Mexican/Southwestern

Come fiesta in Charleston.

You don't have to travel all the way to Mexico to get authentic Mexican inspired cuisine. From Cantinas to Taquerias, and everything in between, Charleston is the place to go to try the best Mexican and Southwestern-style restaurants in the Southeast. Buen Provecho!

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SOL Southwest Kitchen & Tequila Bar Downtown

SOL serves made-from-scratch dishes with Southwestern & Southern influences, plus hand-crafted cocktails and margaritas prepared with juices squeezed fresh daily at the bar.

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Basico

Open Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., including Saturday and Sunday brunch.

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MEX 1 Coastal Cantina - Sullivan's Island

Mexican restaurant inspired by the Baja Peninsula. Mex 1 offers flavorful food, freshly squeezed drinks and a vibrant atmosphere featuring weekly live music and specials.

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MEX 1 Coastal Cantina - West of the Ashley

Mexican restaurant inspired by the Baja Peninsula. Mex 1 offers flavorful food, freshly squeezed drinks and a vibrant atmosphere featuring weekly live music and specials.

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Minero

A casual Mexican eatery & a lively environment. James Beard award-winning Chef Sean Brock offers a collection of dishes inspired by the flavors and culture of Mexico.

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Pancito and Lefty

This lively spot features cantina-style dishes with a focus on vegetable-based, shareable plates. The menu boasts an extensive tequila and mescal menu.

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