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Posted On: 18 November 2017 12:00 am
Updated On: 29 March 2022 06:45 pm

Top 5 spots for Mexican food in Qatar

Vrinda Abilash
Vrinda Abilash
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Mexican cuisine is as fun and vibrant as its culture. From burritos, nachos & salsa, empanadas, fajitas to quesadillas, this cuisine has endless options to savour.

If you are a fan of Mexican cuisine, the (ILQ) team is here to taco about it - check out these 5 spots to satisfy your cravings!

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Top 5 spots for Mexican food in Qatar
Image credit: Abocado

Savour yummy food at this food truck serving Mexican cuisine. Try their most selling items like Chicken Burrito (Wrapped tortilla with cheese, rice, beans, lettuce and sauce), and Beef Tacos (2 pieces of soft tortilla bread with cheese, onions, coriander, garlic, pico de gallo and Mexican sauce). While you're at it, do order their Churros for a sweet finish!

  • Location: Lusail Marina
  • Phone: +974 5004 4433
  • Instagram: @abocadoqatar

Isla Mexican Kitchen

Top 5 spots for Mexican food in Qatar
Image credit: Isla Mexican Kitchen

This colourful Mexican spot serves house specialities like Beef Cazuela (Smoked slow cooked beef ribs, served with rustic potatoes), Papas Bravas (Fried potato in smoky sauce with ancho, guajillo and drizzled with sour cream, served with flour tortilla), Jicama Salad (Selection of seasonal greens, orange supreme and cherry tomato tossed in paprika vinaigrette. Topped with caramelized walnuts and drizzled with balsamic reduction) and more!

  • Location: The Pearl-Qatar
  • Phone: +974 4409 5285
  • Instagram: @isla_qatar

La Mexicana

Top 5 spots for Mexican food in Qatar
Image credit: La Mexicana

Serving street-style Mexican food, La Mexicana serves Crispy Chicken Tacos (3 Hard shell Tacos filled with chicken, lettuce, pico de gallo, sour cream and avocado sauce on the side), Vegan Burrito (Mexican rice, beans, lettuce, pico de gallo, avocado wrapped in white flour tortilla, nacho chips and homemade Mexican salsa), Mega Nachos and a wide variety of sides. Will you be eating from here?

  • Location: Katara Cultural Village
  • Phone: +974 6616 7744
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Maya Doha

Top 5 spots for Mexican food in Qatar
Image credit: Maya Doha

Treat yourself to a Mexican fiesta with dishes like Short Rib Taco (Short rib, flour tortilla, peanut sauce, guacamole), Fajitas (Mix vegetables, guacamole, sour cream, red sauce and flour tortilla), Mexican Style Rice and Churros Bowl (Churro bites, berries, cajeta sauce and chocolate sauce).

  • Location: Kempinski Residences & Suites, Al Qassar Street
  • Phone: +974 4405 3325
  • Instagram: @mayadoha

Viva Mexico

Top 5 spots for Mexican food in Qatar
Image credit: Viva Mexico

Dig into Nacho Fiesta (Chips with cheddar cheese, pico de gallo, jalapenos and sour cream), Mexican Soup (Beans soup with tortilla chips, avocado, fried ancho chili, halloumi cheese and sour cream), Costra Shrimp (Semi crispy grilled cheese in a flour tortilla served with pico de gallo gucamole and sour cream), Tres Leches Cake etc. What would be your top picks?

Which of these Mexican places have you tried already? Do let us know in the comments below. Do share this article - it keeps us going!