The Top 5 Mexican Restaurants — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:

Los Dos Molinos

8684 S. Central Ave.,
Phoenix, AZ 85210
(602) 243-9113
Dig in to hot Mexican fare such as stacked enchiladas, tacos, burros and flautas at this casual eatery. The prices at Los Dos Molinos are reasonable and the food — a specialty is the adovada ribs — is amazing.

Aunt Chilada’s

7330 N. Dreamy Draw Dr.,
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(602) 944-1286
Nestled in the shadow of Squaw Peak Mountain, Aunt Chilada’s is truly an historic landmark with a personality all its own. Constructed in the 1890s from desert stone and railroad ties, the original building served as a supply depot and general store for the mercury miners passing through the Dreamy Draw.

Barrio Cafe

2814 N. 16th St.,
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 636-0240
Established in 2002 by partners Wendy Gruber and chef Silvana Salcido Esparza, Barrio was a dream come true for the duo — a little neighborhood eatery providing authentic southern-Mexico cuisine and chef’s original creations in a unpretentious atmosphere.

La Hacienda at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

7575 E. Princess Dr.,
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
(480) 585-4848
Richard Sandoval brings the vibrant flavors and ingredients of Mexico into the culinary spotlight, combining the bold taste of classic Mexican cuisine with timeless European cooking techniques.

Rancho de Tia Rosa

3129 E. McKellips Rd.,
Mesa, AZ 85213
(480) 659-8787
Rancho de Tia Rosa aims to provide guests with a unique experience that allows guests to feel as though they are in the heart of Guadalajara, Mexico.

Experience AZ Fall-Winter 2012