food/drink The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains  

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The best Mexican restaurant chains list includes fast food Mexican restaurants like La Salsa, Baja Grill, and Chipotle as well as sit down Mexican chains like Acapulco and Chevy's. Mexican chain restaurants include any taco restaurant where you can order Mexican cuisine. While not for everyone, Mexican chain restaurant dining is a popular dining destinations for families all across America who love the spicy flavors of Mexico and the comfort of chain restaurants.

What are the best chain Mexican restaurants? Compared to taco stands in Mexico, Mexican chain restaurants in the USA often serve tacos, burritos and salsa that is more adapted to American tastes than authentic food. Mexican food chains also offer a familiarity through their decor and menu throughout all of their locations. So, what is the best Mexican restaurant chain? Where do you go if you are looking for Mexican food in the US? This list focuses primarily on sit-down restaurants, but feel free to add your own favorites.
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Chipotle Mexican Grill is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains

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On the Border Mexican Grill & ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains

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El Pollo Loco is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
El Pollo Loco Restaurant, Fast food

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Qdoba Mexican Grill is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Qdoba Mexican Grill Restaurant

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+ - 143 105
Chuy's is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Chuy's Restaurant

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+ - 171 141
Baja Fresh is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Baja Fresh Restaurant

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Moe's Southwest Grill is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains

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Rubio's Fresh Mexican Grill is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Rubio's Fresh Mexican Grill Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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Del Taco is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Del Taco Restaurant, Fast food

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Don Pablo's is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Don Pablo's Restaurant

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Abuelo's is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Abuelo's Abuelo's is a chain of upscale Mexican restaurants located mostly in the eastern half of the United States.  They have (as of this writing) about 30 locations.  The serve fresh, made to order authentic Mexican cuisine ...

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Taco Bell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Taco Bell Restaurant, Fast food

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+ - 87 83
Taco Cabana is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Taco Cabana Restaurant

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+ - 84 80
Pappasito's Cantina is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Pappasito's Cantina Restaurant

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Freebirds World Burrito is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains

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Chevys Fresh Mex is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Chevys Fresh Mex Restaurant - Number of Locations: 123

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Taco Bueno is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Taco Bueno Restaurant

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+ - 73 83
El Torito is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
El Torito Restaurant

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+ - 56 67
Cafe Rio Mexican Grill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Cafe Rio Mexican Grill Restaurant

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+ - 57 76
Wahoo's Fish Taco is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Wahoo's Fish Taco Restaurant

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+ - 54 73
Taco John's is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Taco John's Restaurant, Food Manufacturing, Fast food

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ACAPULCO RESTAURANTS INC is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains

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+ - 49 71
Taco Time is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Taco Time Restaurant

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Torchy's Tacos is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Torchy's Tacos

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+ - 47 76
Señor Frog's is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains

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California Tortilla is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
California Tortilla Restaurant

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Taco del Mar is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Taco del Mar Restaurant

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King Taco is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
King Taco Restaurant

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La Parrilla is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
La Parrilla

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Costa Vida is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains

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Green Burrito is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Green Burrito Restaurant

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Chronic Tacos is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Chronic Tacos Restaurant

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Carlos O'Kelly's is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Carlos O'Kelly's

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Poquito Mas is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains

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Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Gri... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Grill

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Red Burrito is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Red Burrito Restaurant, Fast Food

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+ - 16 54
El Rodeo is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
El Rodeo Number of Locations: 8

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+ - 11 45
Tumbleweed Tex Mex Grill & Mar... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains

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+ - 13 51
Carlos'n Charlie's is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Carlos'n Charlie's Restaurant - Number of Locations: 11

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Papa Chano's is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
Papa Chano's Restaurant

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Fred's Mexican Cafe is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains