Luckily for us, from north to south, east to west, the Dayton area is home to some delicious and satisfying Tex-Mex  and authentic Mexican spots; with dishes that rival some of the best from south of the border. 

1. Taqueria Mixteca

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Where: 1609 E Third St Dayton, OH & 2190 Shiloh Springs Road Trotwood, OH
When: (Dayton) Monday - Friday 10:00am - 9:00pm, Sunday 10:00am - 8:00pm; (Trotwood) Monday - Friday 11:00am - 9:00pm, Sunday 11:00am - 7:00pm
What We Like: The “Monster Burrito” (It is HUGE, like 2 lbs, so be sure to arrive hungry!) 

2. Taqueria Tres Hermanos (Formerly Taco Loco)

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Where: 5392 Burkhardt Rd Dayton, OH
When: Tuesday - Thursday 11:00am - 8:30pm, Friday - Saturday 11:00am - 9:30pm, Sunday 11:00am - 8:30pm, Closed Monday
What We Like: Tacos Al Pastor (Marinated pork slow cooked on a vertical rotisserie… this is melt in your mouth tender.) 

3. Burrito King

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Where: 2307 Valley Pike Dayton, OH
When: Monday - Saturday 7:30am - 8:00pm, Closed Sunday
What We Like: Huevos Rancheros (Perfectly cooked eggs on tortillas with fresh salsa; We can’t think of a better way to start your day.) 

4. Chiapas Mexican Grill

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Where: 298 N Main St Centerville, OH
When: Monday - Thursday 11:00am - 9:00pm, Friday 11:00am - 10:00pm, Saturday 11:30am - 10:00pm, Sunday 11:30am - 9:00pm
What We Like: Verde Enchiladas (A classic dish with lots of cheese, and a great spicy kick!) 

5. Acapulco

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Where: 88 Xenia Towne Square Xenia, OH
When: Monday - Thursday 11:00am - 10:00pm, Friday 10:00am - 11:30pm, Saturday 11:30am - 10:30pm, Sunday 11:30am - 9:00pm
What We Like: Burrito California (A super unique burrito stuffed with steak, chorizo, pineapple, and shrimp…. Only thing missing is the kitchen sink! ) 

6. La Michoacana #5 Mexican Market

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Where: 748 Troy St Dayton, OH
When: Monday - Sunday 8:00am - 9:30pm
What We Like: Chorizo Tortas (A pressed sandwich made with crusty bread and a spicy chorizo sausage filling.)