Vancouver Cheap Eats: Mexican food

Dec 19 2017, 10:45 pm

Margaritas, tacos, and guacamole; there’s a lot to love about Mexican food. Full of flavour and short on cost, Vancity Buzz is rounding up our top picks of the best Mexican fare in Vancouver for $10 or less.



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It’s only appropriate that we start our list off with Tacofino, a favourite of many Vancouverites. There are plenty of options under our $10 budget here, like the Red Chorizo Taco, the Pozole, and the Squash and Cauliflower Tostadas. Don’t forget to try the churros and end your meal with some cinnamony-sweet goodness.

Address: 15 W. Cordova Street, Gastown
Phone: 604-889-7907

Salsa And Agave

Tacos, Tostadas and Tortas, oh my! Stuffed with beef, chicken, chorizo, pork and pretty much anything you can think of, all of these options are less than $10. Looking for burritos or soup? All of these are under budget here as well. Traditional, unique and made with fresh, local ingredients, Salsa and Agave is definitely worth a visit.

Address: 1205 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver
Phone: 604-408-4228

Las Margaritas


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Las Margaritas is arguably a Kitsilano institution. Known for their fresh fare and tasty margaritas, this is a go-to spot for Mexican food. Try their House Nachos, Cheese Quesadillas , Mini Chimis and Ceviche that all ring in under $10. Stop by during the week between 3-6 pm for some great Fiesta Hour drink and appy specials as well.

Address: 1999 West 4th Ave, Kitsilano
Phone: 604-734-3528

Sal Y Limon


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If you’re looking for delicious Mexican food that won’t break the bank, you’re in luck. Literally every item on the menu at Sal Y Limon is under $10. Try the Cordero Al Cilantro Torta for delicious marinated lamb or the Super Vegetariana for a veggie-friendly option.

Address: 701 Kingsway Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-677-4247

La Casita


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Every day La Casita offers different lunch specials that vary between $8 and $10, like $5 burritos on Monday and $2.50 tacos on Tuesday.

Address: 101 W. Cordova Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-646-2444

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