Best Mexican Restaurants Leeds – The Mexican food style is very earthy, humble, and rich in flavours. The Mexicans create dishes using a wide range of ingredients from all over the country. Did you know UNESCO only recognizes 3 cuisines in the world on its intangible heritage lists…and Mexican is one of them!
Fun Fact – Tomatoes originated in Mexico!
Lupe’s Cantina Mexicana
204-206 Cardigan Road, LS6 1LF
Lupe’s Cantina Mexicana first opened it’s doors in 2016. It’s a true Mexican restaurant in every sense. Family run, serving traditional Mexican Street food. Just a few items from the extensive menu are listed below.
~crispy rolled tortillas with chicken tinga, topped with black bean hash, salsa roja, lettuce, sourcream and queso fresco~
~scallops, shrimp, haddock and mussels with potatoes~
~grilled cactus, tomatoes, onions, chillies, lettuce, queso fresco~
~grilled sirloin steak, tomato, black beans and guacamole~
Neon Cactus – Mexican Restaurant Leeds
35 Call Ln, Leeds LS1 7BT
At Neon Cactus you can enjoy vibrant Mexican cooking for a young crowd with changing tequila cocktails and special feast menus. Some of the delicious items on offer are below.
~smokey chipotle pulled pork burritos~
~tijuana beef taco – fresh onion, coriander and avacodo creme~
~confit chicken wings, roasted garlic and manchego~
Pinche Pinche Mexican Restaurant
116a Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 4NY
Pinche Pinche continues to evolve and their appreciation of Mexican food and culture continues to grow. They use fresh ingredients from quality suppliers which is the basis of the dishes they create.
Black Bean Hummus ~ Served with hand cut corn tortilla chip~
Quesadilla Serrano Ham ~Folded and toasted corn tortilla filled with mature cheddar cheese, Serrano ham and membrillo. Served with avocado salsa~
Burrito Courgette & Cauliflower ~Roasted cauliflower and courgettes in a large flour tortilla, rolled and filled with Mexican rice, black beans, salsa verde, rocket, Mexican slaw, grated vegan cheez, cashew crema and avocado salsa~
Unit 3 Cloth Hall Street, Leeds, LS1 2HD
At Las Iguanas you can enjoy a Latin America experience. Offering delicious, authentic Mexican cuisine aswell as cocktails and Tapas at the bar, its the perfect way to spend the evening with friends. Below are a few mouth- watering options from the Las Iguanas menu.
Hessian Cantina and Cocina
466 Roundhay Road, Roundhay, Oakwood, Leeds LS8 2HU
Hessian Cantina and Cocina is a popular, honest, down to earth Mexican eatery. You can enjoy traditional Mexican cuisine in vibrant, modern setting. The menu that Hessian offers is simple, but authentic and delicious. Some examples of the dishes on offer are here.
~Korean veggie dumplings with garlic chive & leek ~
~Pork dumplings with Chinese leaf, ginger ~
~Chicken Katsu fried dumplings~
~Cabbage slaw & pickled cucumber, chilli, soy sauce, crispy seaweed, pickled ginger~
Elote fried Mexican street corn
~fried corn smothered in spicy chipotle mayo, Mexican lime crema & cheese~
STEAMED BAO BUNS
~Pulled pork or pulled jack fruit with cucumber, spring onion, coriander, sriracha mayo, sesame seeds, crispy onions~
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