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A popular restaurant in the neighborhood, La Campana is known for its impeccable Mexican fare. This pocket-friendly restaurant is a great place to stop by for a hearty breakfast or a quick lunch on a busy day. Claimed to be one of the best Mexican restaurants in the city, this is where you are guaranteed to have an outright outstanding dining experience. Packed with rich traditional flavor and zing, the food served here is always a treat to the palate. With tantalizing options such as carne asada, Chuleta and the classic burritos and quesadillas, this restaurant is certain to have you coming back for more.
Staying true to its Texas roots, the hefty portion sizes of Mexican cuisine at El Tejavan are sure to fill you up. However, forget about the usual Tex-Mex fare that this state is known for, this eatery serves up homemade Mexican dishes straight from the recipes books of family members in Guadalajara, Mexico. Huge chunks of fresh avocado are expertly mixed with the homemade pico de gallo to create some of the best guacamole in town. Their best selling plate of carne asada is juicy, tender and just the right thickness to wrap in a homemade corn tortillas. Breakfast is another highlight here with flavorful egg dishes dominating the menu.
Mexican joints are a dime a dozen in Texas, but El Manantial in Amarillo is the closest thing you'll get to the true authentic stuff without having to cross the boarder. More of a hole in the wall than anything else, this Mexican restaurant is known far and wide for its amazing cuisine. Find made from scratch daily made corn tortillas and hot sauce that packs on the spice as well as the flavor. The usual serving of tortilla chips come with three different kinds of salsa, including a white bean and spices dip. Everything is utterly delicious and tastes like your abuelita has been up since 5a cooking it! If you still have room after a filling meal here, be sure to try their famous tres leches cake.
With one of the best patios for al fresco dining in town and mouthwatering cuisine, its safe to say Joe Taco is one of the most popular eateries in Amarillo. The Tex-Mex cuisine reigns supreme here with offerings like queso fondue, tacos with signature sauces and meats, smothered fajitas with green chile queso, deep fried burritos with fried eggs, chalupas and more. Their legendary happy hour takes place all day on Saturdays and Sundays, which adds to the popularity with house made margaritas and premium tequila. So grab a seat near the outdoor fountain, order a round of drinks and take your time with the menu, it'll be a meal to remember.
A menu the size of Texas, Jorge's Mexican Bar & Grill has a bevy of Tex-Mex menu options to satisfy even the pickiest eater. This modern Amarillo eatery serves up classics like sizzling fajitas, chimichangas, carnitas, enchiladas, loaded nachos, and much more. The kids can choose from simple options of grilled cheese, a simple bean burrito quesadilla and other simplified options. Dessert shouldn't be forgotten about either, their fried ice cream, sopapilla are utterly mouthwatering down to the last bite.