Chain Restaurants The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains  

Restaurant Chains
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The best Mexican restaurant chains list includes fast food Mexican restaurants like La Salsa, Rubio's Coastal 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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Moe's Southwest Grill is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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Chevys Fresh Mex is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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Chipotle Mexican Grill is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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On the Border Mexican Grill & ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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El Pollo Loco is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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301 284
Qdoba Mexican Grill is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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201 172
Rubio's Coastal Grill is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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Del Taco is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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Chuy's is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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Baja Fresh is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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Abuelo's is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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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 that is very good and flavorful.  They have a wide variety of options on their menu, full service bar, and generally efficient and friendly staff.
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Taco Bell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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Don Pablo's is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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Taco Cabana is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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Taco Bueno is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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Cafe Rio Mexican Grill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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118 131
Pappasito's Cantina is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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El Torito is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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94 114
Taco John's is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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93 119
Freebirds World Burrito is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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ACAPULCO RESTAURANTS INC is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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79 106
Taco Time is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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81 110
Wahoo's Fish Taco is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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63 84
Torchy's Tacos is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains
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Señor Frog's is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Mexican Restaurant Chains