Mexican cuisine has certain basic staples that you find in any Mexican restaurants across the world, from corn, beans, squash, tomatoes, and chili peppers to meat, cheese, herbs and spices. From tacos and tostadas to burritos and enchiladas, there is something to delight your tastebuds.

Here are the best Mexican restaurants in the Cayman Islands. 

Agave Cayman

For authentic Mexican cuisine, look no further than Agave Cayman. The dishes are handmade from traditional Mexican recipes using the freshest ingredients sourced locally in the Cayman Islands. On your next visit to Agave, try the tasty Sayulita fish enchilada with fresh Cayman fish, crispy three-layered corn tortilla enchilada, tomatillo, Agave cheese blend and pico de gallo.  

The restaurant is located opposite AL Thompson on North Sound Road is open Wednesday to Sunday from midday to 10pm.

Casa 43 Cayman

Located on Canal Point Road, Casa 43 Cayman is serving up bold and exciting Mexican flavours. You will enjoy the warmth and unique sense of welcoming when you visit Casa 43. Diners can expect an explosion of flavours.  Sample signature dishes such as the La Mexicana Burger features an 8oz beef burger, bacon guacamole, pepper jack cheese, roasted tomato mayo, topped with bacon-wrapped pepper jack cheese stuffed jalapeno served with smoked chili fries and chipotle aioli.

Casa 43 only accept walk-ins, so go early, this restaurant is open Monday to Saturday from 11.30am to 10pm and on Sunday, from 4pm to 10pm.

Pico Taqueria Cayman

Pico Taqueria Cayman offers diners freshly made burritos, tacos, nachos, salads, quesadillas and desserts served up with Mexican beers and margaritas. We recommend you try the burrito bowl with rice topped with your choice of meat or vegetables, black beans, corn pico de gallo, cheese, salsa and crema. And don’t skip dessert, you can finish off your meal with a slice of tres leches.  

This casual dining restaurant on Printers Way is open Monday to Saturday from 11am to 7pm.

Cocoloba Cayman

Inspired by Mexican street food, the Cocoloba Cayman menu is filled with delectable options. You can try an assortment of tacos and tostadas from smoked chicken, shrimp, fish, pork belly, beef and roasted pumpkin, all made from freshly made house tortillas. Enjoy a tequila cocktail as you watch the sunset!

Cocoloba Cayman is situated on the beach at the Kimpton Seafire Resort and Spa on Tanager Way. The restaurant is open daily from midday to 9pm.

Whether you are a long-time fan of Mexican cuisine or looking to try something new, there is something for everyone on Cayman Restaurants’ Picks for The Best Mexican Restaurants in the Cayman Islands.

Article written by Chantel DaCosta.