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Zapatista Zapatista Burrito Bar

'Taco' break in Newcastle and Gateshead, with a visit to one of the cities' Mexican restaurants.

Whether you're looking for a flavour-packed lunch or a dinner with a difference, there are Mexican restaurants in Newcastle and Gateshead to please even the most hardcore spice lovers!

For Mexican food in Newcastle city centre, independent Mexican restaurant Zapatista Burrito Bar is hard to beat. It's a 'build your own' style eatery where the service is fast and the food is fresh and authentic - there are vegetarian and vegan options too, so everyone leaves happy.When dining in the city centre you can also find Los Cocos at  STACK, an authentic Mexican street food Tacqueria serving family recipes. Their corn tortillas are made fresh every morning, making their tacos utterly irresistible.

Chucos Chucho's

If top quality tacos with creative toppings are your thing, then Chucho’s will be your new favourite haunt. With branches in Byker, Jesmond and an outlet at Hawker market this Mexican restaurant has gained cult status as one of the city’s most exciting budget eateries.  

Popular Latin restaurant chain Las Iguanas has two Newcastle restaurants, in the city centre and on the Quayside, and its menu is packed with classic Mexican dishes including fajitas, enchiladas and burritos, which you can wash down with fruity cocktails from their extensive drinks menu. International buffet restaurant Za Za Bazaar in The Gate also has an ample Mexican selection to choose from.

Over in Gateshead, The Schooner real ale pub has a deliciously tempting Mexican-inspired food menu, and the Metrocentre 'Mex' it easy to find Mexican options with Barburrito and Chiquito both in the Qube food hall.

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