It's no secret that college kids don't like to cook. Thanks to the University of Florida, my generation's refusal to use the kitchen, and all the Gainesville restaurants on Archer Road, Gainesville has become somewhat of a mecca for dining out. There are so many varieties and quality meals around town from many backgrounds and one of the more popular types, Mexican restaurants in Gainesville.  Looking for Mexican food in Gainesville? Here are some of my favorite Mexican restaurants in the Gainesville area!

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Cilantro Tacos
4.8  5 Rating (1)
12921 SW 1st Road Suite #103, Newberry FL, 32669
Cilantro Tacos is a family owned restaurant specializing in fresh and savory Mexican Food. Food Trucks | Special Events | Catering Call today!
Las Margaritas
5.0  5 Rating (1)
4405 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville FL, 32606
Las Margarita's is a beautiful restaurant in northwest Gainesville serving delicious Mexican cuisine with reliable and quick service.
La Tienda
Restaurant $$
2204 SW 13th St, Gainesville FL, 32608
La Tienda is a casual quick service authentic Mexican restaurant located in Gainesville, Florida. La Tienda Authentic Food & Market is located off SW 13th...
El Indio
Restaurant $$
5011 NW 34th St, Gainesville FL, 32605
El Indio Real Mexican Food...
4.9  5 Rating (2)
3410 SW Archer Rd., Gainesville FL, 32608
Chuy's serves authentic Tex-Mex food in an eclectic atmosphere full of color and personality. The menu offers family recipes from South Texas, New Mexico...
La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant
Restaurant $
9513 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville FL, 32606
Most established Mexican restaurant in Gainesville, making memories and serving delicious family recipes since 1989.
Boca Fiesta
5.0  5 Rating (2)
232 SE 1st St, Gainesville FL, 32601
Down here at Boca Fiesta, we use the guiding principle of trying to create the kind of place where you would want to go to, the kind of place everybody...