The Best Mexican Restaurants in the CSRA

by Michael Stern

Everyone knows that the Central Savannah River Area around Augusta, Georgia, is rich with BBQ, peach pie, fried chicken, Coastal seafood, and meat & 3 plate lunch. It also happens to be a nexus of superb Mexican food. Forget Taco Bell, Moe’s, and Chipotle and visit these unique gems for fresh, authentic, and original meals that resemble fast food only in their low prices.


3 Caminos

A restaurant in the back room of an old South Carolina gas station, 3 Caminos serves wonderful from-scratch Mexican fare along with brilliant house-made salsas.


Una Mas Taqueria

Fresh ingredients, bright flavors, and low prices make Aiken, South Carolina's quick & casual Una Mas Taqueria a Mexican restaurant to treasure.


La Jalisciense

Mexican meals from familiar fajitas & chile rellenos to such classics as menudo & pozole are made with skill and style at North Augusta's La Jalisciense.


Taqueria El Patron

From-scratch Mexican cooking makes Taqueria El Patron an Augusta destination restaurant for exemplary tacos, burritos & flautas as well as grand chicken mole.

Taqueria El Rey

Taqueria El Rey

A splendid taste of Mexican food in a ho-hum shopping center, Taqueria El Rey does it all from scratch, and does it brilliantly. It's also a butcher shop.