican Food!

The ultimate guide to San Diego’s marquee cuisine, with a taco hall of fame, the best ceviches, the ultimate salsa bar, top taco deals, margaritas, micheladas, and more. Buen provecho!


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Galaxy Taco, La Jolla

Tacos, enchiladas, burritos, salsas, guacamole—they’re San Diego’s love language. Whether at a casual stand or newly haute establishment, Mexican food is as much a part of our city as the beaches, palm trees, and surfer dudes. Locals defend the supremacy of their favorite taqueria as if it were a family member, so get your pitchforks ready. Because, from top tacos and ceviches to the ultimate condiment bar and more, we’ve rounded up the city’s best Mexican food. Hope you’re hungry.

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