Looking to satisfy your appetite for Tex-Mex fare?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Tex-Mex spots around St. Louis, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings.
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1. Mariachis Ii Mexican Restaurant
First on the list is Mariachis II Mexican Restaurant. Located at 4625 Gravois Ave. in Bevo Mill, the Mexican and Tex-Mex spot is the highest-rated Tex-Mex restaurant in St. Louis, boasting 4.5 stars out of 148 reviews on Yelp.
2. Chava's Mexican Restaurant
Next up is Soulard's Chava's Mexican Restaurant, situated at 925 Geyer Ave. With four stars out of 377 reviews on Yelp, the Mexican and Tex-Mex spot has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Taco Circus
Southwest Garden's Taco Circus, located at 4940 Southwest Ave., is another top choice. Yelpers give the breakfast, brunch and Tex-Mex spot, which offers tacos and more, four stars out of 302 reviews.
Chaparritos, a Tex-Mex spot that offers tacos and more in Gravois Park, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 87 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2812 Cherokee St. 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 St. Louis area, while Mondays are least busy, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a small business software provider and email marketing company. Last year, average daily transactions at restaurants climbed to 48 per business on Fridays, compared to 30 daily transactions on average on Mondays.