It is no secret that Mexican food and drink have stolen the hearts of thousands of Swedes. Each week many of us prepare a delicious platter of tacos, guacamole and nacho chips for Fredagsmyskväll. And yet it is still difficult to find good Mexican restaurants in Stockholm. From fusion cuisine to straight taquería food, we presents you a delicious mouth watering list of some of the capitals best Mexican restaurants. Grab a Corona – this might make you thirsty.
Formerly known as Serrano, Zócalo is more like your average tex-mex restaurant, but do not be fooled. Fresh out of the oven, their new menu welcomes a new star in the family: the famous Mexican pulled pork dish known as carnitas. A good option to sink your teeth into is one of the national pork classics.
Zócalo is located on at Kungsbron 4 (Stockholm City) / Landsvägen 52 (Sundbyberg) / Kista Galleria / Liljeholmstorget Galleria
At the high-end scale of wining and dining, El Diablo (The Devil in Spanish) is the perfect venue for tequila lovers, with authentic aged Mexican spirits on its menu. Try their versatile margaritas if you’re feeling audacious and want to kick it up a notch with a sophisticated touch.
El Diablo is located on Norra Agnegatan 43 (Kungsholmen)
The flavor of authentic Mexican food in the heart of Vasastan. Chipotle is a friendly, up and coming restaurant that welcomes patrons with popular tunes and colorful sombreros. To the joy of many nostalgic Mexicans, they offer sopa de tortilla (tortilla and tomato soup with cream, avocado and cheese): the perfect remedy for homesickness.
Chipotle is located on Upplandsgatan 72 (Vasastan)
Arguably the most popular of Mexican restaurants in Stockholm, La Neta has become a beloved food haven. Aside from offering the most authentic array of quesadilla fillings their generous taco grande in soft flour tortilla has captivated more than one Swedish palate. They also carry a wide variety of Mexican beers, perfect for the upcoming summer afternoons in an uteservering.
La Neta is located at Barnhusgtan 2 (Stockholm City Center) / Östgötagatan 12 B (Södermalm)
Tamarindo has got to be one of the best-kept secrets in Söder. With a menu that offers an adventurous fusion of Thai and Mexican influences, this cozy and trendy place pampers you with filling portions and healthy dishes bursting with flavor. Try the chili marinated chicken fillet with vegetables, feta and quinoa… you will not be disappointed.