The 10 Best Mexican Restaurants in Connecticut via Best Things Connecticut

Elizabeth Georgian

The web site "Best Things Connecticut" published this list of 10 Best Mexican Restaurants in CT. We were pleased to see a few CTbites favorites on this list. Check it out and tell us what you think. What's missing? Anything you would leave off this Top 10 list? 

1. Joy’s Restaurant, Norwich, CT

Joy’s Mexican food is impressive, hearty, and flavorful. The menu is packed with traditional favorites like fajitas, enchiladas, and tortas, but the stand out is really their tamales. The tamales are perfectly cooked, savory, and super affordable at under $3 each. Joy’s also serves breakfast, typical American dishes such as sandwiches, burgers, and salad, and more. Do be sure to dine at Joy’s Restaurant.

2. Milagro Cafe, Stonington, CT

From the super casual to the fancier, Milagro’s is easily spotted from its bright blue building along Stonington Borough’s main street (Water Street). Milagro’s serves a small menu packed with mouthwatering Mexican dishes. Sample the delicious sopa tortilla, mole poblano, or enchiladas verdes. The mole sauce at Milagro’s is really a star flavor.

3. Rincon Taqueria, Norwalk, CT

This bright restaurant offers home-style Mexican food. The small menu at Rincon Taqueria features tacos, empanadas, tamales, rice and bean dishes, and huevos rancheros. Do pay them a visit to select your favorite Mexican meal and you’ll certainly be pleased with the generous portion sizes.

4. Sayulita, South Glastonbury, CT

The mouthwatering Mexican food at Sayulita features unique flavor combinations throughout the menu. For example, the pork carnitas empanada comes with pickled vegetables and the citrus braised pork belly features truffle scented apple and jicama slaw. Other menu highlights include adobo rubbed hanger steak, lobster enchiladas, and crispy coconut cauliflower.

5. El Segundo, Norwalk, CT

The concept at El Segundo is global street food served in small-ish bites so that diners can savor dishes from all over the world. While El Segundo doesn’t only serve Mexican dishes, they do have several delicious Mexican bites on the menu. Mexican options include tacos al pastor, elotes (grilled corn on the cob with aioli cheese, and chili powder—yum), and perros calientes, which is a bacon wrapped all beef hot dog topped with onion, jalapeno, and tomato chutney.

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