Mexican Food in Long Beach

It doesn't have to be Taco Tuesday for you to enjoy some of Long Beach's authentic Latin cuisine!

Fuego Restaurant

Located in the Hotel Maya, Fuego Restaurant features breathtaking waterfront views and scrumptious Latin-centered dishes. Must-try items include the savory ropa vieja, hearty short rib quesadillas, and refreshing ceviche sampler. Pair your meal with this dining spot's margaritas, indulging in a harmonious balance of sweet, tangy, and sour flavors.

Ola Mexican Kitchen

Chicken tinga tacos, elote corn, and posole are some of the decadent delights at Ola Mexican Kitchen. Based in the Marina area, this restaurant serves each menu item as individual stars of the show. Explore a variety of tacos with ingenious fillings and rich textures. Take a seat in the outdoor space for stunning sunset views. Seafood lovers will enjoy dishes such as the lobster and shrimp enchiladas, as well as the agave salmon with a sweet tequila glaze.


Padre is where Latin cuisine meets a gastropub! Whether your party is joining for happy hour, or going in to experience the fusion, be sure to try the beer battered avocados! When you are done with the savory, don’t forget to look at the desserts. Churro bites are among the list of sweets, and they are difficult to pass up. They are known for many delicious hand-crafted drinks. So those 21 and up, make sure to try a Chaca Chaca full of fun fruity flavors!

An egg-topped plate with avocado and toast at Padre in Long Beach, CA.

Solita Tacos & Margaritas

Looking for new type of Taco Tuesday? Solita Tacos and Margaritas will have you celebrating Mojito Mondays with white rum, lime juice, mint leaves, and zesty kicks of flavor. With a Baja-inspired menu, this restaurant offers a vast array of salsas, tacos, burritos, and more. Head to the dog-friendly outdoor patio area and soak in downtown Long Beach's sunshine while enjoying your meal. Local-favorite dishes include crispy fried tacos and beer-battered shrimp.

Credit: Solita

Taco Beach Cantina

Established in 1998, this cantina-style spot on Pine is great for a bite to eat or an evening out. It is the perfect place to enjoy enchiladas, salads, and so many other classic dishes. With lively music, specialty drinks, and some good people, your night out will be one to remember when you step into this exciting atmosphere. This cantina also has a location at the Long Beach Airport.

Tequila Jack's

Tequila Jack's is located in Shoreline Village with a beautiful view of the Long Beach skyline. With a slightly elevated menu and candle-lit ambience, you will be sure to indulge in a relaxing experience. From their starters, to their fajitas, the food is sure to excite everyone’s pallets. Don't forget to sip on a blended Strawberry Margarita while you munch on the endless chips and salsa, or another appetizer.

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