Best Mexican Restaurants on the Emerald Coast

Best Mexican Restaurants on the Emerald Coast

Along Florida’s Emerald Coast there is no shortage of authentic Mexican cuisine combined with fresh local flavor. That is why we’ve put together a list of the best Mexican restaurants you must-try on your next trip to the panhandle.  

 1. Burrito Del Sol – This Coastal Mexican restaurant is a local favorite! Serving tasty cuisine such as tacos, burritos and more, craft beers and good vibes every day of the week. 

 2. Cantina Laredo – Authentic Mexican food inspired by Mexico City with a Modern flair. Unique dishes with unparalleled ingredients make this restaurant a must try!  

 3. El Jalisco – If you are in search of great, traditional Mexican food, El Jalisco at Destin Commons never disappoints. With live music, mouthwatering margaritas and showstopping entrees you are sure to have a great time.  

 4. Crab Island Cantina at HarborWalk Village – Authentic Mexican and a view of the Harbor? Now that is a perfect combination. Crab Island Cantina offers a large selection of fresh local seafood, latin inspired cuisine, and award winning Fusion and Black Angus steaks! Yum!   

 5. La Paz – Locally driven, La Paz gets their fish of the day straight from Harbor Docks Seafood Market in Destin, Fl. Don’t forget about their freshly squeezed citrus and 100% agave tequilas and mezcals that make for delicious drinks. Most popular entrees include: fish tacos, shrimp fajitas, enchiladas, and street tacos, OH MY!  

 6. La Cocina – Nestled between Rosemary Beach and Alys Beach, is this South Walton hotspot. La Cocina serves a latin-inspired cuisine with fresh flavors and one of a kind entrees. P.S. Don’t miss out on their house-made mojitos, sangria, and delicious selection of freshly squeezed lime margaritas.   

 7. Mezcal Mexican Grill – Mezcal Mexican Grill is where traditional Mexican food meets local flavor, and quality is their main ingredient. The perfect spot for any occasion.  

 8. Pepitos – The best two-for-one margaritas in town! Pepitos is great for the whole family and provides authentic Mexican flavor with each and every dish.  

*Photo credit: La Cocina 

Published on Friday, April 26, 2019