Discover the 5 best Mexican restaurants in Antwerp

Published On: 15 March 2023|By |Categories: Eat and drink|Tags: , , |

Do you enjoy spicy dishes? Maybe the Mexican cuisine is worth a try! There are a lot of restaurants in Antwerp that offer Mexican specialties such as seasoned burritos, crunchy nachos and refreshing margaritas.

Don’t look any further to find the perfect Mexican meal. We selected 5 of the best Mexican restaurants in Antwerp for you to try. It doesn’t matter if you are looking for a cosy place to dine with friends or you want some takeaway food: more than one of these restaurants will be to your liking. Put a sombrero on your head and prepare your taste buds for an exceptional culinary adventure in Antwerp!


© Tranquilo

In the Zurenborg district of Antwerp, you can find a cosy Mexican restaurant called Tranquilo. Sip from a cocktail and nibble on a taco under the last sunlight at the Dageraadplaats. Or enjoy a full meal.

Dageraadplaats 21
2018 Antwerp


© Caramba

Discover the elegant dishes of Mexican restaurant Caramba. Nothing but fresh ingredients and spices to combine the American, Mexican and European cuisines. Many of their options are suited for vegan or non-gluten diets.

Kaasrui 8
2000 Antwerpen

Las Margaritas

© Hilde M.

Las margaritas is a typical authentic Mexican restaurant. The food there is super tasty but you have to wait a while. You can start with a delicious margarita!

Pacificatiestraat 27
2000 Antwerpen

Holy Guacamoly

© Holy Guacamoly

At Holy Guacamoly, you can create your own burrito, taco or nachos, from the filling to the salsa. And of course, you can trust it to taste delicious.

The interior is simple but stylish, with some colourful touches reflecting the familiar purple branding.

The interior is inviting and leads you straight to the altar of Holy Guacamoly: the counter full of goodies. High tables at the sides of the space offer space to sit and enjoy your meal. You can also place your order in advance and collect or have it delivered.

Wiegstraat 7
2000 Antwerpen

El Gato Gordo

© El Gato Gordo

El Gato Gordo restaurant is operated by a Belgian couple with a Mexican background. This of course translates into the cuisine, they serve authentic and fresh Mexican dishes. You can enjoy breakfast, lunch and even dinner there. Definitely go and have a look there! The colourful display case already gives you a wonderful feeling.

Lange Koepoortstraat 51
2000 Antwerpen