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Posted On: 18 November 2017 12:00 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 10:30 am

Top five spots for Mexican food in Qatar!

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The Mexican cuisine is so full of flavor and variety. From the melt-in-your-mouth cheesiness of nachos to the saucy, flavor-packed delight of enchiladas, Mexican food is the gift that keeps on giving.

For those who crave the flavors of Mexico, Doha has quite a few spots that are not only authentic, but super delicious too! Check out our list below!

Isla $$

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Satisfy your Mexican food cravings at Isla, located at the Pearl-Qatar! Isla offers a number of tasty and authentic Mexican items on its menu. The ambiance is cheerful and comfortable, with intimate booths and a traditional seating area. There’s also outdoor seating, which is perfect for Doha’s upcoming winter season. Must-try items at Isla include their guacamole, nachos, tacos, burritos, fajitas and enchiladas. Pretty much everything on the menu is muy bien!

The Cheesecake Factory $$

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A popular American food chain, The Cheesecake Factory has a huge menu! Located in Mall of Qatar, Doha Festival City and soon in Villaggio, the opening of The Cheesecake Factory in Qatar was highly anticipated. In addition to its signature cheesecakes, it’s also very well-known for its appetizers and main menu items. The Cheesecake Factory’s Mexican dishes are very underrated. Highly recommended items include the Factory nachos, Baja Chicken Tacos, Chicken Enchiladas, Stuffed Chicken Tortillas, and a bonus breakfast item: the Factory Huevos Rancheros.

Salsa $$$

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Located at the Doha Marriott Hotel, Salsa is one of the most unique Mexican cuisines in Doha. With all its chefs hailing from Mexico, their food is delicious and authentic. When you enter Salsa, the interiors will make you feel like you’re actually at a restaurant in Mexico. To add to the ambiance, there’s always Mexican music playing - who doesn’t love some entertainment with their meal? Top picks at Salsa: chicken quesadillas, black beans aka Frijoles, guacamole, and churros!

Mr. Taco $

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Nothing’s better than affordable and delicious food! Mr. Taco is an authentic street-style Mexican restaurant that serves reasonably priced Mexican foodie-favorites such as burritos, enchiladas, tacos, and fajitas. It’s located in Dar Al Salam Mall and is a family-run business. The setup of the restaurant is like a fast-food chain, they offer different combo meals and deals and are quick with their service. It’s definitely worth a visit — more bang for your buck, plus it’s also a favorite among many Doha residents.

Viva Mexico $$

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Looking for Mexican food that tastes as if it’s cooked straight from la casa de la abuela (aka grandma’s house)? You’re definitely in luck! Viva Mexico is a new restaurant owned by the same owners of Mr. Taco so you know that the food’s on point. The homey restaurant is located in Qanat Quartier right off the canal. Similar to Salsa, the restaurant is decorated in traditional Mexican theme, with bright, vivid colors and cultural decor. Must try menu items include their enchiladas, tacos, burritos, and churros!

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