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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo: 6 Mexican Restaurants to Enjoy in Lake Oswego & West Linn

April 25, 2024
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo: 6 Mexican Restaurants to Enjoy in Lake Oswego & West Linn

As Cinco de Mayo approaches on May 5th, it's the perfect opportunity to celebrate the vibrant Mexican culture throughout our community by enjoying some delicious and authentic Mexican food.

Lake Oswego and West Linn are home to several fantastic Mexican restaurants that are sure to satisfy your cravings, whether you're looking for a casual taco joint or a more upscale dining experience. Here are six fantastic Mexican restaurants to check out this Cinco de Mayo!

1. La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant

Nestled in the heart of West Linn, La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant has been a local favorite for years. This local family-owned restaurant has been bringing fresh Mexican food to folks in Oregon for more than 15 years!

Their menu features a wide variety of traditional Mexican dishes, including mouth-watering tacos, burritos, enchiladas, and more. They also have an incredible Happy Hour menu worth checking out on weekdays. Don't forget to try their famous margaritas, especially on Cinco de Mayo, it’s a must!

2. San Blas Mexican Restaurant

San Blas Mexican Restaurant is a hidden gem in the Salamo neighborhood in West Linn, known for authentic flavors and generous portions. This eatery offers a selection of Mexican specialties, with a focus on fresh, high-quality ingredients. If takeout is more your speed, you can take any of their delicious dishes with a margarita to-go and for families, opt to pick up one of their grab-and-go family meals that are easy to heat from home!

3. El Taco Loco Shop

If you're in the mood for some street tacos, El Taco Loco Shop is the place. This classic taco joint in Lake Oswego serves up a variety of delicious tacos, burritos, and quesadillas, all made with fresh ingredients. Chef Nick has spent 25 years mastering the art of cooking authentic Mexican cuisine. Plus, they are rated one of the Top 10 Best Mexican Restaurants in Lake Oswego!

4. Corona Mexican Restaurant

For another authentic Mexican dining experience, head to Corona Mexican Restaurant in Lake Oswego. With a menu that features innovative dishes and cocktails, their mole poblano is a standout, and their tequila selection is sure to impress. They also have an incredible Happy Hour selection, offering Macho Margaritas, Tequila Flights, Taco Plates, and more!

5. West Linn Senor Taco

This quick-serve taqueria in West Linn has whipped up a menu of traditional, tasty meals such as burritos and enchiladas. If you can’t make it for Cinco de Mayo, we recommend also checking out their weekly specials such as their Baja Wednesdays and Taco Tuesdays!

6. Kelly's Tacos Food Truck

Kelly's Tacos Food Truck is a local favorite for those seeking authentic Mexican street food on the go. This mobile eatery located near the Willamette Ale & Cider House serves up a variety of yummy tacos, burritos, and more. Stop by for a bite and explore Willamette along the way!

No matter which of these fantastic local Mexican restaurants you choose to visit, you're sure to have a delicious and authentic Cinco de Mayo celebration. We also recommend checking out the Cinco de Mayo celebration happening in West Linn on Sunday, May 5th. Learn more about all of the festivities here, we hope you can join!

To discover more Latino-owned businesses across Lake Oswego and West Linn you can support all year long, check out Wander Willamette's Local Business Map.

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