The Best 7 MEXICAN Restaurants in Forsyth & North Fulton Counties | Alexia Gallagher - North Atlanta Real Estate

Thursday Aug 02nd, 2018


Including Alpharetta, Cumming, Johns Creek, Roswell and Suwanee

by Alexia Gallagher

Finding a Mexican restaurant in our area is not difficult - there seems to be one on every corner!  Whether you are looking for popular restaurant chains you are familiar with or if you are searching for unique family owned and operated restaurants, you will have many Mexican restaurants to choose from.   We are fortunate to have great patio dining, family friendly and more upscale options to enjoy Mexican fare.  Here are some favorite Mexican restaurants of local residents in Forsyth and North Fulton Counties.


#1 Rio Balsas Taqueria

With a warm and inviting atmosphere and comfortable patio dining, Rio Balsas Taqueria is a favorite of many.  Known for offering fresh ingredients and an authentic Mexican flare, Rio Balsas is also famous for its large portions.  Favorite menu items include Fiesta Shrimp and Calamari Appetizers, Balsas Burger, Fish and Steak Tacos, Shrimp and Grits, Rio Steak and Fajitas del Balsas.  Don't forget to try the Balsas Margarita and Classic Texas Margarita.

Located just south of downtown Alpharetta at 235 South Main Street, Alpharetta, GA 30009 and just north of downtown Cumming at 1495 Dahlonega Highway, Cumming, GA 30040


#2 Taqueria Los Hermanos

Great ambience and authentic Mexican food is what Taqueria Los Hermanos is all about!  Although you will find traditional items on the menu, you will also find non-traditional items such as Burrito Acapulqueno - a mixed grilled seafood burrito with Tilapia filet, shrimp, crawfish, jump scallops, calamari, grilled onions and bell peppers stuffed in a large flour tortilla topped with roasted poblano pepper creamy sauced served with grilled asparagus and Mexican rice.  Other favorites include the California Quesadilla, Homemade Style Tamales, and Cesina Tacos.

Located in The Publix Shopping Center in front of Laurel Springs at 3245 Peachtree Parkway #1, Suwanee, GA 30024


#3 Ceviche Taqueria

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Not your typical Mexican restaurant, Ceviche Taqueria offers authentic Mexican food with a twist and a broad array of tequila.  From their daily specials to Taco Tuesday to Trivia Nights, Ceviche's relaxed environment and fresh food and drinks make it a popular spot.  Favorite menu items include the Los Tres Sampler, Fish Tacos, Fajita Nachos, Veggie Supreme Quesadilla, and Scallop Salad.

Located in downtown Alpharetta at 42 Milton Avenue, Alpharetta, GA 30009 and in downtown Roswell at 963 Canton Street, Roswell, GA 30075


#4 Pure Taqueria


Pure Taqueria is an authentic Mexican restaurant created by two successful Atlanta restaurateurs that wanted to created a hip, sophisticated and fun dining experience.  In addition to inspiring Mexican cuisine and awesome margaritas, you can enjoy live music on the rooftop in Roswell and cocktail classes in Alpharetta.  Favorite menu items include the Queso Gringo with Pickled Jalapenos, Shrimp or Fish Tacos with Poblano Slaw and Chipotle Mayo, Fajitas and Quesadillas.  Enjoy the Pure Double /Barrel Margarita, Prickly Pear Margarita and Pomegranate Margarita.  

Located in downtown Alpharetta at 103 Roswell Street, Alpharetta, GA 30009 and in downtown Roswell at 1143 Alpharetta Street, Roswell, GA 30075


#5 The El Felix


Located in Avalon at 1130 1st Street, #1030, Alpharetta, GA 30009


#6 Cheeky Taqueria

Located in The Collection at Forsyth at 410 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA 30041


#7 Cinco Mexican Cantina

Cinco's by line is "Mexican Food with an Attitude" and there is a reason why.  An eclectic atmosphere and awesome rooftop patio sets the stage for delicious food including their famous fire roasted salsa and guacamole.  Popular menu items include the Salmon a la Parilla, Portoello and Feta Tacos, Steak Quesadillas, and Portobello and Spinach Quesadillas.  Take advantage of Taco Tuesday and Sunday Brunch!

Located in Vickery Village at 5755 North Vickery Street, Cumming, GA 30040


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