Here are San Jose's top 4 Mexican spots

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Looking to satisfy your appetite for Mexican fare?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Mexican spots around San Jose, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs.

Winter is the top season of the year for consumer spending at restaurants across the San Jose area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of small business marketing software. The average amount spent per customer transaction at San Jose-area restaurants rose to $35 for the metro area in the winter of last year, 1% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. Tacos El Compa Taqueria

First on the list is Tacos El Compa Taqueria. Located at 1321 Blossom Hill Road in the Cambrian Park, the Mexican spot is the highest-rated Mexican restaurant in San Jose, boasting 4.5 stars out of 549 reviews on Yelp.

2. Luna Mexican Kitchen

Next up is downtown's Luna Mexican Kitchen, situated at 1495 The Alameda. With four stars out of 1,606 reviews on Yelp, the Mexican spot has proved to be a local favorite.

3. La Chingada Taqueria

Berryessa's La Chingada Taqueria, located at 3281 Sierra Road, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Mexican spot, which offers seafood and more, four stars out of 219 reviews.

4. Aqui Cal-Mex

A member of the chain Aqui Cal-Mex, a Mexican, New American and vegetarian spot in North Willow Glen, is another high-traffic go-to, with four stars out of 1,294 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1145 Lincoln Ave. to see for yourself.


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