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7 Famous Mexican Foods to Try On Your Trip to Mexico!

By Mukti Shah on Nov 10, 2023
Themes:  Food & Shopping  | Category: Food and cuisine

Often, we dream of traveling to international places for a honeymoon, family holiday, adventure, or relaxation. But, over the years, there has been a rise in tourists who wish to go for a gastronomic tour around the globe. There are many popular places worldwide renowned for their local cuisine. One of them is Mexico. Mexico Tourism is famous for its Mayan temples, sunny beaches, and Aztec pyramids, but one of the hidden reasons you will love to travel to this exciting country is, for it’s Mexican Food!

From streetside tacos to richly spiced mains, Mexican dishes offer comfort and intrigue. Imagine cobblestone streets, the aroma of spices filling the air, and the idea of an exotic culinary trip. For those who love culinary experience, Mexico is a delight. Whether you relish spices or prefer subtle flavors, the famous Mexican Foods warrants a trip in itself! Our Mexico tour packages are the ideal way to take on this gastronomic adventure.

Let us explore the seven famous foods in Mexico that will make your taste buds do salsa.

Famous Dishes in Mexico

In Mexico, every dish, whether it is a new creation or an old family recipe, is a tasty adventure. From exciting blends to comforting classics, Mexican dishes present a blend of smells and textures that lets you experience the soul and heart of Mexico. So, get ready to discover and enjoy the simple pleasures of Mexican cuisine.

  • Tacos
  • Chilaquiles
  • Guacamole
  • Tamales
  • Plátanos Fritos
  • Churros
  • Tres Leches Cake


mexican tacos

Tacos are synonymous with Mexico. It is one such famous food in Mexico that can be seen all around the country. You will be surprised to know that tacos are not as you know – crispy hard shells. Rather, tacos are soft tortilla circles made from fresh corn. They are typically small, come in various sizes, and you can have your desired filling in them.


Mexican Chilaquiles

Chilaquiles is a breakfast fiesta on a plate. The Nahuatl language is where the word Chilaquiles comes from, and it means chili and greens. This traditional Mexican breakfast dish features crispy tortilla chips covered in red or green salsa. They are topped with a range of flavors–tangy sour cream, a dash of queso fresco, and creamy guacamole. A blast of Mexican flavors will awaken your taste buds in the most pleasurable way.


Mexican Guacamole

Talking about Guacamole – it is a dip that is well-liked worldwide. Serve with nachos or fresh vegetables or as a taco topping. Savor the rich, velvety goodness of guacamole, a green masterpiece that elevates any meal. Mashed avocados, diced tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and a squeeze of lime combine to create a creamy blend. This Mexican sensation serves a burst of freshness with every scoop.


mexican tamales

Tamales are one of the oldest and the most famous Mexican dishes. Mexico has been producing tamales for years. In Mexico, they are sold on practically every corner of the street. Tamales are often made from masa. It is a corn dough filled with veggies or meat; wrapped in a banana leaf or a corn husk. Mexican tamales are wrapped firmly and enhanced by slowly steaming them.

Plátanos Fritos

mexican Plátanos Fritos

Indulge in the sweet symphony of Plátanos Fritos, a popular dish prepared in Mexico. These bananas or plantains are found across Mexico but are most common in coastal regions. They are pan-fried in butter, coated with cinnamon, then dribbled with condensed milk. Fried Sweet Plantain Slices are served with main courses and desserts. These slices are a delicious treat with a tropical flavor in every bite.


mexican Churros

Churros are not exclusively Mexican, they originated in Spain, but now they are more popular in this country. The locals will vouch for their version of Churros. These Mexican Churros are served with a dash of cinnamon sugar and a dip of Mexican caramel sauce, chocolate, or condensed milk. They are available in various shapes and sizes, from bite-sized to thin and long, but their global charm lies in their mouth-watering taste. Do not miss to savor this Mexican sweet treat that surpasses countries.

Tres Leches Cake

mexican tres leches cake

Savor the joy of Tres Leches Cake, a Mexican dessert delight. It is a quintessential Mexican dessert. Aside from its unique and robust flavors of Mexican cuisine, this dessert embraces simplicity. The direct translation of its name is three milks, which refers to the three flavors and decorating techniques. It is very airy and light, topped with a pinch of cinnamon, fresh strawberries, nuts, or whipped cream.


As our virtual trip through the flavors of Mexico brings us to an end, how about going on a real journey with our Mexico tour packages? Let the rich flavor memories of these foods stay with you to motivate you for your next culinary adventure. With each dish we explored, from Tamales to Tres Leches Cake, Mexican food is like a delicious story. Do you want a real flavor of Mexico? To experience the range of Mexican tastes, consider booking a trip with Flamingo Travels. It is not just a trip; it's a culinary experience that promises to add flavor to your Mexican holidays.

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Mukti Shah
Mukti Shah

Hi, This is Mukti Shah (Social Media Head-Flamingo Travels) I can say I am a lawyer turned travel curator. I completed my BBA in Finance and Marketing from HL college, Ahmedabad University. Later on, I moved to Mumbai to pursue Law. Currently, I work as Social Media Head at Flamingo group of companies as I believe that the Travel and tourism industry is no exception to digital transformation. Social media platforms give travel operators the chance to improve the customer experience.

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