14 Photos That Show How Delicious Mexican Food Is

14 Photos That Show How Delicious Mexican Food Is

14 Photos That Show How Delicious Mexican Food Is

Mexican food is exciting, full of unique flavors, herbs, and spices. Eating in Mexico can sometimes be tricky if you don’t know what you’re looking at or looking for, so make sure to check out our ‘Beginners Guide to Eating in Mexico‘ , or for the vegetarians, ‘Eating Vegetarian in Mexico‘. These 14 photos that show how delicious Mexican food is are sure to make you crave your next meal to be Mexican, and book your next flight to Mexico! Most of these dishes are specialties of the Yucatan Peninsula, although they can usually be found throughout Mexico.

 

Top 3 Restaurants in Merida Mexico
Large plate of Ceviche (raw seafood with lime, tomatoes, and herbs) for only 80 pesos at La Negrita in Merida, Mexico

 

 

Top 3 Restaurants in Merida Mexico
Brazo de Reina, a mix between a Tamale and Papadzules, at La Negrita in Merida

 

 

Eating Vegetarian in Mexico
Vegetarian Tostadas with Refried Black Beans, a variety of vegetables, queso, and creama

 

 

Eating Vegetarian in Mexico
Nopales (Cactus) Taco and Poblano pepper taco from a street vendor at the Saturday festival in Merida

 

 

Eating Vegetarian in Mexico
Quesadilla Rajas, or Poblano peppers, stuffed in a quesadilla with queso cheese and salsa

 

 

8 Must Try Yucatecan Specialties
Panucho, fried corn tortilla with vegetables and shredded chicken, served with pickled red onions

 

 

8 Must Try Yucatecan Specialties
Pork Pibil, a Yucatan specialty, slow cooked pork in a sour orange sauce and annatto seed powder and wrapped in banana leaves and steamed/smoked in a sealed underground put – a MUST try in the Yucatan. This plate was by far the best, located at Picante restaurant outside of the Mayan ruins at Coba.

 

 

14 Photos That Show How Delicious Mexican Food Is
Soup de Lima – another Yucatan specialty,  Lime Soup with Shredded Chicken and Avocado

 

 

8 Must Try Yucatecan Specialties
Papadzules, a perfect dish for vegetarians traveling in Mexico. Rolled tortillas stuffed with hard boiled eggs, and smothered in a pumpkin seed cream sauce with salsa on top. From Valladolid.

 

 

A beginner's guide to eating in mexico
A Chicken Mole taco and a Chorizo and Potato taco from a Street vendor in Merida

 

 

A beginner's guide to eating in mexico
Al Pastor tacos, slow cooked meat around a spit, tender and juicy

 

 

A beginner's guide to eating in mexico
Enchilada’s with rice, beans, avocado, tortillas and homemade sauces. Complimentary homemade sauces are everything in Mexico.

 

 

A beginner's guide to eating in mexico
Valladolid Sausage – another specialty of the Yucatan, this one specific to Valladolid. Sausage with herbs.

 

 

A beginner's guide to eating in mexico
Huevos motuleños – crispy corn tortilla shell covered with fried eggs, cheese, ham, peas, plantains, and a red sauce. A staple breakfast food at almost any restaurant in Mexico.

 

Thirsty? Make sure to check out ‘What to Drink in Mexico‘, to wash all this deliciousness down with! Please feel free to share with other lovers of Mexican food or let us know if we forgot an important dish!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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