BEST OF DAYTON: Which Mexican place is the best in town?

Salsa, guacamole, chips and an ice cold margarita served up at Taqueria Mixteca’s Trotwood location. Photo by Alexis Larsen

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Salsa, guacamole, chips and an ice cold margarita served up at Taqueria Mixteca’s Trotwood location. Photo by Alexis Larsen

Plus a look at the winners in the Best Margarita category

In recognition of Cinco de Mayo, here’s a list of winners of the Best Mexican Restaurant category in the 2021 Best of Dayton contest from Dayton.com and the Dayton Daily News.

Here’s a look at the winners in the Best Mexican Restaurant contest:

First place: Taqueria Mixteca

1609 E. 3rd St., Dayton

937-258-2654

Second place: El Toro Mexican Bar & Grill

12 area locations

eltorobarandgrill.com

Third place: El Rancho Grande Mexican Restaurant

7 area locations

elranchogrande.info


As a bonus when talking about Mexican food, here’s a look at the winners and placers in the Best Margarita category:

First place: Elsa’s Mexican Restaurant

6 area locations

www.elsas.net

Second place: El Meson

903 E. Dixie Dr., Dayton

937-859-8229

Third place: Carmel’s Bar & Grill

1025 Shroyer Rd., Dayton

937-294-1261

Honorable mention: El Toro Mexican Bar & Grill

12 area locations

eltorobarandgrill.com

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