Explore the vibrant world of Tex-Mex cuisine in Corpus Christi and discover mouthwatering dishes with authentic Tex-Mex flavors that will leave you craving more. From sizzling fajitas and enchiladas to carne guisada and flavorful salsas, there’s something for everyone. Read on for some of the best spots for Tex-Mex food, where a fiesta of flavors awaits!



This family-owned restaurant is a Corpus Christi staple and has been serving dishes packed with flavor using family recipes for over 40 years. Everything in their award-winning menu, from appetizers to desserts, is made from scratch with top notch Tex-Mex flavor profiles to satisfy your palate.


Hi-Ho Restaurant

As one of the most cherished and oldest taquerias in town, Hi-Ho is undoubtedly the place to go for Tex-Mex food and a family-friendly environment. It's also famously known as the taqueria Selena frequently visited for a carne guisada plate.


Acapulco #1 (Airline)

Experience the delicious fusion of Texas and Mexico in every dish at Acapulco. This local favorite spot serves up quality Tex-Mex food with its fresh, handmade tortillas hugging very enchilada, burrito, and taco.


YOLA Cocina Mexicana

Drawing inspiration from traveling and the tastes of dishes from 27 countries, owner Ryan Rios serves up traditional dishes in an elevated setting. Although the menu consists of predominantly traditional Mexican food, Yola’s does offer Tex-Mex enchiladas smothered in ground beef sauce and topped with Cheddar and American cheeses. 


Chacho’s Tacos

This family-owned, sit-down eatery in central Corpus Christi stands out from the crowd with its selection of Tex-Mex cuisine. If you’re hungry – and brave- try The Almighty Chacho’s Taco—a 14-inch-long breakfast taco served with eggs, beans, bacon, and cheese. 


Celsita’s Mexican Restaurant

For a taste of homemade food we all love, head to Celsita’s for Mexican and Tex-Mex favorites, made from scratch, and created from Celsa’s cultural upbringing. The menu, originally Mexican cuisine, was retooled to add Tex-Mex staples such as chicken fajitas and carne guisada. Celsa changes up the menu daily, so you’re always in for a treat!