Highest-rated Mexican restaurants in Flint, according to Tripadvisor

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July 25, 2022
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Highest-rated Mexican restaurants in Flint, according to Tripadvisor

Mexican fare ranks with Italian and Chinese as Americans' top-three favorite global cuisines, according to the National Restaurant Association. Mexican flavors and ingredients have permeated all corners of American cuisine, infusing vibrant and varied tastes into Americans' daily diet. But while tacos and enchiladas may seem commonplace in America now, that wasn't always the case.

To be sure, Americans have been influenced by the flavors of our neighbor to the south for hundreds of years. But it wasn't until refugees from southern and central Mexico brought their culinary traditions north to the U.S. during the Mexican Revolution that dishes like tacos found their way into the mainstream. An increasingly global culture (and a growing number of Mexican fast-food mainstays and high-end restaurants) have cemented Mexican food's beloved role in U.S. cuisine. Which begs the question: Where does one go for the best Mexican food in Flint?

To find out, Stacker turned to Tripadvisor to compile a list of the highest-rated Mexican restaurants in Flint. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Keep reading to see if your favorite spot made the list.

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1 / 10
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#10. Nuevo Vallarta

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (156 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 11225 S Saginaw St Ste 1, Grand Blanc, MI 48439-1285
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2 / 10
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#9. Qdoba Mexican Grill

- Rating: 3.0 / 5 (18 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.0/5), Service (2.5/5), Value (3.0/5)
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2415 Austins Pkwy, Flint, MI 48507-1346
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3 / 10
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#8. Casa Real

- Rating: 3.0 / 5 (47 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4150 Miller Rd, Flint, MI 48507-1230
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#7. La Familia Morales

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (18 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (1.5/5)
- Price: $
- Address: 725 Garland St, Flint, MI 48503-2425
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#6. La Azteca Taco House

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (18 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Price: $
- Address: 1902 W Court St, Flint, MI 48503-3158
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6 / 10
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#5. El Potrero

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (52 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 5516 Fenton Rd, Flint, MI 48507-4031
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#4. Tia Helitas

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (75 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: G4070 S Saginaw St, Burton, MI 48529-1653
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8 / 10
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#3. El Especial Mexican Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (21 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Price: $
- Address: 4513 W Pasadena Ave, Flint, MI 48504-2390
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#2. Lupe's Mexican Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (61 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1112 S Elms Rd, Flint, MI 48532-3107
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10 / 10
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#1. El Cozumel

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (54 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4190 E Court St City Is Burton Not Flint, Flint, MI 48509-1736
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