The best places to enjoy Mexican food in Athens

Mamacita

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An explosion of colors and motifs of Mexican tradition in the centre of Athens! Posts of the facade and the interior space of this restaurant is a current Instagram hit, but the food is equally interesting: the menu includes huevos rancheros, sea bass ceviche, nachos with chili con carne, tacos, quesadillas, fajitas, and meats. The frozen Margarita is served in a glass or 1-litre jug, while the list of cocktails has refreshing options such as a Honey Paloma and a Pineapple Moscow Mule.

Chilangos

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Nachos, quesadillas, burritos, tacos, enchiladas kai fajitas are some of the most beloved dishes of Athenians because their taste is rich, filling and familiar. At Chilangos you will taste these dishes in satisfying versions with quality ingredients, and handmade nachos and tacos tortillas. The interior design with cacti, a street style bar, and colourful frescoes creates a happy ambiance, while the cocktail list has excellent options that make inventive updates to the tastes of classic Mexican drinks.

Amigos

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Mexican food, Latin music and inspired tequila cocktails in a cool garden, in Glyfada. This ethnic hangout invites you to enjoy spicy snacks like classic nachos, chili con carne, enchiladas, burritos as well as hearty burgers. On weekdays, try Julia's value for money lunch menu along with an authentic Sangria or Sol beer, enough to make you shout out "Hasta la vista baby!"

Coyoacan

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Mexican décor with vivid colors, skulls, a portrait of Frida Kalo and fabric with ethnic patterns. The two-level interior space creates a sense of intimacy despite its size. The kitchen under the supervision of chef Stamatis Loumousiotis of London's "Peyote", serves traditional Mexican dishes with a light and imaginative twist. Large, impressive bar, interesting cocktails by Spyros Kerkyras, and an extensive list of tequila and mezcal.

El Catrin

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The big graffiti of Frida Kahlo, the colorful bar and the ethnic details in the décor will bring out your inner Mexican in no time. On the menu, you will find classic Mexican dished (burritos, nachos, tacos, quesadillas, etc.) as well as burgers and salads, along with cool margaritas.

Dos Hermanos

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This restaurant, in the northern suburbs, teaches you all you need to know about classic Mexican cuisine. Delicious fajitas, juicy enchiladas, crunchy tacos, handmade burritos and spicy chili con carne. Enjoy exotic rendezvous, both inside with the earthy tones, candles, cacti, sombreros and colorfully painted tiled tables or outside in the lush garden.

Pancho

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The bullet-riddled Mexican Revolutionary Pancho Villa is painted on the wall of the restaurant, while on other walls you'll see figures from the Day of the Dead. Taste all the tacos in a combo and specialties such as spicy chicken with nuts and chili in chocolate sauce or pork cooked in sous-vide and wrapped in banana leaves with vegetables and smoked cheese. Outside, overlooking the marina, you will enjoy tequilas, signature cocktails and aperitivi.

Mejico

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Passing through the impressive entrance, which looks like a covered patio, you will find a space flooded by the vibrant colors and motifs of Mexican folklore. On the walls, there are painted figures from the Day of the Dead and skulls. In addition to classic Mexican dishes, the menu offers a variety of dishes from Spain, Uruguay and Argentina. A nice spot to grab Mexican-inspired cocktails is the bar with the yellow stools.
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