Milwaukee's 3 best spots to score cheap Mexican food

Mara's Grill | Photo: Rav S./Yelp

In search of a new favorite Mexican spot?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Mexican restaurants around Milwaukee, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs.

1. Mara's Grill

Topping the list is Mara's Grill. Located at 3441 N. 84th St. in St. Amelian's, the Mexican spot is the highest-rated low-priced Mexican restaurant in Milwaukee, boasting 4.5 stars out of 96 reviews on Yelp. Don't miss the shrimp tacos.

The site has lots more information about Mara's Grill.

"Mara's Grill for a cozy dining experience," it notes on Yelp in the section highlighting specialties. "Around 90% of our menu options are gluten-free. We also have vegetarian options available."

2. Zocalo

Walker's Point's Zocalo, located at 636 S. Sixth St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the low-priced food truck, which offers tacos, burgers and more, 4.5 stars out of 41 reviews. The spot also offers fried rice.

Yelper Sabrina G., who reviewed Zocalo on Dec. 21, wrote, "Zocalo is a place of community and a really awesome way to support local business! I would suggest trying it out — you won't be disappointed with any of the food or drinks you get there!"

3. Los Paisa

Los Paisa, a Mexican spot, is another affordable go-to, with four stars out of 96 Yelp reviews. Head over to 600 W. Brown Deer Road to see for yourself. Expect to find items like nachos and enchiladas on the menu.


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