Looking for fine Mexican dining in the heart of the Smoky Mountains? Gatlinburg has you covered. Sit down at a table and order up fresh fajitas, tasty burritos, delicious tacos and more authentic Mexican food options! With Mexican restaurants located right downtown, no matter where you’re staying, you’re never too far from great Mexican cuisine. If you want to stay home and make dinner for the family, visit El Azteca Mexican Store.


Local Mexican Restaurants

El Sonador Mexican Restaurant

  • 458 Parkway

Our traditional Mexican food is made with quality ingredients to bring you a delicious dish you won’t forget! Stop in, sit down, relax, and let us take care of you.

Loco Burro Fresh Mex Cantina

  • 735 Parkway

You won’t find a place like Loco Burro anywhere else! Our house-made margaritas, mesquite grilling technique, and authentic Tex-Mex menu make us a unique spot to enjoy a night out. Christmas Hours: 12 PM - 8 PM

No Way Jose's Cantina

  • 555 Parkway

No Way Jose’s Cantina serves authentic Mexican cuisine in a fun, festive atmosphere. Centrally located on the Parkway in Gatlinburg, across the street from Ripley’s Aquarium at stop light #5. Christmas Hours: 12 PM - 6 PM

Rocky Top Canteen at Anakeesta

  • 576 Parkway

Located in the Stone Village at Anakeesta, The Rocky Top Canteen is the best place to grab TexMex cuisine. Offering a variety of items including chimichangas and tacos, this new dining option brings a new flavor to Anakeesta Mountain.

Events and Specials in Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg Nutrition

Stop in and try one of our Margarita Shakes & Loaded Teas. Delicious & Healthy. The shake is a perfect meal replacement loaded with vitamins & minerals. The Loaded Tea is paired to provide tons of energy & focus while boosting your metabolism & aiding in healthy digestion for maximum nutrient absorption. Learn more

Sugarlands Distilling Co

Get the recipe for the Mountain Margarita here. Sugarlands Distilling Company, located in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, is a craft distillery producing award-winning moonshine, rum, cream liqueurs, and rye whiskey.